How to remove Ccc.exe trojan virus

In which way do I remove Ccc.exe from the system? What is Ccc.exe and how it got onto my computer? What is the aim of Trojans and what you can do to defend the system? Here you will see answers to each of these questions and provide simple and efficient advises for deleting Trojan viruses from each sustainable version of Windows OS.


Ccc.exe trojan


Ccc.exe is a Trojan that probably got into the PC with your help, and you installed it with unaware of it. Ccc.exe isn't helpful and has no good functions, so it has to be uninstalled as fast as possible. Now we'll explain you how Ccc.exe infected the PC and how to realize which program is safe and which isn't. First, we should tell you the crucial things about Trojans. The name "Trojan" is pretty accurate: software of this kind stealthy penetrates victims' devices, trying to look like good utilities, but they cannot distribute themselves. Trojans aren't equal to viruses, since viruses are almost totally independent, and Trojans need to be maintained and directed. Trojans depend on people completely, at all times of their existence. The original host of newborn Trojan is its owner who grants it a guise of a useful utility and uploads it on comfy file-sharing service. After that, the Trojan waits until a gullible user will download it and become a host. We need to say that Trojans are infrequently being distributed separately, but more frequent you can get them in packages AKA “bundles” that consist of few Trojans, viruses, malware or adware.

When Trojan after all penetrates the system it starts to pursue its aims, which obviously means nothing good for you and your machine. Trojans are the largest sort of malware, and can steal your passwords, include your PC in a criminal scam or call serious damage to your PC. Here's a complete enumeration of possible methods for using Trojan viruses:

  • Trojan programs, thanks to their invisibility, are almost ideal means for espionage. Trojan can dwell in contaminated PC for years, collecting data against its operator, passwords, visited sites, accounts and in general the text entered through keyboard.
  • The less common manner of using Trojans is to make botnets. Botnet is a network of thousands or at least hundreds of computers, or some other "intelligent" devices, through which swindlers can carry out their smelly schemes. The multiplicity of actions is pretty wide: from DDoS attacks on major sites to huge spamming campaigns, and it usually leads to the limitations from Google for your IP address or the entire subnet.

Each of these ways of Trojan usage might be carried out solely or at the same time. Except enumerated in the previous paragraphs goals that directly give profit to Internet-criminals, Trojans have multiple side negatives: they exploit your PC's recourses, choke the system with trashy software and prevent the PC from being used for its primary mission. Knowing this, you'll completely endorse our verdict and eliminate Ccc.exe 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%
  • %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


We suggest you an easy and effective way to get rid of Ccc.exe using Spyhunter anti-virus software. This software can relieve the computer of all installed malware on it, but in the same time shield it from other suchlike issues. Spyhunter works without user involved, and for deletion you will just have to buy the program, set it up and launch the scanning and removal processes. We advise this manner, since it is too complicated for an ordinary customer to recognize the Trojan files. By uninstalling the important file, you might easily disrupt the system, and call its critical fault. If you doubt the efficiency of Spyhunter, you can test the program in action by downloading 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


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