How to remove the PestTrap virus
Most antivirus programs identify PestTrap.exe as malware, such as Symantec identifies it as SpySheriff, and TrendMicro identifies it as ADWARE_PESTTRAP.
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PestTrap.exe file information
The process belongs to software Pest Trap by unknown.
Description: The file PestTrap.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 408,064 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 459,776 bytes or 410,624 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows system file. PestTrap.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous.
You could also completely remove Pest Trap or PestTrap (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify PestTrap.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PestTrap.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PestTrap.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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