SupHPNot.exe malware removal tool
SupHPNot.exe is a malicious application, but you will not find its name to be mentioned directly in the list of legally installed software of your computer. This program has been designed by hackers to prevent you from removing various nasty browser hijackers from your computer. SupHPNot.exe is installed together with iStartSurf, MyStartSearch, Omniboxes, Oursurfing and other unwanted programs amending the default homepage and search engine preferences of all major browsers. This tutorial is dedicated to assist you in cleaning your system and restoring the performance of your PC and your browser back to the initial functional mode it has before the malware attacked it.
SupHPNot.exe process can be traced as active when you look at the processes in your computer through the Task Manager. Sometimes this particular process has a slightly different name – HPNotify.exe. No matter how exactly it is nominated, the location for it is in the “XTab” folder of the “Program Files” directory of your computer.
When you see your browser hijacked by one of those infections listed in the first paragraph and try to get rid of them, SupHPNot.exe will do its job of restoring the parameters added by such browser hijackers. As you see, this particular process prevents you from removing malware from your system, being the malware according to its own nature.
All major browser hijackers and SupHPNot.exe program are distributed in the Internet today through being bundled by default with many other free applications. Users who prefer to deal with free applications only need to make sure they don’t allow any concealed installations to occur in their PCs by default. For this purpose it is very important to always carefully read the EULAs (End User License Agreements) related to all free applications they’re going to make the part of their PCs. If you read about some additional programs you don’t need, make sure you switch to the advanced or custom installation mode where you may easily uncheck all third-party applications from becoming the part of your computer by default. Regretfully, some users today don’t pay enough details at what else they’re installing into their PCs in addition to the initial programs of their choice. This is exactly they way how SupHPNot.exe virus penetrates into the PC.
SupHPNot.exe can be removed very well if you scan your system with our recommended antispyware program called GridinSoft Trojan Killer. You will need to get rid of all the infections it finds in your system, and then finally to reset your browsers. Once you do that you will eventually manage to fix your browser and clean your PC in a professional way.
Removal tool for SupHPNot.exe trojan:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with SupHPNot.exe and other malware in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):