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Hercule Filter


Hercule Filter is a program developed by Edy Hinzen. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 3.78 MB (3,968,029 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Hercule Filter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hinzen.de/Spamihilator
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Spamihilator\plugins\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Spamihilator\plugins\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hercule Filter

  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • HerculeFilter.dll
  • 0190filter.dll
  • addresseefilter.dll (by Consultant) - Consultant addresseefilter (addresseefilter)
  • airfilter.dll
  • AlphabetSoup Filter.dll
  • attachmentextfilter.dll
  • BadTagFilter.dll
  • CharsetFilter.dll (by BAxBEx Software) - Charset Filter for Spamihilator
  • DNSBL.dll (by CuteConnections.Com) - DNSBL Dynamic Link Library
  • emptymailfilter.dll
  • exportsenders.dll
  • filterstats.dll
  • ForeignLangFilter.dll
  • linksfilter.dll
  • Misnamed Filter.dll
  • MisSpelledFilter.dll
  • mysticsignsfilter.dll
  • nocommentfilter.dll
  • pop3notifier.dll (by Michel Krämer) - Spamihilator (Spamihilator POP3Notifier)
  • RFCValidator.dll
  • scriptsfilter.dll
  • ServerTester.dll
  • Signature.dll
  • strangecountryfilter.dll
  • unins001.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller
  • unins002.exe
  • urlfilter.dll
  • whitestringfilter.dll
  • XHeaderFilter.dll (by CuteConnections.Com) - XHeader Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove Hercule Filter?

Quickly and completely remove Hercule Filter from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Hercule Filter from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Hercule Filter, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Hercule Filter.

Win XP 33%
Win 8 33%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Germany 22.22%
  Finland 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Italy 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 50.00%
Intel 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Common models
Shuttle Inc. SZ77 33.33%
MSI MS-7640 33.33%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT70... 33.33%


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