I don’t know how to remove a virus called Trojan.Dustky from my XP desktop. I have it for almost a week on my computer. I have no clue on removing it as I’m not a computer tech. I was told that Trojan virus can steal my personal information on my computer. Is it true? I don’t want to get trouble. Can someone help me out of this? Thanks in advance.

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

Trojan.Dustky is a vicious tool designed by cyber hackers who want to get illegal benefits from innocent computer users. Once it comes to the target computers, it can mess up the whole systems and make great troubles to the personal information saved on the infected computers. With the help of this malicious Trojan horse, cyber hackers can be able to connect to the infected computers without users’ notice. In this case, cyber hackers to monitor all the activities that users do on the infected computers on the background. It can be a nightmare to have someone unknown log on your computer. All your privacy can be stolen and abused for other crime. Your will find out your money is gone until your check with the bank, also, your computer can be completely messed up by this virus.

Cyber hackers who make this infection can spread it with plenty of ways from the Internet. This Trojan.Dustky can be implant to other programs as a fake software, some unsuspecting users can have it installed when they download and use corrupted programs uploaded by cyber hackers. Also, cyber hackers can put this infection to the pages which have been corrupted by them. That’s to say, when users go to visit the infected pages, their computers can be targeted by this Trojan horse infection instantly.

Trojan.Dustky can make great chaos to the whole system as it can not only make damages by its own, it can also help many other computer viruses to come and make the situation even worse. The system firewall and anti-virus programs installed can be disabled which can make the infected computers compromised totally. Under this case, the infected systems can be out of protection and will be attacked by more malware from the web. PC users can keep getting unwanted system errors during the use which can lead to black screen and blue screen of death often. What’s more, this Trojan infection can make the browsers installed perform abnormally, users can be redirected to some strange pages or phishing websites, so that hackers can be capable to get illegal benefits from those victims.

Some Traits about This Trojan

-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this Trojan.Dustky for you.

Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Trojan provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Trojan, and delete them all.

Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\

Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:


It is a must for computer users who find this Trojan.Dustky infection on their computers to remove it as soon as possible. This vicious Trojan horse infection can mess up the whole systems from many aspects. Users will realize that their computers respond slower and slower with lot of errors. This Trojan can waste a large part of CPU usage on the background to make the systems work slowly. Users will have their infected computers shut down suddenly without any sign. In order to save your computer from this virus, an effective removal way must be carried out in no time.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.Dustky? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on January 18, 2016 1:17 pm

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