When Trojan.Win32.wupdater gets into the target PC, it will alter some system settings to protect itself. To make itself get started automatically and freely, Trojan.Win32.wupdater will change the startup menu, glue its components to the system files and modify registries. All of these malicious behaviors will help it run freely in the infected PC and also blocks some functions of useful programs in the infected PC.
Therefore, to permanently get rid of Trojan.Win32.wupdater Trojan horse, you need to carry out a blanket search on the infected PC to find out all the infected files, registries and processes, and then delete all of them. You should notice that Trojan.Win32.wupdater is a very stubborn computer infection which can reproduce itself via even a small piece of its files. Thus, only a completely removal of all the malicious components can guarantee the permanently removal of Trojan.Win32.wupdater virus.
Method one: Manual delete Trojan.Win32.wupdater virus :
Step 1: Launch your PC into Safe Mode with Networking.
Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap "F8" key constantly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then press ENTER.
Step 2: Stop all processes that related to this computer virus
Press Window+R keys together. In the dialogue box that pop-up, type into taskmgr and press OK.
Terminate all the malicious processes in the Window Task Manager.
Step3:Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by infections.
click start menu; type msconfig in the search bar; open System Configuration Utility; Disable all possible startup items generated.
Step4:Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files about this virus
Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.
In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
Clean all the malicious files about this computer virus as below.
Step5:Remove all the vicious registry entries as follows:
Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together and typing into Regedit, then pressing Enter.
Find out all harmful registry entries of the virus and delete all of them.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
Video on how to remove Trojan horse:
If the manual guide is kinda difficult for you, please feel free to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter to drive the self-invited guest away.
Method two: Automatically remove Trojan.Win32.wupdater with Spyhunter antivirus software:
Step 1: click the icon below to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter
Step 2: follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
Step 3: run SpyHunter to automatically detect and uninstall Trojan.Win32.wupdater
Summary: Due to the changeable characters of Trojan.Win32.wupdater, you cannot be too careful to distinguish the harmful files and registries from the system files and registries. If you have spend too much time in manual removing Trojan.Win32.wupdater and still not make any progress, you can download and install Spyhunter antivirus software here to remove Trojan.Win32.wupdater automatically for you.