How to remove Msonline.psd1

Is there a method to clean the system from hazardous Msonline.psd1 Trojan? How virus infested your computer and what will be the aftermath of that? What's the purpose of Trojan viruses and what you can do to defend the computer? On this page you'll find answers to each of these questions and provide plain and safe tips for removing Trojan viruses from each sustainable version of Windows.


Msonline.psd1 trojan


Now we will explain you everything about Msonline.psd1, that infected the system, and you unwillingly assisted it to do this. Msonline.psd1 is not useful and has no useful functions, so it has to be deleted as soon as possible. Now we will tell you how Trojans infect the PC and how to distinguish decent program from a virus. Here is the brief description of Trojan viruses, of their capabilities, pros and cons. Trojans are the particular kind of viruses that is known for stealthiness and multitasking, but is unable to solely penetrate user's PC. Viruses are not the same thing as Trojans, since viruses are almost fully independent, and Trojans need to be maintained and directed. Trojans rely on people totally, at all stages of their "life". The original host of young Trojan is its owner that grants it a guise of a decent program and uploads it on comfy file-sharing service. After that, the Trojan is waiting until a gullible visitor will download it and offer his services as a victim. Another important thing about Trojans is that they usually are being distributed via bundled installation, which means that they infest the machine in one package with three or four other programs.

Even having many restrictions in the manners of distribution, Trojans are highly efficient after the penetration through system's defense. Trojan viruses are the biggest type of harmful programs, and can steal your passwords, engage your PC in a botnet or call serious damage to the device. Here is a short list of average ways for using Trojans:

  • Trojan viruses, thanks to their invisibility, are the incredible utilities for espionage. Trojan can exist in infected system for a long time, collecting info about its operator, accounts, passwords, attended websites and, maybe, even any text entered via keyboard.
  • The less efficient way of using Trojans is to develop botnets. Botnet is a network of hundreds or even thousands of computers, or some other "smart" devices, via which swindlers are performing their smelly schemes. With help of these webs they attack major web-pages, provide lots of viral e-mails and apply their calculating powers for other tasks, like mining of crypto-currency.

All these manners of applying Trojans might be carried out apart of other ones or at the same time. Except written above key purposes that at first-hand give profit to swindlers, Trojans have multiple extra effects: they take advantage of the CPU the resources of your machine, block up its hard drive with suspicious software and prevent the computer from being used for its primary mission. Being aware of this, you'll completely endorse our opinion and uninstall Msonline.psd1 for good.

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%
  • %ProgramData%


Step 4. Fix hosts file

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



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



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


The only thing that you need now is a plain and efficient manner to eliminate Msonline.psd1 using Spyhunter anti-virus software. This tool can relieve your PC of any installed viruses on it, but at once defend it from further suchlike problems. Spyhunter works in fully independent mode, and for removal you will just have to buy antivirus, install it and launch it. We consider this manner of eliminating to be a priority, since it is hard for a common customer to find which of the folders on the PC is hazardous. By erasing the wrong folder, you might seriously damage the OS, and call its critical error. If you doubt the helpfulness of Spyhunter, you can check it yourself by installing a test scanner.


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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


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