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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Guide to Remove Trojan-PSW.BAT.Cunter From the Computer completely

Brief Introduction about Trojan-PSW.BAT.Cunter

The message that displays warning about  Trojan-PSW.BAT.Cunter  should be ignored as a cheat. This is a fake warning message created and generated by the cyber criminals to promote Internet Antivirus rogue anti-spyware software. There is no such Trojan on your computer, it is just used to trick you that your computer has been infected with the Trojan so that to cheat you to install its Internet Antivirus application. 

However, this Trojan is a sign of  Internet Antivirus infection on your system. If you see the pop up warning message, that means your computer may be infected with Internet Antivirus.  This is a fake or rogue antivirus a programs. As seem in the picture above, it display this fake warning message and give you the "Remove All" button to choose. You should not believe in it. The main objective of this scam is to gain money from inexperienced computer users. If you click the button to continue, it will prompt you to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.

Trojan-PSW.BAT.Cunter isn’t dangerous because it’s not real, if you remove the Internet Antivirus, all warnings about Trojan-PSW.BAT.Cunter will be gone.  You need a legitimate and powerful antivirus program to remove this virus. Spyhunter is a powerful and well-known anti-spyware to use. You can make a free scan with antispyware to check your browser system. 

Removal Guide

Guide 1: To manually delete all its related items like the steps showed below

Step 1: Restart computer in safe mode.  

Keep pressing F8 key before Windows interface launches. When Windows Advanced Options menu turns up, select Safe Mode with Networking and tap Enter key.

Step 2: End all running process in Task Manager 

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del together to open Task Manager -> click on processes and tick Processes from all users box -> click on End Process to end all processes

Step 3: Delete the related program from Uninstall a program in Control Panel

Open Start menu and choose Control Panel -> select Uninstall a program -> choose the related program and right click the Uninstall button on your right to delete it

Step 4: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. 
When Folder Options window opens, click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

Step 5: Remove all entries below in Registry Editor:

Press Windows+R to launch Run…-> type Regedit into Open box and click OK to open Registry Editor-> find out all registry entries above and delete them

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Trojan-PSW.BAT.Cunter " = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Trojan-PSW.BAT.Cunter " = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Guide 2: To safely and automatically uninstall it with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a real-time and effective antivirus. Though you have had a safeguard before, it can still be installed as an assistant one. Then, your computer will have double security.

Step 1: Press the following icon to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Get it saved in your computer and click the Run choice to install it step by step. 

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Start New Scan.

Step 4:Tick Select All and then Remove to delete all reported threat.

Guide to unneeded applications and speed up PC with Perfect Uninstaller

Perfect Uninstaller is a powerful uninstall tool which can completely remove Adobe, Aol Toolbar, Avast, AVG, ESET NOD32, Internet Explorer 8, McAfee, Microsoft Office, Nero 7, Norton, ESET NOD32 and much more difficult to completely uninstall applications. It is better and easier way for you to completely and safely uninstall any unneeded or corrupt application that standard Windows Add/Remove applet can't remove.

A: At first, boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.

To perform this procedure, please restart your computer and keep pressing F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press ENTER to get into that mode.

safe mode with networking

B: Follow the below guide to continue.

Step 1. Install and launch Perfect Uninstaller on your PC.

Perfect Uninstaller install

Step 2.  Select "Run" to download and install Perfect Uninstaller.

run and save file

Step 3. After completely install, you can run the Perfect Uninstaller programs and see all your installed programs details.
Program Details

 Step 4. Choose the programs that you want to uninstall, click “Next” to proceed.

 Step 5. Perfect Uninstaller is scanning your PC for associated entries. Click “Next” to remove them.



Conclusion:  Manual removal is complex and risky task, as it refers to key parts of computer system, and is recommended only for advanced users. You can Download SpyHunter to block and remove it automatically and safely now. You can also Download Perfect Uninstaller to help you uninstall unneeded applications and registry files that the Standard Add /Remove Program can't completely uninstall.

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