Trojan.KillAV

Short bio

Trojan.KillAV is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for Trojans that are capable of disabling antivirus (AV) programs.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.KillAV by using real-time protection.

block Trojan.KillAV

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.KillAV

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.KillAV without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get startedbutton.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Depending on the AV software being disabled and the method of doing so, users may have to re-install the affected software.

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