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This page aims to help you remove Hecherthepar.pro “Virus”. Our removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer, as well as every version... Remove Hecherthepar.pro “Virus” (Chrome/FF/IE)

This page aims to help you remove Hecherthepar.pro “Virus”. Our removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer, as well as every version of Windows. Most computer users fear getting their computers infected with Ransomware, Trojans, Spyware and other forms of malware virus programs which is understandable considering the fact that these malicious programs can really mess up your system and data as well as cause many other, oftentimes unpredictable, problems. Such cyber threats, however, are not the only forms of software that you need to keep away from your computer. There are actually many other programs and apps that, while not inherently dangerous, are still not to welcome on any computer. Some famous examples are software categories like browser hijackers, adware, bloatware, junkware and so on. Here, our focus will be the Hecherthepar.pro app – a browser component that is compatible with Chrome Firefox and other browser and that has been reported to change the browser’s search engine service and/or homepage settings as well as page-redirect the users and spam ads, banners, pop-ups and pop-unders on their screens. All of that, is of course, highly annoying and can make it quite difficult for anyone to actually use their browser in a normal and unobstructed way. What makes the presence of Hecherthepar.pro inside a given browser even worse is that it may actually be quite challenging to eliminate the invasive software and remove it from the browser and the system. The hijackers are supposed to make money from the ads they flood the users’ browsers with and that is why their creators normally program them to be difficult to uninstall, especially for customers who are inexperienced and have not encountered similar annoying apps in the past. For all those of you who may be struggling with the highly irritating Hecherthepar.pro inside their system, we can offer you a helpful guide that will allow you to get rid of the annoyance and uninstall its components from your computer and browser: Always put safety first It is important to understand that the ads online which tell you that there is this great discount offer or the requests that promise you you’ve won some awesome item are not something you should click on if you want to keep your computer safe and malware-free. Online prompts, ads and requests like these are fake and misleading and instead of allowing you to purchase or obtain something useful are likely to expose your computer to various kinds of danger. Ransomware cryptoviruses, Trojan Horses, Spyware and other malware infections are known for getting distributed with the help of sneaky and misleading online messages like the ones we’ve just told you about. And, considering the fact that Hecherthepar.pro and other similar hijackers are likely to also display such notifications in your browser during your online sessions, it really is safer if you ensure that the annoying software component is not allowed to stay in your browser anymore. Also, know that there is pretty much no other way of effectively allowing yourself to browser the Internet normally without constantly getting interrupted by the endless barrage of advertisements that a hijacker is likely to subject you to which is yet another good reason to uninstall it.

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Remove Hecherthepar.pro “Virus”

Android user, please use our Android Malware Removal guide. Mac user, please use our Mac Malware Removal guide. The following guide will help our readers get rid of the unpleasant Hecherthepar.pro software. Follow the instructions and complete each step for best results. If you have any questions, feel free to ask them using our comment section down below. Preparation: Entering Safe Mode and Revealing Hidden Files and Folders Before you proceed with the actual removal instructions, you will need to take two extra steps in order to ensure that the guide has maximum effect. For best results, we advise our readers to boot into Safe Mode prior to attempting to remove the virus. If you do not know how to do that, here is a separate How to Enter Safe Mode guide. Also, in order to be able to see any potentially undesirable files, you should reveal any hidden files and folders on your PC – here is how to do that. Removing Hecherthepar.pro Step 1: Checking the Task Manager Open your Task Manager by using the Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys and go to the Processes tab. Look for any suspicious processes. For example, any unfamiliar process that uses high amounts of RAM and/or CPU. If you aren’t sure if a certain process comes from malware, tell us in the comments. Right-click on any process that you consider shady and select Open File Location. Delete anything from the file location of the process.

