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Trojan Horse turned my wallpaper blue!?
I just got a trojan horse and malware, I think I locked it in a vault (avast), btu when I go to "display", it wont even let me change my wallpaper. all i have is this blue screen. I mean, on the display window, the tab that changes wallpaper is GONE! What can I doooo?
- cotojoLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
If your desktop has changed or icons are missing also use:
Wallpaper Hijacker Removal Tool:
Note: You should hit all "Repair" buttons even though it may not say "Found!" This will fix a wallpaper hijack everytime if all repair buttons are pressed.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Removes Antivirus:
Download, install, update and select Full Scan.
Remove all infections that it finds after scan.
Download, install, update and Immunize, then click 'Check for problems' then when complete select all and then 'Fix Checked'
Spyware Doctor Free Basic Edition - Realtime monitoring:
Its free with Google pack, untick all boxes except Spyware Doctor. Download install, update and run.
SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition:
Download, install, check for updates, then select Scan your Computer, select your drive and select Perform Complete Scan
Disconnect your computer from the internet
Restart your computer
Run the tool again to ensure no traces are left.
If there are the reboot into Safe Mode and run FixVundo again.
- 1 decade ago
This happened to me too!
Haven't eliminated the Trojan yet, but here's how to get the Desktop and Screensaver tabs back (I found this searching the net - not mine!):
Start > Run
Type in ....regedit.....OK
Using the + next to the entries navigate to:
If there is a DWoRD Value similar to "NoDispScrSavPage" with a data value of 1 this will disable the Screen Saver Tab.
Change the value to 0 or delete it - the tab should reappear.
There should be a Wallpaper entry there too - If there is set this to 0 or delete it to fix the Desktop Tab.
This worked for me - now for that Trojan...
Thanks to '1069' on the cybertechhelp.com forum!
- ?Lv 45 years ago
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- 1 decade ago
If nothing else from this list works, a last resort is to save all your important documents on something external and then reinstall windows
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- 1 decade ago
If you know when you got the trojan, try restoring your computer to an earlier date.
- thinker_millerLv 41 decade ago
go to bleepingcomputer.com
download malwarebytes' anti-malware