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Zlob 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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Zlob is a backdoor trojan that can provide hackers with remote access to your computer. There are many ways your computer could get infected with Zlob. Zlob may already come bundled with another software or it may appear through your Browser security exploits.

Once installed, Zlob will automatically load on every Windows startup and will attempt to hide its activity by injecting code into explorer.exe. Zlob has also the ability to execute programs and take control of all your system.

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


Detection of Zlob (Recommended)

Zlob is difficult to detect and remove. Zlob is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Zlob, 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 Zlob and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

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

Method of Infection

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

Another method of distributing Zlob 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 Zlob on your system. Zlob installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with Zlob, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Zlob and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Zlob, the next advised step is to remove Zlob with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Zlob 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 Zlob from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Zlob, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Zlob 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 Zlob, 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 Zlob and other types of spyware.

Remove Zlob manually

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


  • nvctrl.exe
  • msmsgs.exe


  • dtjby.dll
  • antzozc.dll
  • uimcu.dll

Other Files

  • hp[X].tmp
  • msvol.tlb
  • ncompat.tlb
  • RSA
  • Protect
  • vnp7s.net
  • zxserv0.com
  • dumpserv.com

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunRegSvr32=%System%msmsgs.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsNTCurrentVersionWinlogonShell=explorer.exe

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