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I wrote this article to help you remove Infpub.dat Virus. This Infpub.dat Virus removal guide works for all Windows versions.

Infpub.dat is a very hazardous virus. It belongs to one of the most dreaded cyber infection families – the Trojan horse one. If you are infected with it, you are in serious trouble. The pest is also associated with the notorious Bad Rabbit Ransomware. This, and the fact that it is a Trojan, should be enough for you to understand just how dangerous Infpub.dat is. The virus must be installed as soon as possible. Do not ignore the huge risk it exposes you to.

Also, you can consider yourself lucky for knowing what you are dealing with. Trojans are incredibly stealthy. They work in the shadows and it takes most users weeks, sometimes even months, to realize they are infected. The fact that you are reading this removal guide shows that you are aware of your situation. You have managed to detect the pest and now it is time to remove it before it causes some irreversible damage to your system. Because it is just a matter of time before it does. There is a reason why Trojans are so dreaded. They have a long list of features to exhibit, none of which useful for you. Do yourself a favor and cut Infpub.dat`s stay short. This is the best course of action you can take. So, take it.

Infpub.dat is a menace. It makes a complete mess of your machine. For starters, the virus alerts your system registry. It adds/removes entries, modifies or completely damages your files completely behind your back. As a result, you may find yourself unable to load some of your programs. This is just the beginning, though. As we said, the list is quite long. Infpub.dat can also alter your browser settings and inject your browsers with tons of corrupted links and ads. You won`t be able to surf the web normally and safely and you will be constantly interrupted, redirected and always exposed to malware risk. Moreover, your private life is no longer private now when the Trojan is on board.

Trojans are mainly used to spy on their victims and steal sensitive information. Not only that, but they also send everything they find to the crooks who created them. Do you think cybercriminals having access to your personal details is a good idea? Of course, not. You can easily fall victim to a financial scam or even an identity theft. Yet, there is still more. Your machine`s overall performance worsens as well. You experience often crashes, freezes, reboots, etc. And we don’t only mean online. Using your PC offline is also difficult. Not to mention that if this goes on for too long, you may even face the Blue Screen of Death. Don’t let this scenario unfold. Use our removal guide at the end of this article and tackle Infpub.dat immediately.

How did Infpub.dat enter your PC? The Trojan relies mainly on fake software updates to travel the web. You may think you are updating a program while in fact, you are installing malware. Keep an eye for shady looking pages and links. Download stuff from reliable sources only and pay attention during the installation process. Another famous infiltration tactic is still spam email messages. This method never gets old. However, it is still so effective because users don’t listen.

How many times have you been warned not to open emails from strangers? Millions, right? But you still do it… Why? This way you are basically opening the doors of your computer to infections. You are making crooks` job a lot easier. Do not do that. Don’t make yourself an even easier target by being careless and distracted. Choose vigilance instead. It goes a long way, trust us.

Infpub.dat Virus Uninstall

STEP-1 Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

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.

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Infpub.dat Virus from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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