How to Remove the Win32 Heur Virus
Win32/Heur, or Win32 Heur, is a virus that infects computers through corrupt media files, spam emails and illegitimate file sharing applications. The Win32/Heur virus often creates a fake anti-virus program that pops up on your computer and notifies you that your computer is infected. The Win32/Heur virus also can download additional viruses, slow your computer, redirect your Internet browser, and even cause your computer to crash.
End Infected Processes
Press the three-key combination of "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Delete."
Click on "Start Task Manager."
Click on the "Processes" tab.
Right-click on "Win32/Heur.exe," and select "End Process" from the context menu.
Delete Infected Registry Keys
Click on the Windows "Start" menu.
Type "regedit" into the Search field and press "Enter" to open the Registry Editor.
Locate the registry key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Win32/Heur" in the left pane of the Registry Editor window.
Right-click on "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Win32/Heur," and select "Delete."
Delete Infected Files
Click the Windows "Start" menu.
Search for any files named "Win32/Heur." These files may have different extensions. For example, you may fine Win32/Heur.exe or Win32/Heur.dll.
Delete the files you find in the search.
Tips & Warnings
- In addition to the steps above, you should update and run your anti-virus program. If you do not have an anti-virus program, consider purchasing one.