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How to Remove or Delete Khatra.exe virus from your PC.

khatra.exeTrouble: How to remove Khatra.exe on my computer.

This virus has some symptoms when ever you try to open explorer, right click on desktop or icons to see properties and search remove khatra.exe the explorer will automatically close, you cannot delete khatra.exe or gHost.exe or Xplorer.exe which are created by the same virus as these processes will keep running.

Let us see if it will help us to remove or to delete khatra.exe or gHost.exe or Xplorer.exe virus


Follow the procedure below

1. Open Task Manager but if task manager is blocked then “Check out the unblock task manager section in this article” and click the process tab, Find the process like regsvr.exe (if found there), gHost.exe, khatra.exe and Xplorer.exe, right click on all these process and select end process tree.

2. Now download and install Everything search tool.

4. Run Everything Search After Installation and type the virus exe names one by one ( khatra.exe, gHost.exe, Xplorer.exe ) and delete all the copies if found on your computer on any disk.

5. On the start menu: Run, type regedit or if registry editing is blocked then Check Unblock Registry Settings Section in this article”

6. Press ctrl+f and find the registry keys with names khatra,gHost,Xplorer and delete the values if you find with these names. Remember while deleting Xplorer you may delete ixplorer check before deleting it.

Unblock Task Manager If it is Blocked :

Disabled Task Manager problem in Windows Xp

Problem: It may be due to some virus/trojan attacks normally the task manager is disabled. Now due to this problem when ever the user press ctrl+Alt+Del to launch Windows Task Manager it gives an error saying “Task Manager is being disabled by your administrator”.


To Enable the Task Manager on your system

1. Press window key+r to show run prompt
2. Follow the following steps
1. Enter gpedit.msc in the run prompt and click OK
2. In the Group Policy settings window
3. Select User Configuration
4. Select Administrative Templates
5. Select System
6. Select Ctrl+Alt+Delete options
7. Select Remove Task Manager
8. Double-click the Remove Task Manager option’.
9. Set the property of this item as disabled.

And check wheter your task manager is activated in the same position if not repeat the above procedure again.

For Windows XP Home Edition users you can use the registry to enable Task Manager.

1. open start >> run and type regedit
2. Navigate to the following path:



3. You will find a registry key with name DisableTaskMgr of type: REG_DWORD
4. Double click the key with and set the Value to 0
5. Exit the registry and restart to see the effect.

Unblock Registry Editing

Problem : Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator


When we open Run and type regedit and press enter a message prompt appears saying “Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator“.

Let’s see how can we fix it.


There are two ways through which you can enable registry editing in windows XP

Method 1:

You can use a simple UnHookExec.inf to enable registry editing.

1. Download UnHookExec.inf

2. Right click on the downloaded file and select install.

Method 2:

For enabling you can also use the remove restrictions tool by, if the method 1 doesn’t work for you.

1. First Download Remove Restrictions Tool
2. Run and check the registry tools and click apply.

Method 3:

if the above two methods does not work for you , you can also try executing a small vbscript which I found on major geeks.

1. First Download EnableRegEdit.vbs

2. Double click on the downloaded file to enable registry editing.

Remove the restrictions caused due to viruses by remove restrictions tool

Normally most of the viruses which infect any windows XP system causes the following problems:

1. Task Manager disabled – So, you cannot end the process related to the virus.
2. regedit command is disabled – Registry editing is disabled.
3. msconfig command is also disabled – This command is disabled by most of the viruses so that using msconfig you cannot remove virus from start up, if it is their.
4. Folder options becomes hidden and doesn’t appear from windows.

Above given are some of the most common problems caused by most of the viruses.

Lets see how we can revert the windows settings to remove these restrictions.


It really very simple to remove all the restrictions that are mentioned above with the help of remove restrictions tool.


RRT (Remove Restrictions Tool) is a tiny tool that does the work for anti-virus softwares, it re-enables all what the virus had disabled, and brings every thing including task manager ,regedit ,msconfig and hidden folder options and also removes lots of other restrictions imposed by various types of viruses.

You can download RRT from this link .

NOTE: Always keep your anti-virus software updated with latest virus definitions to avoid virus related problems. Scan any external drive you attach to your computer and all the downloaded content for viruses.

Or Ghost your PC Before Using it First Time after complete Installations : You can search Ghost for Our Articles.
Published by IzajAhmed Shaikh.
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I am, Mr. IzajAhmed Shaikh, a Computer Professional and a Pro. Blogger, who belongs to Shahabad, Karnataka India. My basic Qualifications are B.Sc., and M.C.M. done from University of Pune., formerly known as, Poona University,. I like to write articles based on my personal experiences.