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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,142
United States Rank #9,161
Reach 0.0758%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.17 days
241.09 days >
Average installed length: 126.67 days


VersionDistribution 0.54% 0.75% 0.68% 0.75% 0.95% 0.14% 0.07% 0.61% 0.27% 0.75% 0.48% 0.27% 1.36% 1.16% 1.29% 0.48% 0.07% 0.41% 1.43% 1.02% 0.34% 0.82% 1.43% 1.36% 0.48% 0.82% 0.41% 0.34% 0.34% 0.34% 0.14% 0.54% 0.14% 0.27% 0.68% 1.09% 0.14% 0.89% 0.41% 0.14% 2.66% 1.09% 1.23% 0.89% 0.14% 0.27% 0.54% 0.95% 0.27% 1.43% 0.89%
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Trojan Killer

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What is Trojan Killer?  (from Gridinsoft)

Developed specifically for automatic removal of viruses, bots, spyware, keyloggers, trojans, scareware and rootkits without the need to manually edit system files or registry, Trojan Killer additionally fixes system modifications that were introduced by malware and which, regretfully, are often ignored by some popular ...  Read more


Trojan Killer is a program developed by Gridinsoft. The most used version is, with over 55% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is trojankiller.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 36.79 MB (38,579,943 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 27% of users of Trojan Killer come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: trojan-killer.com
Help link: trojan-killer.net/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 36.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Trojan Killer

Program executable:trojankiller.exe
Name:Trojan Killer (32-bit)
Trojan Killer
Path:C:\Program Files\gridinsoft trojan killer\trojankiller.exe
Additional files:
  • gtkmgmt.dll - Trojan Killer (64-bit) (Trojan Killer)
  • tkcon.exe
  • unhooklib.dll - Trojan Killer (32-bit)
  • gProcessInfo.dll - Processes Info
  • _trojankiller.exe - Trojan Killer
  • gtk2121-setup.exe - GridinSoft Trojan Killer Setup
  • uninst.exe
  • SystemImage.exe - SystemImage
  • unhider.exe - Unhider (unhide nonsystem files)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • gtkmgmt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • trojankiller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA0DCE1-93DB-43BC-AA37-F15DA9BAE17A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • trojankiller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Trojan Killer.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • _trojankiller.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Trojan Killer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer\_trojankiller.exe" 0.
  • trojankiller.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Trojan Killer (32-bit)' and executes as "C:\Program Files\GridinSoft Trojan Killer\trojankiller.exe" 0.

How do I remove Trojan Killer?

Quickly and completely remove Trojan Killer from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Trojan Killer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Trojan Killer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Trojan Killer.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.90%
Windows 10 28.05%
Windows XP 7.83%
Windows Vista 4.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.47%
Windows 7 Professional 10.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.74%
Windows 8.1 7.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.50%
  Italy 7.18%
  United Kingdom 5.62%
  Germany 4.31%
  France 3.53%
  Iran 3.14%
  Brazil 2.48%
  Egypt 2.48%
  Canada 2.16%
  Netherlands 1.96%
  DZ 1.89%
  MA 1.83%
  Australia 1.76%
  Russia 1.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.11%
Acer 19.29%
Dell 17.92%
ASUS 10.27%
Toshiba 6.96%
Samsung 4.79%
Lenovo 4.11%
Intel 1.94%
American Megatrends 1.03%
Sahara 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.01%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.01%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.01%
ASUS All Series 2.01%


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