Tuesday, July 30, 2013

How to Get Rid of - AOT.IM Search Toolbar Uninstall

Some complaints about 

  • why does keep blocking my progress?
  • When trying to access my facebook last night, a new window pops up with I am unable to now access facebook with this window overriding my access. What can I do?
  • What is and why is it spaming me? On Google Chrome every time I try to open a window, it goes straight to However, this site never loads. I have no idea what this site is or why it keeps coming up?

Do you have the same problem?What is How to remove? (AOT.IM) is a browser hijackers/toolbar application that mainly blocks your normal access to the favorite sits like Facebook, google, yahoo etc. automatically pops up every you open a window. As a nasty redirect virus, changes your homepage and keep taking over your internet activities. It is a very dangerous site that you need to stay away from. Normally, this malware changes the system DNS setting to load the annoying torrents like pop-ups, add-ons, plug-ins or advertisements. If you are unable to access the desirable webpage due to, you should keep reading the fix the problem immediately.

What would do to mess up the computer?

When infected, the computer would get stuck with opening programs. It is very slow to boot computer, play game, visit a webpage etc. However, system security tool would not work properly to block popup. Besides, has changes on the computer with deleting or adding new registries, which may leed to the system crash. More seriously, steals your personal information and send to the hackers for unexpected money scam. No wonder that has been designed and used for cyber crime. Unfortunately if you are one of the victims, you may follow this manual guide to uninstall the AOT.IM now.

Step one - Remove all Add-ons from IE, Google Chrome and Firefox ( Take Firefox as an example)
  • For Mozilla Firefox:
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ → ‘Add-ons’.
  • Choose ‘Extensions’ → AOT.IM and click ‘Uninstall’.
  • Go ‘Tools’ → ‘Options’. Finally, reset the startup homepage or change it to
Step two - Remove the proxy from from IE, Google Chrome and Firefox ( Take IE as an example)
1) Open Internet Explorer. Click on the Tools menu and then select Internet Options.
2) In the Internet Options window click on the Connections tab. Then click on the LAN settings button.
3) Now you will see Local Area Network (LAN) settings window. Uncheck the checkbox labeled Use a proxy server for your LAN under the Proxy Server section and press OK. When you have done, please save and close your entire opening window. Then open your internet explorer to check whether you could access the Internet.

Step three - Open Registry Editor and Delete these registries 
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\uTorrentBar Toolbar
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WNLT HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\Application\WajamUpdater

Step four - Locate and remove these files
%systemroot%\Tasks\*.job /lockedfiles
%systemroot%\system32\drivers\*.sys /90

Step five - Open Task Manager to stop the random progresses 

Step six - Reboot to confirm the effectiveness

NOTE 1: Where did you get infected with
  1. The hacked websites that provide free downloads of game, software, music, video and fiction. 
  2. The open email attachment from spam contacts
  3. The fake adobe flash update
  4. It can be spread by other Trojan virus.

NOTE 2: causes trouble when using IE, Google Chrome or Firefox.

This malware offers search bar that seems to help. However, all the search results go straight to random advertising sites. Undoubtedly is promoting the third parties. Please do not be fooled by the sexy image appearing on AOT.IM.

NOTE 3 :  Problems with Removal Guide?

Computer owners need to realize the situation. AOT.IM is a program that needs to be removed without hesitation. It may be installed by accident but it would automatically drop other dangerous  computer threats. The longer you keep it, the more damages it would do to your computer. No wonder that this removal procedure require some computer knowledge of system progress, dll files and registries because any improper operation would lead to system collapse. If you are not able to process this removal guide by yourself, you are welcome to Click Here to Contact MiTechMate PC Support for Direct Assistance.

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