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Should I remove Heroes of Newerth?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,072
United States Rank #6,614
Reach 0.0761%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.56 days
606.58 days >
Average installed length: 318.71 days


2.5.12 2.00%
2.3.0 85.87%
2.0.33 5.00%
2.0.26 1.13%
1.0.20 0.20%
1.0.16 3.93%
1.0.14 0.07%
1.0.13 0.07%
1.0.0 0.87%
0.9.0 0.40%
0.3.0 0.47%

Heroes of Newerth


Heroes of Newerth is a software program developed by S2 Games. The most common release is 2.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 primary executable is named hon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 268.81 MB (281,872,727 bytes). The installed file hon_update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of Heroes of Newerth come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.garena.co.id
Help link: forums.heroesofnewerth.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Heroes of Newerth
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Heroes of Newerth\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 268.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Heroes of Newerth

Program executable:hon.exe
Name:Heroes of Newerth
Path:C:\Program Files\heroes of newerth\hon.exe
Additional files:
  • icudt42.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • Awesomium.dll (by Khrona) - Awesomium v1.6.5
  • AwesomiumProcess.exe (by Khrona)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libsndfile-1.dll - libsndfile-1 DLL (A library for reading and writing audio files.)
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • hon_update.exe
  • k2.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • openal32.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • vid_d3d9.dll
  • vid_gl2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hon.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB87B1E6-99AA-461D-8F5F-5C45460834AA}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Heroes of Newerth\hon.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:12.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0602152084%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00177740%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.05843781%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:595
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Heroes of Newerth?

You can uninstall Heroes of Newerth 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Heroes of Newerth, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Heroes of Newerth.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.58%
Windows 10 28.23%
Windows Vista 3.00%
Windows XP 1.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.69%
Windows 7 Professional 9.61%
Windows 8.1 8.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.07%
Windows 10 Home 4.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.67%
  Sweden 9.22%
  Canada 5.93%
  DK 4.32%
  Germany 4.21%
  Australia 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Norway 3.11%
  France 2.59%
  Brazil 1.96%
  Finland 1.96%
  Romania 1.09%
  Netherlands 1.04%
  Belgium 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.22%
Hewlett-Packard 19.73%
Acer 14.53%
Dell 13.56%
Lenovo 5.21%
Alienware 2.78%
Toshiba 2.54%
MSI 2.30%
Samsung 2.06%
Intel 1.69%
Medion 0.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.03%
Dell XPS 8300 3.02%
LENOVO 20217 2.55%
MSI MS-7752 2.55%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.32%


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