Following this guide will assist you in the elimination of softwarehd.net pop-up windows from your browser. These pop-ups have been noticed to attack Windows and their respective browsers. Such pop-ups are very misleading. They tell you about the necessity to download or update your Flash Player, but the problem is that these re absolutely faulty updates. Instead, by giving your permission to download and install such updates you will automatically load your computer with many other unwanted junk programs.
A permanent appearance of softwarehd.net pop-ups in your browser is the result of some horrible adware to be currently enabled and running on your computer. However, the problem is that you may not find anything suspicious on your computer which would remind you about adware. The list of installed programs might be absolutely free of any adware. Likewise, the section where your browser extensions are mentioned might be absolutely clean. Still, you will keep facing softwarehd.net pop-ups regularly in your browser.
softwarehd.net automatic removal guide
If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove softwarehd.net from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.
Download free antimalware scanner:
After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.
Step 1. Run a full scan of your system
…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂
At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the softwarehd.net infection!
Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:
Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the softwarehd.net, on a settings tab:
Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying softwarehd.net pop-up ads leave you in peace:
softwarehd.net manual removal steps:
Step 1. Delete softwarehd.net from the system.
To delete softwarehd.net extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.
Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the softwarehd.net extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.
Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the softwarehd.net extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.
Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a softwarehd.net extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.
Step 2. Reset your browser settings.
It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:
- Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
- Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
- Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
- Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.
Step 3. Celebrate your victory!
Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