How to remove the hidr virus

Most antivirus programs identify hidr.exe as malware.

The free file information forum can help you find out how to remove it. If you have additional information about this file, please leave a comment or a suggestion for other users.

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Hidr.exe file information

The process has no valid information about its manufacturer.

Description: Hidr.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The hidr.exe file is located in a not identifiable folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The process has no file description. Note: File does not exist any longer. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify hidr.exe related errors

Important: You should check the hidr.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

trojan, disable mcafee antivirus
  ehsan javiz  
hidr.exe kann den PC schwer beschädigen, sollte deshalb aus dem Autostart genommen werden und wenn möglich gelöscht werden.
esvirus.. unbedingt im przessfenster beenden und dann spyware software installieren um den fehler zu beheben.. ich empfehle avg-antispyware. damit bin ich es losgeworden
Ist ein Virus !

Summary: Average user rating of hidr.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments. 5 users think hidr.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving hidr issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active hidr process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the hidr.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

Other processes

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