SportTv Browser Removal Tool

This nasty browser extension uses popups and inline-text advertisements as “Ads by FreeHD Sport TV” to promote ads or redirect web-traffic thru or to a specific website. These ads are aimed to promote the installation of additional doubtful content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products.

SportTv Removal Tool

 

How harmful it is, when it creeps into the computer?
This adware program is commonly bundled with other free programs that you might have downloaded of the Internet. Be careful when installing any software because, a software installer often gives you an option to installs other free software bundled with the original software that you were downloading, which can harmful your computer, with this browser hijacker.

HOW TO REMOVE THIS BROWSER HIJACKER?

You can remove it using the given methods:

  1. Automatic: Remove SportTv by using SportTv tool

  2. Manual: Remove SportTv using manual steps.

 Scan your PC with SportTv_RemovalTool

  1. Download SportTv RemovalTool by clicking on the given link:
    SportTv RemovalTool
  2. As soon as you will open the downloaded file a security warning pop-up will appear as shown below, click on ‘Run’ button.
    NOTE:
    You will not see this pop-up in Windows 10.

    Run Pop-Up
  3. Again a pop-up window will appear. Click on ‘Yes’.
  4. A setup window will appear. Click on ‘Next’ button to start the process of installation.
    Setup
  5. Automatically it will detect and show the active threats present in your system.
    Detection
  6. To remove all the threats which are detected, click on ‘Clean Now’.
    NOTE: If any browser are still running, close all the open browsers before proceeding.
    Clean
  7. A pop-up will show you all the infected files, folders and registry entries has been removed successfully.

 

How to remove “SportTv” manually?

chrome Google Chrome

Steps to remove “SportTv” from Google Chrome.

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, type this path: ‘%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data‘.
  3. Search for Default and then Extensions
  4. Delete the folder that would be named somewhat like this: okhmpgfbjkjmdaingaibbaghecgpdohj
  5. Go back to Google Chrome.
  6. Now go to Menu > More Tools > Extensions.
  7. Delete the extension named ‘SportTv ‘.

mozilla Mozilla firefox:

Steps to remove ‘SportTv’ from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, type this path: ‘%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles.
  3. Click on the folder with ‘.default’ appended in the folder name. For eg: ‘e6x5wbsb.default‘.
  4. In this folder, delete ‘search.json.mozlz4‘.
  5. In the same folder, click on ‘Extensions’ folder and delete ‘caa1-aDOiCAxFFSPORT@jetpack.xpi’named folder.

IE Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to Tools à Click on Internet Options.
  3. From the given tabs, click on ‘Advanced
  4. Under Internet Explorer settings’ option, click on ‘Reset
  5. Set the homepage to the one you want to use.

Browser settings changed to default and the browser hijacker is removed.

SportTv Removal Tool

 

Tips to Prevent SportTv From Infecting Your System:

  1. Enable your popup blocker: Pop-ups and ads in the websites are the most adoptable tactic used by cyber criminals or developers with the core intention to spread malicious programs like SportTv. So, avoid clicking uncertain sites, software offers, pop-ups etc.
  2. Keep your Windows Updated:To avoid such infections, we recommend that you should always keep your system updated through automatic windows update. By doing this you can keep your device free from virus. According to survey, outdated/older versions of windows operating system are an easy target.
  3. Third party installation:Try to avoid freeware download websites as they usually install bundled of software with any installer or stub file.
  4. Regular Back up: Regular and periodical backup helps you to keep your data safe in case the system is infected by any kind of virus or any other infection. Thus always backup important files regularly on a cloud drive or an external hard drive.
  5. Always have an Anti-Virus: Precaution is better than cure. We recommend that you install an antivirus like McAfee or a good Malware Removal Tool like Free Malware RemovalTool. Apart from this we would suggest a regular updating of these software to detect and avoid latest infections.

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