Orange Hat Studios

Providing Joomla! and WordPress CMS extensions

Uninstalling OHSecurity

Un-installing OHSecurity is simple and painless, simply follow the below steps for your chosen CMS.

Joomla!

Simply follow these 4 simple steps

  1. Browse to your 'Extension Manager -> Manage' within the Administrator area of your website
  2. Use the Filter for 'OHS' (you should see 4 records with Core and 5 records with Professional)
  3. Select the 'OHSecurity' record that is the 'Type' of 'Component'
  4. Click the 'Uninstall' button within the toolbar

OHSecurity will then start to process the un-installation of OHSecurity and will remove the component, module and plugins associated with OHSecurity - including the database tables within you database.

During the un-installation process OHSecurity leaves the banned IP address within your '.htaccess' or 'web.config' file for security reasons. IP addresses that have been added to the respective server file have been inserted by OHSecurity for the following reasons

  • 'Bad bot'
  • 'Hack attempt'
  • 'SQL Injection'
  • 'Failed Brute Force Login' (Professional version only)

WordPress

Within the admin area of your WordPress powered website - navigate to 'Plugins -> Installed Plugins' and follow the below steps.

  1. Click the 'Deactivate' OHSecurity link
  2. Click the 'Delete' link

This will remove OHSecurity from your website.

IP addresses that have been added to the respective server file have been inserted by OHSecurity for the following reasons

  • 'Bad bot'
  • 'Hack attempt'
  • 'SQL Injection'
  • 'Failed Brute Force Login' (Professional version only)

Additional Support

If you require any additional support during the un-installation process of OHSecurity, please create a ticket at our Support Area.