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How to Remove Video HD Helper Pop-up Malware, Latest Removal

Video HD Helper Brief Introduction

Video HD Helper is regarded as pop-up malware that renders deceptive ads aimed at luring online computer users and convincing them into downloading the non-existent software. When the Video HD Helper software finishes download, the targeted users’ computers then can be infectious as the Video HD Helper is bundled with malicious payloads. The numbers of the Video HD Helper’s victimized users is rapidly growing. Usually, once Internet users become attacked, the Video HD Helper malware will fast exploit system vulnerabilities to get the victimized machine totally vulnerable for more malware including Trojan virus, ransomware, rogueware and more. Furthermore, the backdoor also can be opened by this way, which allows hijackers access to the victimized machine in order for collecting sensitive information and boosting malicious traffic. The log-in credentials, online transaction data, banking data and other financial details must be at high risk of exposure due to the Video HD Helper malware attack. Refer to the previously released hijack virus similar to the Video HD Helper malware.

Internet users fall victim via spam emails, fishing site, high-risk applications and other third-party Windows potentially unwanted programs. Internet users receive a spam email in order to lure them to install the malicious app. The message read download the Video HD Helper browser add-on to upgrade PC performance and improve online experience. In fact, the message is worth nothing as the Video HD Helper is perilous software regarded as the lure. Usually, the Internet users will be more inclined to click links reflected on the message body, while the links lead to the malicious app. Once clicked, the Video HD Helper malicious payloads within it can fast infiltrate on the targeted PCs without any consent. To profit from this, the attackers try to use micropayment schemes provided by mobile carriers. To acquire more sensitive information, the attackers may access the victimized machine via backdoor and obtain the victimized user’s administrator privileges for stealing confidential information in person.

It is highly recommended of you removing the Video HD Helper malware from the infectious computer as quick as possible in case of further damage. If need professional help, you can Live Chat with VilmaTech 24/7 Online Experts now.

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How to Remove the Video HD Helper Pop-up Malware Completely

Step 1: Unlock Video HD Helper Page

A: For Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8

  • If the infectious machine turns on, get it shut down first.
  • Reboot victimized computer but before Windows launches on, hit F8 key.
  • By this way, you can get Windows Advanced Options popped-up.
  • Choose Safe Mode with Networking by arrow keys.
  • Press Enter key. Windows is loading files.
  • Access to the Desktop on the infectious computer.

B: For Windows 8

  • Start computer and go to desktop first fro Windows 8.
  • Reach desktop, and then press Ctrl+ Alt+ Del combination key.
  • Switch User page pops-up, type “Shift” key and choose “Shut down” button.
  • Select Restart option. Choose Troubleshoot option.
  • Choose ‘Advanced Options’ and choose Startup setting.
  • Press F5/5 key to choose Safe Mode with Networking.
  • Windows is loading files and reach the desktop.

Step 2: Open Control Panel

  • Click the Start button and choose Control Panel there.
  • Windows 8, move the mouse cursor to the location of applications.
  • And then right click anywhere around the applications.
  • Get All Apps icon and click on it.
  • Locate at the Applications Menu.
  • Search Control Panel and open it there.

Step 3: Locate at Uninstall a Program

  • Open Control Panel Page.
  • Confirm the View type as big icons or small icons.
  • Choose the Uninstall a Program option and open it.
  • For Windows XP users, click Add/Remove option.(See below screenshot)

  • According the view types, you also can choose “Programs and Features” option.
  • And then just need open Uninstall a program option.

  • Next step, you need choose program related with Video HD Helper.
  • And then click Remove or Uninstall option.
  • And then choose remove or Uninstall button again
  • After confirmation, the Windows will pop-up wizard to guide.
  • You just follow wizard to get the Video HD Helper malware removed.

Step 4: Delete Virus Files

After the steps mentioned above, you still need to remove all left files about the Video HD Helper malware. To accomplish this step, you have to show hidden files first, follow the below tips please.
A: Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP

  • Open Start button and open Control Panel.
  • Open Appearance and Personalization link.
  • Double click on Files and Folder Option.
  • Click on the Show hidden files and folders option.
  • Select the “View” tab. “Show hidden files, folders and drives.”
  • Uncheck “Hide protected operating system files. Click OK.

B: For Windows 8, Locate at the Metro.

  • Right click anyway where around the applications.
  • Click “All Apps” Double click on Windows Explorer.
  • Choose File Explorer, click View tab.
  • Check “File name extensions” and “Hidden items” options.
  • Press Ok to apply changes.

C: Delete shown files about the Video HD Helper.

  • Click the Start button.
  • Choose My Computer or Computer.
  • For Windows 8, just reveal out Apps View and search my computer.
  • Access to local disks and open them.
  • Detect and delete all files related with Video HD Helper.
  • After that close all pop-up windows.

Step 5: Delete Virus Entries

  • Press Windows + R.
  • Type regedit in Run box and press Ok.
  • Reach the Registry Editor.
  • Search the Video HD Helper.
  • Delete all detected entries.

Step 6: Check Windows Firewall

Try below steps to get the Windows Firewall worked abnormally as usual.

  • Click the Start button and choose Control Panel again.
  • For Windows 8, still need access to the Apps View first.
  • And then search control panel from the search box.

  • You then need choose security applet. (System and Security)
  • Choose System and Security link.
  • Open the Restore defaults link.

  • Choose the restore the defaults firewall settings.
  • Choose the Restore Defaults button now.
  • Confirm and click Yes to continue.
  • Windows Firewall then will be restored to the default values.
  • After that, reboot infectious computer.

Create a System Restore Point to Fix Video HD Helper


Video HD Helper pop-up malware is categorized as malicious browser add-on that is not merely worth nothing but also carrying out abundance damage to the victimized machine. Video HD Helper pop-up may recommends Internet users download some potentially unwanted program under the pretense of improving PC performance. Actually, the Video HD Helper just takes this pretense to propagate malicious payloads to the targeted system. Once users unsuspectingly installed, the Video HD Helper malware then can be quickly added to the targeted Internet browsers. OpenSSL containing vulnerabilities is widely used to exploit to read the memory of the infectious system so that hijackers can gain access to the memory and impersonate service providers. And then data in memory also containing sensitive information can be stolen as well. Therefore, the Video HD Helper malware should be removed from the infectious computer as quick as possible. If still need more information, you can live chat with VilmaTech 24/7 Online Experts

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