Remove %SYSDIR%\SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL malware

%SYSDIR%\SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL Malware Removal Guide

Manual removal instructions:

Antivirus Report of %SYSDIR%\SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL:
%SYSDIR%\SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL Malware
%SYSDIR%\SHELLTRAYDLL.DLLDangerous
%SYSDIR%\SHELLTRAYDLL.DLLHigh Risk
%sysdir%\shelltraydll.dll
Full path on a computer: %SYSDIR%\SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL
SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL is classified as Win32:PUP-gen (potentially unwanted program).
What is PUP?
PUP is crapware. SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL have several types of unwanted behaviour:

  1. Displaying popup ads.
  2. Hijacking your browser.
  3. Infecting your desktop shortcuts, etc.
  4. Inserting ads to the web pages.

SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL can redirect your browser search, collect your personal information and sell it for advertising.
SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL is usually hard in removing. Some people could not find uninstall program for SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL in the Control Panel.
Sometimes SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL uninstaller does not work.

How SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL got on my computer?


Usually you got SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL with as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL manufacturer pays software developers for distributing SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL within their applications, SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL is often included as part of the installer.
Usually, you have not only one SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL problem, but a bunch of similar WIN32:PUPs.

How to remove SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL?


Step-by-step Guide for manual removal of SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL:


  1. Uninstall SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
  2. Open Task Manager to kill all "SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL" related processes.
  3. Use Windows search to find and remove "SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL" files and folders.
  4. Run services.msc to disable a "SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL" Windows service.
  5. Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL" scheduled tasks.
  6. Open regedit.exe and delete SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL registry keys and values.
  7. Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL presence. Fix infected shortcuts.
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  11. Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.

SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL is related to: Win32-PUP-gen, SHELLTRAYDLL.DLL.

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