How to Remove OSX.Salgorea Completely From Computer?(Step by Step Removal Guide)

What is OSX.Salgorea?

OSX.Salgorea is classified as the Trojan horse infection which can take advantage of your system vulnerability to sneak into your computer and perform malicious activities on your computer without your knowledge. Usually OSX.Salgorea can get into your computer via visiting questionable websites, opening spam email attachments, downloading free software online without paying attention to the default installation of the free software.

OSX.Salgorea slows down system running speed, and causes chaos on your system. The infected machine may shut down and restart randomly. You may find that some programs are not responsive frequently. What is worse, it causes blue screen problem sometimes. That is because it is able to corrupt your system files and program files, which resulting your system and program cannot work properly. Users may come across other computer problems once infected with OSX.Salgorea Trojan virus, such as browser hijacker or redirection problems. That is because OSX.Salgorea virus opens backdoors on the infected system, and implants other infections, viruses or even malware into your computer through backdoors. Besides, it is able to connect the infected computer to remote servers, helping hackers accessing into your. Your personal information stored in your PC such as business files, photos, email passwords or financial accounts might be revealed to hackers in this case. Users have to remove OSX.Salgorea virus as soon as you can to protect your computer secu
rity and your private information.

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How Can OSX.Salgorea Invade Your Computer?

OSX.Salgorea can enter your computer through many different ways. Firstly, this aggressive Trojan horse can get into your computer via taking advantage of system/security vulnerabilities. So it is suggested to update your system and security program regularly. Secondly, the Trojan can also be distributed by some free applications downloaded from untrustworthy Internet resources. Therefore, you should only download free programs from official websites. Thirdly, it can be inject into the links or attachments in spam emails. Spam email is often the carrier of many different threats, so you should never open emails from unknown people and delete them completely. In addition, visiting some malicious websites that contain suspicious commercial ads or limited adult contents will also result in this infection. Some legitimate web pages like P2P file sharing websites may also be hacked by cyber criminals to spread the Trojan horse. So you have to be careful while surfing online and keep yourself away from those unsafe online
resources. Once infected, go into action to remove OSX.Salgorea as soon as possible.

How to Remove OSX.Salgorea From Your PC?

OSX.Salgorea is a hazardous Trojan that will damage your computer system, violate your privacy and cause many other problems. Once it is detected on your computer, you have to remove it as soon as possible. You can follow the instructions below to get rid of this threat.

Method 1: Automatically Remove OSX.Salgorea by Using SpyHunter.

Method 2: Manually Remove OSX.Salgorea by Following the Steps Below.
Method 3: Use Windows System Restore.

METHOD 1: AUTOMATICALLY REMOVE OSX.Salgorea BY USING SPYHUNTER.
SpyHunter is a professional and powerful malware removal tool, which is able to detect and delete various kinds of threat from your computer without damage. It can deeply scan your whole system and remove all the detected threats automatically within just a few minutes. Please follow the steps below to install in on your PC and use it to remove the threat.

Step 1: Click the button below to download SpyHunter on your computer.

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Step 2: Right click on the icon of SpyHunter and select “run” from the menu. Click on the run button if the system prompts a window asking whether you want to run the program or not.

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Step 3: Tick I accept the license agreement and then click Next. Then SpyHunter will be installed on your computer automatically.
Step 4: Click Finish when you see the below window.
Step 5: After you finish the installation process, run the Spyhunter tool and click the “Malware Scan” button to perform a full scan of your computer to find out the threat.

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Step 6: When the scan accomplishes, select all the detected malicious files and then click the Remove button on the right side to clean up all the detected threats. Reboot your computer to apply all changes.

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METHOD 2: MANUALLY REMOVE OSX.Salgorea BY FOLLOWING THE STEPS BELOW.

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The Trojan should be deleted from your PC as soon as detected. It can damage your computer terribly and violates your privacy if you don’t get rid of it promptly. Follow the manual removal instructions to remove it if you have certain skills of the computer. It is important to back up your computer before any file changes.

Step one: Terminate the processes of the Trojan in Windows Task Manager.
1) Right-click on the taskbar (or press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC keys) to open Windows Task Manager.
2) Click on the Processes tab, scroll down and find out its running processes of the Trojan, and then click on “End Process” button to terminate the selected processes.

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Step two: Remove the registry entries of the Trojan from Registry Editor.
1) Press Windows + R keys and input regedit into the Run box, and then click OK to start Registry Editor.

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2) When Registry Editor opens, search for and remove all the registry entries of the Trojan. Back up your registry in order to instantly restore your information if you operate mistakenly.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

Step three: Delete show hidden files and folders of the Trojan.
1) Launch Control Panel from Start menu and click on Folder Options.

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2) Under the View tab, check Show hidden files and folders and non-check Hide protected operation system files (Recommended). Then click on OK.

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3) Delete all the files associated with the Trojan from your computer as follows:

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
%Temp%\random.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll

Step four: Please restart your computer normally to ensure all changes take effect as soon as you finish all the steps above.

Method 3: Use Windows System Restore.

if you have been infected by OSX.Salgorea you migt be required to restore yoru computer to a previous saved state. During an infection, OSX.Salgorea drops various files and registry entries. The threat intentionally hides system files by setting options in the registry and might install a rootkit. With these changes, the best solution is to return Windows to previous working state is through System Restore. Even if your standard AV has removed the infection it might be the safest aleternative. To verify if System Restore is active on your computer, please follow the instructions below to access this feature.

Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7

Go to Start Menu, then under ‘Run’ or ‘Search Program and Files’ field, type rstrui.
Then, press Enter on the keyboard to open System Restore Settings.

Windows 8 and Windows 10

Hover your mouse cursor to the lower left corner of the screen and wait for the Start icon to appear.
Right-click on the icon and select Run from the list. This will open a Run dialog box.
Type rstrui on the ‘Open’ field and click on OK to initiate the command.

Next,
1.Continue on the steps and choose a desired restore point. All saved restore points are listed with corresponding date, time and description. Please click and read ‘How do I choose a restore point?’ for additional guide. system-restore-7
Typically, only the most recent restore points are shown.

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If prompted to Confirm your restore point, please click on Finish to begin the process.
Note, System Restore will not bring back lost personal files such as documents, images and videos. System Restore specific purpose is to bring back previous configuration and change the system state of Windows.

Video Show: Restoring your computer with Windows 7

Conclusion

OSX.Salgorea can expose your computer to kinds of threats by making use of the network vulnerabilities. For example, it will cause many unexpected problems including freezing up, file missing, executable programs disabled and etc. This Trojan is able to redirect your search result to some suspicious websites. This is why you may find that your default homepage and browser settings are just changed randomly. In fact it is created for allowing remote access to the infected computer by cyber criminals to collect privacy information for commercial use.

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