  Step 2: Disabling Startup programs Use the Winkey + R keyboard combination to open the Run search bar and type msconfig. Hit Enter and in the newly opened window, go to the Startup tab. There, look for suspicious entries with unknown manufacturer or ones that have the name Hecherthepar.pro on them. Right-click on those, and select disable.

Step 3: Uninstalling unwanted programs Go to Start Menu > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program. Click on Installed On to sort the entries by date from most recent to oldest and look through the programs that come at the top of the list. Right-click on any entries that appear shady and unwanted and then select Uninstall to remove them from your PC. If you see the name Hecherthepar.pro in the list of programs, be sure to remove the software without hesitation.

Step 4: Checking for shady IP’s Open your Start Menu and copy-paste notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts in the search bar. In the notepad file, look below Localhost and see if there are any IP addresses there. If there are some, send them to us in the comments and we will tell you if you should take any action.

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Step 5: Cleaning-up the browsers You will also have to uninstall any undesirable browser extensions from your browser programs. Here’s how to do that for some of the more popular browsers: Chrome Open Chrome and open its main menu. Go to More Tools > Extensions. Look through the list of extensions and uninstall any that you think could be suspicious. To remove them – click on the trash can icon next to each extension. You can also use a specialized Chrome CleanUp tool if you cannot manually remove a certain extension. Here is an article where you can learn more about the CleanUp tool. Firefox Open Firefox and go to its Menu. Select the Add-ons button.From the left panel, select Extensions and take a look at the different entries. Remove any of the that might be unwanted. IE Once you open your IE browser, click on the Tools button at the top-right corner of the program and from the drop-down menu select Manage Add-ons. Check each one of the four different groups of add-ons and search for anything that seems undesirable. If you find anything, click on it and them select Remove. Edge Open the main menu of Microsoft Edge and go to Extensions. Find the extensions that you believe could be unwanted and right-click on them. Then, select Uninstall. Step 6: Checking the Registry Editor Open the Run search bar again and type regedit in it. Hit Enter and once the Registry Editor opens press Ctrl + F. In the search field type Hecherthepar.pro and click on Find Next. Tell us in the comments if any results came up when you searched for Hecherthepar.pro in your PC’s Registry.

  Step 7: Deleting recent entries For this step, you will have to open your Start Menu and copy-paste the following lines, one by one:

  • %AppData%
  • %LocalAppData%
  • %ProgramData%
  • %WinDir%
  • %Temp%

Hit Enter after each one to open a file directory. In the directories, delete the most recent entries that you find there. In the Temp folder, delete all files.

Step 8: System Restore In order to be fully sure that the unwanted software has been removed from your machine, you can also try using a Restore Point to roll back your system its last stable configuration. However, in order to do that, you would have to previously had had a restore point created. On most systems, such points get created automatically but this isn’t always the case.

  • If you want to learn how to configure System Restore and how to manually create Restore Points, follow this link.

  1. Open your Start Menu and type System Restore.
  2. Click on the first result – a setup wizard should open.
  3. Read the brief description of the process and select Next.
  4. Now, choose a restore from the presented list. You can also check the Show more restore points option in order to reveal any other restore points that might be saved on your PC.
  5. Click on Scan for affected programs to see what programs will get deleted or restored after you use the Restore Point. (optional)
  6. Click on next and take and then select Finish.
  7. A warning window will appear telling you that once the process starts, it shouldn’t be interrupted. Select Yes and be patient as this might take some time. Do not do anything on your PC throughout the duration of the process.

Step 9: Windows Refresh/Reset Use this method only if nothing else has worked so far as it is a last resort option. If you do not know how to do it, this separate guide will give you the information that you need.

Daniel Sadakov

Daniel Sadakov has a degree in Information Technology and specializes in web and mobile cyber security. He harbors a strong detestation for anything and everything malicious and has committed his resources and time to battling all manners of web and mobile threats. He has founded MobileSecurityZone.com, a website dedicated to covering the top tech stories and providing useful tips for the everyday user, in an effort to reach and help more people.

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