GamingHub Removal Process (remove GamingHub)

October 10, 2018

GamingHub is classified by computer security experts to be a browser hijacker and an adware threat that may aid to rendering advertisement pop-ups and site redirects to load pages that promote certain products and services, such as online games.

The loading of GamingHub may take place when installing freeware apps that are commonly packed with bundled add-ons. Acting as a web browser application extension, GamingHub and its components may modify Internet settings without permission thus causing the loading of random and questionable websites.

Putting a stop to the unwanted actions of GamingHub will require finding and removing all components related to GamingHub. Such a process may be done manually by savvy PC users, but most computer users will opt to utilize an updated antimalware tool to automatically detect and remove GamingHub and its components.

Are you getting popups from GamingHub? Have you identified that you have GamingHub installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove GamingHub completely from your computer?

Why should you remove GamingHub?

If GamingHub resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that GamingHub may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking GamingHub removal process.

How can you manually remove GamingHub

Manual removal of GamingHub may not be for everyone. Each manual GamingHub removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic GamingHub removal process.

GamingHub can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate GamingHub in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find GamingHub, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing GamingHub. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with GamingHub from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with GamingHub, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with GamingHub by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\GamingHub folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed GamingHub completely from your computer. If you find that GamingHub is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic GamingHub removal process.

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