Remove 4HD Ads from Chrome/FF/IE

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4HD falls under the category of adware. If you let this potentially unwanted program in your system, you’ll live to regret it as it will most likely drive you insane. To help you understand just how annoying and harmful, 4HD could be, imagine this. You know how during the holidays, there’s always this one relative who is a terrible house guest? You let him in your home, but he acts horribly, makes a mess of things, and refuses to leave? Well, consider 4HD to be that terrible house guest. The application tricks you into letting in your computer and then annoys you to no end. It floods you with a constant array of pop-up advertisements, causes all kinds of system problems, and refuses to change its behavior, or leave. The only way to get rid of 4HD is to delete it from your PC altogether.

How did I get infected with?

When it comes to infecting your computer, 4HD has an entire array of methods it can resort to. The application manages to trick you into giving your approval for its installation, and still enter undetected. For example, it can do so by hiding behind spam email attachments, corrupted links, corrupted websites, and freeware. Freeware is possibly the most commonly used method as it provides the easiest access point. Most users don’t pay much attention during freeware installations and rush the whole process. Instead of reading the terms and conditions, and just agree to everything in haste. If you want to end up with adware, or worse, that’s the way to go. If not, be more careful. You might avoid getting stuck with 4HD.

Why are these ads dangerous?

When 4HD first makes its way into your system, it lays low and observes you. The application monitors your browsing activities, so as to better understand what appeals to you and what sparks your interests. That way, the program knows which ads to flood you with later. The bombardment of pop-ups is crucial for the program, because each ad you’re tricked into clicking on, is profit for the unknown third parties behind the tool. Unfortunately for you, the application doesn’t only keep an eye on your browsing habits. It’s designed to catalog every piece of information on you, and then send it to the aforementioned individuals, who can use it however they see fit. If you risk leaving 4HD on your PC, you risk handing out your personal and financial information to unknown, possibly malicious, people. Are you willing to take that chance? If not, be sure to get rid of 4HD as soon as you realize it has infected your system.

How Can I Remove 4HD Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the 4HD infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall 4HD from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete 4HD from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove 4HD from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall 4HD from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the 4HD program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove 4HD from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove the unwanted add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove 4HD Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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