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Remove DigitalSpawn - Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

Remote Access Trojan or RAT for short is form of trojan horse that is often called backdoor because it provides the intruder, or remote user (hacker) special access (hole) to your PC from some control features to full control. DigitalSpawn is classified as RAT because of it affect to infected system. DigitalSpawn is considered to be very dangerous as it uses special technic to hide its activity from user and antivirus applications. Usually firewalls can detect its activity as DigitalSpawn regularly tries to access internet to grant an access to its owner.

Description of DigitalSpawn and certain parameters of the threat.

There are two main ways unreclaimed DigitalSpawns can get into the platform. Their server parts have to be installed to the manipulateed platform as any other applications with or without consumer information content. It also is able to download and run applications, sneak PC information. DigitalSpawn can transmute IP address, DNS address, computer name, by-default gateway, etc. They can breach consumer confidentiality for months and even years until the user will note them. Parasitic DigitalSpawns can be noticeed and removed with the help of effective anti-virus programs like Stronghold Antivirus and True Sword.

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Win32 (Windows 9x, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven)


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* Removes all files created by DigitalSpawn.

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You can try two other options: remove DigitalSpawn manually or using proffesional support of our specialist:

* Removing DigitalSpawn manually.

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DigitalSpawn - ways of infecting

DigitalSpawn can infect your PC from different sources. It can infiltrate computer through peer-to-peer applications, adult sites and also it can come bundled with adware or spyware. Then it copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is pqhelper.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name DigitalSpawn and value pqhelper.exe and will then load on every boot up. You can also locate it in your processes list with name pqhelper.exe or DigitalSpawn.

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Manual guide for DigitalSpawn removal?

DigitalSpawn can be manually removed by locating and deleting all registry keys and files connected with DigitalSpawn and, of course, removing process from running on startup as well.

1. Remove the following processes:

  • ill.exe
  • microlog.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files with the names exactly the same as in the list and located in folders listed below. There may be legitimate system files with the same or near the same names. We recommend you to use FREE WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for guaranteed threat removal.

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2. Following folders created by DigitalSpawn also need to be removed:

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3. Using registry editor find and remove this registry entries:

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