The Trojan.Dispensal is a malicious adware infection that belongs from the famous Trojan infections. This nasty Trojan always sneaks in the targeted computers without getting the permission of the users, and once this virus settles down in the system, it performs a set of harmful activities. The basic objective of distributing this malicious application is to steal the personal confidential data of the targeted users. It has the ability to alter your windows firewall, and can download additional threats after disabling your antivirus tools. The cyber crooks spreads this infection via different sources including pirated versions of the operating systems, hacked websites, spam emails, and online video streaming. It connects the system to a remote server, and the hackers can access your financial details such as credit card numbers, bank account credentials and shopping preferences. All such private details are then used in the online frauds and cyber crimes. Apart from all of the above mentioned harmful activities, the Trojan.Dispensal can make your system extremely slow by utilizing most of your system resources.
Removal of Trojan.Dispensal
As soon as this nasty Trojan arrives in your system, you have to take some immediate steps to get rid of this infection. There are some reliable automatic removal tools available through which you can delete this virus within just a few minutes and with minimum effort. If you are interested in removing this virus manually, then you need to follow the instructions mentioned below:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
You have to change the mode of operation from normal to safe before proceeding to the complicated steps of the manual removal process. In this regard, you have to access the boot options screen by using the F8 key during the time system is restarting. Select the safe mode option from the list of boot options and press the enter key to terminate the normal mode, and access the system in the safe mode.
End the Malicious Processes
After accessing the safe mode, you have to open the task manager to remove the associated processes of this virus. Hold the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together to access the windows task manager, and click on the Processes tab to see a list of processes running in the background of your system. Remove the following malicious processes associated with this Trojan infection:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Remove the Associated Data
You are required to find and remove the following associated data of the Trojan.Dispensal from the system files folder:-
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
Access the registry editor by executing the “regedit” command through the Start Menu, and remove the following suspicious registry entries by using the registry editor:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Trojan.Dispensal\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Trojan.Dispensal\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\Trojan.Dispensal\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
Close the registry editor, and restart the system in the normal mode to see if the virus is still exist or successfully removed. Do not forget to run a complete system scan through an updated version of any reliable antivirus program.