What is Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a?

Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a appears to be an extremely dangerous Trojan infection. The research shows it could modify user’s computers settings. Moreover, there is a chance it might do other malicious activities like spy on the user or infect the computer with other malware. No doubt, it is best to remove it as soon as you realize it is on the computer. The problem is doing so might be not an easy task as so far there is not much information about this Trojan. If you want to find out the details, we managed to gather up till now, you should read the rest of our report. Also, we would like to stress that the deletion instructions located at the end of this page might be incomplete because we do not have all information about the infection. Accordingly, we would advise using a legitimate antimalware tool instead, if you want to be sure the threat gets deleted permanently.

Where does Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a come from?

According to our researchers at the malware might be spread with a particular adware program known as PriceFountain. On the other hand, there is a chance it could be any other threat too. In any case, what we are trying to say is Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a could sneak in without you even realizing it while you are installing some other untrustworthy software. As a consequence, we would advise our readers to be more cautious when picking new tools to install. Before pressing the download or install button you should first read some expert or user reviews. Find out if a reliable developer created the chosen program. If you cannot find any information about the company that released the product, we would recommend not to use their provided software. Of course, even if the application is reliable, you might not avoid getting malware together with it if you download it from questionable P2P file-sharing networks or web pages alike. It means it is also essential to download software from legitimate web pages only.

How does Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a work?

It looks like Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a might create a lot of various files and Registry entries to settle in. The problem is the chosen folders and file names might vary, which means it might be difficult to locate or identify this threat. Also, users might not even realize anything strange is happening at first because such malicious programs can work in the background without drawing any attention. What’s more, our researchers say there might come a time when it could be too late to learn about the Trojan. Apparently, the malware might modify user’s computer settings, such as his login information. As a result, the infected device’s owner could be unable to log in. Besides, we believe Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a work might be capable of installing more malicious software on the system (e.g., viruses, worms, keyloggers, backdoor, and so on) as well as recording user’s personal information (chat messages, emails, other passwords, etc.). As you realize, allowing this threat to stay on your computer for too long could cause you a lot of trouble, and so we recommend deleting it before it has a chance to do any harm.

How to remove Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a?

As promised, the instructions available below this text will show what to do to locate and erase the data created by Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a work manually. However, you should know we cannot be one hundred percent sure these steps will work for you since we do not have all information about this malware. This is why our researchers believe it would be safer to employ a legitimate antimalware tool and let it get rid of the Trojan for you. All you would have to do is set the chosen tool to scan the system and wait till it locates all malicious data. After the scan is done, look for the provided removal button and click it to eliminate all identified threats.

Get rid of Trojan:vbs/mutuodo.a

  1. Click Ctrl+Alt+Delete at the same time.
  2. Choose Task Manager and go to Processes.
  3. Look for the infection’s process (e.g., UpdateTask.exe).
  4. Select the malicious process and tap End Task.
  5. Leave the Task Manager.
  6. Press Windows key+E.
  7. Look for the following path: %APPDATA%\PriceFountain\UpdateProc
  8. Find an executable file belonging to the malware (e.g., UpdateTask.exe).
  9. Right-click this executable file and press Delete or do the same with the PriceFountain folder and erase it all.
  10. Find a path similar to this one: %LOCALAPPDATA%\{a6385dhr-6479-97f3-8f89-bre8pgf9n7k1}
  11. Locate another malicious executable file (e.g., synhelper.exe).
  12. Right-click it and press Delete.
  13. Search for this location: %APPDATA%
  14. Search for directories called PriceFountain, UpdateProc, Mogan, etc.
  15. Right-click these folders and choose Delete.
  16. Leave File Explorer.
  17. Press Windows key+R.
  18. Type Regedit and click Enter.
  19. Go to these locations:
  20. Find value names titled PriceFountain, Rinapi, etc.
  21. Right-click the value names created by the Trojan and press Delete.
  22. Leave Registry Editor.
  23. Empty your Recycle Bin.
  24. Restart the device. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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