How to get rid of Desktop.ini.exe malware?

Desktop.ini.exe is a sort of software which we classify as malicious. Your currently running antivirus may not detect it as a computer threat because this is Trojan Horse which is able to sneak defense utilities. Netizens may know it as BitCoin Virus or BitCoin Miner Trojan. Follow the guidance below to eliminate the Desktop.ini.exe Trojan.


remove Desktop.ini.exe virus

Desktop.ini.exe

Desktop.ini.exe Miner affects CPU power overloading it and stealing capacity for the needs of own developers. Pay closer attention to the risen load factor. You need to scan your computer with malware scanner and delete the threat.

remove Desktop.ini.exe virus

Desktop.ini.exe

Remember that Desktop.ini.exe Trojan makes the system open for other computer threats and viruses. Switch to Customer Installation to prevent penetration together with bundled tools. You need to add anti-malware software that will not interfere the work of the core security software but enable the owner of the PC to make sure that nothing suspicious is going on in the system. It will be a nice helper to scan computer and track different types of threat like viruses, PUPS, spyware, adware, etc.

You can get rid of the Desktop.ini.exe Miner Trojan with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware tool. It is a kind of scanner that can help with different kinds of threats like Trojans, viruses, potentially unwanted apps, spyware, adware, etc.


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Automatic removal tool for Desktop.ini.exe

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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.

Choose "Full Scan"

GridinSoft Anti-Malware Scan Types

STEP 1

Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.

Please wait until the scan completed

Anti-Malware Scan Process

STEP 2

Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.

Malware scan results

Scan Results

STEP 3

After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware Removal Process

Removal process completed. Your system is clean!

STEP 4

Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.

Reset Browser Settings by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Reset Browser Settings

STEP 5

Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:

Choose your browser & click "Reset"

Reset Browser Settings options

STEP 6

Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.

Your browser is clean!

Reset Browser completed

How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the Desktop.ini.exe virus

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:

Your browser is clean!

On Run protection

The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.

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