Aa.hta – What is it?
When you see a software like Aa.hta installed on your system without your permission, do you think it is a kind of beneficial tool? I don’t think so. No matter what kind of computer protecting programs or antivirus application you use to protect your computer, they fail since they even cannot check the existence of Aa.hta. If you have no idea what Aa.hta is, this article will unveil it for you.
Aa.hta is a potentially unwanted program that threatens the security of your PC overall. It is installed on your computer silently, but it will make a big bomb if you don’t clear it immediately. Firstly, Aa.hta will send you many ads regarding discounts, coupons, or favorable deals in the same way as many adware will do. It has auto startup components which keep its program alert of each move of your computer. When it tests you are using your net, it is able to find its way to distribute you advertisements. It is really irritating, right?.
Secondly, you will slowly discover your PC become slacking off. It is not only the ads occupying your space, but also the thousands of freeware and adware brought by Aa.hta. You may complain that you do nothing to install them, but they just appear. In fact, it is adware what bring in this freeware. On ads by Aa.hta, there are fake link, among which some are led to irrelevant web and some will introduce you the freeware. As long as you click it, the installation program for the freeware works.
How to remove it?
If you detect Aa.hta and want to eliminate it as quickly as possible, then you can follow the removal instructions given below. We wrote full manuals how to delete Aa.htaautomatically and manually. Of course, you can choose a manual technique to remove this unpleasant program. But, we must warn that manual removal may be complex and difficult task for novice users. If you do not have considerable experience in dealing with such software, it is better is you select an automatic removal tool.
Automatic removal tool for Aa.hta
It is a perfect tool both for home and corporate usage. Developed specifically for automatic removal of viruses, bots, spyware, keyloggers, trojans, shareware and rootkits without the need to manually edit system files or registry, GridinSoft Anti-Malware additionally fixes system modifications that were introduced by malware and which, regretfully, are often ignored by some popular antivirus scanners. Also, GridinSoft Anti-Malware is quite easy to install and to use due to its intuitive interface. We strongly recommend you to start protecting your computer with this antimalware tool. Thousands of users have already tested GridinSoft Anti-Malware on their PCs, which means that you have nothing to worry about. Moreover, the program may Reset Browser Settings FREE. You can download it by clicking the link below.
Virus Aa.hta step by step removal instruction (for automatically way):
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware.
- Please, choose “Quick scan” or “Full scan” to scan your PC.
- Delete all detected infected files and registry entries by clicking “Fix now” at the end of scan.
NOTE! The anti-malware may delete just 2 (two) viruses free. In case, if user’s machine is deeply infected with various viruses, we offer to buy the GridinSoft Anti-Malware to clean computer system fully.
- Important: Shut down all your browsers before next steps.
This video will help you to reset your internet browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with virus Aa.hta in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
The manual removal for advanced users.
Also, you should reminded that you need to uninstall all add-ons from your internet browser and other tied junkware. If this task is difficult for you, please use GridinSoft Anti-Malware. It can Reset Browser Settings for FREE
You find detailed instructions how to reset browser settings manually HERE