How to Remove Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A

By | April 22, 2015

Yesterday, I browsed the websites and accidentally clicked on an unknown link and soon I noticed that something was being downloading. I failed to stop the downloading and then sadly got a Trojan called Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A downloaded on my PC. I have tried hard to get rid of this threat; however, every method turned out to be unhelpful. I badly need to finish some work on my PC. Therefore, I hope someone can help resolve my problem. Thanks.

What Is Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A?

Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A is a dangerous Trojan horse that usually makes use of system vulnerabilities and security exploits to make havoc in the infected computers. Generally, this Trojan horse enters your computer system when you visit hacked websites, download something malicious, open spam email attachments or click on suspicious links. Once getting installed, it will change your registry entries without any permission, so that it can run in the background the system whenever you start up the computer. Then, it will create many malicious files in your hard drives, which enables it to receive commands from its creators and perform various harmful activities on your PC. Here are some actions taken by the Trojan horse:

It modifies your system settings, which decreases the security level of your system.
It deletes or overwrites your system files, which causes various unwanted problems.
It disables your antivirus program or Windows firewall without any permission, which makes your system vulnerable to other malware.
It downloads other types of malware from some malicious websites, which brings more damage to the infected system.
It monitors your online activities and collects valuable information & data stored on your PC for its creators.

You may find it hard to remove Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A using you antivirus program. Why? This is because the Trojan horse can make your antivirus program unable to work normally by killing its running process or even corrupting its important files. Also, this Trojan horse may have been designed with rootkit technique which enables it to load itself into the Windows registry and disguise itself as a legit part of the system. Basically speaking, a common antivirus program has no ability to detect and remove it easily. At this time, you can consider using other advanced malware removal tool such as Spyhunter (Download Now).

Symptoms of Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A Infection

Your computer runs slowly and sluggishly, even though you just run two or three low-memory programs.
Your computer is flooded with a bunch of pop-ups, including ads, error messages and security alerts, no matter you are watching videos or viewing pages on the browsers.
The network speed becomes very slow and the computer is disconnected from the network now and then.
You are frequently redirected to dubious websites and frequently fail to access the websites you want to visit.
Some files and programs are deleted without your knowledge and permission.
New icons appear on the desktop and unknown programs are added to the programs list.

How to Remove Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A Completely

Method 1: Manually Remove the Trojan Horse Step by Step.
Method 2: Automatically Remove the Trojan Horse by Using SpyHunter.

Note: The manual removal should only be attempted by advanced computer users. If you are a novice user, it is highly recommended that you download and use a powerful removal tool to remove the Trojan horse within clicks.


Method 1: Manually Remove the Trojan Horse Step by Step.

Step 1: Terminate process of Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A.
a. Start the Task Manager by pressing the key combination “CTRL + Shift + ESC”.
b. Under the “Processes” tab, find out and terminate the Trojan horse related process (process of the Trojan horse may be named with random characters and it occupies extremely high CPU usage).

End process

Step 2: Remove all Trojan horse related programs.
a. Click the Start menu, and select “Control Panel”.
b. In the “Control Panel” window, click on “Uninstall a program”.

uninstall a_program_1
c. In the list of all currently installed programs, find out any programs related to the Trojan horse and click on “Uninstall” button.
d. Then, click “Yes” in the pop-up window which asks if you want to uninstall the program.

Step 3: Show all hidden files and folders.
a. Go to Start button and select “Control Panel” option.
b. In the “Control Panel” window, click on the “Appearance and Personalization” link.
c. Select “Folder Options” and click the “View” tab.
d. Under “Advanced settings”, tick “Show hidden files, folders and drives”, non-tick “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)” and then click the “OK” button.
Folder Options-Win 7

Step 4: Remove all files relative to Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A.
a. Navigate to the local disk C.
open local hard disk C
b. Find out and delete all malicious files created by the Trojan horse.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll
%UserProfile%\Desktop\[Trojan horse name].lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\[Trojan horse name]\Help.lnk
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\[Trojan horse name].lnk

Step 5: Delete all registry entries associated with Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A.
a. Open Registry Editor by pressing the Windows key + R key, typing “regedit” and clicking OK.

b. Search for all the registry entries associated with the Trojan horse and remove them all.


