Il HotLaps page is a dangerous browser hijacker that is connected with Conduit adware program. It uses lies and deception to break into your computer and alter some browser options for its own benefit. Because of this and its connection with another unwanted program, this page is considered as a hijacker and we advised to remove it as soon as possible.
There are few methods for HotLaps to be installed. It uses wrapped installation to be installed along with other free programs that can be downloaded from suspicious websites. But developers are also trying to promote this hijacker as a legit service through viral advertising and spam messaging.
After the successful installation, HotLaps will alter some of your browser settings. Options like a homepage and a default search provider will be changed on HotLaps sito web. It means that every time you open your browser or use a search function you will see this page. Although HotLaps page looks fine, it will show you advertisements on the main page and on search results page, clicking on them will lead to the redirection on phishing websites with fake claims of errors on your computer. You can be infected with more malicious programs, by visiting such website. That is why we strongly advised you to remove HotLaps web page from your browser and scan your computer for more malicious activity. Follow the removal instruction below to do that as soon as possible.
HotLaps automatic removal tool:
HotLaps removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “;Applicare”; per rimuovere tutte le infezioni rilevate dopo la scansione è completata:
- Arrestare tutti i browser disponibili.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “;Strumenti”; and then on “;Ripristino delle impostazioni del browser“;:
- Seguire le istruzioni, selezionare i browser è necessario essere ripristinato, and click on “;Ripristina”; pulsante. Infine, Riavviare il computer per applicare tutte le modifiche apportate:
NOTE: In a free version of this program, you can use all its tools and scan your computer for malicious items. To be able to remove them you need to obtain a license.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with HotLaps in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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”;. Per impostazione predefinita, è disabilitato una volta installato il software. Per abilitarla, please click on “;Proteggere”; button and press “;Inizio”; come illustrato di seguito:
Questa opzione aiuta a prevenire l'esecuzione di programmi maligni e di evitare l'installazione prima del tempo. Quando certo il malware tenta di installarsi nel sistema, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “;Confermare”; pulsante per continuare bloccare questo programma maligno, or to select “;Ignorare questo file”; e consentono l'applicazione dannoso da installare (a proprio rischio):