What is TriLock?
TriLock is detected as a malicious malware that redirects user to the unintentional domains or to the online sources developed by online hackers or associated with some commercial campaigns to cheat financially. The secret entry of this type of malware can take place at any time into a computer if user frequently surf the Internet or often interact with such web sources that can transfer some hidden objects on a computers without user consent. Moreover, if this happens in some way, it will contribute additional settings on all installed browsers or other essential parts of the system and it will destroy the functions of the computer badly. Therefore, it is very necessary to identify and remove TriLock from browsers as soon as possible, rather than the facing various destruction on the computer while browsing internet.
Is TriLock a threat to the computer? How?
According to experts, TriLock seems to be a useful web source offering some improved features to surf the web, but technically its method to install the various threat on the computer so, it is really drastic and would never be entertain users accordingly to their personal desire. In additional, It corrupts browser settings, affects registry entries, manipulates system files, MBR and so on. As a result, user are expected to see serious issues when the system boots up to do an online session. Apart from, many issues such as problem while connecting the internet, serious degradation in system performance, malfunction of pre-installed programs or drivers, lack of administrative tools, and much more arises due to Trilock Malware infection. T
Where does it come in the computers?
Basically, TriLock enters into a computer through free downloadable objects like software, documents, photos, PDF files, and so on from untrusted online sources. Apart from these, download spam email attachments or pirated torrent based web page may also be responsible. Really the technique used by distributors is software bundling which appears legitimate but actually they have malicious codes which can install the virus easily on the compromised computer. So be careful of these aspects when carrying out these activities, rather than the system being infected without leaving any possible clue.
How to Uninstall TriLock?
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STEP 1: Start Your PC in Safe Mode With Networking
Booting Into Safe Mode on Windows 8 or 10
Numerous ways are there to get into the safe mode with networking option on your Windows computer system, but with Windows 8 & 10 OS. Few of those functions are need to be accessed with a little longer procedure. Well, here we are available to help you with the simplest way to access safe mode in Windows 8 or Windows 10 PC.
Here we will share the simplest method to access safe mode in networking.
1. Boot your PC to the login screen and then hold SHIFT key, while holding it click on RESTART button.
2. This will take you to the troubleshooting option screen where to enable the Safe Mode.
In other scenarios, there are options that you could not boot your login screen, here-
You could see another screen known as Recovery screen. To access this window you can hold the SHIFT key and keep tapping on F8 key. This will let you enter the advanced “recovery mode”. Here you can easily choose advanced repair options.
Now go to the Start Up settings.
There click on the Restart option available there.
When the computer finally restarts, press the number that says Enable Safe Mode with Networking. Usually number 5 from the list.
Enter your admin login details and Enter Windows in Safe Mode with Networking.
Windows XP, Vista or 7
Restart Your PC and keep tapping on F8 key.
It will open and advanced menu option from there you need to choose the Safe Mode with Networking Option. You can easily make the selections with the help of arrow keys.
After choosing Safe Mode with Networking option. Click on Enter.
STEP 2: How to Show Hidden Files & Folders
Windows 8, 10
You need to Press Windows Key+E.
From the upcoming window you need to get to the View tab on the menu option.
Locate the Options icon and click on it.
A dialog box will get appear and you will need to click on “Show Hidden Files and Folders” option and click on Apply and then OK.
Press Windows Key + E.
From currently appeared window click on Organize option. (Usually appear on top left corner)
Clicking on it will result in a drop-down list, select Folder & search options.
Go to the view tab of the next appeared Dialog box and click on “Show hidden files and folders”.
Click on Apply and then OK.
STEP 3: Stop TriLock Related Processes From Task Manager
Windows XP, Vista, 7
To Open the Task Manager All you need to do is to press CTRL+ALT+DEL buttons simultaneously.
Or you can simply right-click on the taskbar and select task manager to open Task Manager on your screen.
Go to the processes tab and click on it. A list of running processes will appear on the screen.
Select all those processes which are related with TriLock and end those immediately.
Now go to the Service Tab and Stop all unknown services running there.
Windows 8, 10
In Windows 8 and Windows 10, you can simply open the Task Manager with the help of CTRL+SHIFT+ESC buttons.
There is another way to do the same thing and open the Task manager, is to right-click on the task bar of your desktop and select Task Manager from the list which appears.
Go to the Process Tab to see all the running processes which are associated with TriLock, after that click on End Process. It is important to end all unidentified processes to make your PC threat free.
STEP 4: How to Remove TriLock From Your Windows Control Panel
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Navigate to the Start Menu and click on Control Panel option as shown in the Image below.
Next window will appear with the options which are available within the control panel where you need to select Uninstall a program option.
Again next window will display you a list of programs which is installed on your PC. From here you need to uninstall all those kind of programs which are unknown/unidentified or associated with TriLock.
Note – Although we have shown the images of Windows 7 here, but the options and navigation for Windows XP and Vista are the same.
Windows 8, 10
Click on the Search Box of your Windows Explorer and search for Control Panel.
Click on the Control Panel icon that appears and then click on Uninstall a Program from the Control Panel window that appears next.
Next window will get to uninstall any program option with a list of options. Uninstall all TriLock associated programs along with it if it appears.
STEP 5: How to Remove TriLock From Your Browser
If TriLock has stuck in your web browser and always keep appearing with your web browsing things then you need to check and remove it away from your browser. Few of the popular web browsers are described below with TriLock removal steps.
Open your IE browser and Click on the Tools button.
After that click on Manage Add-ons.
From left-side of next window that appears to click on Toolbars and Extensions and then select TriLock, if it appears there.
Also, remove all kind of BHOs which you don’t recognize or don’t know.
Click to remove those extensions or click on disable whichever is possible.
Restart your browser.
Open your Google Chrome browser and click on the three horizontal lines icon available on Chrome menu on the top right corner of the browser toolbar.
Now choose the option appear as Settings.
Go to the Extensions tab. (Click on it)
Locate TriLock extension and click on its trash icon and remove it from Google Chrome browser.
Remove all those extensions which you do not need or you do not know.
Then a confirmation box will appear which you have to confirm.
- Open Mozilla Firefox browser and Go to Tools.
- Click on Add-ons and Open Add-ons manager tab.
- In the Add-ons manager tab click on Extensions Panel.
- Remove all kinds of unknown extensions and also remove TriLock extension if available there.
- Click to Disable or Remove TriLock.
- Click to restart browser if it pops-up on your screen.
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