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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

How to Get Rid of CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan Quickly from Your PC?

Seeing from its name, you can have a conclusion that an.Gen@2@1 Trojan is a Trojan horse virus. Now let me tell you where it is from? What harm will it do to your PC? And how to get rid of it from your PC?

Usually, CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan is distributed with the help of freeware or shareware that are shared on the third-party websites. You may get them install to your PC is you are not cautious enough. So you have to choose Advanced or Custom installation process so that you can deselect unwanted programs which are always bundled with them. Of course, if you have downloaded and installed a powerful and effective antivirus like SpyHunter on your PC, it can stop and remove CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan for you in the background. Moreover, never click on any suspicious links or pop-up ads that may contain computer threats.

What will CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan do to your PC?

Like other Trojan horse, it has the capability to alter your system settings for sake of taking control of your whole system. What's more, it can give access to other computer threats and let them use your PC to do various evil things. You may find that the time you launch up your operating system, this virus can wake up itself automatically. That's because this virus has changed your start-up items. The worst thing is that this virus can record your sensitive information and use it to get profits by selling it to the third parties or pilfering your money by using your bank accounts and passwords. Therefore, it is very urgent to get rid of CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan from your PC.

Instructions to get rid of CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan

Method 1: CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan  manual removal

Step 1: Stop related running processes in Windows Task Manager first.

( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2: Remove any infection related program from Control Panel.

Windows Vista and Windows 7

1. Open the Start menu.
2. Click Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
3. Remove the related programs.

Windows XP

1. Open the Start menu.
2. Click Control Panel and then click Add or Remove Programs.
3. Uninstall related programs.

Windows 8

1. Press Win+R.
2. Type in control panel and click OK.
3. Select Uninstall a program.
4. Remove the related programs.

Step 3: Remove CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan extension or add-ons from your browsers.

Internet Explorer

1) Go to 'Tools' → 'Manage Add-ons';
2) Choose 'Search Providers' → choose 'Bing' search engine or 'Google' search engine and make it default;
3) Select 'Search Results' and click 'Remove' to remove it;
4)  Go to 'Tools' → 'Internet Options', select 'General tab' and click 'Use default' button or enter your own website, e.g. Click OK to save the changes.

Google Chrome

1) Click on 'Customize and control' Google Chrome icon, select 'Settings';
2) Choose 'Basic Options'.
3) Change Google Chrome's homepage to or any other and click the 'Manage search engines...' button;
4) Select 'Google' from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select 'Search Results' from the list remove it by clicking the "X" mark.

Mozilla Firefox

1) Click on the magnifier's icon and select 'Manage Search Engines....';
2) Choose 'Search Results' from the list and click 'Remove' and OK to save changes;
3) Go to 'Tools' → 'Options'. Reset the startup homepage or change it to under the 'General tab';

Step 4: Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files.

(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.
(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

Step 5: Clear all the cookies of your affected web browsers.

Since the tricky virus has the ability to use cookies for tracing and tracking the internet activity of users, it is suggested users to delete all the cookies before a complete removal.

Google Chrome:

Click on the "Tools" menu and select "Options".
Click the "Under the Bonnet" tab, locate the "Privacy" section and Click the "Clear browsing data" button.
Select "Delete cookies and other site data" and clean up all cookies from the list.

Mozilla Firefox:

Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click "Remove individual cookies"
In the Cookies panel, click on "Show Cookies"
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the "Remove Cookie button"
To remove all cookies click on the "Remove All Cookies button"

Internet Explorer:

Open Internet explorer window
Click the "Tools" button
Point to "safety" and then click "delete browsing history"
Tick the "cookies" box and then click “delete”

Method  2: Automatic Removal with SpyHunter

Step 1: Click the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on 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 Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 


Note: Manual removal CloudScanner.Trojan.Gen@2@1 Trojan refers to key parts of computer system. Any error step may lead to system crash. If you don’t have sufficient expertise in dealing with the manual removal. Install Spyhunter can be your better choice, because it is capable of auto-detecting and removing viruses. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you optimize the computer.

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