How to Get Rid of Trojan.Gatak.B Completely


Trojan.Gatak.B is one most critical malware infection, comes under the category of Trojan Horse. It has been designed by the rogue cyber criminal in order to take advantage of the security vulnerabilities of your system and make some quick revenue illegally. Being a nasty malware infection this particular computer threat really very dangerous for your Windows computer system which can make your computer completely good for nothing in just no time whatsoever. It silently executed in your system background and runs several mischievous task along with the legitimate process of your system. This malicious application Trojan.Gatak.B has been designed in such a complex manner that it can easily skip all the sicurity measures of your system and is fully capable to severe damage. 

Trojan.Gatak.B can infect your Windows computer quite easily by using several deceptive methods such as software bundling, visiting pornographic sites, social engineering, clicking unknown links, using infected media, opening spam attachments, peer to peer network sharing, shareware and so on. However, once infected then users are likely to experience some very critical issues in their system. It makes changes in all crucial system setting, slower your computer response, cause corruption in file system, hard drive failure, system crash, and may eventually result in severe data loss issue. Furthermore, it also enables other malware infection to infect your computer. It even steal confidential data from your system and pass it to remote hackers. Therefore, it is recommended to get rid of Trojan.Gatak.B as soon as possible on your Windows computer system.


Steps to Delete Trojan.Gatak.B

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.Gatak.B from Task Manager

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Trojan.Gatak.B Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Trojan.Gatak.B virus from Task Manager at once.

Task Manager

Step:3 How to Delete Trojan.Gatak.B Related Startup Items

Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.

Windows R

Now press Enter Key or Select OK.


Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab



Now Search for Trojan.Gatak.B Related applications on Startup Items


Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Trojan.Gatak.B


Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode




Step: 4 How to Delete Trojan.Gatak.B from Windows Registry

  1. Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
  2. This will Open the registry entries.
  3. Find Trojan.Gatak.B 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.Gatak.B and if found must be deleted.

Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Trojan.Gatak.B

  1. Click on the Start Menu
  2. Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
  3. 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.Gatak.B that was existing on your compromised system.

Still, if you are unable to get rid of Trojan.Gatak.B using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Trojan.Gatak.B.


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