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Trojan Zero Access

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Yes if you are getting this error message while downloading anything so it simply means that your computer is infected with ZeroAccess Trojan.

Primarily, Trojan ZeroAccess is a kernel-mode rootkit, similar in ethos to the TDL family of rootkits. It uses advanced techniques to hide its presence, is capable of functioning on both 32 and 64-bit flavors of Windows from a single installer, contains aggressive self defense functionality and acts as a sophisticated delivery platform for other malware.

Trojan ZeroAccess remains hidden on an infected machine while downloading more visible components that generate revenue for the botnet owners. Currently the downloaded malware is mostly aimed at sending spam and carrying out click fraud, but previously the botnet has been instructed to download other malware and it is likely that this will be the case again in the future.

How to Remove it:-

Trojan ZeroAccess make it difficut to remote itself because it will not let you install any anti virus or anti malware from Internet.

But yes still you can remove it by using these steps:

1 Click on the Start button, select Computer, click on Local Disk (C:), and the click on Program Files.

2 In the Program Files folder, right-click the Windows Defender folder and select Rename from the context      menu.
[Image: Right-click the Windows Defender folder and select Rename from the context menu.]

3 Add a unique variation to the filename, such as .old (for example, Windows Defender.old) or something random.

Now you should able to download files from Internet now you can use any of the following tools to download and scan your computer :-

Malware Bytes:-

Malwarebytes is a light-weight anti-malware program that is excellent at removing the latest detections

Download Link :-  http://www.filehippo.com/download_malwarebytes_anti_malware/

Superanti Spyware:-

SUPERAntiSpyware is a free anti-spyware program that offers excellent detections and quick removal of common infections.

Download Link: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/superantispyware/

Trojan Remover:-
Trojan Remover. Not only detects Malware files but automatically removes them, without the need to use DOS or SAFE mode

Download Link: http://www.simplysup.com/tremover/download.html

HitmanPro (formerly Hitman Pro) is a computer program to detect and remove rootkits,trojansviruseswormsspywareadware and other malware (anything that may harm a computer), using extensive behavioural analysis and cloud computing. The program is developed by SurfRight.

Download Link: http://www.surfright.nl/en/downloads/


Combofix is a freeware (a legitimate spyware remover created by sUBs), Combofix was designed to scan a computer for known malware, spyware (SurfSideKick, QooLogic, and Look2Me as well as any other combination of the mentioned spyware applications) and remove them,ComboFix allows the manual removal of spyware infections , It ‘s a specialized effective cleaning tool, which is useful compared to other malware and spyware removers.After Combofix finished,a report will be created. You can use this report to search and remove infections which are not automatically removed.

I personally recommend Combofix and Hitman pro for this kind of infection.

Note: Before running these programs do not forget to rename window defender into its original name.

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