How To Get Rid of Trojan Horse VB.FMZ (Trojan Horse Remover)

September 14, 2010, By Fouad Bajwa

A Trojan horse, or Trojan, is malware that appears to perform a desirable function for the user prior to run or install, but instead facilitates unauthorized access of the user’s computer system.  Trojans usually end up being downloaded from the Internet and installed by trusting or unaware users.

How-to Get Rid of the Trojan Horse VB.FMZSo how does one’s PC get infected with the Trojan Horse VB.FMZ?

The following are the most possible reasons why your machine may end up being infected with the Trojan Horse VB.FMZ:

  1. You may be running an operating system or web based applications without enabling proper security feature for protecting your computer access from unauthorized access online.
  2. You are not following innocuous browsing and PC practices.
  3. You are downloading and installing Freeware or Shareware software from untrusted sources.
  4. Cheaply priced software or free software application carrying spyware, adware or software applications such as the Trojan Horse VB.FMZ as the developers might be attaching it with free applications in order to cover their software development costs.
  5. Some developers may even transfer Trojan Horses with their software just for fun or exploring what you keep on your computer system.

How-to Get Rid of the Trojan Horse VB.FMZ
P2P Software Source

Many people that use P2P software programs get infected with Trojan Horses. P2P file sharing uses open joint file transfer systems between many users and this exposes your computer system to the risk of inadvertently downloading Trojan Horse infected files and sometimes including malicious ones such as the Trojan Horse VB.FMZ.

Visiting Alleged Web Sites

When you stay sites with uncertain or obnoxious aggregation, trojans-including Win32.VB.fm-, spyware, and adware, may fortunate be automatically downloaded and installed onto your machine.

Symptoms of being infected with the Trojan Horse VB.FMZ

Following are the symptoms to help you identify if your computer system has been possibly infected with the Trojan Horse VB.FMZ:

  1. Your PC slowed down significantly.
  2. Your PC takes a ages to start than it used to last week.
  3. Your internet connection has become extremely sluggish
  4. You find new shortcuts on your desktop that you have no memory of creation.
  5. Your browser’s default homepage has been reconfigured.
  6. Trojan Horse VB.FMZ can interfere with your Internet settings or redirect your homepage to suspicious websites. Trojan Horse VB.FMZ may add new shortcuts to your PC desktop.
  7. Your computer is has been loaded with pestering popup ads, even when you’re not connected to the Internet.
  8. E-mails that you didn’t compose are being sent using your name.
  9. Your email mailbox seems to be taken over by someone you have no ideas about and now your mailbox is creating and sending e-mails with virus attachments, hoaxes, spam, scams and all sorts of other unsolicited e-mails and crap.

How to remove Trojan Horse VB.FMZ

  1. First open the Windows Registry editor by clicking on Start and typing “REGEDIT” in “Search programs and files”.
  2. Locate the following registry key:  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\klgr
  3. Right-click and select “Delete” and click on “Yes” to confirm.
  4. Now close the Windows Registry editor.
  5. To remove VB.FMZ from your computer system’s memory, open Windows Explorer and locate the following files and delete them:
    – C:\WINDOWS\sendmail.ocx
    – C:\WINDOWS\system32\sendmail.ocx
    – C:\WINDOWS\system32\MSSTDFMT.DLL
    – C:\WINDOWS\system32\autodiscx32.dll
    – C:\WINDOWS\system32\W32SillySpy-CZ.exe
    – C:\Program Files\ thaimeaning4.0\Msstdfmt.dll
  6. You should also permanently remove any files from your operating system’s Recycle Bin by right-clicking it and selecting “Empty Recycle Bin”.
  7. Finally, restart your computer and your system should be disinfected from the Trojan Horse VB.FMZ!
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