What is HQ-Pure?

HQ-Pure is a malicious program. HQ-Pure hijacks the browser and installed as an extension. This program is promoting advertising. HQ-Pure displays banners and coupons partner sites during your browsing. HQ-Pure modifies browser settings and home page. Also, most of the proposals that HQ-Pure shows a lie. The main task of the developers is to make money, so users risk spending money that they do not need. HQ-Pure creates entries in the registry and copies the files all over your computer, so if you decide to remove it the regular way, then you will not succeed. HQ-Pure collects personal information and analyzes your browsing. If HQ-Pure has infected your PC, you can be sure that your computer is at risk. You should remove it.

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How HQ-Pure gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected, then use the instructions below.

How to remove HQ-Pure from your computer?

To uninstall HQ-Pure remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove HQ-Pure

Or uninstall HQ-Pure manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find HQ-Pure.
  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 HQ-Pure 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 HQ-Pure, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove HQ-Pure from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find HQ-Pure.
  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 HQ-Pure.
  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 HQ-Pure.
  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:


No information

Then remove following files:


HQ-Pure.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesHQ-Pure

Written by Rami Douafi

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