Author Topic: hop surf not uninstallable, pc freezes then  (Read 21476 times)

Offline clockwork

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hop surf not uninstallable, pc freezes then
« on: January 04, 2010, 06:06:30 PM »
i had to manage a new cis installation at another pc. the hopsurf things were installed before. after a new installation, while i wasnt asked about hopsurf, the hopsurf was still installed.

i wasnt able to uninstall it with start---installed programs and standards----erase or change. the pc froze and a reboot was needed (several times).
until that moment i thought, well let them add hopsurf as a chooseable add.
but now it behaves a bit like an adware.
a toolbar and stuff that isnt uninstallable is adware. btw, there is just an entry for hopsurf, would it deinstall the rest adds too, if it would work?

« Last Edit: January 06, 2010, 01:12:57 AM by clockwork »
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Re: hop surf not uninstallable, pc freezes then
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2010, 06:16:50 PM »
times are changing...there was a time when anybody on this forum would have told you to stay away from toolbars, any toolbar, and now Comodo is making one and promoting it  88)  :-TD ... I don't spend enough time anymore here to know how people react to that now. Stay away from toolbars, hopsurf, crawler, yahoo etc...they're all adware and spyware. And this is a security forum here right? so it shouldn't be a problem to hear that statement right ?  ;)

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Re: hop surf not uninstallable, pc freezes then
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2010, 12:16:26 AM »
Given that your post seems more of a rant than a request for help.

Is there still a problem with that PC?
What Web Browser?
What OS?

What did you do, to try to fix it?

"start---installed programs----erase"  is this a translation issue? did you attempt to uninstall software by erasing the installation folder?

Do you want help?
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