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Below are step by step instructions to remove GateCrasher from your computer.
Note: This process is difficult and is not recommend unless you are an expert in this field. The manual process is also dangerous as the removal process requires you to access and edit sensitive files in the registry of your machine and run the risk of totally destroying your computer.

An important point to remember when removing GateCrasher is to delete all parts of the GateCrasher code. This is a must as GateCrasher will rebuild itself and will result in further spreading of the spyware parasite.

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GateCrasher Description
GateCrasher is a Trojan that provides an unauthorized user with remote control over your system, making it possible to capture your personal information through accessing your files and taking screenshots of your computer activity. Through GateCrasher, an anonymous user may upload software onto your computer, download and delete your personal files, send you to URLs, chat with you, restart your computer, close your server, steal your network login, and more. Other symptoms of GateCrasher include your CD-Rom opening and closing, your monitor turning off and on, printing text without your command, and losing control of certain keyboard commands.

GateCrasher Removal Instructions

Before you can delete files, you must first stop all the GateCrasher processes that are running in memory.
Do this by ending all processes from the Task Manager.
Press CtrL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Task Manager. If you see multiple
"tabs," click on the "Processes" tab. For each process that you would like
to kill, find the process name in the list, click it to select it, and click
the "End Process" button.

Delete registry values Instructions:
Open the Windows Registry Editor by clicking on the Windows "Start" button,
clicking "Run," and typing "regedit" into the box in the Window that appears. Click "OK".
Once the Registry Editor is open, navigate through the registry tree to the
location of the key that you wish to delete. When you find the key or
value to be deleted, click on it to highlight it and press the "DELETE" key.

Unregister DLL Instructions:
To un-register a DLL file, first locate the file on your hard drive.
Open a command prompt window by clicking on the Windows "Start" button,
clicking "Run," and typing "cmd" into the box in the Window that appears. Click "OK."
Next type "regsvr32 /u " and press the "ENTER" key.
For example, to un-register a file called "myDll.dll" which is located in
the "C:\windows\system32" folder, your would type
"regsvr32 /u C:\windows\system32\myDll.dll" and press the "ENTER" key.

Delete File Entries:

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