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Description of trojan conhost.exe

This malware is part of rogue program Wireshark Antivirus. It modifies a system setting in registry so that whenever an executable file is running, this malware will be loaded first, then it can block some anti-malware programs from running. Once it is active, it will download many other rogue programs from internet and redirect search result to unrelated website.

Objects of trojan conhost.exe

Registry Value:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\command\open :@=C:\Program Files\conhost.exe %1? %*
Registry Key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\QTUpdate
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Object\{19090308-636D-4e9b-A1CE-A647B6F794BF}
File:
C:\Program Files\shk_v10.dll
C:\Program Files\csrss.exe
C:\Program Files\conhost.exe
Folder:
C:\Program Files\Wireshark Antivirus
%UserProfile%\C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Start Menu\Programs\Wireshark Antivirus

How to remove trojan conhost.exe with Adware Away

Adware Away can completely remove trojan conhost.exe and all malware downloaded by this malware. Just follow the steps below:
  • 1. Launch Adware Away
  • 2. Click "Start Scan" button and wait for the scan completes
  • 3. Click "Fix Selected" button in the scan result window
  • 4. Reboot your computer if Adware Away prompts to reboot.

Adware Away scan result for trojan conhost.exe (Note: result may be different between different variants)

Scan result for trojan conhost.exe

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Customizing removal to remove any new variant of trojan conhost.exe

If the above automatical method doesn't work, you can request a customizing removal service to let us help you remove this new variant manually, just follow the steps below:
  • 1. Launch Adware Away.
  • 2. Click "Customizing Removal" tab.
  • 3. Click "Diagnostic Scan" button and wait for the scan completes.
  • 4. Send us the scan log file.
  • 5. Our technical support will analyze your log file and send you back a removal guide file
  • 6. When you receive the removal guide file, just drag and drop it into Adware Away window, the removal to the new variant will be done.