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I need help.my computer is aving trojan virus.which antivirus software remove virus?

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The most popular options are programs like Norton Antivirus or McAfee Antivirus, which will protect your computer against all of the latest viruses. These programs require a monthly fee to run though.

If you aren't looking to spend a lot of money, there are also some very powerful antivirus programs that do not cost anything. I would recommend either AVG Antivirus or Avira Antivirus. Both of those programs will protect against just as much as Norton or McAfee, but lack some of the more advanced features of the paid programs.

Any of the programs I've mentioned should be enough to get rid of your current problem.

You should also install Spybot Search & Destroy, which will protect you against spyware, which will endanger your privacy as well as slow down your computer.

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AVG free edition should do the trick, but the safest way to get rid of a virus is reformatting your hard drive.

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What is Antivirus software?


If you google "Antivirus Software", you will get a lot of sites. They also explain the different things they protect your computer against, i.e. trojan viruses, worms, spyware, and the like. It's a good thing to have, and you have a lot of options of different ones to try, and buy.

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Trojan Horse Removal


A virus is program that has malicious content in it and replicates itself and a Trojan horse is program that will only work if the user executes it. Sometimes, a Trojan horse covers itself as a fake folder while in fact, it's an .exe file.
The good thing about Trojan horse is that it is not that hard to get rid of them. But the bad thing about Trojan horse is that it is a little bit difficult to find them.
Although, it does not corrupt files or delete data stored on your hard disk until you execute it. Once executed, it will allow the hackers to indentify your credit card number, social security number, bank account details or some other private information.
You can delete or remove the hidden Trojan horse with the help of antivirus software. Either, you can also try the manual process to delete it or you can follow these steps:
STEP 1 Open the System Information Utility (msinfo32.exe). You can find the System Information Utility by typing “msinfo32.exe” in ‘Run’. This program lists all the processes running on any Windows system, even those processes that are hidden from the task list. Now open your virus scanner and run the executable or .dll through it.
STEP 2 Open your antivirus software and run a virus scan. If you don't have a antivirus software installed, download AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 7.5. And run a scan using it. After the scanning process is completed, delete the value that was detected from the registry (before doing this step, take a backup of the registry files):
A) Click ‘Start’ > ‘Run’.
B) Type "regedit".
C) Click "OK".
D) Go to the subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunServices
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServices

E) Now delete any value from the right pane that was detected during the scan process.
F) Exit the Registry Editor.

on Mar 16, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Trojan Virus Removal


Trojans are among the most common type of malwares known to affect thecomputer systems worldwide. It will not be a point of surprise if yourcomputer is infected by a Trojan virus. This can happen to almostanyone connected to Internet.

They are much like the same as other computer viruses and are capableto destroy your PC to the same extent viruses, worms and othermalicious codes can do.

How Trojan virus enters into a computer system?

Trojan virus employs several medium and practices to enter in to acomputer system. There are some websites which offer freeware softwareand other utilities, which could be Trojans! So just be careful whiledownloading a freeware from any website on Internet.

The Trojans works only when they are executed. But the main drawbridgeof the Trojan virus is that it not only shows its adverse effects onyour PC but it will open the door for other malicious codes likespywares, adwares, worms and many others to enter into your computersystem.

Remove Trojan virus

Are you looking for a best Trojan virus remover tool? Then you havereached the right place where you will find links to some of the bestTrojan remover tools. There are several Trojan remover tools availableon the Internet but mentioned below are some of the best Trojan removaltools as per the customer reviews:

1. Trojan Remover
2. MalwareBytes
3. XoftSpySE
4. A-Squared Anti-Malware

You can also download a free version of Trojan virus removal tool toscan and protect your PC from Trojan virus. You don’t need to gainexpertise in removing Trojan virus but a safe practice and a rightdecision to download best Trojan removal software will help you a lotin removing the infection.

The best practice to fight against the Trojan virus is to first searchabout the software or any other utility before downloading it on toyour computer. This will prevent the virus from entering into yourcomputer system and also you will get authenticated software orutilities.

on Jan 29, 2010 | PC Desktops

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HOW CAN I REMOVE TROJAN VIRUS FROM MY PC?


Run your PC in safe mode with networking prompt as an administrator(because in normal mode the virus will not allow/let you to run a setup file if it's a dangerous virus).Install strong anti-virus like Kaspersky, NOD32 etc. registered version. Update the anti-virus in safe mode and also run.

I think it will help you.

Good Luck

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Signof Virus infection
You can easily identify when yourcomputer system gets infected from viruses. Some of the signs of virusinfections are enlisted herewith:
Computerbecomes very slow in performance.
Suddensystem crashes and computer reboots repeatedly.
Applicationsoftware crashes and random messages are displayed on the monitor.
If you find any of the above mentionedsign on your computer system, then there arises the probability of yourcomputer being infected with viruses. The next step after detecting thepresence of virus on your PC is to remove them from your system in order tosave your important data. If your computer is not infected with any type ofmalicious software then it is strongly recommended to install any bestantivirus software to keep it safe against the attacks.
You can use antivirus software for removingviruses from your computer system. Antivirus software programs are intended forpreventing, detecting and removing virus programs. You can choose from some ofthe best antivirus software like Norton, Avast, AVG and others, provided it hasthe feature of regular update. In case your antivirus software is notup-to-date, then it will not be able to protect your computer system from themost recent viruses and other infections.
System Restore is an element of Windowsoperating system which enables you to roll back system files, registry keys,and installed programs to a previous stable state. Operating system of yourcomputer system creates restore point after installation of any software, orafter 24 hours.
If there is a virus is available on yoursystem at the time of creating the restore point, ittwill also become a part ofit. Antivirus software is incapable to remove any virus program from systemrestore. in such case, you have to disable System Restore and then scan withlatest antivirus software. After that, when your system gets disinfected fromviruses, then re-enable System Restore.
So, you have to install updated antivirussoftware on your computer system, if you want to keep it safe from anymalicious program like viruses.

on Jan 28, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Contrast100 do not disappear from my monitor screen


Its a virus.
You need to run these 3 essential programs to remove all the spyware on your computer.

If you do not have an internet security suit and only an anti virus
1. Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
2. Run a complete scan with free curing utility Dr.Web CureIt!
3. Run the anti spyware removal programs spybot or Superantispyware
Use Mozilla firefox or the google chrome browser for browsing unsafe websites

Install ThreatFire.ThreatFire, features innovative real-time behavioral protection technology that provides powerful standalone protection or the perfect complement to traditional signature-based antivirus programs offers unsurpassed protection against both known and unknown zero-day viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits, buffer overflows, spyware, adware and other malware.
Run an online virus scan like Trend Micro HouseCall,F-Secure Online Virus Scanner etc etc
update your software by running
Secunia Online Software Inspector
Install a good antivirus in your computer.
Keep your antivirus updated. If automatic updates are available, configure your antivirus to use them.
Keep your permanent antivirus protection enabled at all times.

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A window will pop up that reads internet explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close, is this a virus?


Yes, It is infected with virues. You need to scan your computer from Trojan remover. http://www.simplysup.com/tremover/download.html

Once it is complete just restart the computer..

Important : Don't forget to make system restore point before running Trojan Remover.

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Antivirus 2009 it self is a spyware program which scans and lists a dozen of fake Trojans in your system. remove it. by uninstalling and deleting the folder in program files. there's a software called webroot spyware remover. download it and then download combofix.exe and do a scan. combofix.exe does help removing a lot of trojans and adwares as well as virus.

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