Windows Trojans Sleuth Removal Process (remove WindowsTrojansSleuth)

March 5, 2012

Windows Trojans Sleuth is a malicious security app designed to primarily extort money from unsuspecting computer users. Windows Trojans Sleuth is known for rendering many false positives in the form of misleading pop-up alerts and bogus system scan results. Windows Trojans Sleuth is a worthless program when it comes to detecting and removing malware from a PC. Windows Trojans Sleuth may persuade computer users that their system is infected with malware and then offer a paid version of the Windows Trojans Sleuth program to remove the so-called detected threats. In the end, after Windows Trojans Sleuth is paid for, it will not perform any additional functions. It is suggested that Windows Trojans Sleuth be removed with a trusted spyware removal application.

Are you getting popups from Windows Trojans Sleuth? Have you identified that you have Windows Trojans Sleuth installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Windows Trojans Sleuth completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Windows Trojans Sleuth?

If Windows Trojans Sleuth resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Windows Trojans Sleuth may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Windows Trojans Sleuth removal process.

How can you manually remove Windows Trojans Sleuth

Manual removal of Windows Trojans Sleuth may not be for everyone. Each manual Windows Trojans Sleuth removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Windows Trojans Sleuth removal process.

Windows Trojans Sleuth can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Windows Trojans Sleuth in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Windows Trojans Sleuth, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Windows Trojans Sleuth. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Windows Trojans Sleuth from your computer.

    %desktopdir%\Windows Trojans Sleuth.lnk
    %commonprograms%\Windows Trojans Sleuth.lnk

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Windows Trojans Sleuth, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Windows Trojans Sleuth by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Windows Trojans Sleuth folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Windows Trojans Sleuth completely from your computer. If you find that Windows Trojans Sleuth is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Windows Trojans Sleuth removal process.

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