What is Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C? Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C is a malicious software. It can change Windows OS and web browsers settings, download and install other malware, adware and potentially unwanted applications. Moreover, this virus can give a remote access to your PC system and use your PC system’s resources to generate crypto currency. It will make your PC run very slow. On current date, the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus continues to increase the number of personal computers which have been infected.
Once started, the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C makes changes to the computer settings and configures itself so as to run automatically each time the personal computer is turned on. Immediately after startup, this malware begins to monitor the user’s actions and insert harmful code directly into the open windows of the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge.
Another reason why you need to remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus is its online data-tracking activity. It can gather confidential info, including:
- IP addresses;
- URLs visited;
- search queries/terms;
- clicks on links and ads;
- browser version information.
The instructions below explaining steps to remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus problem. Feel free to use it for removal of this virus that may attack Microsoft Windows 10 and other popular versions of Windows OS. The few simple steps will also help you return your computer settings that previously changed by this virus.
Remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C (Virus removal guide)
The following few simple steps will help you to remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C from your PC. Moreover, the few simple steps below will help you to delete malicious software like PUPs, adware and toolbars that your PC system may be infected. Please do the guide step by step. If you need help or have any questions, then ask for our assistance or type a comment below. Some of the steps will require you to reboot your PC system or close this site. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C, perform the steps below:
- Uninstall suspicious programs through the Control Panel of your PC system
- How to automatically get rid of Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C with Zemana Free
- Run Hitman Pro to remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C from the personal computer
- How to remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
- Get rid of Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus from Google Chrome
- How to stay safe online
- Finish words
Uninstall suspicious programs through the Control Panel of your PC system
First method for manual virus removal is to go into the Windows “Control Panel”, then “Uninstall a program” console. Take a look at the list of software on your PC and see if there are any questionable and unknown programs. If you see any, you need to delete them. Of course, before doing so, you can do an Web search to find details on the program. If it is a potentially unwanted program, adware or malware, you will likely find information that says so.
Make sure you have closed all web browsers and other apps. Next, delete any unknown and suspicious software from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, press the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Choose “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of apps installed on your personal computer. Most probably, one of them is the virus and other kinds of potential threats like malicious software and potentially unwanted software. Select the questionable application or the program that name is not familiar to you and remove it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in MS Windows, choose “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Choose the questionable or any unknown software, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to uninstall this unwanted program from your personal computer.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Choose an unwanted application, then press “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
How to automatically get rid of Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C with Zemana Free
Zemana Free is a tool which can get rid of ad supported software, potentially unwanted apps, browser hijacker infections and other malware from your system easily and for free. Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of PC resources.
Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of Zemana Free for Windows. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once downloading is finished, close all applications and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as shown in the figure below.
When the installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana on your personal computer.
Once installation is done, you will see window as displayed on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button . Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) application will scan through the whole personal computer for the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C and other security threats. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done.
Once finished, Zemana Free will display a list of detected items. Once you have selected what you want to delete from your personal computer click “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware will begin to get rid of Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C and other kinds of potential threats such as malware and potentially unwanted applications.
Run Hitman Pro to remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C from the personal computer
HitmanPro is a free portable program that scans your PC for adware, PUPs and trojans such as the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C and allows delete them easily. Moreover, it will also allow you get rid of any harmful browser extensions and add-ons.
Download Hitman Pro on your Microsoft Windows Desktop from the following link.
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Update: June 28, 2018
Once downloading is finished, open the file location. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. After the utility is started, you will see a screen as displayed on the screen below.
Further, press “Next” button to detect the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C and other malware and PUPs. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your PC system. Once the scanning is finished, Hitman Pro will open you the results as shown on the image below.
When you’re ready, click “Next” button. It will show a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button.
How to remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
Remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus manually is difficult and often the virus is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the MalwareBytes Free that are fully clean your system. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malware, PUPs, toolbars and adware that your PC can be infected too.
Installing the MalwareBytes Free is simple. First you will need to download MalwareBytes on your Microsoft Windows Desktop from the link below.
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Update: March 20, 2018
When the download is finished, close all software and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup as shown in the following example.
When the install starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your personal computer.
Once installation is complete, you’ll see window as on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C and other security threats. This task can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malware.
Once the system scan is finished, MalwareBytes will show you the results. Review the report and then click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now remove malicious software and PUPs and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once disinfection is done, you may be prompted to restart your personal computer.
The following video explains few simple steps on how to get rid of hijacker, ad supported software and other malicious software with MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM).
Get rid of Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus from Mozilla Firefox
If your Firefox browser settings are affected by the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus, then it may be time to perform the web browser reset. When using the reset feature, your personal information such as passwords, bookmarks, browsing history and web form auto-fill data will be saved.
First, launch the Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Further, press the Help button () as shown in the following example.
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 display the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation prompt. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus. After, it’s complete, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus from Microsoft Internet Explorer
By resetting Internet Explorer internet browser you return your internet browser settings to its default state. This is good initial when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C .
First, open the Internet Explorer, press ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as displayed in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your machine for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of virus and other security threats, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like newtab, search engine by default and home page to default state.
Remove Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus from Google Chrome
Run the Reset web browser utility of the Chrome to reset all its settings such as newtab page, default search provider and homepage to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, if your PC is hijacked with Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed addons. If the list has the add-on labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following steps: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Google Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as on the image below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
How to stay safe online
If you want to delete intrusive advertisements, internet browser redirections and popups, then install an adblocker program such as AdGuard. It can block unwanted ads, pop-ups and block webpages from tracking your online activities when using the Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. So, if you like surf the Internet, but you don’t like intrusive advertisements and want to protect your PC system from malicious webpages, then the AdGuard is your best choice.
Please go to the link below to download the latest version of AdGuard for Microsoft Windows. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
When the downloading process is done, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as displayed in the following example.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is complete, you will see a window like below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup ads, as well as other harmful or misleading web pages. 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.
Once you’ve finished the few simple steps shown above, your PC should be clean from the Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus and other malware. Your antivirus software will no longer detect any security threats. Unfortunately, if the few simple steps does not help you, then you have caught a new malicious software, and then the best way – ask for help.
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