Hi-Lighter Removal Guide

Do you know what Hi-Lighter is?

Hi-Lighter should provide you with information as soon as you highlight any word on any page you visit. This program is meant to provide links to such popular sites as google.com, wikipedia.com, and bing.com, but our research team warns that it could promote links to unreliable sites as well. As you can guess, this is the main reason to delete Hi-Lighter from your operating system. If you are careful, you might be able to use this suspicious program without facing any security threats; however, any click, any careless step could lead to trouble. Continue reading if you want to learn more about this ad-supported program and its removal.

Although Hi-Lighter is not identical to Popdown Steps, Top-That, Best Online Deals, and other ad-supported programs we have recently reported, it appears that they all belong to the Lyrics family. These programs were created using the same engine, and they are distributed using the same means. According to our research, Hi-Lighter is distributed using software packages, and this is bad news. Software packages include third-party programs, and you might have to delete them. If you know which programs came packaged with this adware, remove them without further delay. If you do not know which Hi-Lighter-related programs you need to remove, run a trusted malware scanner.Hi-Lighter Removal GuideHi-Lighter screenshot
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Have you had the chance to visit hi-lighter.net? This website was set up to represent Hi-Lighter, but even the installer on this website does not work. In fact, this website might be closed by the time you find this report. This is a red flag indicating that Hi-Lighter is not a trustworthy program; otherwise, it would be represented in a transparent way. Unfortunately, since this site is down, you cannot check the Privacy Policy, which means that you cannot know for sure how this program works. For all you know, it works with the help of malicious third-parties that will use it to showcase misleading ads.

If you are ready to remove Hi-Lighter from your operating system, you have to do two things. First, uninstall this ad-supported program via Control Panel. We have created a removal guide that will help you perform this part of the removal. Afterward, install and run a legitimate malware scanner to inspect your operating system. If more malicious programs are found, eliminate them as soon as possible. We suggest using a reliable security tool, such as SpyHunter, to get rid of all computer threats. Even if you choose to clean your operating system manually, make sure you equip it with a trustworthy security tool.

Delete Hi-Lighter from Windows

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Move the cursor to the left of the Taskbar and click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel and move to Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the unwanted application, click it, and choose Remove.

Delete from Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Navigate to the Taskbar and click the Windows logo.
  2. Select Control Panel and move to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the app you wish to remove and choose Uninstall.

Delete from Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Open the Charm bar (in Metro UI) and click Search.
  2. Type Uninstall a program and launch this utility.
  3. Right-click the app you wish to remove and choose Uninstall.

Delete from Windows 10

  1. Move to the Taskbar and enter Change or remove program into the search box.
  2. Lunch this utility, right-click Hi-Lighter, and select Uninstall.

In non-techie terms:

Do you enjoy the services of Hi-Lighter? Since this tool is quite useless, most users are not happy about the services it provides. Of course, it is much more important that this ad-supported program can show unreliable advertisements, and this is the reason why we recommend eliminating it from your operating system. While most users can delete Hi-Lighter manually, we advise implementing an authentic security tool to delete all existing programs automatically and, simultaneously, protect your operating system from other unreliable programs.