The JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj] is an unwanted Trojan horse virus that has invaded thousands of the windows based computers recently. This is a wisely designed malware that you cannot detect through traditional antivirus. Mostly, this Trojan horse attacks the computer while downloading free software from an unknown source. Once this malicious application able to infiltrate the system, it immediately disables your antivirus, windows firewall, and other security tools in order to avoid any detection or removal effort. This Trojan horse is capable of modifying the system settings completely without your permission. The main purpose of designing as well as distributing this nasty Trojan is to extract the money from the pockets of the innocent computer users. Once installed, it records your browsing habits, and access your personal details such as credit card number, bank account information, shopping passwords, and emails. All such information is being used in the cyber crimes, and online frauds to steal your money.

Removal of JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]

After knowing that the system is compromised to the JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj], you need to take some solid steps to get rid of this Trojan horse.  You can find different methods of eliminating this malicious application from your system. For the new users, there are some good automatic tools available; whereas, for the professional users, there is a manual removal method available that is detailed below:-


Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode

You can execute the manual removal only in the safe mode; therefore, first of all, you need to boot the system in the safe mode. The normal mode is terminated when you restart the system, and to access the boot options menu, you have to press the F8 key repeatedly while the system is restarted. Select the safe mode option from the list before pressing the Enter key to access the safe mode.
End the Malicious Processes

Hold the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together to open the task manager, and click on the processes tab under the task manager window to eliminate the following processes associated with the JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]:-


Remove the Associated Data

You are required to delete the associated data of this virus. In this regard, following are the files that are required to be removed from the system files folder:-

  • %Desktopdir%\JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj].lnk
  • %Programs%\JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]\JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj].lnk

Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry

Eliminate the modifications made by this Trojan horse in the windows registry to complete this process. In this regard, click on the start menu, select Run option, and type RegEdit to open the registry editor. Remove the following corrupt entries by using the registry editor:-

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]\DisplayName JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]

You have to evaluate the success of the manual removal process by restarting the system in the normal mode. Run a complete system scan from the main interface of your antivirus after updating your antivirus program.

How to Remove JS:Redirector-BOB [Trj]?
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