Remove Win32/HackKMS.A Virus – Steps To Delete Win32/HackKMS.A Trojan Virus

Win32/HackKMS.A has infected my new Windows 10 computer. My PC is working very slow and my screen often goes blank. Many of my system programs are not responding. My anti-virus can detect Win32/HackKMS.A virus on my system but cannot remove it completely. I have tried several anti-virus program but all fails to remove this infection. I am unable to carry out any task on my system. I don't want to reinstall the Windows. Please help me to delete Win32/HackKMS.A virus completely from my system.


Win32/HackKMS.A is a nasty PC threat that belongs to dangerous Trojan family. This perilous computer virus silently intrude your machine without your knowledge or consent and perform several malicious activities. It is a nasty PC threat declared as a world wide intruder by security researchers. It is able to attack all versions of Windows Operating System very easily. This harmful malware infection can do major damage to your computer system and leads to several unwanted problems. After getting installed on your system, it will firstly disable your working anti-virus program and also block the Windows Firewall security. Win32/HackKMS.A is able to delete important system files and can also corrupt your legitimate applications that can result into unwanted errors. Your computer will very slow and start showing weird behavior.

Win32/HackKMS.A can spread through bundled free third party programs, infected USB drives, spam or junk email attachments, malicious websites and p2p file sharing. Once installed on the victimized computer system, it can easily contaminate your registry editor and inject its malign codes into it. This nasty create new registry key that helps it into getting automatically started on your PC. It can also get back into your machine by using those registry entries after removal. Win32/HackKMS.A also download other harmful threats and malware on your computer without permission. What is more dangerous, it can steal your personal data. It can gather all your sensitive details including your online banking information, credit card number, IP address etc. and send to hackers. It can also allow cyber criminals to remotely access your PC by creating backdoor on your machine. You are advised to immediately remove Win32/HackKMS.A from your computer.


Steps to Delete Win32/HackKMS.A

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 Win32/HackKMS.A from Task Manager

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Win32/HackKMS.A Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Win32/HackKMS.A virus from Task Manager at once.

Task Manager

Step:3 How to Delete Win32/HackKMS.A 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 Win32/HackKMS.A Related applications on Startup Items


Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Win32/HackKMS.A


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




Step: 4 How to Delete Win32/HackKMS.A 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 Win32/HackKMS.A 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 Win32/HackKMS.A and if found must be deleted.

Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Win32/HackKMS.A

  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 Win32/HackKMS.A that was existing on your compromised system.

Still, if you are unable to get rid of Win32/HackKMS.A using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Win32/HackKMS.A.


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