Need to remove Trend Micro pop-up in XP pc

Posted on 2008-10-16
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Need to remove Trend Micro pop-up in XP pc.  Trend Micro is not shown in C: Programs or in the uninstall list.  But, it keeps popping up when booting.  Please advise.
Question by:jstaron7
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

flubbster earned 250 total points
ID: 22735023
look under start-ups

type msconfig and hit enter

look for the entry in startups tab, and remove checkmark from box.
reboot and test
LVL 27

Assisted Solution

David-Howard earned 250 total points
ID: 22736055
Malwarebytes should remove this for you.
It's a trusted free utility from
Please download and update the program.
Reboot into Safe Mode (F8 at startup) and run the program.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31506899

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
If XP support has stopped, why am I still getting updates? 3 330
PUP or Virus 6 88
Zepto Ransomware - Decrypt/Restore files 5 273
Windows 7 and Pro update issues 5 97
Malware seems to be getting smarter and smarter. If you are having trouble being able to launch your malware removal tools such as (and recommended): MalwareBytes, HiJackThis, ComboFix, etc. you can try some of the workarounds listed below. 1. Ma…
If you are looking at this article, you have most likely been hit by some version of ransomware and are trying to find out if there is anything you can do, or what way you should react - READ ON!
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Email security requires an ever evolving service that stays up to date with counter-evolving threats. The Email Laundry perform Research and Development to ensure their email security service evolves faster than cyber criminals. We apply our Threat…

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question