How to get rid of the hldrrr VirusSometimes the hldrrr file may cloak a virus, such as Symantec found W32.Beagle.EB or, as the case may be, Downloader, as well as TrendMicro found TROJ_BAGLE.OG or, as the case may be, TROJ_BAGLE.TX. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with hldrrr.exe
The hldrrr.exe process is also known as setup or, as the case may be, Microsoft and is a part of install or, as the case may be, Microsoft. This software is produced by install or, as the case may be, microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of hldrrr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- setup has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- setup has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- hldrrr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module hldrrr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about hldrrr.exe setup
hldrrr.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file hldrrr.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 684,032 bytes (14% of all these files), 712,712 bytes as well as 16 other variants.
The hldrrr file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This process can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual Hldrrr.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs. For this reason, 76% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find hldrrr.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about hldrrr?
|Screwed up my PC :( |
|Kind of W32.Beagle.KF [Sophos] |
|Virus (further information...) |
|Created by Trojan.Tooso.R (further information...) |
Summary: For this reason, 10 users have already deleted hldrrr.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall install or Microsoft
To remove setup from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for install or Microsoft in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if hldrrr.exe (setup) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of setup. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for setup or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or hldrrr.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.