What is an ad-supported software

Pop-ups and reroutes like Hilons.com are commonly happening because of some ad-supported software. Hurried freeware set ups are commonly the cause of the ad-supported software set up. Not everyone will be familiar with the clues of a contamination therefore, not all users will understand that it is indeed an advertising-supported application on their systems. What the ad-supported software will do is it will generate intrusive pop-up ads but won’t directly harm your PC, as it isn’t malicious software. It could, however, expose you to malicious domains and you can end up setting up malevolent program onto your OS. If you wish to keep from jeopardizing your machine, you will have to uninstall Hilons.com.

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What affect does the adware have on the computer

Ad-supported application will install onto your OS quietly, using free applications. If you frequently download freeware then you must know that certain offers will arrive together with it. Those items include adware, browser hijackers and other probably unneeded applications (PUPs). If Default mode is opted for during free applications set up, all additional items will install. Instead select Advance (Custom) settings. You will have the choice of unticking all in those settings, so opt for them. You may never know what could be adjoined to freeware so always pick those settings.

The moment the adware installs onto your machine, it will begin creating advertisements. You will bump into ads everywhere, whether you prefer Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. So whichever browser you like, you will not be able to escape ads, they will only disappear if you remove Hilons.com. Exposing you to advertisements is how adware make income, expect to see a lot of them.You will occasionally happen upon adware presenting you some kind of software to download but you ought to do the opposite.Avoid obtaining applications or updates from random adverts, and stick to reliable sites. In case you were wondering why, downloads from adware made adverts can cause a malicious program threat. Adware can also be the reason behind your slow system and crashing browser. We highly advise you uninstall Hilons.com as it will only bring about trouble.

Hilons.com uninstallation

If you have decided to delete Hilons.com, you have two methods to do it, either by hand or automatically. If you have or are willing to download spyware removal software, we suggest automatic Hilons.com uninstallation. You can also terminate Hilons.com manually but you will need to discover and erase it and all its related software yourself.


Learn how to remove Hilons.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Hilons.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to get rid of Hilons.com

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to get rid of Hilons.com
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of Hilons.com
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Hilons.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Hilons.com from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to get rid of Hilons.com
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to get rid of Hilons.com
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to get rid of Hilons.com
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Hilons.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to get rid of Hilons.com

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to get rid of Hilons.com
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to get rid of Hilons.com

Step 5. Remove Hilons.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to get rid of Hilons.com

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to get rid of Hilons.com

Step 6. Remove Hilons.com from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to get rid of Hilons.com
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of Hilons.com
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to get rid of Hilons.com
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to get rid of Hilons.com
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for Hilons.com removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware:
  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to get rid of Hilons.com
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to get rid of Hilons.com
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove Hilons.com and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to get rid of Hilons.com