The Trojan Dropper.Win32 virus is a computer virus, spyware, or malware that is "dropped" into your computer using games and other software, therefore masking its true content. The Dropper.Win32 and all Trojan viruses can be difficult to detect depending how embedded it is in the other programs. The virus harvests information, passwords and data from the computer while disabling anti-spyware software. Remove this virus using the Task Manager.
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Open the task manager. Press and hold "Control" "Alt and "Delete." When options appear on screen, select task manager.
Delete the Trojan files and processes. Select "Processes" from the task manager and search for Trojan-Dropper.Win32. Right click on the virus and select "End Process."
Click "Start" and type into the search box the following files and delete:
"WSVCHO" = "%WinDir%\system\svhost.exe"
Right click on the files and select "Delete."
Delete the temporary files. Trojan files can be embedded in the temporary files of the computer. Open temporary file folder by entering temporary in the search box of the start button and clicking "Temporary Files." Once viewing files, select all and delete by pressing and holding "Ctrl, ""A," and "Delete" simultaneously.
Delete corrupted files from any removable storage devices such as flash drives and external hard drives. Perform a search for the following files:
When the files are found, right click and select "Delete."
Update your anti-spyware and scan the computer. Updates are available at the anti-spyware website. Norton's is included in the resources. After updating, perform a complete scan with your anti-spyware software. Many programs offer a free trial.
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