What is hid.exe?

hid.exe is usually located in the 'c:\downloads\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected hid.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

hid.exe does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

hid.exe is not signed.

VirusTotal report

34 of the 66 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the hid.exe file. That's a 52% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Acronis suspicious
AegisLab Trojan.Multi.Generic.4!c
AhnLab-V3 Trojan/Win32.AutoIt.C3134592
Avast Win32:Trojan-gen
AVG Win32:Trojan-gen
Avira TR/AD.Inject.poqtd
ClamAV Win.Malware.Smdd-6922230-0
CrowdStrike win/malicious_confidence_90% (W)
Cybereason malicious.55d379
Cyren W32/FakeDoc.G.gen!Eldorado
DrWeb Trojan.AutoIt.385
Endgame malicious (high confidence)
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/Injector.Autoit.DWX
F-Secure Trojan.TR/AD.Inject.poqtd
FireEye Generic.mg.045fa271695b85a7
Fortinet AutoIt/Injector.DWD!tr
GData Win32.Trojan-Stealer.Brilik.9P1N90
Ikarus Trojan.Win32.Injector
Invincea heuristic
K7AntiVirus Trojan ( 0054c1601 )
K7GW Trojan ( 0054c1601 )
Kaspersky Trojan.Win32.Bsymem.fud
Malwarebytes Trojan.Agent.AutoIt
MAX malware (ai score=100)
McAfee Artemis!045FA271695B
McAfee-GW-Edition BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.th
Microsoft Trojan:Win32/Fuerboos.C!cl
Paloalto generic.ml
Qihoo-360 HEUR/QVM10.1.9085.Malware.Gen
SentinelOne DFI - Suspicious PE
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Autoit.Auto
Trapmine suspicious.low.ml.score
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.R002H0CDG19
ZoneAlarm Trojan.Win32.Bsymem.fud
34 of the 66 anti-virus programs detected the hid.exe file.

hid.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove hid.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the hid.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that hid.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate hid.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the hid.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate hid.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the hid.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If hid.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If hid.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If hid.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that hid.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to hid.exe:

hid.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

hid.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

hid.exe has stopped working.

End Program - hid.exe. This program is not responding.

hid.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

hid.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with hid.exe?

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