MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE - Dangerous

MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE

Manual removal instructions:

What is MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE?

MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE is known as Malware(malicious software).
MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE classified Win.TASKHOST. MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE executes everytime with your computer starting. MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE takes a lot of system resources (CPU, hard drive). It makes your computer working slowely.

MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE works as a Trojan program. It often installed with free shoftware or with keygens/patches to legitimate software.

MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE is able to download another malware using the commands from a command center. It maybe a keylogger, spam program, password/bank information stealer, ad clicker, crypto miner or something else!

 

Technical Information:

  • Full path on a computer= %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\\MICROSOFT WINDOWS\\TASKHOST.EXE

You have 2 ways to remove MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE:


You have 2 ways

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Remove it manually2. Remove Manually.

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How to remove MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE manually:

STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.
http://MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE
You can see MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.

In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: ...\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: "chromium.exe" instead of chrome.exe.

STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

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STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

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Disable the services with random names or contains MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE in it's name or description.

STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.

Remove MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE virus.

Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

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Find and delete all keys/values contains MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE.

Remove MICROSOFT WINDOWS\TASKHOST.EXE Virus from Chrome Extensions

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STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains - it will come back again immediately or after reboot.





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