Remove More_eggs Malware (March 2019 Update)


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This page aims to help you remove More_eggs Malware. Our removal instructions work for every version of Windows.

As most of you probably already know, the viruses of the Trojan Horse category of malware are a type of very dangerous computer threats that can be used for different criminal activities once they enter the targeted machine. New malicious programs of this kind get released very commonly and we are here to inform you about yet another infection that most security experts refer to as a Trojan. The malware program we are talking about is More_eggs and there isn’t to much information about it at the current moment since this virus is quite new. What we can tell you about it, however, is that the number of its victims is going up very rapidly and many users have already had their machines attacked by More_eggs Malware. Since the Trojans in general are known as highly versatile pieces of malware and since we don’t have enough information about More_eggs at this moment, we can’t tell you for sure what its goal may be if it gets in your system. Some possible activities that a Trojan like this one may be able to carry out are personal espionage of the targeted user, corruption of personal or system data that’s on the computer, backdooring Ransomware, Rootkits, Worms and other additional malware as well as many more. Some hackers use Trojans to obtain access to the computers of their targets and manually control the processes in the infected system.

The one thing that is certain is that you really need to act quickly in case you think that More_eggs may have targeted you. We assume that many of you, who are reading this right now, have such suspicions which is why the next removal guide has been posted on this page. Use it to locate and eliminate More_eggs if you think that it may have already attacked your system.

Important information that our readers need to know about such Trojan Horse threats

Locating and fully removing all Trojan-related data from your computer may not be the easiest thing to accomplish. Even if you meticulously follow our guide, you may still fail to correctly delete everything that the malware may have added to your system. This is why it is advisable to also use a reliable antivirus or anti-malware tool when trying to take care of a potential Trojan Horse infection. The suggested removal program we’ve linked in the guide from this page is a good and reliable software piece that can help you in such a situation. You can, of course, use another security program of your choice. Just make sure that you use the help of some form of antivirus/anti-malware program, especially if you aren’t a very experienced user. Remember that the Trojan viruses are really stealthy and can disguise themselves in many ways whilst inside an infected computer. Therefore, it’s better not to take any chances and use all the help you can get. Last but not least, remember that the best way to handle any malware is to simply keep it away from your computer system by making sure you are vigilant and cautious when browsing the online space.

SUMMARY:

Name More_eggs
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms  If your computer doesn’t seem to function properly and there are frequent errors and crashes for seemingly no reason, you may have a Trojan on your hands.
Distribution Method Sites that distribute pirated software, spam message campaigns and malvertising are some of the more commonly used methods.
Detection Tool

Remove More_eggs Malware

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

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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