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Danger level 5
Type: Trojans
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Block exe files from running
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Slow Computer
  • Slow internet connection


Trojan.Patch is a nasty computer infection which can help other infections to access your PC. It launches other executables and performs various malicious operations without your knowledge; therefore, the computer may stop running properly. The threat can modify legitimate system files and the most popular ones are service.exe, winlogo.exe, kernel32.dll, and iexplorer.exe. If you suspect that Trojan.Patch is present within the system, do not hesitate to scan the computer with SpyHunter. Unlike other security tools, SpyHunter can effectively delete various computer threats of which you may be unaware.

If Trojan.Patch is left active within the system, it can do serious damage. For example, it can disable access to Safe Mode, Task Manager, and Registry Editor, which are vital parts of the system when producing some changes. Moreover, it can also modify Windows Security Policies which is done to prevent your access to some other parts of the system.

Additionally, Trojan.Patch, can access your email contacts, remove links from the Start menu, modify the settings of the browser, generate system tray pop-ups, and install a browser helper object onto your Internet Explorer. Do not get perplexed if you suddenly notice that the date on your PC is changed. All these and other changes can be made by lsass.exe and winlogon.exe. Keep in mind that there are other legitimate system files of the system bearing the same names. The names of lsass.exe and winlogon.exe are used to trick you and hide the threat; therefore, do not try to remove the infection manually as you can delete relevant system files. Instead of implementing manual removal, you should use a legitimate spyware removal, which is why we advise you to use SpyHunter.

In addition the capabilities to operate surreptitiously, Trojan.Patch can connect to remote servers and communicate with remote attackers. The Trojan injects its code into processes which would enable it to monitor your keyboard input and the actions of the computer mouse. What is more, the infection, more precisely, lsass.exe is known to be able to modify the Windows Host file in order to stop you from visiting specific websites.

Most of all, Trojan.Patch can download different files which may be dangerous infections aimed at corrupting your system. Even if this threat is not reported as being able to steal personal banking information, you should keep in mind that it may download an infection which will try to steal your personal information.

Does anything sound familiar? If you are experiencing the symptoms discussed, we recommend that you do not put it off but scan the PC with SpyHunter. You can easily download its free scanner, just click on the button below. In case you have any inquiries about the anti-spyware tool or the threat, leave your question in the comment box below.

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How to manually remove Trojan.Patch

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