Do you know what Rich video codec Trojan is?
Rich video codec Trojan or Rich video codec Trojan v. 1.6 is a fake codec that may lead to the installation of other Trojan infections on your computer. Rich video codec Trojan uses methods to trick users into downloading the malicious file by stating that you need Rich video codec Trojan in order to play a video. Rich video codec Trojan is known to install additional malicious components to your web browser such as a toolbar called The Bonrep Toolbar.
In non-techie terms: Rich video codec Trojan uses a common tactic used by hackers to sneak trojan infections onto computers on the internet. It is always a good suggestion to limit downloads of video codecs and only trust the ones provided by your media player's software company.
Aliases: Rich Video Codec Trojan, Rich Video Codec Trojan v. 1.6
Rich video codec Trojan Automatic Removal Instructions
Rich video codec Trojan Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Rich video codec Trojan manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Rich video codec Trojan will be removed completely. So read the Rich video codec Trojan removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall Rich video codec Trojan Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Rich video codec Trojan if found.
- To stop Rich video codec Trojan processes (view process removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
Search and stop these Rich video codec Trojan processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- To unregister Rich video codec Trojan registry keys (view registry keys removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type regedit > press OK.
Edit the value (on the right pane) by right-clicking on it and selecting the Modify option. Select the Delete option.
Search and delete these Rich video codec Trojan registry keys:
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- Remove Rich video codec Trojan Directories.
To find Rich video codec Trojan directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following Rich video codec Trojan directories:
Right-click on the Rich video codec Trojan folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder [NAME OF FOLDER] and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting [FOLDERNAME] could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove Rich video codec Trojan icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Rich video codec Trojan manual removal instructions!
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Rich video codec Trojan will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.