TermTrident presents itself as a legitimate browser plug-in. It promises users enhance the Internet browsing experience. Actually, TermTrident is not a secure program at all. The nasty malware is designed for crooks to earn easy money. Generally, this TermTrident displays numerous of commercial pop-up ads on the victim’s desktop. It wants to lure you to click on its related marketing links and ads.
TermTrident is considered as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). There are a few of reasons for these negative associations. First of all, TermTrident commonly infiltrates PCs and all web browsers without users` knowledge/solution. Moreover, once installed, it will display intrusive ads (generally marked as `Ads by TT`). Keep in mind, the unwanted program continually tracks users` online activity. Apart from delivering intrusive ads, TermTrident malware can bring various more severe computer infections, such as Trojans, worms, adware, police ransomware, browser hijackers, etc.
How does TermTrident get into my system?
We may advise you to always remember that downloading free software (free music players or gaming applications) from the web or visiting unknown web pages are the most common ways for your computer to be infected with malwares (for instance, TermTrident). You must be careful and thoughtful when you download and install any software, always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand, when you install them, always select the Advanced or Custom installation. Do not hesitate to contact our tech guys if you have any difficulties.
How to remove TermTrident?
If you detect TermTrident and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for TermTrident:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with TermTrident in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):