What is MEMZ Trojan Virus? What it does? How to remove MEMZ Trojan Virus in Windows 10/8/7?
In this article, we are going to discuss about MEMZ Trojan Virus in details and How to remove MEMZ Trojan Virus in Windows 10/8/7 computer. You will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue and remove MEMZ Virus. Let’s starts the discussion.
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What is MEMZ Trojan Virus?
MEMZ Virus is Trojan form of virus or belongs to Trojan horse virus family basically designed & created for Microsoft Windows OS based devices. This virus was originally created by Leurak for YouTuber danooct1’s Viewer-Made Malware series. Later, it was featured by Joel Jonansson alias Vargskelethor. This virus gained notoriety of its unique and complex payloads, which activate automatically after each other, and some with delay.
Examples of payloads can be randomly moving the cursor slightly, opening up satirical Google Searches under Google.co.uk like ‘how to remove virus’, and ‘how to get money’ on user’s browser, opening various random Microsoft Windows programs. The malicious functionality of MEMZ Trojan Virus is to attacks MBR (Master Boot Record) and operating system of your computer or laptop. While the virus is most commonly found on Microsoft Windows OS based devices, the worm has been used on Apple Mac devices.
What does MEMZ Trojan Virus do?
MEMZ Trojan Virus once installed in Windows PC, it initiates a series of payloads that infect the target PC/laptop. The purpose of this virus is to corrupt the Master Boot Record (MBR) or boot sector of your Windows OS based devices. It overwrites the first 64KB of hard disk, which means MBR is impacted and some advanced troubleshooting tips are necessary.
This virus attempts to make changes to your Windows computer by corrupting or manipulating some legitimate programs/processes running in your computer and make your PC completely unusable. It uses highly complex and unique payloads, and activates them one-by-one.
How do you know if you have MEMZ Trojan Virus installed in Windows PC?
Some virus version display a message to let you know the file is on PC before it spreads. But in most case, you can’t realize there is virus file until you see a Notepad warning your computer won’t boot up again. The possible indication of MEMZ Trojan Virus in computer can be your browser opens without warning and shows search results for distributing things, mouse cursor moves on its own and error message appears, applications open/close out of nowhere, odd errors occur and system crashes.
This virus causes display colors inverting every second, takes snapshots of screen, and display them in tunnel affect at growing speeds. You may experience many popups on screen along with Internet memes and random pictures and even your display is taken over with all that content, once the device is infected with MEMZ Trojan Virus.
How did you get MEMZ Trojan Virus?
Developer or distributor of MEMZ Trojan Virus uses several techniques/methods to spread this Trojan virus in your computer. The virus can be spread through Software Downloads, infected websites, and email attachments. This virus can also be installed in your device when you attempt to click links/buttons on some untrustworthy sites or attempt to download/install some programs or software packages from unknown sources. Also, the virus can be distributed through hosting files, freeware sites, peer-to-peer network like Torrents, and other sources.
How to MEMZ Trojan Virus in Windows 10/8/7?
As mentioned, this virus can destroy your PC/laptop completely and makes your device unusable. So, it is necessary to find and remove this infection and all other programs relating to this virus from your computer in order to fix this issue. Let’s go for the solution.
Method 1: Stop MEMZ processes via Command Prompt
Step 1: Type ‘cmd’ in Windows Search Box and press ‘SHIFT + ENTER’ keys on keyboard to open ‘Command Prompt as Administrator’
Step 2: Type ‘taskkill / f / im MEMZ.exe’ command and hit ‘Enter’ key to execute. This will kill MEMZ processes without leading to system crash. But actually, this won’t remove MEMZ Trojan Virus from your computer, and Nyan Cat still appears after restarting computer. So, you should attempt to delete the virus.
Method 2: Use Antivirus Scanner
You can run antivirus program to check your system for virus and remove it.
Step 1: Restart your computer several times until you see Windows Recovery Environment screen
Step 2: Once you are in WinRE screen, go to ‘Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Startup Settings > Restart’ and press ‘F5’ key on keyboard to boot your computer in Safe Mode
Step 3: Once you are in Safe Mode in Windows PC, you can run System Scan for malware or viruses with some powerful antivirus software in computer to find and remove all threats including MEMZ Trojan Virus. You can try PC Repair Tool for this.
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Method 3: Fix MBR (Master Boot Record)
You can fix MBR (Master Boot Record) issue in computer in order to fix the issue.
Step 1: To do so, you can try using ‘MiniTool Partition Wizard – Pro Edition’ in your computer. Download and install this tool in your computer.
Step 2: Open MiniTool PE Loader interface and click ‘Partition Wizard’ to run this partition manager, right-click the system disk with MEMZ virus and choose ‘MBR’
Step 3: Click ‘Apply’ to execute the operation. Once done, check if the issue is resolved.
Method 4: Perform System Restore
You can also try to fix the issue by performing System Restore in computer.
Step 1: Press ‘Windows + R’ keys on keyboard, type ‘rstrui’ in ‘Run’ window and hit ‘Ok’ button to open ‘System Restore’
Step 2: Click ‘Next’, select a valid restore point according to date & time when there was no issue at all in computer, and click ‘Next > Finish’ to start restoring process and once done, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
Method 5: Reinstall Windows OS
If the issue is still persist, you can perform Windows OS reinstall in computer in order to fix. You can use Windows Installation Media USB/DVD to perform clean Windows OS install in computer and once installed, check if the issue is resolved.
I am sure this post helped you on How to remove MEMZ Trojan Virus in Windows 10/8/7 with several easy steps/methods. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.