Steps to Get Rid of Ads by Hit-Buzz Pop-up Forever

Published February 25, 2015 by Marlin Spencer

Information of Hit-Buzz Virus

Hit-Buzz is a malicious adware which can enter into the target PC stealthily and perform many malignant activities. Generally, your PC will be infected if you surf the Internet carelessly. Mostly, this adware can be distributed through free software, junk mail attachments or unsafe web sites.

Normally, only when users find lots of ads by Hit-Buzz appearing on their screen, can they realize that their computer is infected. Once downloaded on your PC successfully, this virus can modify your browser settings and vital system settings, which can keep active behind the scenes when you surf the Internet. Your PC will run slower and slower and it may take a long time to launch the PC and operate programs. Moreover, Hit-Buzz could invite other threats like IPH.Trojan.Clicker.W7 and JS:ScriptIP-inf [Trj] to your PC through opening an annoying backdoor.

What’s worse, Hit-Buzz can drop junk files into your PC, which aims at gluing on the PC stubbornly. Even though you remove Hit-Buzz temporarily via changing the browser settings, Hit-Buzz may come back if it is not deleted completely. For this, we display some removal solutions below for you to delete Hit-Buzz and get rid of all Hit-Buzz ads completely from your PC.

Hit-Buzz Virus Screenshot:

What harm Hit-Buzz will cause in the system:

1. Hit-Buzz will make modifications to DNS data and other system settings.
2. Hit-Buzz will add a great many of unwanted advertisements to all your browsers.
3. Hit-Buzz will automatically install additional programs and add-ons to your PC.
4. Hit-Buzz will redirect you to questionable sites that might contain viruses.
5. Hit-Buzz will reduce system resources and make your PC run slowly.

Step 1: Uninstall Hit-Buzz from Control Panel

For Windows 7 and Vista users:

1. Click Start menu button, and click Control Panel
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2. Select View by Category and click Uninstall a program under Programs
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For Windows XP users:

1. Click Start menu button, and click Control Panel
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2. Click Add or Remove Programs
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For Windows 8 and 8.1 users:

Hover your mouse over the lower left corner of your screen, right click on the Start menu and select Programs and Features
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For Windows 10 users:

Right click on the Windows menu and select Programs and Features
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In the program list window, investigate all programs you installed, click on those suspicious programs, and click Uninstall or Remove to get rid of them.
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After you uninstall Hit-Buzz and other potentially unwanted programs which may cause your browser redirect problem, it’s necessary to scan and check your computer system for any unwanted leftovers. To scan your system and detect any leftover, you can use this recommended malware detector.

 

Step 2: Remove Hit-Buzz from Google Chrome

Remove malignant extensions from Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome, click its menu icon, move your mouse to More tools and click Extensions
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2. Investigate all extensions, and click the trash can to remove any unwanted extension
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Optional steps:

If you’re still receiving ads from Hit-Buzz, you can reset your Google Chrome.

1. Click its menu icon and click Settings

2. Scroll down the Settings page and click Show advanced settings
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3. Move to the end of the page, and click Reset settings button under Reset settings section
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4. Click Reset button to continue
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Step 3: Remove Hit-Buzz from Mozilla Firefox

Remove malignant add-ons from Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Mozilla Firefox, click its menu icon, and click Add-ons
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2. Click Extensions tab, investigate all add-ons, and click Remove button to remove any unwanted add-on
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Optional steps:

If you’re still receiving ads from Hit-Buzz, you can reset your Mozilla Firefox.

1. Click its menu icon and click Open Help Menu
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2. Click Troubleshooting Information
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3. Click Refresh Firefox button to reset Mozilla Firefox
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4. Click Refresh Firefox button to continue
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Step 4: Remove Hit-Buzz from Internet Explorer

Remove malignant add-ons from Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer, click the gear button, and click Manage Add-ons
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2. Click Toolbars and Extensions tab, investigate all add-ons, and click Remove or Disable to remove any unwanted add-on
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Optional steps:

If you’re still having problems with Hit-Buzz, you can reset your Internet Explorer.

1. Click the gear button and click Internet Options

2. Click Advanced tab and then click Reset button to reset Internet Explorer
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3. Tick Delete personal settings option and click Reset to continue
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Step 5: Remove Hit-Buzz from Safari

Remove malignant extensions from Safari

1. Open Safari, click the gear button, and click Preferences…
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2. Click Extensions tab, investigate all extensions, and click Uninstall to remove any unwanted extension
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Optional steps:

If you’re still receiving ads from Hit-Buzz, you can reset your Safari.

1. Click the gear button and click Reset Safari…
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2. Tick all options and click Reset button to reset Safari
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Step 6: Remove Hit-Buzz from Opera

Remove malignant add-ons from Opera

1. Open Opera, click its menu icon, move your mouse to Extensions and click Extensions Manager
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2. Investigate all extensions, and click X to remove any unwanted extension
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Optional steps:

If you’re still having problems with Hit-Buzz, you can reset your Opera.

1. Click its menu icon and click About Opera
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2. Copy your profile path and then close Opera
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3. Hold Windows logo and R keys on the keyboard to open Run
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4. Paste your profile path into the box and click OK
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5. Delete the whole folder
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Warm tips: if you are not comfortable with performing the above steps, you can use this recommended malware remover to help you automatically detect and remove Hit-Buzz and other hidden malware.

Removal assistance:
If you are having problems while performing Hit-Buzz removal from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware removal forum.

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