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Is a Trojan horse a special virus?


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2017-05-04 12:40:25
2017-05-04 12:40:25

A Trojan is a worm that is usually disguised as a desirable download that when executed drops other worms on your computer. Hence the name Trojan horse. A Trojan is not technically a virus because it cannot reproduce itself.


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'you need a Trojan horse to create a Trojan virus' LOL , Trojan Horse itself is a Virus !

Trojan horse Probably a Trojan Horse or a Worm

a trojan is a horse or computer virus that looks like a good thing but is not. a trojan is just and old horse.

A trojan horse (a computer virus).

Generic8 Trojan horse is a virus that computers can get. Trojan horses are malicious programs and can be removed with antivirus software.

The Trojan horse virus looks harmless or even beneficial to one's computer. This is a kind of malware that entices people to install it into their system.

A Trojan horse is a type of virus disguised as something good but when you open it it does it's damage.

If the virus are all in the virus vault, you are safe. i would recommend running a scan for more viruses. then if there aen't any you can safly remove the viruses. but before you do, make sure they didn't infect any important files.

A Trojan Horse the file is 800000cb.@

A Trojan Horse virus spreads through anyway possible, but the main way to get a Trojan horse is by downloading un-legitimate programs from the internet. What does a Black Trojan horse do: enters and exit's your computer undetected bringing in viruses from a unknown source.

"You can get a trojan horse virus from a number of things. Trojan horses come in a variety of forms, a common one being the rogue virus. You can get this virus from downloading content from peer-to-peer websites, or simply visiting websites. There is no foolproof way to avoid viruses."

A virus that hides in a file that, when you run it, infects your computer.

A Trojan Horse virus comes into you computer, and your computer usually won't expect it. It then send many other different and horrible viruses into your comp. Look up the story of the Trojan Horse if you still don't understand.

It depends if the trojan horse was inside before networking was disabled.

Sounds like a file attached to a trojan virus

There are many but the worst is the "Trojan horse".

A Trojan horse virus occurs in infected documents, programs and executable files. They appear as something you would be familiar with so as to trick you into opening the file.

Trojan removal mainly related to removal of malware. For removing Trojan horse, Virus, worm use Trojan removal software.

There are several ways to get rid of the Trojan Horse virus. You can manually find the infected program and delete it or you can download a anti virus program which will do it for you. There is not a "best" Trojan Horse remover as they all work the same in trying to get rid of the virus. Some brands include Nortan Antivirus, McAfee,etc.

well it depends on what virus it has like a weak virus then yes but a big virus like a Trojan horse then no.

Yes, though not a usual one.

Most come from common places or things.. Trojan Virus: Comes from the Trojan horse... ' Google Trojan horse and read up about it Worm:Eats through your data and multiples it self.. Much like a normal worm does with dirt.

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