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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

TrustyHound customary links itself from each implacement in the registry that lets discharging making it troubled to remove TrustyHound even with a comely TrustyHound removal tool. Customary, TrustyHound attacked system does not pass the desease to other machines. But this doesn't make TrustyHound less malicious than viruses and its absolute necessity to remove TrustyHound less pressing. In Windows Vista OS the problem with TrustyHound removal or TrustyHound removal tool setting up was tried to be relieved by default subdued user privileges. As mostly of operating system consumers have administrative privileges, applications they run (inclusive of TrustyHound) have unbarred admission to the computer sometimes making TrustyHound removal tools useless and necessity of TrustyHound removal dramatic. TrustyHound removal tools inspect the information contents of the Windows system registry, system PC files and installed applications and remove TrustyHound that uncovers itself. On December 16, 2004 Microsoft Co. got its merchandise mark Windows system Antispyware-trojan as free download TrustyHound removal tool allowing Windows XP and Windows 2003 OS users to remove TrustyHound and perform TrustyHound removals.

TrustyHound intrusion method

TrustyHound copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is TrustyHound-TS.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name TrustyHound and value TrustyHound-TS.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name TrustyHound-TS.exe or TrustyHound. Also, it can create folder with name TrustyHound under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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How to remove TrustyHound manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with TrustyHound, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by TrustyHound.

To get rid of TrustyHound, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • TrustyHound-TS.exe
  • button-af.gif
  • button-ft.gif
  • button-pb.gif
  • button-rs.gif
  • button-sp.gif
  • button-wm.gif
  • custombuttons_additem.html
  • custombuttons_imageviewer.html
  • custombuttons_list.html
  • custombuttons_menulist.html
  • small-logo.gif
  • thound.bmp
  • thoundo.bmp
  • thud.wav
  • websearch.bmp
  • websearcho.bmp
  • CardFountain Greetings.lnk
  • Free Stuff Directory.lnk
  • FunFlirts Online Dating.lnk
  • TrustyHound Image Search.lnk
  • TrustyHound Web Search.lnk
  • TrustyHound-TS Companion.lnk

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • %programfiles%\TrustyHound-TS\
  • %programfiles%\trustyhound-tb\
  • %startmenu%\Programs\TrustyHound-TS\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\TrustyHound-TS
  • Key: XBTB01786.IEToolbar.1
  • Key: XBTB01786.IEToolbar.1\CLSID
  • Key: XBTB01786.IEToolbar
  • Key: XBTB01786.IEToolbar\CLSID
  • Key: XBTB01786.IEToolbar\CurVer
  • Key: ToolBand.XBTP01786.1
  • Key: ToolBand.XBTP01786.1\CLSID
  • Key: ToolBand.XBTP01786
  • Key: ToolBand.XBTP01786\CLSID
  • Key: ToolBand.XBTP01786\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{A1926319-8C3F-4d10-9952-D1835405B54A}
  • Key: CLSID\{A1926319-8C3F-4d10-9952-D1835405B54A}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{A1926319-8C3F-4d10-9952-D1835405B54A}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{A1926319-8C3F-4d10-9952-D1835405B54A}\InprocServer32
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • Key: TypeLib\{A23E7E4B-A19D-40F5-945C-F3E69B9F676A}\1.0\0\win32
  • Key: TypeLib\{A23E7E4B-A19D-40F5-945C-F3E69B9F676A}\1.0\HELPDIR
  • Key: XBTB01786.XBTB01786.1
  • Key: XBTB01786.XBTB01786.1\CLSID
  • Key: XBTB01786.XBTB01786
  • Key: XBTB01786.XBTB01786\CLSID
  • Key: XBTB01786.XBTB01786\CurVer
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: corruptedMsg
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: uninstallMsg
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: updateMsg
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: autoUpdateMsg
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: versionError
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: connectionError
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: lastVersionMsg
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: contextMenuItemName
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: closeAllWindowsForUpdate
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: UpdateError
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: firstURL
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: serverpath
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: updateUrl
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: urlAfterUpdate
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: urlAfterUninstall
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: contextSearch
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: OpenNew
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: AutoComplete
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: KeepHistory
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: RunSearchAutomatically
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: RunSearchDragAutomatically
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: DescriptiveText
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: ShowHighlightButton
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: ShowFindButtons
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: UpdateAutomatically
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: ErrorMsg
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: AlertMsg
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: FindWord
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: PopStop
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: toolbar_id
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: toolbar_version
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: firstTime
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: CurrentFont
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: FontSize
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: CurrentLayout
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: ToolbarIsFailed
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: Scope
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: LastCheckTime
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: TBPos
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: TBWidth
  • Key: software\XBTB01786\Toolbar
    Value: TBBreak
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
    Value: {77FBF9B8-1D37-4FF2-9CED-192D8E3ABA6F}
  • Key:

    Value: DisplayName
  • Key:

    Value: UninstallString
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{77FBF9B8-1D37-4FF2-9CED-192D8E3ABA6F}

    Value: ButtonText
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{77FBF9B8-1D37-4FF2-9CED-192D8E3ABA6F}

    Value: HotIcon
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{77FBF9B8-1D37-4FF2-9CED-192D8E3ABA6F}

    Value: Icon
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{77FBF9B8-1D37-4FF2-9CED-192D8E3ABA6F}

    Value: MenuStatusBar
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{77FBF9B8-1D37-4FF2-9CED-192D8E3ABA6F}

    Value: MenuText
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{77FBF9B8-1D37-4FF2-9CED-192D8E3ABA6F}

    Value: ClsidExtension
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Start Page

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

TrustyHound can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to TrustyHound before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov Protection Status

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with TrustyHound and TrustyHound-TS.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: using windows live mail to do mail outs from my contacts

all my friends in my contacts list in windows live mail are recieving emails from my account with links to web pages

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Related pest: zlob trojan

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