How to Get Rid of Bloodhound Virus

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The Bloodhound virus, also known as Bloodhound.Exploit.196, is a computer virus that is used to detect files on your computer that are encrypted. The computer virus can then use these encrypted files to hide and avoid detection by your antivirus program. Consequently, you may not be able to remove the Bloodhound virus simply by running your antivirus program. Fortunately, you can remove the virus manually.

End Bloodhound Processes

  • Press "Ctrl + Alt + Delete."

  • Click on the "Task Manager" and then click on the "Processes" tab.

  • End any processes in the list that has "bloodhound" in the name. To end a process, right-click on it and select "End Process."

Delete Bloodhound Registry Entries

  • Click on the "Start" menu and then click on "Run." The Run box opens.

  • Type "regedit" into the Run box and click "OK." The Registry Editor opens.

  • Locate the following registry entry in the left pane of the Registry Editor under "Computer." When you locate the registry entry, right-click on it and select "Delete."

    "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Bloodhound.Exploit.196"

Delete Bloodhound Files

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