My Avast keeps popping up notification to tell me that my laptop has been infected Adware.win32/InfoAtoms Trojan virus. It asked me to remove it and I clicked the remove button then it said the virus had been removed but if I restarted my computer, it would still pop up the notification and said the Trojan was not gone. It’s still there. How can I remove it permanently? Do you have the same problem? Here is a post for you:
What is Adware.win32/InfoAtoms
Adware.win32/InfoAtoms as a new detected Trojan in people’s PCs, is full of destructive power that can easily paralyze your computer operating system. We define it as a Trojan virus because it’s tinny, covert but can easily destroy computer operating system. As its name suggests, a dropper Trojan contains malicious or potentially unwanted software which it ‘drops’ and installs on the affected system. Commonly, the dropper installs a backdoor which allows remote, surreptitious access to infected systems. This backdoor may then be used by remote attackers to upload and install further malicious or potentially unwanted software on the system. This threat is detected by the Microsoft antivirus engine. Technical details are not currently available. Let’s read those information from Microsoft Malware protection center: Adware.win32/InfoAtoms Virus is a component of a mufti-component family of malware that moderates your Internet experience by modifying search results, and generates pay-per-click advertising revenue for its controllers.
When Adware.win32/InfoAtoms Virus hides in the system files, it will keep changing its name randomly so that your anti-virus can’t remove it. Or it will camouflage as the system file. In this way, the anti-virus won’t easily remove it. The most awful and destructive action of the virus is that it will start background downloading when it has its full swing without your notice and permission. The key point is that those downloaded files are all rogue things, robber software and with useless even harmful effects which can lead to your individual privacy revealed to evildoers that means you will suffer property loss and spiritual damages. For you and your computer’s sake, please remove it whenever you get infected by Adware.win32/InfoAtoms Virus no matter in which way as soon as you can. But remember, antivirus may detect it but can never remove it completely.
How to Judge If Your Computer Has Been Infected Trojan?
A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
B. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange progress which you never found before.
C. Some of your computer functions are unavailable or some normal legal program can’t run or there are unusual conditions of them.
D. It always constantly happens that your system has errors somewhere.
E. Later, your computer system will be totally destroyed.
What Is The Best Way to Remove Trojan ?
Depending on which level of risk of the Trojan has infiltrated your PC, you might find it is hard to get rid of this sophisticated worm. Some people have successfully cleaned out the stubborn worm, but since one of the primary functions of this virus is to disable security programs,so the method of using anti-virus program is not always a foolproof approach.
Please follow these steps to get rid of Adware.win32/InfoAtoms Virus manually:
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in taskmgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Adware.win32/InfoAtoms Virus
C:\windows\system32\services.exe (randomly named)
C:\Program Files\Search Results Toolbar\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\random
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Registry to Completely Clean Trojan:
Further more, please be careful when you try to fix Adware.win32/InfoAtoms Virus problem yourself. It’s not so easy for one person who is not familiar with the virus and not well trained in IT filed. The virus can change its name constantly which will make the removal work harder to you. If you don’t have much knowledge of Windows operating system, you almost can’t find it out from so large amounts of system files. And you’d better don’t try so called free software to get rid of this Trojan since the virus is well disguised that anti-virus may delete some system files erroneously. What’s more so called free software may be another cheater. You’d better to find an expert to help you remove this Trojan.
Kindly Reminder: If you failed to remove Adware.win32/InfoAtoms Virus with the methods you found from the internet, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 10, 2014 4:27 am