Trojan.Hesv.jme is a malware program that security professionals identify as a Trojan Horse. As per the available reports, Trojan.Hesv.jme is currently one of the most malicious threats of its kind and should be removed immediately.
When it comes to computer viruses, the most challenging part is to understand the nature of a particular cyber threat. The other challenge is to successfully implement the know-how learned in detecting the infection and having it removed from your device. It may sound easy but things don’t always work out that smooth, as it might be difficult to correctly identify some threats and remove them without harming the system. Besides, it may not always be possible to keep your computer well protected from the new cyber threats that keep appearing. Even the most well-informed and experienced web users could still make a mistake and get their machines infected with some stealthy virus, such as the recently reported Trojan.Hesv.jme.
And since we mentioned this threat, in the next few paragraphs, we will explain you what to expect from Trojan.Hesv.jme, what issues it may cause, where you may encounter it, and, most importantly, how to remove it in case that your computer has been infected. Of course, we understand that you probably are just a regular web user who may not have dealt with many Trojans before and you may need some assistance. That’s why, our free removal guide at the end of the article and the professional removal tool attached to it, are there to support you to eliminate the infection.
Please follow all the steps below in order to remove Trojan.Hesv.jme!
How to remove Trojan.Hesv.jme
- First, click the Start Menu on your Windows PC.
- Type Programs and Settings in the Start Menu, click the first item, and find Trojan.Hesv.jme in the programs list that would show up.
- Select Trojan.Hesv.jme from the list and click on Uninstall.
- Follow the steps in the removal wizard.
What we suggest you do first is, check the list of programs that are presently installed on the infected device and uninstall any rogue software that you find there:
- From the Start Menu, navigate to Control Panel ->>> Programs and Features ->>> Uninstall a Program.
- Next, carefully search for unfamiliar programs or programs that have been installed recently and could be related to Trojan.Hesv.jme.
- If you find any of the programs suspicious then uninstall them if they turn out to be linked to Trojan.Hesv.jme.
- If a notification appears on your screen when you try to uninstall a specific questionable program prompting you to just alter it or repair it, make sure you choose NO and complete the steps from the removal wizard.
Remove Trojan.Hesv.jme from Chrome
- Click on the three dots in the right upper corner
- Go to more tools
- Now select extensions
- Remove the Trojan.Hesv.jme extension
- Once you open Chrome, click on the three-dots icon to open the browser’s menu, go to More Tools/ More Options, and then to Extensions.
- Again, find the items on that page that could be linked to Trojan.Hesv.jme and/or that might be causing problems in the browser and delete them.
- Afterwards, go to this folder: Computer > C: > Users > *Your User Account* > App Data > Local > Google > Chrome > User Data. In there, you will find a folder named Default – you should change its name to Backup Default and restart the PC.
- Note that the App Data folder is normally hidden so you’d have to first make the hidden files and folders on your PC visible before you can access it.
How to get rid of Trojan.Hesv.jme on FF/Edge/etc.
- Open the browser and select the menu icon.
- From the menu, click on the Add-ons button.
- Look for the Trojan.Hesv.jme extension
- Get rid of Trojan.Hesv.jme by removing it from extensions
If using Firefox:
- Open Firefox
- Select the three parallel lines menu and go to Add-ons.
- Find the unwanted add-on and delete it from the browser – if there is more than one unwanted extension, remove all of them.
- Go to the browser menu again, select Options, and then click on Home from the sidebar to the left.
- Check the current addresses for the browser’s homepage and new-tab page and change them if they are currently set to address(es) you don’t know or trust.
If using MS Edge/IE:
- Start Edge
- Select the browser menu and go to Extensions.
- Find and uninstall any Edge extensions that look undesirable and unwanted.
- Select Settings from the browser menu and click on Appearance.
- Check the new-tab page address of the browser and if it has been modified by “Trojan.Hesv.jme” or another unwanted app, change it to an address that you’d want to be the browser’s new-tab page.
How to Delete Trojan.Hesv.jme
- Open task manager
- Look for the Trojan.Hesv.jme process
- Select it and click on End task
- Open the file location to delete Trojan.Hesv.jme
- Access the Task Manager by pressing together the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys and then selecting Task Manager.
- Open Processes and there try to find a process with the name of the unwanted software. If you find it, select it with the right button of the mouse and click on the Open File Location option.
- If you don’t see a “Trojan.Hesv.jme” process in the Task Manager, look for another suspicious process with an unusual name. It is likely that the unwanted process would be using lots of RAM and CPU so pay attention to the number of resources each process is using.
- Tip: If you think you have singled out the unwanted process but are not sure, it’s always a good idea to search for information about it on the Internet – this should give you a general idea if the process is a legitimate one from a regular program or from your OS or if it is indeed likely linked to the adware.
- If you find another suspicious process, open its File Location too.
- Once in the File Location folder for the suspicious process, start testing all of the files that are stored there by dragging them to our free online scanner available below.
- If the scanner finds malware in any of the files, return to the Processes tab in the Task Manager, select the suspected process, and then select the End Process option to quit it.
- Go back to the folder where the files of that process are located and delete all of the files that you are allowed to delete. If all files get deleted normally, exit the folder and delete that folder too. If one or more of the files showed an error message when you tried to delete them, leave them for now and return to try to delete them again once you’ve completed the rest of the guide.
How to Uninstall Trojan.Hesv.jme
- Click on the home button
- Search for Startup Apps
- Look for Trojan.Hesv.jme in there
- Uninstall Trojan.Hesv.jme from Startup Apps by turning it off
- Now you need to carefully search for and uninstall any Trojan.Hesv.jme-related entries from the Registry. The easiest way to do this is to open the Registry Editor app (type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter) and then open a Find dialog (CTRL+F key combination) where you have to type the name of the threat.
- Perform a search by clicking on the Find Next button and delete any detected results. Do this as many times as needed until no more results are found.
- After that, to ensure that there are no remaining entries lined to Trojan.Hesv.jme in the Registry, go manually to the following directories and delete them:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Random Directory.
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main/Random
Is Trojan.Hesv.jme dangerous?
The fearful fame of the Trojan Horse viruses is largely attributed to their potential to inflict multiple forms of damage as soon as they get into the targeted machine. This means that you can expect serious system damage, PC Registry corruption, corruption or deletion of different important files from the HDD, as well as secret insertion of ransomware, rootkits and other nasty threats. New infections such as Trojan.Hesv.jme may also be set to spy on your activities, and even provide its criminal creators with remote control over the hacked computer. So, if you have even the slightest doubt that a Trojan like this one might be hiding somewhere in your OS, it is really your best (and only option) to detect and remove it ASAP.
Trojans such as Trojan.Hesv.jme, Multi Speed Up and Wd Cloud.exe can be quite stealthy and wouldn’t really show any symptoms of their presence in order to avoid being detected for as long as possible. In most cases, there will be nothing odd that could serve as a red flag. Still, sometimes, the victims may detect a spike in RAM and Processor usage, as well as occasional errors or repeated failures of the system and some of the software installed on it.
The way of distribution of such Trojans is also very stealthy. A malware like Trojan.Hesv.jme may be introduced to the system in an unexpected way. Most commonly, this could be an email notification or a spam message or file, a (fake) request for upgrade or a simple pop-up. Thus, your best chance to avoid these threats is to have a reliable antivirus program in place and avoid interaction with sketchy web materials.