I wrote this article to help you remove Dtdump.exe. This Dtdump.exe removal guide works for all Windows versions.
Dtdump.exe belongs to the Trojan Horse virus category. And it’s designed as a mining virus. This Trojan exploits your computer resources so as to mine for cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Monero, Electroneum, etc. You will start noticing a sudden decrease in the speed of your internet and overall PC performance as well. Nothing will work properly. Every program you try to open will crash or freeze unexpectedly. This will only get worse by the day. Which is why it is important to act quickly before something even worse happens.
Trojans can be used by cyber criminals to steal your private data and spy on you. Such malicious software is also the perfect way to further infect your computer with other viruses like ransomware, browser hijackers, worms, spyware, adware, etc. If you don’t want to be the next victim to such dangerous virus, keep reading this article to find out how you can successfully deal with it before it has the chance to seriously harm your PC.
You should know that Trojan Horse viruses can’t infiltrate your computer system without permission. Which means that you granted it access yourself, regardless if you did this unknowingly or not. Often, Trojans get distributed through bundled software, torrent files, fake updates, and even spam emails or dubious links and pop-ups. In order to prevent a future Trojan infection, we advise our readers to always go for an Advanced or Custom type of installation, so as to have full control over the process. This way they can see the full list of included software and simply deselect any program or application that they find suspicious or never intended to download in the first place. It is also important to make sure they get their software updates from official and licensed sources only.
Trojans are considered to be the most dangerous type of virus for a reason. They are incredibly stealthy and versatile. This particular Dtdump.exe Trojan Horse can severely damage your computer. Because it uses all of the PC resources it can get its hands on, you will experience constant crashes and your programs and applications will freeze on a regular basis. The thing is, the longer you let this virus to roam free unattended, the more your computer will fail to work properly. Until one day it dies completely and is beyond repair.
Because it is a Trojan virus, there is also a very high risk for your privacy and security. Hackers may use this malicious parasite to spy on you – both virtually and physically. They can hack your camera and microphone, as well as monitor your web activity. Cyber criminals do not care about your privacy. They can as easily obtain personal information such as passwords, IP addresses, bank accounts, credit card numbers, etc. and share them with other third-parties for profit.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still cannot remove Dtdump.exe from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.