CobInt Trojan Removal Process (remove CobIntTrojan)

September 14, 2018

Computer security experts have found a new malware threat that appears to be updated to cause destruction on vulnerable PCs. The threat, CobInt Trojan, is a variation of a trojan horse designed to spy on the computer user where it may collect data or steal login credentials from visited sites.

The dangers of CobInt Trojan may be hidden and later come out in the form of victimization or identity theft cases where remote attackers could leverage CobInt Trojan to steal personal data from a computer user.

In many cases of CobInt Trojan infiltrating a vulnerable PC the computer user may not notice the infection loading. In such cases, PC users are urged to often scan their system using an antispyware program to safely detect threats like CobInt Trojan so they may be removed promptly.

Are you getting popups from CobInt Trojan? Have you identified that you have CobInt Trojan installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove CobInt Trojan completely from your computer?

Why should you remove CobInt Trojan?

If CobInt Trojan resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that CobInt Trojan may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking CobInt Trojan removal process.

How can you manually remove CobInt Trojan

Manual removal of CobInt Trojan may not be for everyone. Each manual CobInt Trojan removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic CobInt Trojan removal process.

CobInt Trojan can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate CobInt Trojan in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find CobInt Trojan, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing CobInt Trojan. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with CobInt Trojan from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with CobInt Trojan, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with CobInt Trojan by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\CobInt Trojan folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed CobInt Trojan completely from your computer. If you find that CobInt Trojan is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic CobInt Trojan removal process.

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