Trojan Win32 virus is a backdoor virus that executes a certain program once on your computer's hard drive. However, lately this virus, along with made up variations of it, is displayed on fake anti-spyware applications' scan messages. The messages usually trick a user into buying the fake program by misleading scan results with Trojan Win32 as an infection. Fortunately, you can still remove the virus manually at no charge.
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Go to the "Start" menu, type "cmd" in the "Start Search" box and hit "Enter" to start the command line window.
Type "regsvr32 /u windivx.dll" in the command line window and hit "Enter" to unregister the DLL.
Repeat Step 2 for "stream32a.dll," "vipextqtr.dll" and "ecxwp.dll."
Close the command line window.
Go to the "Start" menu, type "regedit" in the "Start Search" box and hit "Enter" to start the Registry Editor.
Click the "Edit" file menu option in the Registry Editor's window, type the following registry string in the "Find value" box and hit "Enter":
Delete the found registry string.
Repeat Step 2 for the following registry entries:
bb5be1c92c299a1c6bcfe67655b0a0c7 9a9f57899a28547b04fc2da3700c95cf 7d4b39e4cab018496e2fe9bf9c3234b2
Close the Registry Editor.
Go to the "Start" menu, type "windivx.dll" in the "Start Search" box and hit "Enter." Delete all search results.
Repeat Step 1 for "stream32a.dll," "vipextqtr.dll" and "ecxwp.dll."
Restart your computer.
Tips and warnings
- Back up the system registry before deleting the registry entries.
- Delete only the listed registry entries to avoid damage to the operating system.
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