What is Moshpunt 2K? It seems that it has hit my computer while I was opened an email in junk box of my email account. Because since then my computer is working weired. My anti virus has detected it as a threat but unfortunately not able to remove Moshpunt 2K completely. My computer is working in very sluggish manner and it get frequent stucking and freezing. While running any massive off line program or watching online video or using such any online program that need more CPU and RAM uses, the web browser automatically aborted and a BSOD appears on my PC. How can I remove Moshpunt 2K from my PC?
Moshpunt 2K is a very nasty AOL parasite which has developed in July 2000 by a evil minded software programmer MoSHPuNTeR. Mostly it targets online user of AOL Instant messenger service (AIM / ICQ). It is a real fact that the so caaled infection Moshpunt 2K is very dangerous program and capable to cause very serious damages and issues on any compromised computer. Security experts have defined as a Trojan horse virus that is concerned with cyber crime. It is a great threat that put all your online privacy at high risk because it is able to take screen shots, collect informations by logging keystrocks and stealing passwords. It also uses exploits to drop more infections on your computer and completely ruin Windows computer even when the system is guarded with an anti virus and Firewall security program. So you should consider Moshpunt 2K as a very nasty Trojan virus with all capabilities to exploit vulnerabilities, Dos attacker, downloader, and information stealer. The Trojan infection may arrive to your computer with stealthy installation methods and deceptive email spoofing methods. Moshpunt 2K can be easily spread through downloading of free of cost software packages that contains the infection as additional program, via fake error shooting notifications and by opening Spam email file attachments. So Internet user should be careful while online surfing or downloading freeware. If you have a slight consent of getting this infection on your computer then use automated removal method to get rid of Moshpunt 2K as soon as possible.
Steps to Remove Moshpunt 2K
Step 1>> How to Boot Windows in Safe Mode to isolate Moshpunt 2K
Step 2>> How to View Hidden Files created by Moshpunt 2K
for Windows XP
- Exit all Program and Go to Desktop
- Select My Computer icon and Double Click to Open it
- Click on the Tools Menu and now select and Click on Folder Options.
- Select on View Tab that appears in New Window.
- Check mark on the box next to Dispaly the Contents of System Folders
- Now Check the box in order to Show Hidden Files and Folders
- Now press on Apply and OK to close the Window.
- As soon as these steps are performed, you can view the files and folders that were created by Moshpunt 2K and hidden till now.
for Windows Vista
- Minimize all Window and Go to Desktop
- Click on the Start Button which can be found in lower lef Corner having Windows Logo
- Click on the Control Panel on the Menu and Open it
- Control Panel can be opened in Classic View or Control Panel Home View.
- If you have Selected Classic View, follow this
- Double Click on the Folder icon to open it
- Now select the view tab
- Click on Option to Show Hidden Files or Folders
- If you have Selected Control Panel Home View, follow this
- Appearance and Personalization link is to be Clicked
- Select on Show Hidden Files or Folders
- Press Apply Option and then Click on OK.
This will Show all the Folders including those created by Moshpunt 2K
Know how to view Hidden Folders on Windows 7, Win 8 and Windows 10
(Following the above steps are necessary to view all the files created by Moshpunt 2K and that is known to exist on Compromised PC.)
- Open the Run Box by holding together the Start Key and R.
- Now Type and input appwiz.cpl and press on OK
- This will take you to the Control Panel, Now Search for Suspicious programs or any entries related to Moshpunt 2K. Unistall it once if you happen to find it. However be sure not to Uninstall any other program from the list.
- In the Search Field, Type msconfig and press on Enter, this will pop-up a Window
In the Startup Menu, Uncheck all the Moshpunt 2K related entries or which are Unknown as Manufacturer.
Step 3>> Open the Run Box by Pressing Start Key and R in Combination
- Copy + Paste the following Command as
- notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts and press on OK
- This will Open a new file. If your system has been hacked by Moshpunt 2K, certain IP’s will be displayed which can be found in the bottom of the screen.
Look for the suspicious IP that is present in your Localhost
Step 4>> How to Terminate Moshpunt 2K Running Processes
- Go the Processes Tab by pressing on CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Keys Together.
- Look for the Moshpunt 2K Running Processes.
- Right Click on Moshpunt 2K and End the Process.
Step 5>> How to Remove Moshpunt 2K Related Registry Entries
- Open Registry by Typing Regedit in the Run box and Hit Enter Key
- This will open all the list of entries.
- Now Find and search the entries created by Moshpunt 2K and cautiously delete it.
- Alternatively, you can manually search for it in the list to delete Moshpunt 2K Manually.
Unfortunately, if you are unable to remove Moshpunt 2K, Scan your PC Now
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