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Hit-Buzz Removal Manual

Hit-Buzz is an adware program that injects numerous advertisements in the web browser as the user surfs the Web. The potentially unwanted program is compatible with the commonly used browsers (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and comes bundled with freeware and shareware. Experts recommend Hit-Buzz’s removal from your computer because the third party ads displayed by the application may expose your computer to potential security risks.

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Hit-Buzz – Distribution and Symptoms

Hit-Buzz usually enters your system bundled with other free of charge programs. This distribution method is employed by many developers and is not considered illegal. However, the installation of the program can be easily overlooked because many users barely pay attention to the process and just click on the “Next“ button until the desired software is installed. The additional applications can only be spotted when you select the Advanced installation options. It is also important that you do not perform your downloads from questionable sources.

Once installed, Hit-Buzz will display numerous advertisements in the web pages you visit. The variety pop-ups, banners, coupons, and deals may turn out to be quite unsafe for you to click on. Redirects to potentially corrupted websites should be considered as one of the many risks your system might get exposed to.
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In order to display relevant advertising content, Hit-Buzz may collect information about your browsing routine, search entries, and location. Often, the collected data gets shared with further advertisers.

The presence of adware programs on your computer may have an adverse effect on the overall performance of your system and your web browser.

How to Remove Hit-Buzz from Your PC?

Deleting Hit-Buzz from your computer is something that can be accomplished manually or with the assistance of competent anti-malware program. The manual provided below will help you do so.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Hit-Buzz

1. Remove/Uninstall Hit-Buzz in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Hit-Buzz.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Hit-Buzz from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Hit-Buzz and click “Remove

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    After Hit-Buzz is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Hit-Buzz and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Hit-Buzz is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Hit-Buzz to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Hit-Buzz has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Hit-Buzz
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Hit-Buzz. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Hit-Buzz will be removed.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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