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Remove Hatroad(dot)kim from Your Computer

virus-removalThe pop-up advertisements displayed by Hatroad(dot)kim as you browse the Web are the result of an ad-supported extension for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The nature of the pop-ups is different – service and product advertisements, fraudulent programs and system updates. Security experts advise the users to ignore the promoted links and run a full scan of their system instead.

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Hatroad(dot)kim – Distribution Methods

The Hatroad(dot)kim pop-ups are initiated by an adware program that has entered your PC as a part of a freeware bundle. Software developers use this distribution method to promote their apps, plug-ins and add-ons, so if you want to avoid potentially unsafe installations on your computer, you should go for the Advanced settings and opt out of them. Many additional programs are not adequately disclosed in the installation process. Their presence on your machine may result in a variety of security related problems or serve as a gateway to malware infections. Save yourself a lot of time and effort by just examining the software installation closely and disallowing any suggested programs and apps from entering your computer.

Hatroad(dot)kim Pop-ups Symptoms

Hatroad(dot)kim is supported by third party advertisers and its main purpose is to generate pay-per-click profit for their authors and boost the web traffic of certain predetermined websites. If you click on any of the displayed ads you may land on corrupted web pages and expose your system to risk.
In order to provide you with marketing materials matching your interests, hatroad(dot)kim may collect specific information about your browsing habits. Both actions – usage of cookies and data collection without your explicit approval are considered an invasion of your privacy and should not be tolerated.
Information commonly tracked by adware and PUPs includes browsing history, duration of the browsing sessions, search queries, IP address and location.

Hatroad(dot)kim Removal Manual

Do not underrate the threats pop-up ads may expose your system to. Remove adware from your PC manually or with the help of a trustworthy anti-spyware tool. The manual provided below will help you detect and remove Hatroad(dot)kim and similar programs from your computer permanently.


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1. Remove/Uninstall Hatroad(dot)kim

1. Remove/Uninstall Hatroad(dot)kim 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 Hatroad(dot)kim.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Hatroad(dot)kim 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


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select Hatroad(dot)kim and click “Remove


    After Hatroad(dot)kim 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


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Hatroad(dot)kim and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Hatroad(dot)kim 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 Hatroad(dot)kim 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’.


    After Hatroad(dot)kim 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.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Hatroad(dot)kim
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Hatroad(dot)kim. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Hatroad(dot)kim will be removed.

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    3. Remove Hatroad(dot)kim automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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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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