How do you remove OtShot?


Quick Answer

To remove OtShot, access the Programs and Features list via the Control Panel, and uninstall the application and all of the associated malware. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, and use its Threat Scan function to remove the remaining traces of OtShot from your computer.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

  1. Access the Programs and Features list

    Click on the Start button, and select the Control Panel option. Click on the Programs link, and select the Uninstall a Program option. If the Control Panel elements are listed as icons, click on Programs and Features.

  2. Uninstall OtShot and associated malware

    In the list of installed programs, click on OtShot, and click on the Uninstall button. Follow the wizard’s instructions to complete the uninstall process. Locate BrowserDefender, JollyWallet, PC Optimizer Pro v3.0 and Search Protect by Conduit in the list, and repeat the process to uninstall them as well.

  3. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    Navigate to the Malwarebytes homepage, and click on the Free Version Download button. Once the download is complete, double-click on the executable file, and follow the installation wizard instructions to complete the process.

  4. Remove the remaining traces of OtShot

    Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, and wait until the program completes the update of its database. Click on the Scan tab, select the Threat Scan option, and click on Scan Now. Once the scanning process is complete, make sure that the boxes next to every detected threat related to OtShot are checked, click on the Quarantine All button, and click on Apply Actions.

Learn more about Computer Help

Related Questions