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Some general info on Trojan Horse threats
We already told you about the versatility of those malicious programs and about some of the things they may be used for. However, the examples we’ve given you are only the tip of a very big and unpleasant iceberg. Landing a Trojan could really result in all sorts of problems for you. You can get your data deleted, your hard-drives formatted, your antivirus may stop working, Ransomware, Spyware and more additional threats may enter your computer and you may even lose the ability to control what’s happening in your machine. Your computer may start to send spam e-mails to other users or start to generate cryptocurrencies for the hackers who’ve attacked it as well as participate in DDoS attacks alongside many other computers infected by the same Trojan. To avoid these, and many more unpleasant consequences, you should act quickly and use our instructions from this page and/or the removal program linked in the guide to ensure that 1NumCTUfhUxF2Xz5kAdbP32HqYfRGU7PfX is thoroughly removed and could no longer threaten your virtual security.
|Danger Level||High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)|
|Symptoms||Unusual system behavior with many errors and crashes may indicate a Trojan infection.|
|Distribution Method||Such malware can come to you through spam, malicious ads, pirated programs and more.|
Remove 1NumCTUfhUxF2Xz5kAdbP32HqYfRGU7PfX Bitcoin Email Virus
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2: Task Manager
Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to enter the Task Manager. Go to the Tab labeled Processes (Details for Win 8/10). Carefully look through the list of processes that are currently active on you PC.
If any of them seems shady, consumes too much RAM/CPU or has some strange description or no description at all, right-click on it, select Open File Location and delete everything there.
Also, even if you do not delete the files, be sure to stop the process by right-clicking on it and selecting End Process.
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To remove parasite on your own, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. If you were to do this, you need to be extremely careful, because you may damage your system.
If you want to avoid the risk, we recommend downloading SpyHunter - a professional malware removal tool - to see whether it will find malicious programs on your PC.
4: Disable Startup programs
Re-open the Start Menu and type msconfig.
Click on the first search result. In the next window, go to the Startup tab. If you are on Win 10, it will send you to the Startup part of the task manager instead, as in the picture:
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5: Registry Editor
Press Windows key + R and in the resulting window type regedit.
Now, press Ctrl + F and type the name of the virus.
Delete everything that gets found. If you are not sure about whether to delete something, do not hesitate to ask us in the comments. Keep in mind that if you delete the wrong thing, you might cause all sorts of issues to your PC.
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Type each of the following locations in the Windows search box and hit enter to open the locations:
Delete everything you see in Temp linked to 1NumCTUfhUxF2Xz5kAdbP32HqYfRGU7PfX. About the other folders, sort their contents by date and delete only the most recent entries. As always, if you are not sure about something, write to us in the comment section.