How to remove Trovi virus

Trovi virus has sneaked into my computer last night. It replaces my Google search to page. When I open Internet Explorer, first thing to appear on the screen is the default page, then after a few seconds it will get redirected to Trovi web site.

I believe the attack started when I downloaded a supposed VLC player. It was required when I am viewing online movies. Before I installed it, I have run an antivirus scan and no threat was found on the file. After installation, I just noticed that many things were added on the browser including Trovi search and Trovi toolbar.

Please tell me how I can remove Trovi virus from my PC. It has taken control of my browsers. I have tried various scans but none of them was efficient in removing the virus. So far, all I have tried are Superantispyware, Adaware, and my local AVG antivirus.

Aside from scanning, I have restored the browser to its default settings as stated in instructions from some web sites; again, I have no success in removing Trovi virus.

Please tell me to get this thing off permanently.


  1. da_mob

    Here is one typical way of removing adware and other potentially unwanted program including TROVI.

    Uninstall Trovi from Microsoft Windows
    1. Open Windows Control Panel.
    2. Choose Programs (Uninstall a Program).
    3. It will open a list of installed programs, find Trovi or any related term and click on ‘Uninstall’.

    How to remove Trovi on Internet Explorer
    1. Open Internet Explorer.
    2. On top menu, go to Tools > Manage Add-ons.
    3. On right panel look for Trovi entry and click on Disable button to stop the service.
    4. You may now restart Internet Explorer.

    How to Uninstall Trovi in Google Chrome
    1. Open Google Chrome Internet browser.
    2. Click on Settings (three horizontal bars icon or wrench icon for old versions) or ‘Customize and Control Google Chrome’ button located on top right corner of the browser.
    3. Click on Tools > Extensions from the drop-down list.
    4. You can see Trovi from the list of installed extensions; remove it by clicking on the ‘Trash’ icon.
    5. Please restart Google Chrome.

    How to Remove Trovi in Mozilla Firefox
    1. Open Mozilla Firefox Internet browser.
    2. On top menu, go to Tools > Add-ons.
    3. Remove Trovi from the list of installed add-ons.
    4. Restart Mozilla Firefox.

  2. navigator

    Trovi will not be listed under extensions unless you have installed it. Go to the library files, find os:c , click on it and you will find it. I know, I removed it from my windows 8.

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