Saturday, September 7, 2013

Completely Remove OtShot

Description on OtShot:

OtShot is a photo editing application that allows you to upload your pictures, edit them, personalize them and share them with friends via Facebook, Twitter and Gmail. OtShot could have been a useful software if it doesn’t collude with other malicious computer viruses. OtShot will help some adware and browser hijackers install on computers during its setup process. As a result, a bunch of unstopped ads will pop up to interrupt users to surf the internet. Every time you turn on your computer, you can see the messages “Unable to load skin” and “Would you like to import your contacts from Outlook”, that’s really make people annoying. Also, the browser homepage and default search engine will be changed automatically without your permission.

Besides, this application can cause other problems, it creates items to your startup entries to let the program run automatically when you start up your computer, and let the program reinstall automatically if you uninstall it from your computer. Thus, OtShot is identified as a potentially unwanted program. It should be removed from the computer before it bringing in other vicious viruses.

Below are the screenshots of Otshot:

How does OtShot get into my PC?

Except can be downloaded and installed via its official website, OtShot can also be spread via other free software installing processes. The producers of OtShot are so tricky that have put the active code into those free software to help the propagation of OtShot. Many users want to uninstall this potentially unwanted program; however, they restart the PC and find the OtShot still on their PC after each uninstalls operation. This is because OtShot can reproduce itself automatically with one or any left files. Therefore, in order to get rid of OtShot compelety and pernemantly, you should manully remove all its related files, registries and processes.

Effective methods to get rid of OtShot:
Method one: Manually remove OtShot
Method two: Automatically remove OtShot easily with SpyHunter

Detail instruction (please perform all the steps in correct order)

Method one: Manually remove OtShot

1. End all the running processes of OtShot Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.

Stop all the running processes about OtShot.  

2. Remove malicious add-on and extensions from your web browsers.
Internet Explorer: 
(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons 
(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard 
(3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.

(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on  
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

Google Chrome: 
(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

3.Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by OtShot

Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu→type msconfig in the search bar → open System Configuration →Disable all possible startup items generated.

4. Clean cookies 
Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete. 

Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies. 

5. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files about OtShot (1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).  

(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.
%AllUsersProfile%\{random.exe\ %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\ %AllUsersProfile%\random.exe indows\Templates\random.exe %Temp%\random.exe %AllUsersP %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\ Wrofile%\Application Data\random

6. Delete malicious registry entries related to this virus. Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\random.exe" HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Explorer\Navigatingngs\random HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run \Regedit3 HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Setti2 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0 ACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Method two: Automatically remove OtShot easily with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool works well and should run alongside existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the Download icon to install SpyHunter in your PC.  

Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC.  

Step three: Choose Select all>Remove to get rid of all the threats on your PC.

Video on how to remove OtShot:

Note: OtShot should be removed as soon as possible, otherwise, you will not only have to receive pop-up ads all the time, but also suffer from poor running speed, unstable internet connection and many other kinds of PC issues. If you haven’t sufficient expertise in manually dealing with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, it may lead to mistakes damaging your system permanently. If you are not very good at computer, you are recommended to download Spyhunter to automatically remove OtShot from your PC.

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