How to Remove "Ads by WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP" virus in 5 minutes? Use this Manual Removal Guide

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WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP is reported as Win32:PUP-gen (potentially unwanted program). I suggest you to remove WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP from your PC as soon as possible!
Tried to remove WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP? Cannot completely delete WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP, because it gets back?
See how to fix WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP step by step using my removal guide.

How WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP got on my computer?

Like many potentially unwanted programs, WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP can be installed on your computer as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP manufacturer pays software developers for distributing WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP within their applications, WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP is often included as part of the installer.
WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP is also often distributed with free games and simple, one-click freeware tools developed specifically with the purpose of getting WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP onto as many computers as possible.
Usually, you have not only one WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP problem, but a bunch of similar WIN32:PUPs.

How dangerous is WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP?

While WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP is not considered illegal and is not officially classified as malware, it poses a direct threat to your privacy. Since WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP runs alongside your Web browser, it can collect and transmit information such your search queries, Web forms and passwords, names and messages, track Web sites that you visit, and do much more on your computer without you even knowing. WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP was reported to cause significant slowdowns in browser performance, making Web page load times much longer compared to a clean system.

On a scale of 1 to 5 (with 1 being "mostly harmless", 3 being "invasive" and 5 being "dangerous"), WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP can be rated as a 3.


Step-by-step Guide for manual removal of WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP:

  1. Uninstall WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
  2. Open Task Manager to kill all "WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP" related processes.
  3. Use Windows search to find and remove "WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP" files and folders.
  4. Run services.msc to disable a "WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP" Windows service.
  5. Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP" scheduled tasks.
  6. Open regedit.exe and delete WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP registry keys and values.
  7. Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for WIN32.TROJAN.GENERIC.ECJP presence. Fix infected shortcuts.
  8. Remove a virus from Google Chrome.
  9. Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.
  10. Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.
  11. Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.

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