What is HD-Plus?

HD-Plus is a malware that is installed on your computer in the form of an extension for your browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox). This program is designed for distribution of advertising content and to redirect users to advertising sites. HD-Plus is developed to make money. When HD-Plus comes to your PC, it displays banner ads, coupons and other promotional content. Also, HD-Plus can analyze browsing history to pick up those promotional products that will interest the user maximally. Also, keep in mind that this program can gain access to your private data. HD-Plus can install other unwanted software on your computer. This program slows down your computer and it copies its files around Windows folder to make removal difficult. In plus, many antiviruses can’t detect this program on your PC. Your computer will be at risk if you don’t remove HD-Plus right now.

How HD-Plus gets into your computer?

HD-Plus may come bundled with other free programs that the user can download from freeware websites. People forget that it’s very important to read the user agreement during installation. In addition, many users simply click on the “Next” button and try not to delve into the installation process. This is the biggest mistake. Always remember that prevent the penetration of unwanted software is easily, compared with the removal of the malware, which has penetrated the computer.

How to remove HD-Plus from your computer?

To uninstall HD-Plus remove it from Control Panel and remove all files of it.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have HD-Plus in their database. You can try to use them for removing HD-Plus.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove HD-Plus

Or uninstall HD-Plus manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find HD-Plus.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find HD-Plus and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find HD-Plus, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove LookThisUp from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find HD-Plus.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose HD-Plus.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable HD-Plus.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


Then remove following files:


And following folders


Written by Rami Douafi

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