Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni Removal Process (remove TrojanDownloaderWin32Rakhni)

July 10, 2018

Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni is a vicious type of malware that is inclined to causing major issues if it is left to run amuck on a Windows PC. The infection of Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni may take place due to loading malicious files from the Internet or opening a malicious spam email attachment. Either way, once Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni has initiated it is prone to running in the background undetected while it opens up accesses portals to the infected system allowing remote hackers to gain entry.

The accesses initiated by Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni is apt to leading to issues as serious as identity theft if the threat is left unchecked. Those who run antimalware software will want to perform system scans often to detect threats like Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni and safely remove them.

The quicker Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni is detected and removed the better chance that a PC user has to prevent identity theft or other issues that may result from a hacker accessing their system and personal files.

Are you getting popups from Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni? Have you identified that you have Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni?

If Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni 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 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni 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 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni removal process.

How can you manually remove Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni

Manual removal of Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni may not be for everyone. Each manual Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni 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 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni removal process.

Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni 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 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni, 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 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni. 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.

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni 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 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni, 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"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni 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 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni completely from your computer. If you find that Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Rakhni removal process.

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