Suphpnot.exe Removal

What is Suphpnot.exe?

Suphpnot.exe, also known as HPNotify.exe, is an executable file that enters computers system together with browser hijackers. The file belongs to a potentially unwanted program called Search Protect, which has been linked to various hijackers such as Omiga Plus, WebSearches, MyStartSearch, and more. The file is usually stored in MiuiTab, SupTab, Xtab or Stab folder and it is digitally signed by Thinknice Co., Limited. The executable may be detected under a variety of names including Adware.SearchProtect, Adware.Mutabaha.480, BrowserModifier:Win32/SupTab, PUA_SEARCHPROT, and others. We recommend that you delete Suphpnot.exe from your computer and terminate its associated program.


How does Suphpnot.exe work?

As it has been mentioned above, the file comes with Search Protect. This potentially unwanted application prevents computer users from manually modifying their browser settings, namely their home page and default search provider. It often travels with browser hijackers. Once a hijacker alters your settings, the program makes sure that you cannot undo these alterations manually. The program may claim that it will protect your preferred browser settings, but that is not the case. If you want to get rid of Suphpnot.exe related hijacker, you will have to terminate Search Protect as well.

Although the main symptom of any browser hijacker is the modified home page and search engine, they usually also exhibit other unwanted behavior. Browser hijackers can redirect you to their sponsor sites in the middle of your surfing, flood you with commercial data no matter which site you visit, slow down your Internet connection and system speed, use tracking cookies to record your browsing habits, and more. As you can see, there are plenty of reasons for you to want to terminate Suphpnot.exe related program. You should not hesitate to do so.

How to remove Suphpnot.exe?

Manual Suphpnot.exe removal is a somewhat complicated process, because you not only need to delete Suphpnot.exe, but you also have to uninstall its associated program and restore your browser settings to get rid of the hijacker. If you are not sure that you can complete these tasks or if you think that there may be additional unwanted programs on your PC, we suggest that you go with automatic Suphpnot.exe removal instead. Download the anti-malware tool and let it scan your system. The utility will detect all potential threats and erase Suphpnot.exe along with them. It will also protect your computer from other online infections. If, however, you decide to tackle manual removal after all, you can use the instructions we have prepared below.

Manual Suphpnot.exe removal guide

1) End Suphpnot.exe task in Task Manager

  • Right-click on Task Bar and select Task Manager
  • Locate the running Suphpnot.exe (HPNotify.exe) process
  • Right-click on it and choose End task

2) Delete Suphpnot.exe containing folder

  • Open Program Files on your system drive
  • Delete MiuiTab, SupTab, Xtab or Stab folder

3) Uninstall potentially unwanted programs

Windows 8

  • Move the cursor to the bottom right
  • Click on Settings and go to Control Panel
  • Select Uninstall a program
  • Double-click on the unwanted program
  • Select Uninstall

Windows 7 and Vista

  • Open Start menu and click on Control Panel
  • Select Uninstall a program
  • Right-click on the the unwanted application
  • Choose Uninstall

Windows XP

  • Click on the Start button at the bottom left
  • Locate Control Panel on the list and click on it
  • Select Add or Remove programs
  • Click on the unwanted program
  • Click Remove

4) Restore your browser settings

Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome menu and select Settings
  • Scroll down and click Show advanced settings
  • Click Reset settings and choose Reset to confirm

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox menu and click on the question mark
  • Select Troubleshooting Information
  • Click on the Refresh Firefox button
  • Choose Refresh Firefox to confirm and click Finish

Internet Explorer

  • Click on the Gear icon and select Internet Options
  • Go to Advanced tab and click the Reset button
  • Enable Delete personal settings and click Reset
  • Click Close and restart Internet Explorer

Download Removal Toolto remove Suphpnot.exe

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