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Trojan horse is a very common word nowadays; even a school kid knows what the Trojan really is. The reason is obvious, in computer classes they are being told to be cautious about these vulnerabilities and do not use any program which they are not aware of.

Malware like trojan will not even leave a small clue about their silent attack. You turn on your PC and suddenly you find that it is not working properly. This is the moment you will realize that some malware attack has happened. But you have no option then except cursing yourself that you haven’t used good virus protection software. Trojan is one of a particular sneaky kind of malware. Everyone should be cautious about these sorts of malwares.

Trojan Horse

The only reason is that at first sight they seem harmless and beneficial. And, the ambush starts. They trick anyone to install them into the system. Cyber criminals get better opportunity for executing their online theft and fraud activities. Social Platform is the best suited place for trying hands on Trojans expansion.

At this platform it is easy to trick people with attractive offers hiding the Trojan underneath. This type of situation creates the necessity for antivirus software. If we install good quality antivirus in our PC then it can definitely be said that “Don’t worry, here comes your protector”.

Antivirus or anti-malware helps to protect PC by simply keeping the Trojans off in the computer system. This can be done as it is very easy for antivirus software to recognize the actual malware.

Trojan horse terminology comes from Greek mythology and the computer malware function in the same way. The big wood horse was gifted by Greeks which destroyed Trojan city. It is really interesting about the comparison made with the mythology. For you it seems to be an interesting game app, and once you try to do something, the malware will get hold of your personal information. The antivirus programs look inside the ‘horse’ to find out what really exists there. If anything wrong found, protection get enabled automatically, blocking the malware from the system.

But do not get driven away by facts that PCs are the only target for trojan horse. All kinds of devices with internet connection are the targeted ones. The only solution to protect you from cyber criminals and their malpractices is to install a reputed antivirus product. But do not just install it, regular update is necessary to protect your device. Trojans will continue to develop new ways to catch hold of you but don’t worry; you have access to some good antivirus that will help you fight these cyber crimes.

Tools Required to fix Trojan Horse Virus:

  • defencebyte AntiVirus Pro.

Instructions for Trojan Horse removal using defencebyte AntiVirus Pro:

This procedure may appear burdensome because of the various steps mentioned but worry not! It is only to give you a clearer insight of the whole process. Before beginning with the guide, the user must print out the steps and close other programs that might be running in the system as the browser will require to be closed and the computer rebooted afterwards.

To begin with, you should download defencebyte AntiVirus Pro to start with the scanning for any malicious adware that might be present in your system. The link mentioned below is where you can download defencebyte AntiVirus Pro from.

defencebyte Antivirus Pro Download Link (Download page will open in a new window)

1. After the download, you must close all the programs and windows running on your system including this one.

2. Then you should double-click on the icon on your desktop defencebyteAVPro.exe. This step will begin the installation in your system.

3. Once the installation starts, you must keep following the prompts to keep up with the installation process. Make sure you don’t make any changes to default settings. After the program has finally installed onto your system, the user must leave defencebyte AntiVirus Pro checked. Lastly press the Finish In case, defencebytes prompts you to reboot the system, then it is advised not to do so.

4. defencebyte AntiVirus Pro will now begin and it will appear on your screen as shown below-

Step 1

Now click on Scan button to start up with the scan. In case any update regarding defencebyte is available, the download and installation will automatically take place before the scan performs.

5. defencebyte AntiVirus Pro will now begin with the scanning your system for any kind of Trojan Horse present in your system. This step could take a while so you are requested to work on something else and keep checking up on the status from time to time.

Step 3

6. After defencebyte AntiVirus Pro is finished with scanning, the malware which has been found will show up on your screen.

Step 4

The user should now press on Clean Now to delete all the malware that showed up. The defencebyte AntiVirus Pro will now start deleting all the files and registry keys. In this step, defencebyte might require a reboot to be able to delete some of them. Please allow the reboot to take place if it appears on the screen. If it displays a message stating that it needs to reboot, please allow it to do so. Please continue with the steps after the system has been rebooted and the user is logged in.

7. You can now close defencebyte AntiVirus Pro.

8. It can be quite a task to get rid of Trojan Horse without resetting the browsers completely.

Please follow the required steps mentioned below to reset your browser to factory defaults. Kindly note that this procedure will delete all add-ons, extensions, toolbars etc.

  • Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox

Reset Google Chrome Browser:

You will have to reset Chrome back to its default settings to be able to remove Trojan Horse completely. After following these steps, all the configuration info from your browser will be deleted for instance your homepage, saved info, browsing history, cookies etc. The bookmarks will be preserved just as it is.
To begin with resetting Chrome, the user must open up the program and press on the Chrome’s menu button in the top right of the screen. Now the main menu for Chrome will appear like this-
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Then press on the menu option tagged as Settings as shown by the arrow in the picture below. This will open up the basic settings on the screen. You will see a Show Advanced Settings at the bottom as shown below.

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Press on Show Advanced Settings option to open up advanced setting screen. At the very bottom you will find a reset button as shown in the image.

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Then press Reset settings as shown in the image above. Chrome will now show up a confirmation dialog asking you if you would like to reset the browser.

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Press Reset button to reset Chrome. Chrome will now delete all your personal info, and history. Your bookmarks will be preserved and will be accessible.

Now to remove Trojan Horse fully, the user will have to reset the internet explorer to its initial settings. With this step, all your personal info will be deleted. This step will also disable the toolbar and any ad-ons and bookmarks will not be affected.

Reset Internet Explorer Browser:

Open the program and press on Internet Explorer to reset Internet Explorer. After this a main menu for Internet Explorer will appear as shown below-

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You should now Press the menu option labelled as Internet Options as shown above and this will show the internet option screen.

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Press Advanced tab as shown above which will open up Advanced Settings screen.

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Press on Reset as shown above after which a confirmation dialog will appear asking you if you are sure you want to reset or not.

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Then please put a check mark in Delete personal settings and then press Reset button. Internet Explorer will now delete all your personal data and disable any ad-on or toolbar. The bookmarks will be saved and it’d remain accessible.

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After the reset process has been done, click Close button. You will now have to restart Internet Explorer to finish the reset. Follow the given instructions after Internet Explorer has restarted. Now to remove Trojan Horse fully, the user will have to reset the internet explorer to its initial settings. By this step all your personal info will be deleted. This step will also disable the toolbar and any ad-ons and bookmarks will not be affected.

Reset Mozilla Firefox Browser:

To begin with resetting Firefox, the user must open up the program and press on the Firefox menu button in the top right of the screen. Now the main menu for Firefox will appear like this-

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Then press the question mark as shown by the arrow in the image shown above.

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After this Press Troubleshooting Information option shown by the arrow below. Next press on the Troubleshooting Information option as shown below-

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Press Refresh Firefox to start up with refresh process. After which a confirmation window will show up asking you whether you’d like to perform a refresh.

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Press Refresh Firefox button to perform refresh on firefox. After the refreshing process is done, an importing window will show up. Then Firefox will reopen and mention that it has been refreshed.

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Now press Let’s Go button to start using Firefox.

Your computer is now supposed to be free from Trojan Horse program. Your computer should now be free of the Trojan Horse program. In case it gets infected through the present anti-virus you are using then you may consider purchasing the PRO version of defencebyte AntiVirus Pro to safeguard your system in the future.

In case you are still facing any problem with the system after following the instructions then kindly contact our customer support numbers:

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