If your antivirus software detects HTML/ScrInject.B trojan then it indicates that your computer is infected with a previously unknown malicious software. This trojan usually come with some freeware or from malicious websites that ask users to download and run a Flash Player or Java update. Once started, the ScrInject.B trojan will be configured to run automatically when Windows OS starts. The trojan may display large number unwanted popups, inject ads into web-pages that you are opening in the web-browser such as Chrome, Firefox, IE and Edge, hijack the internet browsers settings such as homepage and search engine, and so on.
Therefore it is very important to clean your computer as quickly as possible. Follow the guide below to remove HTML/ScrInject.B trojan, as well as other malware and ad-supported software, which can be installed onto your computer along with it.
Common symptoms of HTML/ScrInject.B trojan
If you still are not sure that your computer is infected with this parasite, then check your computer for the common symptoms of the infection:
- Your browser displays banner ads where previously you have never seen.
- Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer (Edge) shows a lot of annoying advertisements.
- Web browser’s settings such as homepage and default search engine are hijacked
- Your an antivirus or antispyware software detects an infection.
- Internet connection may be slow.
How to remove HTML/ScrInject.B
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove HTML/ScrInject.B and clean your computer.
- Scan your computer with MalwareBytes Anti-malware
- Scan your computer with AdwCleaner
- Scan your computer with Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool
- Disinfect browser’s shortcuts
- Reset web-browser’s settings
- Protect your computer from annoying ads and malicious sites
Scan your computer with MalwareBytes Anti-malware
Get rid of HTML/ScrInject.B trojan manually is difficult and often the malicious software is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system. Moreover, the free program will help you to get rid of malware, toolbars and ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) that your system may be infected too.
Download Malwarebytes on your system from the link below. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the downloading process is finished, close all programs and windows on your computer. Double-click the set up file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your PC system for the HTML/ScrInject.B and other malware. When a malware is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done. Please be patient.
As the scanning ends, you can check all threats detected on your personal computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing HTML/ScrInject.B trojan and other security threats. Once disinfection is done, you may be prompted to reboot the PC.
I recomend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes to remove browser hijacker and other malware.
Scan your computer with AdwCleaner
If MalwareBytes anti malware cannot remove this ScrInject.B trojan, then we suggests to run the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal utility for browser hijackers, adware, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner tool by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Once the download is finished, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will run the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen like below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to display the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” for scanning your system for the HTML/ScrInject.B and other malware and adware.
When it has finished scanning your PC is finished, it will open a list of all items detected by this tool as shown on the screen below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box. Click “OK” to start the cleaning procedure. Once the clean-up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Scan your computer with Kaspersky virus removal tool
Kaspersky virus removal tool is a well-known free security tool. It uses the Kaspersky Anti-Virus engine to detect and remove viruses, trojans and malware.
- Download Kaspersky virus removal tool from the following link and save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
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- Double-click on the KVRT icon found on your desktop. Once initialization process is finished, you will see the Kaspersky virus removal tool screen.
- Click Change Parameters and set a check near all your drives. Click OK to close the Parameters window.
- Press Start scan button. Kaspersky virus removal tool will now start scanning your computer for known infections. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
- When KVRT has finished scanning, click on Continue to start a cleaning process.
Disinfect browser’s shortcuts
Right click on the shortcut of infected browser as shown in the figure below.
Select the “Properties” option and it’ll show a shortcut’s properties. Next, press the “Shortcut” tab and then delete the “http://site.address” string from Target field as shown on the screen below.
Then click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web browsers which are infected by the HTML/ScrInject.B trojan.
Reset web-browser’s settings
First run the Chrome. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the main menu. Further, click the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web-browser will display the settings screen. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset settings” section is visible, as on the image below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Google Chrome will open the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The browser will start the task of cleaning. When it’s finished, the web browser’s settings including homepage, new tab and default search engine back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
First, run the Firefox and press button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown in the figure below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the figure below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the HTML/ScrInject.B trojan. Once, it’s complete, click the “Finish” button.
To restore the homepage and search engine, and other settings that have been changed by HTML/ScrInject.B trojan, you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your machine.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will open the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button like below.
Once the process is done, click “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s start page and search provider by default to default state.
Protect your computer from annoying ads and malicious sites
It is important to use ad blocking applications like AdGuard to protect your personal computer from harmful web pages. Most security experts says that it’s okay to stop ads. You should do so just to stay safe!
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocker program is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard from the following link.
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When downloading is complete, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick instructions as shown on the screen below.
Click “Skip” button to close the indows and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick instructions that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your PC, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-ups, annoying ads, as well as other malicious or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
Now your computer should be free of the HTML/ScrInject.B trojan. Uninstall AdwCleaner and Kaspersky virus removal tool. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted popup ads and annoying harmful sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your computer for new browser hijackers, malware and adware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of HTML/ScrInject.B trojan from your personal computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.