Trojan.Vawtrak.ED Removal Guide


Trojan.Vawtrak.ED is a kind of vicious trojan threat and it uses numerous security vulnerabilities to infiltrate into the system. In such ways, it can hide inside your system via different unauthorized sources such as phishing mails with attachments, p2p file sharing data, unreliable pop-ups, using affected removal devices and some others. In this time, be careful while you downloading and installing any programs from unknown sources. Most of the cases, Trojan.Vawtrak.ED virus gets installed onto the system then it may corrupt victim's numerous versions of system browsers and modify the default home page and search provider settings without any approval. No matter, when you launch any browser to initiate browsing then it usually displays numerous bogus warning messages on the system screen.

You can see that your all search results gets rerouted to some malicious or insecure websites which are full of vicious links. To be more specific, it is highly capable to create backdoor to delivers tons of risky programs to the system. On the other way, if you don't take feasible steps to get rid of Trojan.Vawtrak.ED then it can deactivate the working of task manger, registry editor and also disables firewall detection and antivirus applications. Hence, it is advised to eliminate Trojan.Vawtrak.ED quickly in order to secure the system.


How to Remove Trojan.Vawtrak.ED from Compromised PC (Manual Steps)

(This guide is intended to help users in following Step by Step instructions in making Windows Safe)

The first step which need to be followed is to Restart Windows PC in Safe Mode

Reboot in Safe Mode (For Windows XP | Vista | Win7)

  1. Restart Computer
  2. Tap on F8 continuously when the PC starts booting and select the option to enter Safe Mode with Networking.

safe mode

For Windows 8/8.1

  1. Press on the Start Button and then Choose Control Panel from the menu option
  2. Users need to opt for System and Security, to select Administrative Tools and then System Configuration.


3.  Next, Click on the Safe Boot option and then choose OK, this will open a pop-up window, next Select Restart Option.

For Windows 10

  1. Start Menu is to be selected to Open it
  2. Press the power button icon which is present in the right corner, this will display power options menu.
  3. Keeping the SHIFT Key pressed on the keyboard, select the restart option. This will reboot Win 10
  4. Now you need to select the Troubleshoot icon, followed by advanced option in the startup Settings. Click on Restart. This will give the option to reboot, now select Enter Safe Mode with Networking.

Step 2. Uninstall Trojan.Vawtrak.ED from Task Manager on Windows

How to End the Running Process related to Trojan.Vawtrak.ED using Task Manager

  1. Firstly, Open Task Manager by Pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc in Combination
  2. Next, Click on processes to Find Trojan.Vawtrak.ED
  3. Now Click and select End Process to terminate Trojan.Vawtrak.ED.

task manager

Step3: How to Uninstall Trojan.Vawtrak.ED from Control Panel on Windows

for Win XP| Vista and Win 7 Users

  1. Click and Select on Start Menu
  2. Now Control Panel is to be selected from the list
  3. Next Click on Uninstall Program
  4. Users need to Choose suspicious program related to Trojan.Vawtrak.ED and right clicking on it.
  5. Finally, Select Uninstall option.





For Win 8

  • Click and Select “Charms bar
  • Now Select Settings Option
  • Next Click on Control Panel
  • Select on Uninstall a Program Option and right click on program associated to Trojan.Vawtrak.ED and finally uninstall it.



For Windows 10

  1. The first Step is to Click and Select on Start Menu
  2. Now Click on All Apps
  3. Choose Trojan.Vawtrak.ED and other suspicious program from the complete list
  4. Now right Click on to select Trojan.Vawtrak.ED and finally Uninstall it from Windows 10




Step: 4 How to Delete Trojan.Vawtrak.ED Created Files from Registry

  • Open Registry by Typing Regedit in the Windows Search Field and then press on Enter.
  • This will open the registry entries. Now users need to press CTRL + F together and type Trojan.Vawtrak.ED to find the entries.
  • Once located, delete all Trojan.Vawtrak.ED named entries. If you are unable to find it, you need to look up for it on the directories manually. Be careful and delete only Trojan.Vawtrak.ED entries, else it can damage your Windows Computer severely.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random


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