This tutorial will teach you How to uninstall Hotspot Shield from Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1/8, and Windows 7? I will show How to remove Hotspot Shield from the registry? as well.
Why Do One Want To Uninstall Hotspot Shield?
You would agree that there is nothing free in this world. Hotspot Shield is one of the perfect examples of this idiom.
Most Hotspot Shield users think the Anchorfree Hotspot Shield is a free service.
But if you do use it, then you are paying a price for using Anchorfree Hotspot Shield in the shape of annoying ads both in-web browser and pop up ads, being forced to use Hotspot Shield search engine instead of your favorite one and shitty toolbar in Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Edge, Opera, and any other installed web browser.
There are some ways that exist that We can use to get around the annoying ads. But We can avoid installing the toolbar and potentially bundle third-party software for sure by paying a little attention while the installation process of Hotspot Shield.
You just need to proceed with caution and select custom installation instead of the default installation option while installing the free version of Hotspot Shield.
If you are one of those Hotspot Shield users, who are not pleased with it and searching for how to get rid of Hotspot Shield or How to uninstall Anchorfree Hotspot Shield? Then I tell you your search is over, you have landed at the right spot.
I am quite sure this quick tutorial will help you completely remove Hotspot Shield from your operating system, all web browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer, and others.
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Don’t Use Windows Programs And Features, Use A Third-Party Software Uninstaller
I would like to suggest you use Revo Uninstaller Pro as a Hotspot Shield Uninstaller. It not only uninstall Hotspot Shield but also removes Hotspot Shield from the registry
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One of the best things about it is that you can uninstall stubborn kind of software.
It comes in handy in all potential situations, such as sometimes many Windows 10, 7, and Windows 8 users cannot uninstall Hotspot Shield due to any uninstalling errors.
They found themselves unable to completely kick off it from their PC/laptops.
Revo Uninstaller is available in freeware and paid formats, Its paid version has some useful additional features.
You can use Revo Uninstaller Pro for 30 days for free with full features.
Download Revo Uninstaller
Click here to download and install Revo Uninstaller Pro or free version.
How To Use Revo Uninstaller To Get Rid Of Hotspot Shield?
Open up Revo Uninstaller Pro and double click on the Hotspot shield icon.
A new window will pop up and you need to click on No thanks just uninstall.
Click uninstall to uninstall Hotspot Shield.
Click close and come back to Revo Uninstaller. Now Revo Uninstaller will remove its harmful leftovers.
Checkmark the advanced option and click the scan button.
Click select all to remove its registry items by clicking delete.
Afterward, It will remove leftovers from the temporary files folder. Click select all to remove by clicking delete.
The Hotspot Shield is now uninstalled.
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I would like to suggest you use ADWcleaner to detect and eliminate any hidden leftover. ADWcleaner is a free piece of software.
Click here to download adwcleaner and then install ADWcleaner, If needed.
Open ADWcleaner up.
Click the scan button to detect anything harmful.
It may take a while.
The scanning process is now completed.
Click on cleaning to delete the rest of the leftovers of Hotspot Shield.
Click OK. Please note, it closes all running programs and web browsers. Therefore, save your work. As well as a restart is needed.
Congratulation, You have successfully uninstalled Hotspot Shield.
I hope you have found this short tutorial helpful to get rid of this problem.
If you are still unable to delete it, then please let me know using the comment section, I will try my level best to solve your problem.
The comment section can be used for feedback, questions and suggestions.