Do you know what Starimp Trojan is?
Starimp or Starimp Trojan, is a dangerous Trojan horse that is known to spy on your internet activities. Starimp Trojan may use this information to send to a remote attacker where it may lead to identity theft which is a very serious problem in this day and age.
Starimp may be refurred to as Win32/Starimp or Starimp Trojan on the internet. Each name may still refure to the malicious Starimp Trojan infection. Starimp is also designed to load at Windows startup where it becomes very difficult to detect and remove in many cases.
In non-techie terms:
Starimp will basically look over your internet cookies or cache coping your usernames and passwords that it finds. Starimp can then send this information to a remote user or attacker. This process may take place without you knowing about it. Starimp may disable other programs in the process so it does not have any apparent roadblocks to keep it from performing malicious actions on your computer.
Aliases: Starimp, Starimp Trojan, Win32/Starimp.
Starimp Trojan Automatic Removal Instructions
Starimp Trojan Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Starimp Trojan manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Starimp Trojan will be removed completely. So read the Starimp 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 Starimp Trojan Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Starimp Trojan if found.
- To stop Starimp 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 Starimp Trojan processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- To Unregister Starimp Trojan DLLs (view DLL removal steps)
Search and unregister these Starimp Trojan DLLs:
To locate the Starimp Trojan DLL path, go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. Type Starimp Trojan and in the Look in: select either My Computer or Local Hard Drives. Click the Search button.
Once you have the Starimp Trojan DLL path, go to Start and then click on Run. In the Run command box, type cmd, and then click on OK.
To locate the exact DLL path, type cd in order to change the current directory. To display the contents of the directory, use the dir command. To remove the DLL file type regsvr32 /u FILENAME.dll (FILENAME is the name of the file that you want to unregister).
- To unregister Starimp 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 Starimp 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 Starimp Trojan Directories.
To find Starimp Trojan directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following Starimp Trojan directories:
Right-click on the Starimp Trojan folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder Starimp Trojan and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting Starimp Trojan could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove Starimp Trojan icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Starimp Trojan manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your Starimp Trojan problems. If you want to contribute to this article, post your comment below.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Starimp Trojan will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.