How to Remove the Trojan Asproxby Stephanie Ewell
Asprox is a virus from the Trojan family. These programs secretly install themselves in the system, can be remotely controlled by the attacker and are automatically downloaded off an infected website. This specific Trojan runs as a Windows service and installs itself as an unseen proxy using TCP ports 80 and 82.
How to Remove the Trojan Asprox
Search the computer for the Asprox Trojan files by clicking "Start," "Search" and "All Files Or Folders." Search for the following files and delete each one: "aspimgr.exe," "_check32.bat" and "ws386.ini."
Remove the viral process using Windows Task Manager by pressing the "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Del" buttons. Look for the Asprox Trojan processes under "Image Name." Highlight the following viral process and click "End Process:" "aspimgr.exe."
Edit the registry by clicking "Start," "Run" and type "regedit," then click the "OK" button. Search the registry keys by clicking "Edit" and "Find," and search for the registry key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\aspimgr" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\sft." Right click on the registry key and click "Modify" and "Delete."
- close This manual removal process might be difficult, and you run the risk of destroying computer files. It is recommended you back up your system and registry.