How to remove Webmine.pro

In this article we'll explain you everything about Webmine.pro, that infested the computer, and you unwittingly helped it to do so. Webmine.pro is not useful and has no advantages, so it should be removed as fast as possible. In this part of an article we'll tell you how Webmine.pro infected your system and how to distinguish helpful software from a virus. First, we should tell you the crucial things about Trojans. The name “Trojan virus” speaks for itself: viruses of this sort secretly get into victims' workstations, pretending to be decent tools, but they can't spread themselves. Actually, Trojans cannot be called viruses, because the word “virus” means the ability of unwanted software to multiply and independently infect systems. Trojans depend on people entirely, at all times of their "life". The developers of the Trojan are giving it the guise of a good program, and put the Trojan to a popular website from which the maximum number of victims can download it. The place of Trojan's second host is vacant, and if you like these little programs - just download as many free programs as possible, and soon you'll get one. Another significant thing about Trojans is that they commonly are being distributed via bundled installation, which means that they penetrate the device in one bundle with few other programs.

 

Webmine.pro trojan

 

In spite of several bounds in the ways of distribution, Trojan programs are highly efficient after they get through system's defense. Trojans are the largest type of viruses, and can use your computer in a criminal scam, cause serious damage to your computer or steal your passwords. Here is a complete enumeration of possible methods for using Trojan viruses:

  • The last of the popular ways of using Trojans is to create so-called botnets. Botnet is a network of hundreds or even thousands of systems, or some other "intelligent" devices, with which swindlers are carrying out their smelly schemes. With help of these networks they make attacks on government websites, provide a lot of spam and apply their calculating powers for other tasks, like mining of crypto-currency.
  • Trojan programs, thanks to their stealthiness, are the incredible tools for spying on ordinary people. Trojan virus can exist in infected PC for years, collecting info against its operator, passwords, accounts, visited sites and, maybe, even any text entered through keyboard.

All these ways of Trojan usage can be carried out apart of other ones or at the same time. In addition to the written above head aims, which directly give profit to fraudsters, Trojans have multiple extra effects: they use your PC's recourses, choke up its memory with unwanted applications and prevent the laptop from running for its primary function. Realizing this, you'll completely agree with our opinion and delete Webmine.pro once and for all.

Removal instruction

Step 1. Boot the system into safe mode

  • Press Start
  • Type Msconfig and press Enter

Safe mode. Step 1

 

  • Select Boot tab

Safe mode. Step 2

 

 

  • Select Safe boot and press Ok

More information about Safe mode: What is Safe Mode and how to boot computer in Safe Mode

 

Step 2. Show all hidden files and folders

  • Press Start
  • Click on Control Panel

Show hidden files. Step 1

 

  • Select Appearance and Personalization

Show hidden files. Step 2

 

  • Click on Folder Options
  • Select View tab
  • Select Show hidden files, folders and drives

Show hidden files. Step 3

 

  • Press Ok

 

Step 3. Remove virus files

 

Check next folders to find suspicious files:

  • %TEMP%
  • %APPDATA%
  • %ProgramData%

 

Step 4. Fix hosts file

  • Go to %SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\ folder

Hosts_file_location

 

  • Open hosts file using Notepad or other text editor
  • Delete suspicious elements
  • Basic hosts file looks like this:

Hosts_file

 

Step 5. Clean registry (for experienced users)

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Clean startup registry keys
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(HKEY_CURRENT_USER)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(HKEY_CURRENT_USER)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(HKEY_CURRENT_USER)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(HKEY_CURRENT_USER)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit

Step 6. Scan computer with antivirus

 

We give you a safe and fast manner to uninstall Trojans with help of Spyhunter antiviral program. This program can clean the computer of any currently available viruses on it, but simultaneously shield it from further similar issues. Spyhunter works automatically, and for removal you will just need to buy Spyhunter, install it and begin the scanning and removal processes. We recommend this method, since it is hard for a common user to recognize which of the files in the system is malicious. By eliminating the system folder, you might seriously disrupt the OS, and provoke its fatal error. If you doubt the usefulness of Spyhunter, you should try it yourself by getting a free version with limited capabilities.

 

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Step 7. Disable Safe Mode and restart computer

  • Press Start
  • Type Msconfig and press Enter
  • Select Boot tab
  • Remove the check near Safe boot

 

Video with trojan virus

 

 

 

 

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