Win.Trojan.Dealply Removal (June 2018 Update)

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This page aims to help you remove Win.trojan.dealply Trojan Horse. Our removal instructions work for every version of Windows.

In the passages below you are going to learn more about Win.trojan.dealply in general and all the issues that might come from an infection with this sort of viruses. Also, we have compiled and added a specialized Removal Guide – a tool designed to get this Trojan program removed from your system.

What type of software is Win.trojan.dealply, to be completely precise?

In accordance with the experts’ classification, Win.trojan.dealply is a standard example of a Trojan horse virus. If we discuss computing and programming, a Trojan is a term which represents all the malicious programs, which may be used for infiltrating your PC (oftentimes also sneaking one more virus (Ransomware) into it along with itself). This sort of infection could be really subtle and quite invisible. It could easily mislead you in terms of its real intentions and goals. To be more precise, there are lots of various Trojans. What makes them one and the same malware category is that, generally, they are exploited by cybercriminals for the purpose of attacking computers in a subtle and stealthy way. This is how their common name was created: since they are able to infect their victim users in secret (without any visible signs of the coming danger). And this in turn is exactly what the wooden Trojan horse did back during the Trojan War – it snuck into Troy silently and attacked when no one was prepared.

Win.trojan.dealply could be found:

Generally speaking, there are no fixed sources when it comes to such a malicious program. There are in fact many diverse methods that Win.trojan.dealply could make use of to infect your device. Usually, an infection occurs when you come across one of the following sources: malicious online ads; contaminated letters and their attachments inside your email; or web platforms spreading shareware; torrents; or via illegally shared software/ videos/ movies. Typically, a program like this can benefit from the vulnerable components of any program, installed into your system, or of the operating system itself.

How to remove a program like Win.trojan.dealply?

We are happy to say that we might have the best solution for your issue. Simply continue reading this article and see our Removal Guide.


Win.trojan.dealply 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).



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.

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


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. 


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.


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
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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 characterizes Win.trojan.dealply? What can this Trojan get used for?

Trojans may indeed have lots of diverse purposes. Nonetheless, we cannot really discuss them all in just one article, and that is why we are going to mention only the most common ones. Still, bear in mind that what we will mention here may not be the only possible scenario. Your case might be different, as the intentions of the different hackers could vary. All Trojans, including Win.trojan.dealply, are likely to be used for:

    • Stealing: no matter whether we talk about private or classified info, social media account or banking credentials, the cyber-criminals could be targeting them all. This virus could have been programmed to copy everything that you enter into your device while it is lurking there.
    • A form of abuse (like spying on you): these viruses are also able to make you a moving target. They could be able to allow their developers to see what you do while you are online; where your home is; where your workplace is; what your hobbies are. This is perhaps one of the scariest ways in which Trojans may act.
    • Destruction: Win.trojan.dealply may serve the purpose of crashing your PC or destroying some files you store on it. Oddly, this is a way in which some hackers may be having fun or just practicing their skills.
    • The act of helping a Ransomware version get into your system: You had better be cautious, since this happens rather often. Win.trojan.dealply may be used to detect a vulnerability of your programs or your device’s OS in general and aiding a Ransomware program infect it. Again, this is in fact one of the worst possible cases –  getting infected by two malicious programs at the same time. One of them (a Trojan such as Win.trojan.dealply) may have multiple unknown purposes, and the other one (the Ransomware virus) may come with the purpose to encrypt some important files and demand a ransom in exchange for them.
    • Making use of your system resources: Win.trojan.dealply could be set to make your PC act in the capacity of a bot – for the purpose of sending spam or mining crypto currencies.


Name Win.trojan.dealply
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms  Some very subtle and unnoticeable ones – such as a system slowdown.
Distribution Method  Via spam, malicious ads, various web pages, torrents, fake updates, etc.
Detection Tool

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