Does your system got affected with Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b? Does it slow down your PC performance? Does it invades in your system without any warning and permission? Does it installs lots of malicious files on your computer screen? Have you tried to uninstall it from control panel but failed. Don't worry read the complete post and get simple and effective way to remove Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b from your system.

Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b is a terrible and dangerous trojan virus that invades in your system silently. It affects all version of operating system such as Window XP, Window 2000, Window 7, Window 8/8.1 and newly developed Window 10 also. This threat is very perilous as it injects its own files and registry to get into computer in stealthy ways. Mostly, this malware distributed over the system through unknown resources such as visiting junk sites, peer to peer download, spam mail attachment, instant messaging applications etc. Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b hijacks web browsers like Chrome, IE, Mozilla Firefox and Safari by inflecting DNS settings to take users to new tab of harmful sites.Furthermore This threat adds on more infectious virus to the system by communicating remote attackers. Though, it tracks both online and offline activity of the user to collect private data of the user to perform illicit tasks. Therefore, it is suggested to remove Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b from PC to protect from severe disaster.

How does Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b enters in your system?

Once Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b intrude into your system and mess up your system badly. It can easily enter through free software and make your PC vulnerable. This virus may get inside by sharing any P2P files. There are some reasons by which this Trojan Horse can get inside into your system which are given below.

1. Clicking on malicious links and advertisements.
2. Visiting illegal websites.
3. While sharing any P2P files
4. Through downloading any free software
5. When you open any unknown emails and attachments.

Symptoms of Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b

  • Redirects you to another harmful websites.
  • Causes system error and blue screen of death error.
  • Installs lots of malicious files on computer.
  • Slow down PC performance.
  • It can also lead to system freeze or crash.

Harmful Consequences of Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b

Once Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b intrude into the system, makes the PC run slow by disturbing normal functionality such as disable task manager, control panel, firewalls etc. Even, utilizes most of CPU space and block execution of fundamental programs. This spyware makes modification in system default settings to corrupt important data and files. It can configure itself at window start-up thus it executes automatically when user turn on their system. It modifies system settings, registry settings and also browser settings. Furthermore, Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b consumes lot of system resources and network resources therefore, you will notice your system speed and internet speed become very slow. It connects with remote hackers to install other dangerous threat in your system. It steals many important information such as email address, password, credit card number, IP address and many similar information from targeted system and share these information with remote hacker for illegal purposes. Therefor, remove Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b immediately from your system.  

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Learn To Remove Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8

2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from Trojan-Spy.Win32.ZBot.b On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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