Medfos - How To Remove?

Type: Trojan

Trojan Win32.Medfos is a Trojan Horse that redirects Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox to some pay per click websites. These websites include:,,, and similar. Once infected ,you will also start receiving tons of pop up alerts out of nowhere.

Win32.Medfos.B is installed secretly, using system vulnerabilities. Mostly this includes spam email attachments, some downloads, social network activities, etc. The system registry is also modified so the Trojan could be started whenever Windows is started. When browsing the Internet the Trojan redirects search queries to some PPC advertising websites.

If you notice this badware on your system, make sure you don’t leave it there. Trojan Win32/Medfos.B can bring risk to your personal data and keep on destroying your computer further. Tp prevent the infection you should enable your firewall, get laterst computer updates and use software that is up to date. Be careful about opening attachments even, clicking various links on websites and use stronger passwords.

Automatic Medfos removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Medfos, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


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May 21, 2012 12:35, January 9, 2013 14:30

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