Trojan Cloxer Virus Removal (August 2018 Update)

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This page aims to help you remove the Trojan Cloxer Virus. Our removal instructions work for every version of Windows.

Trojan Cloxer Virus is a dangerous computer threat which could be classified as a Trojan horse malware program. This threat has been developed for criminal purposes and has been equipped with extremely malicious features in order to serve the goals of its creators. Trojan Cloxer Virus can invade any system mostly without triggering any visible signs and sadly the number of victims which have gotten infected with this new Trojan is rapidly growing. Our “How to remove” team has recently been flooded with messages from users, who have detected this malware on their computers. For all of them, we decided to create a detailed Removal Guide with exact instructions on how to deal with this particular infection as well as provide our readers with a reliable malware removal tool and some helpful tips on prevention and protection. So, if you are among the victims of Trojan Cloxer Virus, stay with us and carefully read the information that follows in order to gain a better understanding of the infection and remove it in the safest possible manner.

How could Trojan Cloxer Virus invade your PC and what are its most common sources?

Trojans, as you have probably heard before, are very stealthy computer intruders. They have many different methods of distribution and use tactics such as “social engineering” in order to get inside your system. The creators of such malware are criminals who employ viruses like Trojan Cloxer Virus in their criminal schemes and use them to achieve all kinds of illegal and insidious goals. Generally, most Trojans could alter your PC without your permission and without actually triggering any symptoms which may raise your attention. The infection typically happens silently and without any visible signs when the users click on infected transmitters. Of course, nobody would willingly click on a Trojan horse source. That’s why, in most of the cases, the harmful payload is presented to the user as a harmless looking application, an ad, a link, a pop-up or some intriguing offer which misleads the users and makes them click on the infected element believing that they are actually interacting with something else. Some of the most common tricks that the hackers use to disguise their malware and distribute it include malvertising campaigns in which the infection is camouflaged as a normal-looking ad or targeted spam and email campaigns in which the victims receive messages that carry compromised files and web-links that redirect to the malware. In some cases, the users may download a piece of mawlare like Trojan Cloxer Virus in a bundle with some other software or infected installers as well as when they download torrents, visit sketchy webpages, illegal streaming platforms, different “you won a prize” gifts and free software updates from non-reputed developers.


Remove Trojan Cloxer Virus


 

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!

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. If you want a fast safe solution, we recommend SpyHunter. 

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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

WARNING!
To remove parasite, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. Making a mistake and deleting the wrong thing may damage your system.
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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!

What harmful effects may Trojan Cloxer Virus have on your machine?

The moment Trojan Cloxer Virus gets installed on your computer, it may attempt to disable your antivirus program, switch off your firewall or any other security software that you may have. This way, the malware typically ensures its uninterrupted presence on your machine for as long as possible. What is more, by doing so, it may make your PC vulnerable to other computer threats, such as Ransomware, Spyware and similar nasty viruses, which, without proper protection, may sneak inside your machine undetected. This harmful threat may also try to steal personal information from your computer, (such as passwords, login credentials, banking details or confidential work-related data) and transfer it to the remote servers of the hackers or use it for further crimes such as blackmailing, online profile or identity theft, money theft and more. If the hackers want, they may program Trojan Cloxer Virus to provide them with full remote control over the infected computer and give them access to its resources, its data and its software. They may secretly modify system processes, insert other malicious components into the machine and brutally mess up the entire computer system to a point where the machine becomes utterly unusable. The timely detection and removal of Trojan Cloxer Virus is really important in order to prevent such dreadful consequences. That’s why, we advise you to immediately take action to find and delete the Trojan from the infected PC.

How to remove Trojan Cloxer Virus effectively?

Trojan Cloxer Virus is a dreadful Trojan-based infection which could be fatal for your system if not removed on time. Fortunately, its complete elimination is possible and you could do that in two ways – manually or automatically.

If you decide to go by the manual method, the instructions in the Removal Guide below will be of a great help. You should know, however, that this might be a long and time-consuming process which requires your full attention and a certain level of computing proficiency. The automatic method could save you time and could help you remove Trojan Cloxer Virus in just a few clicks and is recommended if you are not an experienced computer user. All you have to do is to scan your PC with a reliable malware removal software program or use the professional Trojan Cloxer Virus removal tool which is available on this page.

SUMMARY:

Name Trojan Cloxer
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms  This threat may not have any visible symptoms so it might be rather difficult to detect it. 
Distribution Method  Different spam messages, infected email attachments, fake ads, misleading links, compromised webpages, infected software installers, torrents. 
Detection Tool We generally recommend SpyHunter or a similar anti-malware program that is updated daily.