Short bio

Trojan.FakeMS is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for trojans that try to pose as legitimate Microsoft files.


Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.FakeMS by using real-time protection.

block Trojan.FakeMS

Malwarebytes blocks Trojan.FakeMS


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.FakeMS without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that All Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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