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How to Remove Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 from the Computer

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on February 23rd, 2013 | Leave a comment

Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 belongs to Trojan.Downbot.D family that can steal information from the compromised computer. Trojans can hide themselves from detection of antivirus programs and also cripple computer security system. There are lots of members in Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 family and any one of them can ruin your computer. It is detected that the infection will bring additional threats to the compromised computer.

Symptoms of Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 infection
Web browser is redirected to unknown sites
Security programs fail to update
Unknown icons show up on desktop
Task manager or registry editor is blocked

Since Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 will download other malicious applications, you need to figure out how to get rid of it as soon as possible. There are two possible ways for you.

Manual removal instruction
It is possible to remove the Trojan in manual way, but it is not considered as the best solution. Users who are familiar with computer system can try manual way to remove the Trojan. Everyone should realize that Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 manual removal is relatively complicated and bears certain risks.

1. Kill malicious process
2. Delete malicious programs
3. Remove Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 registry entries
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run KB.exe

What is the most effective way to remove Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2?
Experts suggest common users to remove the Trojan by security programs. When yours is unable to wipe off the Trojan, you just need to download another one. Using an advanced virus removal program can detect and delete the Trojan safely without corrupting the compromised computer. Furthermore, a virus removal program can remove Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 and meanwhile pick up malicious files downloaded by the Trojan. Many infections are related to one another. You need to pick them up. In our test, we found Spyware Cease is a good tool for Trojan.Downbot.D!gen2 removal and the steps are simple.
1. Download Spyware Cease
2. Install and run the software
3. Run an online scan
4. After the scan, click the remove button.

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