Odd popup/after-setup windows named 'Hidden Start v2.1' as soon as windows loaded without a single click or action - hacked already?

As soon as Windows loaded without further action or simple click, 3 popup/after-setup windows (all the same) named 'Hidden Start v2.1' (with some unknown ads) appeared. And they observed above all other applications.

In any case, I was able to move to the sides and finally closed the.

Although nothing (so far), is that my computer has been hacked already?


Hello LeafPomelo,

You can do a search in the registry for Hstart and see if you can find and remove from the registry.
Go to the search box start. Type Regedit.

If you get a guest user account control, click Ok.
Click on edit in the menu bar.
Select search.
In the look for box, type Hstart, and then click the next button.
It will show you the research register.
If it finds all entries, you can delete the key.
The executable file is hstart.exe.

Change the settings of the REGISTRY can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the REGISTRY settings configuration can be solved. Changes to these settings are at your own risk...

NTWindows is the manufacturer of the software and have forums you can ask questions about Hidden Start.



I hope this helps.


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