Fun.exe virus

Fun.exe 

Fun.exe is malicious software from the Trojan type that can convert the infected computer into a bot. By taking control of its processes and resources, Fun.exe can make the computer serve the criminal needs of the hackers in charge.

Fun.exe virus

The Fun.exe virus can steal different sensitive information from your computer

If your machine has been compromised by a Trojan Horse virus called Fun.exe, your computer will be subjected to some very serious danger. The reason is, the Trojans are one of the most dangerous types of malware in existence. They’ve been around for decades, and they’re also the malware category with the biggest number of individual versions. Fun.exe is only one of the newest representatives. Luckily, we have developed a special removal guide to help you find and remove this virus from your device successfully. You will find it just below the article, but if you feel that you can’t complete the delicate Trojan-removal mission manually, we also have an automatic removal tool that can do the job for you. Whatever you choose to use, please read through the following information so that you have a better understanding of what you are dealing with.

The Fun.exe virus

The Fun.exe virus is considered to be the most powerful type of computer threat in terms of the variety of malicious tasks it may perform. That’s why Fun.exe virus has become so popular with cyber criminals who have been using it for all sorts of criminal deeds.

To start with, Trojans like Fun.exe and Wup.exe can steal different sensitive information from your computer. In addition, this type of viruses can be used to distribute some other type of malware, usually ransomware, since they can effectively serve as a backdoor. And if the latter is not able to make your life miserable enough, a Trojan can also provide its creators with remote access to your computer for the purpose of spying on you. With its help, the crooks can record your keystrokes, hack into your camera and microphone, track everything that happens on your screen, and even monitor your location. Another option is the destruction of important documents – these could be specific files, or all the data stored on the compromised machine. Not to mention that your entire OS may get corrupted by a virus like Fun.exe, making it completely unusable.

With this in mind, we can’t tell you exactly what harm the Trojan will cause if you don’t remove it on time. Sadly, this type of malicious software is capable of much more than we’ve just listed here. And, as much as we’d like, we can’t cover it all in one single article. The important thing is to use the tools provided here to remove Fun.exe from your device. Another very important thing after you eliminate the infection is to make sure that you provide your system with all the required security to prevent another infection of this type in the future. You can begin by downloading all the latest OS updates and upgrading any software that’s outdated. Failure to do so may make you more likely to face online threats of all kinds, including Spyware, Ransomware, and more. That’s why we suggest you install a better antivirus program to ensure reliable protection. Another thing you could do is try to avoid all the most common malware sources. Typically, these are spam emails and their attachments, different malvertisements or downloadable content, pop-up prompts, and links to unfamiliar web locations.

SUMMARY:

Name Fun.exe
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms  Unfortunately, there may be no symptoms of the Trojan infection and detecting it may require reliable security software.
Distribution Method Malvertisements and sketchy downloadable content, illegal websites, torrents, and spam.
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Remove Fun.exe virus

If you are looking for a way to remove Fun.exe you can try this:

  1. Click on the Start button in the bottom left corner of your Windows OS.
  2. Go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstall a Program.
  3. Search for Fun.exe and any other unfamiliar programs.
  4. Uninstall Fun.exe as well as other suspicious programs.

Note that this might not get rid of Fun.exe completely. For more detailed removal instructions follow the guide below.

If you have a Windows virus, continue with the guide below.

If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.

If you have an Android virus, please use our Android Malware Removal guide.

If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide


Step1

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).

Step2

WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!

Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous. 

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Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:

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    After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

    Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections. 

    Step3

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

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    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:

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    Step4

    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.

    If you want to avoid the risk, we recommend downloading SpyHunter
    a professional malware removal tool.

    More information on SpyHunter, steps to uninstallEULAThreat Assessment Criteria, and Privacy Policy.

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

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    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:

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

    Step5

    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 up 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 the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!

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    About the author

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    Brandon Skies

    Brandon is a researcher and content creator in the fields of cyber-security and virtual privacy. Years of experience enable him to provide readers with important information and adequate solutions for the latest software and malware problems.

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