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Trojan.KillAV Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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Trojan.KillAV is a Spyware Trojan designed to infiltrate your computer and open a conduit by which large amounts of adware and spyware can be piped to your system. Trojan.KillAV opens up a large security hole on your computer and is a very dangerous threat to the security of your personal and financial data. Trojan.KillAV includes a keylogger, which monitors and records every key you press, and may use your computer to transmit spam emails through your email account. Trojan.KillAV will attempt to shutdown many antivirus and antispyware applications.

To check your computer for Trojan.KillAV, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting Trojan.KillAV and other threats. If you detect the presence of Trojan.KillAV on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of Trojan.KillAV.


Detection of Trojan.KillAV (Recommended)

Trojan.KillAV is difficult to detect and remove. Trojan.KillAV is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Trojan.KillAV, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove Trojan.KillAV and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Trojan.KillAV scan/check to successfully detect all Trojan.KillAV files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Trojan.KillAV, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Trojan.KillAV or follow the Trojan.KillAV manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Trojan.KillAV. Trojan.KillAV can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Trojan.KillAV involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing Trojan.KillAV on your system. Trojan.KillAV installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

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Trojan.KillAV may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of Trojan.KillAV from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Trojan.KillAV, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Trojan.KillAV along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example Trojan.KillAV, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect Trojan.KillAV and other types of spyware.

Remove Trojan.KillAV manually

Another method to remove Trojan.KillAV is to manually delete Trojan.KillAV files in your system. Detect and remove the following Trojan.KillAV files:


  • killer.exe
  • WINLOGON¬†.exe
  • System_File.exe


  • W1N32.DLL

Other Files

  • winered.sys

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