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “random.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[Trojan horse name]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[Trojan horse name]\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[Trojan horse name]\DisplayName [Trojan horse name]

 Method 2: Automatically Remove the Trojan Horse by Using SpyHunter.

If you are not expert at computer, automatically removing Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A will be a better option. SpyHunter is a reputable anti-malware program offering detection and protection against malware including Trojans, worms, viruses, rootkits, adware, spyware, ransomware, etc. You can follow the steps below to download and install this powerful removal tool on your computer, and then run it to detect and remove all found threats on your PC.

Step 1: Click SpyHunter Download Link and save the file in your hard drive. When a small window pops up, please click on the “Save File” button.

spyhunter-save file

Step 2: Once the file is downloaded, double click on it. And click on the “Run” button when a window appears and asks if you want to run this file.

spyhunter-run setup file

Step 3: After that, SpyHunter installer will be downloaded. You can see the downloading process as shown below.

spyhunter-download installer

Step 4: Once downloading finishes, select the language, accept the SpyHunter license agreement and click “Next”.


Step 5: Keep following the wizard during the setup process. When you are presented with the prompt saying that SpyHunter has been successfully installed, click the “Finish” button.

spyhunter-installation finish

Step 6: Then, launch SpyHunter by double-clicking on its icon, and then click on “Scan Computer Now” to scan your system for Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A and other potential threats.


Step 7: The scanning process may take 20 minutes or more (depending on the number of files in your system). So, you need to wait for some time until the system scan is completed.

spyhunter-scan files process

Step 8: Once SpyHunter finishes scanning your computer, make sure that all malicious items are selected, and click on the “Fix Threats” button. Then, SpyHunter will begin remove all threats from your PC. Restart your computer, and Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A should have been completely removed out of your PC.

spyhunter-fix threats

Tips to Protect Your PC from Malware Infection

Install a reliable anti-malware program and update it regularly.
Your first line of defense would be a powerful anti-malware program that provides real-time protection. SpyHunter is such a powerful anti-malware program which does not only detect and remove threats, but also stops any processes that attempt to let malware enter into your PC secretly to exploit Windows registry. Click here to download this excellent anti-malware program now.

Always update the software installed on your PC.
Software vendors constantly releases updates for programs whenever a flaw is discovered. Getting the updates makes the computer more secured and help prevents spyware, worms, viruses, and other malware similar to Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A.

Keep your operating system up-to-date.
Malware tend to exploit system vulnerabilities to attack your computer. Keeping your operating system updated helps protect against the malware attacks. Besides, you should configure your system to perform automatic updates to ensure your system is operating with the latest patches.

Use caution when surfing on the Internet.
1) Be suspicious of any email attachments from unknown people or with offers that seem too good to be true.
2) Avoid clicking on suspicious links in emails or instant messages, or you may be linked to some malicious websites.
3) Don’t click on misleading pop-up windows in unsafe website, or you may download unknown malware onto your PC.
4) Don’t download and install software from unreliable sources. Some malware come bundled in software packages and once you install such software on your PC, you install malware as well.


Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A is a dangerous Trojan horse which infects users’ computers for the purpose of stealing confidential information as well as valuable data. Once installed in your computer, this Trojan horse will change many types of settings in the system, randomly delete or overwrite system files, disable important programs or services, drop other malware to the infected computer, and also try to collect confidential information & data stored on the computer. To fix or avoid the problems caused by this Trojan horse, you need to remove this Trojan horse as soon as you find its existence on your computer. We have introduced two methods to remove Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A above, and you can choose one of them to deal with this threat.

Warm Tip: The manual removal involves the removal of files and registry entries, which would result in unexpected system damage if you wrongly delete any important files or registry entries. Even computer whizzes would be cautious when they resort to this removal.

That’s why we highly recommend you to download and use a powerful malware removal tool help you out of trouble. SpyHunter is a user-friendly removal tool which can do a complete scan of your computer and completely remove all the detected threats without causing any side-effect. Now you can click the button below to download this tool on your PC.


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