554 Rejected Due To Virus Removal

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This page aims to help you remove 554 Rejected Due To Virus. These 554 Rejected Due To Virus removal instructions work for every version of Windows.

In case that you have received a strange e-mail 554 Rejected Due To Virus – a possible malware has invaded your PC and you have lost control over it, this is what you need to do. First of all, you should learn how to effectively deal with a Trojan horse because this is exactly what has sneaked inside your system. There is no need to panic though, because here we will try to give you a brief explanation that will hopefully be of use. The information below contains a helpful description of the typical malicious capabilities of Trojans like 554 Rejected Due To Virus and their most common methods of distribution and infection. We have also included some good prevention tips and things you should avoid, in case you want to keep such threats away. And secondly, since you have probably fallen victim to the Trojan’s malicious activities, in this removal guide we are going to help you completely remove all of its trails. All you need to do is just follow the instructions below and manually delete the infection. So, let’s begin.

Trojan horses – the multi-face malware.

There is probably no internet user that hasn’t heard of Trojans and there is a good reason to be afraid of them. Trojans like 554 Rejected Due To Virus have some major features that differentiate them from all the other types of online threats. For example, they cannot self-replicate and infect other machines or networks like the viruses do.  However, there are some specifications that make them extremely dangerous and you definitely would not want them to be around and remove them completely from your PC. Trojans are very sneaky threats. They have the ability to camouflage themselves in a wide variety of content.  Usually, the hackers that create these threats mask them as seemingly harmless files like a picture or an office document, but Trojans could be hidden also in a song, video, application, a torrent, a link or even an advertisement. Therefore, it is extremely difficult to detect them.

How can you get infected?

Unfortunately, you usually get infected without any symptoms or notice. Once you come across a very well masked malicious payload, the aim of the hackers is to trick you into clicking on it. That’s why they may use spam emails with interesting offers to click on, “too-good-to-be-true” deals, free applications to download and install or just funny pictures to click on. The moment you click, of course, the infection silently activates and lets the malware sneak inside your computer.

What is 554 Rejected Due To Virus capable of?

Once through, this Trojan horse is capable of various criminal deeds which include (but are not limited to) spying, data stealing, introducing other threats such as Ransomware, collecting data or even corrupting your system. All in all, there is nothing good you could expect from malware of this type. It can seriously mess up your files and cause huge chaos on your PC. It could even allow third parties and hackers to get access to your machine and involve it in cybercrimes like botnets that spread malware infections. Once they establish remote access, they may view your personal information; they may modify your files or even delete them all. It is all up to their imagination.  That’s why it is strongly recommended that the moment you detect the malware, you should remove it completely and prevent the hackers from accessing your computer. 

How can you protect yourself?

The best protection is prevention. You have probably heard that many times but here we are going to say it again. Invest in good antivirus software. This is really a must have on every digital device you use. A proper antivirus is usually capable of detecting such threats that are almost impossible to identify as malicious if you happen to meet them. And since malware evolves every day, you should ensure the virus definitions are regularly updated to be able to detect the newest threats. Another thing you could do to protect yourself is to browse the web wisely. If you deliberately avoid interacting with spam emails, sketchy content, and insecure web locations, you would surely minimize your chances of bumping into malware.

How can you completely remove 554 Rejected Due To Virus ?

If your computer has already been infected by 554 Rejected Due To Virus and you are unable to clean the threat, this is probably because it has sneaked deep inside your system files, where it is harder for you to detect it. However, there are a few manual steps that would help you successfully reach the Trojan and remove it right from the heart of your system. Just follow the instructions below.


Name 554 Rejected Due To Virus
Type Trojan
Danger Level High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms Trojans are very sneaky and there are hardly any symptoms that could indicate an infection. A proper antivirus could detect them though.
Distribution Method Usually, hackers mask them as seemingly harmless files like a picture or an office document, but Trojans could be hidden also in a song, video, application, a torrent, a link or even an advertisement.
Detection Tool

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554 Rejected Due To Virus Removal



Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).


To remove parasite on your own, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. If you were to do this, you need to be extremely careful, because you may damage your system.

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Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.


You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:


Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:


Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.

  • Remember this step – if you have reason to believe a bigger threat (like ransomware) is on your PC, check everything here.


Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:

hosts_opt (1)

If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.



Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC simultaneously. Go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which ones are a virus. Google them or ask us in the comments.


We get asked this a lot, so we are putting it here: Removing parasite manually may take hours and damage your system in the process. We recommend downloading SpyHunter to see if it can detect parasite files for you.

  • This step is very important, because you can catch other threats (like Ransomware and Spyware) while looking for the Adware process.

Right click on each of the virus processes separately and select Open File LocationEnd the process after you open the folder, then delete the directories you were sent to.


Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.

Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random


If all the prior steps fail to help you or you have reason to believe your system is exposed to threats like Ransomware, we advise you to download a professional scanner and remover.

Remember to leave us a comment if you run into any trouble!

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