High Unite

What is High Unite?

High Unite is yet another suspicious adware application claiming to be a useful tool. However, it is very unlikely you would consider tons of daily pop-ups a helpful activity. On the contrary, most of the users get irritated by constant ads that obstruct the content on the websites. These pop-ups not only disrupt users’ browsing, but they might lead to suspicious websites too. High Unite displays ads from a third party, which promotes their websites and for that they gather advertising revenue. Keep it in mind that third party content is known to be potentially harmful and while using this application you might damage your computer. Therefore, deleting the adware would be wise and to make it easier, you will find accurate instructions at the end of the article.test

How does High Unite work?

High Unite operates mostly in the same manner as these adware programs: Dragon Branch, Record Page, On Stage. It can enter your system while installing other freeware and shareware applications. In many cases, users simply do not notice that they are accepting additional programs as well. Though, later it is hard to miss it when you see much more ads than you usually do.

Such pop-ups can disturb your browsing because some of them may forcefully redirect you to third party websites. The main problem seems to be the possible harmful content of these sites as your computer could catch Trojans, viruses or any other malware there. As for the High Unite creators, they do not take any responsibility for any harm you might receive while clicking on their displayed ads. So you take all the risks and get nothing in return while adware’s originators earn money from it.

The more you click, the more money you generate for them, and this is why they do all they can to display information related to your interests. Consequently, High Unite uses various methods to collect information about you that would help them in creating your profile. For that purpose, they use cookies, DOMStorage or employ third parties to accumulate essential information for this profile. Usually, it consist of your search keywords, a list of visited sites, clicked ads, reviewed or bought goods, etc. According to it, they decide what products you could be interested in and what ads would be more tempting. Also, your profile could be sold to other interested third parties, which could use it for further marketing purposes. Based on the nature of this program you will not receive anything beneficial from its usage, and if you do not want anyone gathering information about you should delete High Unite.

How to erase High Unite?

Even though, erasing this adware is possible via Control Panel, there are still a few files that you should find and delete manually. Since the application creates browser extensions on Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, it is essential to get rid of those too. Fortunately, you can use our recommended steps to guide you through removal. What’s more, if you feel that while using High Unite your computer could have been infected with malware, you should scan your computer and delete these threats at once.

Remove High Unite via Control Panel

Windows 10 and Windows 8

  1. Launch the RUN dialog box (Windows Key+R).
  2. Type Control Panel and select OK.
  3. Click on Uninstall a program.
  4. Locate the adware and press Uninstall.

Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Go to Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Press Uninstall a program.
  3. Choose the program and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click on Start and select Control Panel.
  2. Choose Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the application and select Uninstall.

Erase High Unite from browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press ALT+X.
  2. Click on Manage add-ons and choose Toolbars and extensions.
  3. Find the adware and erase it.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press CTRL+SHIFT+A.
  2. Choose Extensions.
  3. Select the program and press Remove.

Delete the remaining junk files

  1. Open the Explorer.
  2. Copy and insert given directories one by one: %Program Files%\High Unite;
    %Temp%\High Unite
  3. Delete High Unite folders from them and close the Explorer.
  4. Press Windows Key+R.
  5. Type regedit and press OK.
  6. Find and remove HighUnite, Service Mgr HighUnite, Update Mgr HighUnite keys from these given paths:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Service Mgr HighUnite
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\HighUnite
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update Mgr HighUnite
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\High Unite
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\HighUnite
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Service Mgr HighUnite
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Mgr HighUnite
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