Remove Win32/Herz Completely From Computer With Effective Guides

By | March 30, 2016

Victim: “Hello, I’ve got Online Shield alert for a Virus: Win32/Herz.
Object name: Two times I did a total PC scan, but avg did not find anything. At the same time every day I have this alert. Could You please asist. Thanks.”

Brief Introduction of Win32/Herz?

Win32/Herz is categorized as a Trojan horse which often comes into a targeted computer by exploiting the vulnerabilities of the system. At the beginning, Win32/Herz may  hide deeply in system files and keeps changing its folder name and path so that users may not notice the existence of Win32/Herz. So only when it is found out by antivirus programs, can you remove it from your computer.

Once infected, Win32/Herz may infect vital system files and make changes to system settings. You may find that some files disappear from your computer. Meanwhile, you will find your PC moves very sluggishly due to the Trojan horse consumes lots of system resources while it is running in the background of the system. And it can run automatically whenever Windows is logged on.  Furthermore, it may open backdoor for other PC threats to comes and further damage your PC. What’s worse, Win32/Herz may allow the remote hackers to gain access to your computer and even steal your confidential information for illegal purpose. Therefore, Win32/Herz is really dangerous that should be removed from computer without hesitation.

Get Started to Remove Win32/Herz Right Now

Plan A: Get rid of Win32/Herz manually

Plan B: Get rid of Win32/Herz automatically with SpyHunter

Plan A: Get rid of Win32/Herz manually

Step 1. Boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking

Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press ENTER to get into that mode.

safe mode screenshot

Step 2: Stop all suspicious processes in task manager.

(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 3. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files.

(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).


(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

 Step 4. Delete related malicious registry entries .

Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

registry editor

Delete all the vicious registries as below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Page_URL" = 
"http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"

Plan B: Get rid of Win32/Herz automatically with SpyHunter

Step 1: Click the icon below to download SpyHunter.


Step 2: Click “Run” to download SpyHunter installer.


Step 3: Click “Finish” to complete installation.


Step 4: Click “Malware Scan”.

Step 5: Click “Fix Threats”.


Optional solution: Download RegCure Pro for better optimization for your computer.

1: Click below to download RegCure Pro immediately.


2: After downloading RegCure Pro, click “Run” to install it according to the instructions to continue the installation.


3: Once you finish the installation process, click “System Scan” to start the scanning process.


4: After the RegCure Pro done scanning all the files, click “Fix All” to complete the whole scanning process.

rcp 6

Warm tip:

After using these methods, your computer should be free of Win32/Herz. If you do not have much experience to remove it manually, it is suggested that you should download the most popular antivirus program SpyHunter to help you quickly and automatically remove all possible infections from your computer.


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