I am searching for the best way to remove Trojan.WinLiveUpdate completely. As I have tried to remove it with my antivirus program but ended up with failure. I also found some instructions to remove the threat manually but it was quite complex and I don't have much idea about the internal files. Things are gettings worst day-by-day, so I need to remove Trojan.WinLiveUpdate immediately. Will you please help me? All the suggestions will be highly appreciated!
Trojan.WinLiveUpdate is a Trojan infection which can invade in the system secretly and conducts unwanted changes even without the users knowledge. It was recently in news for damaging millions of Windows PC in very less time after detection. The geographical distribution of Trojan.WinLiveUpdate is high which can easily spread from one PC to another using networks or removable devices. Once gets installed, you will detect several strange activities in the compromised PC. It is capable to modify the registry entries with suspicious codes or payloads. This change helps the threat to execute automatically after every reboot. It will also corrupt your stored documents and makes them completely inaccessible. Moreover, its presence can leads the PC to destructive situations if exists for long time. So, you need to remove Trojan.WinLiveUpdate in the early phase after detection.
Trojan.WinLiveUpdate posses dangerous impacts on the users identity and carries ability to steal their confidential data which they type while making any online transaction. After gaining the details, it can secretly transfer them to the remote location servers. Whats worse, this threat can execute malicious codes in the system and allow the third parties for unauthorized access of your PC. It can cause slow down of various functions of the system including Internet connection. This threat will generate lots of error messages when you will try to copy new files, delete documents, install new applications etc. Hence, it is essential to delete Trojan.WinLiveUpdate otherwise it will make your system completely useless.
Steps to Delete Trojan.WinLiveUpdate
Step: 1 Restart your Windows PC in Safe Mode
Find the complete details on how to Reboot your PC in Safe Mode (if you are a novice, follow the above given instructions on how to boot up your PC in Safe mode irrespective of the Windows Version that is being used as Windows XP, 7, Win 8, 8.1 and Windows 10)
Step:2 Remove Trojan.WinLiveUpdate from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Trojan.WinLiveUpdate Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Trojan.WinLiveUpdate virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete Trojan.WinLiveUpdate Related Startup Items
Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.
Now press Enter Key or Select OK.
“Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab
Now Search for Trojan.WinLiveUpdate Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Trojan.WinLiveUpdate
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete Trojan.WinLiveUpdate from Windows Registry
- Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
- This will Open the registry entries.
- Find Trojan.WinLiveUpdate related entries from the list and carefully delete it. However be careful and do not delete any other entries as this could severely damage the Windows Component.
Also, after completing the above steps, it is important to search for any folders and files that has been created by Trojan.WinLiveUpdate and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Trojan.WinLiveUpdate
- Click on the Start Menu
- Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
- Click on view hidden files and folders Options, For your convenience, we have included complete process on how to unhide files on all Windows Version. This will delete all the files and folders associated with Trojan.WinLiveUpdate that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of Trojan.WinLiveUpdate using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Trojan.WinLiveUpdate.
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