An infection called Adware:W32/WebInstallBundle has been detected on my computer. I have a powerful anti-virus program installed on my machine and it is a paid version. It helps me get rid of a lot of computer infection before. However, it has no idea to deal with this stuff. I don’t know what to do now. I don’t want to mess up my computer cause I’m a computer illiterate. Please help me get rid of this infection. Thanks in advance.
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Adware:W32/WebInstallBundle is a type of Trojan horse infection that used to generate tons of pop-ups and sponsored links on the infected computers. It is a kind of computer infection that made by cyber hackers who want to use it to get illegal benefits from innocent computer users as those pop-ups and links can show different kinds of advertisements with low prices. They just want to lure people to pay for the useless goods. However, once people try to pay on the infected computers, they band details and credit card information can be recorded and this Trojan infection can send them to cyber hackers. Once those bad guys get the financial information, they will commit other crimes by using the information and they can hardly be caught.
Nor all users can prevent this infection from coming to their machines as it can spread to innocent computers with many ways. Cyber hackers can put this Adware:W32/WebInstallBundle onto websites and they can just wait users to come and fall into the trap. When people come to visit the infected web pages, this kind of virus can be downloaded automatically as visiting computers will treat it as a cache file for the websites. Except that, this Trojan virus can also be installed when people download the corrupted programs on their machines. Cyber hackers can bundle this infection with many programs and upload them to the web for users to use.
Once this Adware:W32/WebInstallBundle virus come into the target computers, it will perform a lot of evil activities on the background without being notice by computer users until the computers run abnormally. System registry can be completely messed up by this infection as this virus can add its data into it and modify it arbitrary. Under this case, this virus can start its malicious work once the infected machine is on. What’s more, browsers installed on the infected computers can be damaged as well. Users can be redirected to some unknown websites when they go online and it will take a long time to load web pages, some websites even cannot be opened. It will make the situation worse as those unsafe links can help other kinds of infection to sneak into the target machines.
Some Traits about This Trojan
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this Adware:W32/WebInstallBundle for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Trojan provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Trojan, and delete them all.
Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:
Adware:W32/WebInstallBundle is a extremely dangerous Trojan virus that can aim on Windows computers all over the world. With this vicious thing saved, the infected computer can face too much problems and it can even cause hardware damages. Cyber hackers can use this infection to connect to the corrupted machines and control them remotely. It is not safe anymore to use the infected machine to go online as it will lead your personal information exposed.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Adware:W32/WebInstallBundle? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 27, 2015 5:45 am