Trojan horses are the most dangerous computer virus. They are not easy to find and not easy to remove from the computer. It’s very frustrating and irritating to remove Trojan horse from your computer once it’s on your computer. You can also say it’s impossible to remove Trojan horse from the computer.
What is Trojan horse?
Name of Trojan horse malware is derived from a story of the war. In which Greek used a wooden horse to enter the city of Troy. Greek made a wooden horse and hides their soldiers in the horse. And put it on the gate of the city of Troy and the people of the Troy city think. It was a gift from Greeks. People of Troy city take that horse in the city and in night time soldiers of Greek come outside of the horse and open city gate. So, the other soldiers enter in the city, in this way Greek win the Troy war. Same like Trojan horse virus is developed to hijack user’s information without knowing him/her.
A Trojan horse comes with download files or from the spam emails. It comes and hides in computer and open back door for hackers.
How you get infected with Trojan horse?
It comes with the downloaded files if you download any software from unwanted source. You think that software is downloaded and you start installing it but it was a Trojan horse. After installation, it starts blocking your computer and adds harmful changes to your computer.
There is various type of Trojan horse; some allow more virus easy access to your computer. Some are for a generic purpose. Like remote access Trojan horse allows the maker of the virus to remotely access your computer after it installed on your computer. Other Trojan horses are designed to kill or stop your computer antivirus or firewall.
How to detect Trojan horses?
Do you want to know how to detect Trojan horse on your computer? Here are a few ways that you can try to easy detect Trojan horse virus on your computer. Follow these steps to find Trojan horse:
- Open your control panel.
- Go to programs
- Go through every software that you have installed on your computer
- Find unnecessary software of unknown software just uninstall it
The second way is that if your computer works strangely. This is also a smart way to get the idea you have malware or Trojan horse on your computer. Start your PC protection software called Antivirus. Running antivirus is the best way to find malware or virus that is hard to detect.
Removing Trojan horses?
It’s hard to get rid of Trojan horse on your computer and it’s too crucial to get rid of it. All Trojan has different working sense, so it’s hard to detect them and to prevent them. If you get rid soon its best for you. Remove all the files and folders that you did not download and find on your main disk.
If this trick does not work, you may choose virus protection software for complete scanning and removal of Trojan. Once you delete Trojan files and then restart your computer to make sure it is removed completely. If you do not remove Trojan from a computer it will allow hackers to hack your important data.
You have antivirus or virus protection then makes sure it is up to date. If you don’t have any virus protection or Antivirus software. Then call Norton Customer Service 1-866-300-4877 (toll-free) to get instant help.
If you can’t able to delete and detect Trojan manually. Call Norton Tech Support to fix it for you.