When I turned on my computer this morning, I got this Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A virus message popped up on the screen. I had no idea how the Trojan virus got into the computer installed with advanced security programs. Unfortunately, none of advanced anti-virus programs installed on the computer take effective to get rid of the Trojan infection. What is considered to be the most effective way to deal with the Trojan virus? This post will offer you some clues on Trojan manual removal.
Information about Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A Virus:
Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A is a harmful computer infection that can be circulated for a long time. It becomes a big problem to worldwide computers. This Trojan virus is designed by cyber criminals, and it causes destructive damages to victimized computers. It shares same features with other Trojan threats which are capable to damage affected computers and violate victims’ privacy on purpose. Such a Trojan is a potentially unwanted program installed in the target computer automatically. Once installed, the Trojan will run in the background of your computer, taking up lots of computer resources. Usually, the Trojan is supported with other harmful threats and it also comes bundled with adware, rootkits and worms etc. As a result, your computer will be destroyed terribly. In fact, the Trojan has the risk to mess up your system files and entries and creates malicious files with random names to your computer without any knowledge. To make it worse, the Trojan virus affects normal programs of the computer badly, making them malfunctioning. That is why your security programs can’t take effective to deal with the infection. To resolve the Trojan issue, manual removal becomes a better choice.
Many PC users complain that the Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A virus brings lots of troubles during activities on victimized computers. Actually, the Trojan causes the affected computer to have slow system performance and poor network environment. For instance, you are easy to get frozen up when playing games, surfing the Internet and watching videos on target computers. Moreover, you can be freaked out by being randomly redirected to unwanted content every time you click on a web link or search for your favorites. Also, you may find that your default desktop image, browser homepage and other computer settings are modified without your permission. Indeed, the Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A virus should be removed immediately and manually before it does any further harm to the computer.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced computer users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with such virus infection.
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Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection:
– This Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Computer users will experience constant security pop ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen and taken advantages by cyber criminals.
Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Up till now, there is not a perfect anti-virus tool that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it entirely. Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A has been updated by remote and backstage cyber criminals and is able to escape from the scan of any anti-virus programs thus it is hard to be removed or even found. The most effective way is to remove it manually. The following instructions need quite level of computer expertise, for manual removal is a complicated and difficult process. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.
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To Summarize Shortly:
The Exploit:JS/Dotcaf.A virus is designed by cyber hackers who attempts to steal vital information from unknown victims by distributing such a risky computer infection. It spreads through network and targets computer users all over the world. Once the Trojan affects your computer, it slows down your computer performance and disables lots of your normal programs, particularly the anti-virus software. That is, the Trojan virus is better to be deleted manually. If users ever delay to deal with the Trojan, you will come across unexpected system damages and data loss. As the Trojan is designed to corrupt your computer files and steal your important data stored on the computer. To regain a clean computer, it is necessary for PC users to eliminate the Trojan in a manual removal way.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on October 23, 2014 6:11 am