How to Remove Trojan.genericKD | Updated


I wrote this article to help you remove Trojan.genericKD. This Trojan.genericKD removal guide works for all Windows versions.

Trojan.genericKD is, obviously, a Trojan horse. If you are infected with it, you have to take measures really fast. Trojans make a complete mess of your PC once they get on board. And Trojan.genericKD is no different. It will cause you tons of issues. It is also very sneaky. It enters in complete silence and then proceeds with the mess-making also in silence. You may not even realize you are infected. But if you do, don’t put up with its shenanigans. Instead, delete the infection before it is too late. It was never meant to be beneficial to you. On the very contrary. There is a reason why Trojans are so feared. They, together with ransomware, are considered the most dangerous parasites you can possibly encounter. And now, you are stuck with one of them. Act against it. The sooner Trojan.genericKD is gone, the better.

Once the Trojan enters, it doesn’t waste time. It starts by implementing all kinds of unauthorized changes in your settings. It messes with your system registry behind your back. It alerts and/or completely damages some important files as a result of which you may not be able to run some of your programs. Or, they may take ages to run and lag all the time. Trojan.genericKD also becomes more problematic as time passes. It can also bring more infections on board. Trojans often serve as a backdoor to other infections but mostly, to ransomware. Do you imagine having the two most dangerous types of infections on your machine? How long do you think it will hold on? How long before it crashes completely? Don’t wait to find out. Delete the Trojan. It can also go after your once reliable browsers and inject them with ads.

Numerous annoying commercials which appear every time you go online and compromise your safety as well. If you click on the wrong one, you may get redirected to a shady page, full of parasites. Then, a drive-by download will be executed and you end up infected with more pests without even realizing it. But there is something else that Trojans do which is much more concerning. They are the perfect personal data thieves. They spy on you (sometimes in real time using your webcam) and record all the information that they can. Then, they send it to the crooks behind it. The question is are you going to let Trojan.genericKD do that? Or are you going to remove it and protect yourself? You have nothing to lose by getting rid of this plague. It also slows down your machine, ruining your offline activities as well. Use our removal guide below and delete it. This is the best course of action you can take.

How did the Trojan enter? You are not going to like the answer, but the pest entered because you were not attentive enough to stop it on time. Usually, Trojans rely on spam email messages to travel the Web. Of course, these emails don’t come with a subject stating “dangerous Trojan, don’t open”. On the contrary. They appear as legitimate, helpful messages so that you can click them open. For example, they are disguised as job applications, shipping invoices, great offers, etc. Don’t let hacker fool you. Do not open emails from unknown senders. Proceed with caution as crooks pray for your carelessness. They take advantage of your haste and distraction. Change that. If you want to keep your PC infection-free, you have to be vigilant. The web is brimming with viruses and no one said it is going to be easy. Safety requires attention. Carelessness is a one-way street to infections.

Trojan.genericKD 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.


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

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

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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