Computer’s attacked by Trojan.Wininfos Virus – What to do?
Hello, my computer is attacked by this Trojan.Wininfos virus which is detected by Avira, but Avira can’t remove it completely. So what should I do now? Many strange exe extension shows on desktop and can’t be deleted. Background of desktop is changed. I even don’t know how this can happen. I want to download something from Google Chrome or Firefox, but I can’t do that. Some program can’t be open or I got prompt saying ‘the file location cannot be found’. What exactly is the problem? I guess it should be caused by this Trojan virus. Do you guys have any ideas?
Brief Introduction of Trojan.Wininfos Virus
Trojan.Wininfos Virus hijacks web browser, blocks Internet access, corrupts files and program and destroy troubleshooting mode of your computer. This virus implants its malicious files into important system field like Windows folder, Host folder, startup items and so on. Once it corrupts system important areas, the system will receive many system failures, so sometimes computer cannot start normally but instead is blocked by some error codes. Trojan.Wininfos Virus hijacks the web browser and changes internet settings, redirects you to suspicious websites, and meanwhile installs malicious adware or other malicious extension to display endless popups. This virus even can change the DNS settings to blocks you access the Internet. Internet speed is very slow, and webpage cannot load up but a white blank screen or you will get prompt like “This webpage is not available” or “The data cannot be found” and so on. You even cannot download new programs into computer. This Trojan virus will gradually eat up system resource and slow down computer performance.
Trojan.Wininfos Virus not only damages computer security but also threats to your personal safety. This virus spies on online history and record and send those important data to cyber criminals. Besides, it can help cyber criminals to control the computer and let them access your targeted computer. Once cyber criminals access your computer, they may get your information stored on your computer. So to keep your information safe, you should take some action to protect your computer from being infected with this Trojan.Wininfos Virus. Anyway you should install a reliable and effective antivirus to protect your computer. In case some malware is trying to get into your machine, the antivirus can block it soon. Then please don’t go to those unsafe websites where popups are here and there. Usually those websites are carried unknown malware or viruses, and some viruses can drop on computer soon you open the webpage. If you accidentally open suspicious sites, you should soon close it out. Besides, when you check email, please don’t open those spam email which can be attached with virus files. Trojan.Wininfos Virus must be avoided and eliminated if it is on your computer.
Some Traits about Trojan.Wininfos Virus
-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.
-Can redirect you to pages you don’t want all the time no matter what you are doing.
-Take a long time to turn on or shut down your computer
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.
Warm prompt: It’s complicated for people who are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove the Trojan.Wininfos Virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:
Removal Guide for PCs with Windows OS
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.
>>>>>> Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously to get the Task Manager to stop the active processes of Trojan.Wininfos Virus. To do this, you will need to click the “Processes” tag at the top then find out suspicious processes and right click on them and select “End Process”.
>>>>>> Click “Start” menu at the lower left corner and type “regedit” in the search programs and files box and press Enter key. Then you will open the “Registry Editor”.
>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this Trojan.Wininfos Virus in the Registry Editor, They are usually located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. You need to distinguish them from their “Name” and “Data” at the right column. All of them will be randomly distributed. If you are not good at this, ask for an expert for help.
>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Trojan.Wininfos Virus locates. Usually, they will be in the operating system drive. To open it, you will need to click Start menu > Computer & My computer. Generally speaking, the Operating System drive is Local Disk (C:).
>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of JS.Downloader!gen23 Virus will be located in Windows > System32. Find out all the files of the Trojan virus and delete them. Make sure that all the files you deleted are viruses, but not the files of the operating system. Any mistakes will cause data loss even system crash.
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Trojan.Wininfos Virus can severely attack your computer once it gets on your PC. It corrupts your system files, weakens the security level of the infected computer and modifies all your key registry settings as well as disables your firewall because of its root-kit. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. This Trojan virus helps cyber criminals remotely control the infected PC. So hackers can do anything on your PC and get any information from your computer or by tracking your online history. And users’ personal information like credit card, bank account details, log-in passwords or other financial information could be leaked out. Victims of this Trojan.Wininfos Virus will suffer from financial loss. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.
Warm prompt: If you are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove this Trojan Virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 18, 2016 6:50 am
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