MicTray.exe Quite sadly, the topic of the following article is a very usual malicious infection \u2013 that caused by MicTray.exe virus. MicTray.exe can be utilized for a great number of cruel purposes and may in reality cause serious harm to your PC and to you personally. In the coming paragraphs we will be talking about all the characteristic features of this type of malware and to present some helpful advice on how to cope with such infections successfully. Furthermore, here we are going to share some more or less general tips about maintaining your system healthy. We believe that our article will be just the source you need to eventually stop the contamination and prevent your device from catching such a virus again.\u00a0Even though at the present moment in the online world there are really a lot of diverse and dangerous malware programs, the malicious family we are describing today, the Trojans, along with their representative MicTray.exe virus, are the viruses to be blamed for the largest number of malware-caused infections in the cyber world. Why are these viruses called Trojans? Actually, the nickname \u2018Trojans\u2019 comes from the ancient Trojan War and the legends about it. This malware was named in this way due to the typical way it acts - just as the very first Trojan horse supposedly did, such a virus initially appears harmless, but then ends up harming your computer very seriously. Usually, such viruses tend to stay hidden inside your PC before the exact time comes for them to accomplish whatever cruel they have been programmed to achieve. The MicTray virus? Another possible usage the MicTray virus might have is to track all of the affected users\u2019 private info that they enter online. No credentials or accounts are really safe if such a virus is present. You could end up broke and all your social media accounts could be hacked, compromised or used for evil purposes by the criminals. One more horrible thing, which any\u00a0Trojan horse virus could be\u00a0set to accomplish is to make use of your system resources. Your device might be transformed into a bot, thus, all its resources may be exploited by the hackers for the purpose of sending spam or infecting computers with this and other versions of malware.\u00a0All of the potential usages of MicTray.exe virus are really horrible and, honestly, one of the worst possible scenarios that might happen to you is to become a victim of such a frightening virus. Probable sources of such a\u00a0common Trojan\u00a0horse\u00a0virus: These viruses might have as many possible sources as their probable purposes may be. You could get to know this virus personally provided that you aren\u2019t careful enough when\u00a0handling your emails, or example. Any shady-looking message or its attachments (including seemingly harmless things like images and documents) could be spreading Trojans.\u00a0Moreover, the fake advertisements that the majority of the pages on the Internet might broadcast may be able to redirect you to web pages that are\u00a0infected with other forms of malware. Another place\u00a0you might possibly come across\u00a0MicTray.exe virus\u00a0is on\u00a0any web page which serves any illegal purpose such as the ones sharing movies, videos, software or other\u00a0content for free. Does prevention\u00a0play any role? Our basic tip for you is to develop some healthy habits regarding surfing the web. What we have found most efficient and helpful is not\u00a0to fully trust\u00a0anything coming from the Internet. It\u2019s better to exploit only few software sources with somehow decent reputation than to download anything from not very trustworthy web locations.\u00a0Furthermore, it\u2019s vital that you open only the letters from senders you are familiar with and know you can trust; and not download any attachments if you aren't expecting any. Last but not least, avoid all the suspicious torrents, movies, web platforms or illegal software. Is the removal of\u00a0MicTray.exe virus\u00a0really achievable? The great news is that we have come up with a number of valuable elaborate instructions to help you remove this Trojan. Check out the Removal Guide attached below. SUMMARY: Name MicTray.exe Type Trojan\/Keylogger Danger Level \u00a0High\u00a0(Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware) Symptoms There are rarely any noticeable ones. Distribution Method Via fake pop-ups - ads and "system" requests. Via spam and infected web pages. Detection Tool Keep in mind, SpyHunter's malware detection tool is free. To remove the infection, you'll need to purchase the full version. More information about SpyHunter\u00a0and\u00a0steps to uninstall. Remove MicTray.exe Virus If you are looking for a way to remove MicTray.exe you can try this: \tClick on the Start button in the bottom left corner of your Windows OS. \tGo to Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstall a Program. \tSearch for MicTray.exe and any other unfamiliar programs. \tUninstall MicTray.exe as well as other suspicious programs. Note that this might not get rid of MicTray.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 Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference. Reboot in\u00a0Safe Mode\u00a0(use this guide if you don't know how to do it). WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING! Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time\u00a0and\u00a0go to the\u00a0Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous.\u00a0 Right click on each of them\u00a0and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner: After you open their folder,\u00a0end the processes\u00a0that are infected, then delete their folders.\u00a0 Note:\u00a0If 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.\u00a0 Hold together the Start Key and R. Type\u00a0appwiz.cpl -->\u00a0OK. You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries.\u00a0Uninstall it\/them. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO: Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter.\u00a0A\u00a0window will pop-up: Startup --->\u00a0Uncheck\u00a0entries that have "Unknown" as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious. \tRemember this step - if you have reason to believe a bigger threat (like\u00a0ransomware) is on your PC, check everything here. Hold the Start\u00a0Key\u00a0and\u00a0R\u00a0- \u00a0copy +\u00a0paste the following and click OK: notepad %windir%\/system32\/Drivers\/etc\/hosts A new\u00a0file 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: If there are suspicious IPs below "Localhost" -\u00a0write to us in the comments. 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: \tHKEY_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\u00a0anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!