If you have been given the warning from your antivirus on detecting Exploit:Win32/CVE-2011-0096, then you should take actions in time to rid the virus off from your PC. According to many PC users who suffered from this virus infection, it is really hard to get rid of this Trojan virus completely. No matter how many times they tried to eliminate the virus, it kept returning only moments after the removal. What steps should we do to delete it?
Exploit:Win32/CVE-2011-0096 Trojan Virus Infection Detection
Exploit:Win32/CVE-2011-0096 is defined as a risky Trojan virus which often targets on computers that have been improperly used to visit malicious web sites. In most cases, this virus is caught by installing some adware programs which may be from malicious resource provider. PC users may not get obvious infection symptoms initially. They can only know the infection when they have been informed by their antivirus programs. However, it would be a little late to beware of the infection until then. The Trojan could have infected many system files and other precious data on the hard drives. Those files will be corrupted or get into other troubles.
This tricky virus often comes along with Internet access and most of its infections occur from accidently clicking (visiting) unsafe pages from adult sites or opening the attachment from suspicious emails. The first thing this virus will do as soon as it gets installed onto an operating system is to disable or weaken the detection ability of the antivirus. That can tell why so many people still get infected by this virus when they have almost perfect antivirus protection. By disabling the antivirus protection, this pesky virus speeds up its spreading on the hard drives. More than one infection will be detected when the antivirus get recovered which means the virus has generated more and more threats invasions on the vulnerable system.
Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection :
– This 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 antivirus that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it completely. Exploit:Win32/CVE-2011-0096 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. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!
Step A: Check on your start menu if there are any programs that you are not familiar with. The strange ones will often related to the virus process as it can start automatically with the windows. You can press on Windows key or just click on the start menu to view it. Please notice that you need to click on All Programs to have an overall check on it.
Step B: To remove the Trojan the first thing we need to do is to end its process thus we will not get the error message when we delete its files. To do that, open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. You can 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 C: Always any virus files will be hidden files. So we need to show hidden files before we are going to delete them. Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options (As an easy way you can open a folder and hold Alt key and tap on T, O key one by one and folder option window will pops up). 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 Apply and then hit OK.
After we can see hidden folders and files we can go to system files and delete the infected files. The path of the virus often can be found from the antivirus which detects it.
Step D: After we delete the virus files from system data we get to remove the registry of the virus from registry editor to prevent it from coming back. You can get Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
The following is how Windows Registry Editor looks like.
Step E: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this Trojan 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.
Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry Safely:
To Summarize Shortly:
Trojan viruses have different categories based on their functions or characters well as the type of damages they could bring to an infected computer. Exploit:Win32/CVE-2011-0096 is categorized as a rookit virus which has the great ability to trace the online activities on the infected computer and spread rapidly. Thus we should never take it a tiny case when we have been confronted with such an infection. Instead, we need to rid this virus, as well as any other risks on the computer as soon as we can. It’s not only to save our computers but also efficient way to have a good habit on using PCs.
Note: Have tried many methods but failed to get rid of this Trojan virus? If you have no clue, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 12, 2014 11:12 pm