Today we will find out what is HICOSMEA, how it works and how to delete HICOSMEA from your computer.
The main purpose of HICOSMEA is to display ads on your PC and to hijack your browser by changing its settings.
HICOSMEA usually infiltrates your computer while being downloaded in a bundle with a popular hacked programs or while being included in downloaded file with a bunch of other trojans.
HICOSMEA causes the great problems for you, such as replacing your browser starting page with malicious one, browser search redirecting, changing security settings and allowing popup advertisements to show up.
HICOSMEA virus accomplishes this tasks by registering virus process in startup or by automatically launching malicious sites.
How to remove HICOSMEA manually:
- Uninstall HICOSMEA using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
- Open Task Manager to kill all "HICOSMEA" related processes.
- Use Windows search to find and remove "HICOSMEA" files and folders.
- Run services.msc to disable a "HICOSMEA" Windows service.
- Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "HICOSMEA" scheduled tasks.
- Open regedit.exe and delete HICOSMEA registry keys and values.
- Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for HICOSMEA presence. Fix infected shortcuts.
- Remove a virus from Google Chrome.
- Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.
- Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.
- Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.
How to remove HICOSMEA automatically:
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Here’s how to remove HICOSMEA virus:
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