Although it’s possible to detect Microsoft.Photos.exe by searching for a program named “Photos.exe” that uses excessive computer resources, manual techniques cannot effectively remove programs that are deeply embedded into system files, such as Microsoft.Photos.exe. Even if you delete the Microsoft.Photos.exe at the front, it will be almost impossible to detect affiliated malware in your system. Moreover, manual deletion will not remove the core files of these viruses and enable them to wreak havoc once more.
The Total AV Antivirus
The best way to cope with Microsoft.Photos.exe is to use a sophisticated antimalware application, such as TotalAV
can remove all malicious elements present in your system.
TotalAV offers a 7-day free trial to the people using the application for the first time. If you have been infected by a dangerous Trojan, then you can take advantage of this trial to remove serious viruses from your system. However, buying the antivirus is a better option and will benefit you in the future. The free trial will give you a hands-on experience on how the software works and how effective it is in cleaning up dangerous viruses. Besides that, TotalAV offers a full 30-day money-back guarantee to its users. If you are not satisfied with the service, you can follow TotalAV’s own guideline for claiming a refund
First of all, visit TotalAV’s official website to download the free version of the application. You can find the link for downloading the free version of the software on its download page
. Click on “Download Now
” to start the download. Once you have downloaded the TotalAV installer, click on its icon to start the installation process.
After clicking the file icon, the OS will ask whether you want to install TotalAV or not. Select ‘Yes
’ and begin the installation process.
In a few minutes, TotalAV installs all the necessary components of the antivirus.
However, after the installation is completed, you will be asked to restart the device. Continue on restarting your device by selecting the ‘Yes
After your computer turns back on, open TotalAV
, and select “Antivirus
” on the left panel of the TotalAV window. After that, select “System Scan
” and continue clicking the System Scan
icon to start a system scan for virus detection in your computer.
TotalAV scans your whole system to detect any vulnerabilities present in your system. Understandably, the application will take some time to detect every potential threat in your operating system. While the antivirus scans your system for vulnerabilities, grab a cup of coffee and wait until the scan is completed.
After the antivirus completes its scan, the application will ask you to review its recommendations. After clicking “View
”, you will see the list of all identifiable threats in your system.
Once you click ‘Take Action
’, the antivirus will delete all hazardous elements present in your system. However, some suspicious programs will still remain in your system. Some Trojan viruses that survive the first of assault of the antivirus will get cleaned after you delete the items present in the “Quarantine
” section. However, select the “Delete
” option on the screen to remove all the remaining malware files.