How to Kill Malicious or Unknown Processes with Task Manager

How To Kill Malicious Processes with Task Manager

Task Manager

Task Manager is a Windows integrated tool that shows up a list of the currently running processes and applications. With Task Manager you can kill most of the processes and malicious programs that run in the memory. When you open Task Manager you can explore the list of running processes for such that look suspicious or have weird looking names (if you are not sure of the process, you can always look it up online to check if it`s legitimate or not). Some malicious processed consume a lot resources while the system is idling. This might also be a red flag for a malware infection running into the memory.

How to Kill a Process with Task Manager:

You can start Task Manager by pressing “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” keys, or alternatively you can right-click on the Task Bar and select “Task Manager” from the menu. Task Manager window will show up. Open the “Applications” tab. Look for a suspicious applications or processes. If you find some, right-click on it and select “Go To Process”. Once you are on the Process tab, right-click on the preselected process and choose “End Process Tree

Although, for complete automatic removal, recommends SpyHunter. It will detect any malicious running processes in the memory and remove any detected infections from your system.

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