How to Remove TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS from Your Compute

 

1.Overview
This Trojan logs the user’s keystrokes. It is a Windows PE EXE file. It is written in Visual C++. The packed file is approximately 12KB in size. It is packed using ASPack. The unpacked file is approximately 20KB in size.

To completely purge TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS from your computer, you need to delete the files, folders, and Windows registry keys, and registry values associated with TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS.These files, folders, and registry keys are respectively listed in the Files, Folders, Registry Keys, and Registry Values sections on this page.

For instructions on deleting the TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS registry keys and registry values, see How to Remove TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS from the Windows Registry.

For instructions on deleting the TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS files and folders,
see How to Delete TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS Files (.exe, .dll, etc.)
 

2.How to Delete TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS Files (.exe, .dll, etc.)

The files and folders associated with TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS are listed in the Files and Folders sections on this page.

To delete the TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS files and folders:

  1. Using your file explorer, browse to each file and folder listed in the Folders and Files sections.
    Note: The paths use certain conventions such as [%PROGRAM_FILES%]. These conventions are explained here.
  2. Select the file or folder and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.
  3. Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.

3.How to Remove TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS from the Windows Registry

The Windows registry stores important system information such as system preferences, user settings, and installed programs details as well as the information about the applications that are automatically run at start-up. Because of this, spyware, malware, and adware often store references to their own files in your Windows registry so that they can automatically launch every time you start up your computer.

To effectively remove TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS from your Windows registry, you must delete all the registry keys and values associated with TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS, which are listed in the Registry Keys and Registry Values sections on this page.

IMPORTANT: Because the registry is a core component of your Windows system, it is strongly recommended that you back up the registry before you begin deleting keys and values. For information about backing up the Windows registry, refer to the Registry Editor online help.

To remove the TrojanSpy.Win32.DKS registry keys and values:

  1. On the Windows Start menu, click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK.
    The Registry Editor window opens. This window consists of two panes. The left pane displays folders that represent the registry keys arranged in hierarchical order. The right one lists the registry values of the currently selected registry key.
  3. To delete each registry key listed in the Registry Keys section, do the following:
    • Locate the key in the left pane of the Registry Editor window by sequentially expanding the folders according to the path indicated in the Registry Keys section. For example, if the path of a registry key is HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\FolderA\FolderB\KeyName1, sequentially expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, software, FolderA, and FolderB folders.
    • Select the key name indicated at the end of the path (KeyName1 in the example above).
    • Right-click the key name and select Delete on the menu.
    • Click Yes in the Confirm Key Delete dialog box.
  4. To delete each registry value listed in the Registry Values section, do the following:
    • Display the value in the right pane of the Registry Editor window by sequentially expanding the folders in the left pane according to the path indicated in the Registry Values section and selecting the specified key name. For example, if the path of a registry value is HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\FolderA\FolderB\KeyName2\,valueC=, sequentially expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, software, FolderA, and FolderB folders and select the KeyName2 key to display the valueC value in the right pane.
    • In the right pane, select the value name indicated after a comma at the end of the path (valueC in the example above).
    • Right-click the value name and select Delete on the menu.
    • Click Yes in the Confirm Value Delete dialog box.