how do you get rid of the " trojan.win32.qhost"

i just scanned my computer with window defender and it keeps telling me i have "trojan.win32.qhost" it is moderate in severity.   I try and remove and i get an error,  not sure  what to do  or how to remove it..
 

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Last updated March 25, 2018 Views 1,896 Applies to:
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 Hello baykayken,

Thank you for posting to the Microsoft Answers Community Forum.

I have included some websites for utilites you can use to scan your computer for viruses and spyware. I would use more than one as none of the products can find every possible virus infection. You can use any virus scanning software that you like. There are several free ones out on the market. You might also consider that you search on the internet for the Trohan.win32.ghost and see if there is a separate removal tool for this virus.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Removal Tool
This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ad724ae0-e72d-4f54-9ab3-75b8eb148356&displayLang=en

SuperAntiSpyware
SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition is 100% Free and will detect and remove thousands of Spyware, Adware, Malware, Trojans, KeyLoggers, Dialers, Hi-Jackers, and Worms.
http://www.superantispyware.com/download.html

Malware Bytes Anti-malware (Freeware)
http://www.download.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html

Trend Micro HouseCall - Free Online Virus and Spyware Scan -
HouseCall is a free online virus scanner offered by Trend Micro, which checks whether a computer has been infected by viruses, spyware, or other malware.HouseCall performs additional security checks to identify and fix vulnerabilities to prevent reinfection.
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

Please reply to the post and let us know if these suggestions helped to resolve your issue or if you need further troubleshooting.

Sincerely,


Marilyn
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