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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Remove HD-V1.3 Advertising program - Get Rid of HD-V1.3 Popups

HD-V1.3 is a malicious adware that is designed by Internet criminals to earn money. It is able to intrude into target computer if you have clicked on harmful links or compromised web sites. Some of the victims of HD-V1.3 claim that it keeps popping up ads on their browsers without their approval. While other victims complain that it is very tricky for attacting users to buy its products via showing the according products. Whatever, be careful to fall the trick of HD-V1.3, or you will face a lot of ads showing on your screen and system damage of your computer.

If you have got PUP (potentially unwanted program) on your PC, HD-V1.3 will be easily got on your computer. As soon as your PC is infected by HD-V1.3, your homepage will be altered and your default searching engine will be switched to malicious sites sponsored by the third parties. Therefore, you are strongly advised to get rid of HD-V1.3 from your computer and run an effective security tool like SpyHunter to block and eradicate all kinds of viruses.

Solutions to remove HD-V1.3  

In this post, there will be two solutions to remove HD-V1.3 :

1. Remove HD-V1.3 manually.
2. Remove HD-V1.3 by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

Instructions to Get Rid of HD-V1.3

Method 1: HD-V1.3  Manual Deletion

Step 1Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2: Reset your browser setting

In the drop-down list of Firefox, go to Help and click on Troubleshooting Information.
Click on the Reset Firefox button to reset it.

Google Chrome: 
Click on the Chrome menu on the right of toolbar and then select Settings.
Scroll down to the bottom to click Show advanced settings.
Go down to the bottom and click Reset browser settings to reset Google Chrome to its default setting.

Click Tools on the up right corner and select Internet Options.
Click on Advanced tab, press Reset button to reset IE to its default settings.

Step 3: Remove files of HD-V1.3   like the pictures showed:

Step 4: Go to the Registry Editor and remove all the infection registry entries listed here:

(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "CustomizeSearch" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "SearchAssistant" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"

Step 5: All the infection associated files listed below need to be removed:

C:\Program Files\<random>

Method  2: Automatic Removal with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a world-famous real-time malware protection and removal tool, which is designed to detect , remove and protect your PC from the latest malware attacks, such as Trojans, worms, rootkits, rogue viruses, browser hijacker, ransomware, adware, key-loggers, and so forth. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow. 

Step 1: Press the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on the Run choice to install it step by step.

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

 Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of HD-V1.3 and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 


Note: Manual removal HD-V1.3 refers to key parts of computer system. Any error step may lead to system crash. If you don’t have sufficient expertise in dealing with the manual removal. Install Spyhunter can be your better choice, because it is capable of auto-detecting and removing viruses. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you clean up unwanted registry entries and files so as to optimize the computer.

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