What is HostSecure?

HostSecure is one of those applications that will cause you a great deal of inconvenience if it manages to enter your system. According to our security experts, this program is a typical advertising-supported application. It is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox; thus, if you use any of the aforementioned browsers, you will definitely notice the presence of HostSecure very quickly. Even though it is not a very serious computer infection, we still recommend that you delete it from the system because it might act in an undesirable way. Unfortunately, it is not very easy to get rid of HostSecure because it modifies the shortcuts (Target line) of your browsers.testtest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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How does HostSecure act?

Our security specialists have shown that HostSecure is a new application; thus, do not be surprised if you see empty squares instead of advertisements on your screen. They will obscure the content of the websites you visit, which means that you will have to close them every time you want to find to find out what is behind them. Of course, the publishers of HostSecure might fix this issue very soon. If it happens, we do not recommend clicking on those real advertisements in any way because you might be routed to websites that contain malicious software. HostSecure will show you personalized ads in order to lure you into clicking on them. Do not let it fool you and definitely do not click on any of those suspicious commercials.

WordProser, Search Protector, PC Optimizer Pro, and TotalSystemCare are the programs that might enter your system together with HostSecure. Unfortunately, these applications are also not reliable, which is why we recommend that you eliminate them from your system as soon as possible. Do you want to prevent unreliable programs from entering your system in the future? If so, you should install an antimalware tool and make sure that you do not download programs from questionable sources.

How to get rid of HostSecure?

Even though HostSecure will add extensions to Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, you will be able to delete them all via Control Panel. You can use our manual removal instructions for this matter, or you can just simply acquire an antimalware tool, such as SpyHunter and then launch the scanner. Unfortunately, it seems that Google Chrome users will still have to fix the Target line manually. Do not worry; we have prepared the instructions that will help you to fix that as well.

Remove HostSecure

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the suspicious application and then click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on HostSecure.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.

Windows 8

  1. Right-click anywhere on the Metro UI background.
  2. Select All apps and locate Control Panel.
  3. Open it.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Find the software that you wish to remove.
  6. Select it and then click Uninstall.

How to fix the Target Line

  1. Right-click on the icon of your default browser.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Click on the Shortcut tab.
  4. Make sure that the Target line ends in quotation marks.
  5. Click OK.

In case you have any questions associated with the removal of HostSecure, do not hesitate to leave them in the comment box below the article. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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