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Saturday, June 29, 2013

How to Get Rid of Otshot - Otshot Manual Removal Guide

Troubles with Otshot 

According to the explanation on the Internet, otshot is a program that allows computer users to turn their images into greeting cards and insert users' personalized messages into the frame. Otshot will also import contacts from your Outlook or any other mail application to create 3 clicks experience for sending your photos.

However, otshot has rose concerns among users all around the world recently. Here are some of the troubles that computer users complained.

1. When users boot computers, a message of “cannot open skin" pops up. Then another couple of warnings appear before the main programs launched;

2. Otshot cannot be found in Control Pannel;

3. Otshot pops up asking if computer users want to import Outlook contacts upon boot-up and log-in;

4. Automatically launched security utility cannot be launched normally;

5. Error messages pop up when users try to uninstall it;

6. Even though it is removed, it comes back after rebooting.

Please Attach Importance to Otshot

Otshot enters into your computer without your permission. Users may click a link accidently, or downloaded a free program from the Internet, and then they find that otshot is in their computer. However, when users want to remove otshot from their computer, is seems impossible. Security tools cannot be launched normally, and cannot detect the existence of otshot. It cannot be found from Control Panel, and comes back even you remove it from your computer.  In this view, otshot can be viewed as a virus that can avoid the detection of anti-virus and cannot removed by anti-virus. Since the installation of otshot, computer performs strangely. For example, running speed slows down, programs, especially anti-virus programs cannot be launched automatically and normally. So if your computer is attached by otshot, you should remove it without any delay.

Manual Removal Way Is the Better Choice to Get Rid of Otshot

Once installed, otshot settles deeply behind your system and cannot be detected and killed by anti-virus. What is more, it can disable anti-virus programs, so anti-virus is not the best way to remove otshot, you should try to get rid of it manually.

Step 1: Stop the process of otshot from the Task Manager.

Press Ctrl, Alt and Delete together, choose Processes tab when Task Manager window pops up. Choose the process of otshot and end it by right-clicking it.

Step 2: Reset IE.

Open Internet Explorer. Click on the Tools menu and then select Internet Options. In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab. Then click on the Restore Defaults button and then press OK.

Step 3: Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options. Click the View tab. Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click Ok.

Step 4: Delete files related to otshot from your computer.

Note: files names of Otshot changes withe the virus mutating. If you have difficulties in figuring out the files names and registry entries of Otshot , you are welcome to contact 24/7 online professional tech support here.

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