Hit5news.net redirects are probbaly caused by an adware program. Adware is not a malicious program but ads and redirects is can generate cause a lot of frustration. It can interrupt your browsing sessions, slow down your computer and make your browser crash more often. Users gain nothing from adware but the program can enter a computer using a sneaky method. It is attached to free software as an extra offer and it is optional but you need to manually prevent it from installing. Otherwise, it will infect your computer without you even noticing. The infection is not serious as adware is not regarded as malicious but it is not harmless. Some adware can expose users to unsafe content and that could lead to a malware infection. There is no reason why you should not delete Hit5news.net.
What does Hit5news.net do?
The adware can attach itself to all leading browsers installed, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Some users might just switch browsers once they encounter the issue, but it may not necessarily help. And you should not put up with it in general. Just remove Hit5news.net. Whatever you are shown during the redirect, do not engage with it. The adware is just aiming to make money and does not care whether the ads you are shown are safe. You could accidentally encounter malware if you are not careful. Do not ignore the issue if you start getting redirect to Hit5news.net because the problem will not go away on its own. And all you have to do is uninstall Hit5news.net.
You probably got the adware when you were installing freeware. This would not be unusual because adware is usually attached to freeware as an additional offer. While you do not have to install those, they are set to install alongside, unless you manually prevent them. This can be done by choosing Advanced or Custom settings during freeware installation processes and unchecking the boxes that appear there. Deselecting a couple of boxes is all you have to do. If you do this, you will not have to delete Hit5news.net or similar all over again.
Ad-supported programs are completely useless to the user and there is no reason why you should allow it to stay. You can remove Hit5news.net manually if you want but that requires more time and effort because you will have to find it yourself, which causes a lot of users problems. It would be more reasonable to choose automatic Hit5news.net removal because the security program would find and uninstall Hit5news.net for you. Professional removal software is designed to terminate these kinds of issues, so there should be no problems.
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