Anti-virus software keeps finding Rootkit.TDSS.v2 and deleting is over ond over and over? Can’t even start anything in the Control Panel? Tried all the anti-virus but got all the same results? How can my computer get infected by such a nasty virus? Read this post to handle this issue.

What is Rootkit.TDSS.v2 trojan virus infection?

Rootkit.TDSS.v2 is recognized as a latest member of the Rootkit.TDSS trojan virus family, which is an extremely dangerous threat to user’s computers. This virus sneaks into computer system with the help of vulnerable network. Most of time the computer users are unaware of the infection when they are using the Internet to download so called freeware or shareware, in which the trojan viruses are hidden. Besides the unverified downloads, the virus can also get in if you visit pornographic web sites and click on the pictures and videos that may contain malicious codes with them. You have to be cautious when open the attachments from unexpected emails because they can deliver the virus as well. Once the infection is occurred, damages will soon be done to your computer.

How dangerous is Rootkit.TDSSv2 virus?

What am I supposed to do after the trojan virus infection? Is there any easy way on how to remove Rootkit.TDSS.v2? Can this thing do harms to my computer? Actually, Rootkit.TDSSv2 is far more dangerous than you ever think. Once the trojan virus is there, it will perform a bunch of harmful activities on the infected computer. It can modify the critical registry keys so that the computer will become vulnerable to cyber attacks from Internet, which actually creates facilities for remote hackers to break in your computer and take whatever they want. The most interesting data to them is like credit card numbers and all kinds of banking info and passwords. The trojan virus can also disable system security tool and attack other computers in the same network environment. Besides, the virus tries to attack other application so it will take up lots of system resource and the result is that your computer runs slower and slower until totally crash down. Thus, from the first moment that you know Rootkit.TDSS.v2 Virus is on your computer, you need to let it get out of there immediately before further damages can be done.

Usual symptoms of RootkitTDSS.v2 infection

a) Block the functions of anti-virus programs, you can’t run them as well as updating them via Internet.
b) Copy itself automatically and propagate fast which will lead to great consumption of system resource and network bandwidth thus severely reduces the performance of your computer.
c) Attack and damage your system files and programs, you will find your computer is running weirdly and some programs are not able to run any more.
d) Create backdoor for intended hackers who will be able to control your computer and steal your important information such as private data and banking details.
e) Make your computer restart or shutdown frequently and unreasonably. Sometimes you even found your PC is totally crash down.
f) Automatically download other virus when the Internet connection is available.

If there’s any difficulty for you to remove Rootkit.TDSS.v2 from your computer, please contact YooSecurity professionals to keep your computer safe and virus free, or you can follow our step-by-step virus removal instruction below to clean the virus yourself. (For advanced computer users)

Best Way to Remove Rootkit.TDSSv2 Step by Step:

Firstly, please restart your computer and get in Safe Mode with Networking:

Please follow these steps to get rid of Rootkit.TDSS.v2 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 task-mgr 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 related to Rootkit.TDSS.v2. 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.

Step3: Remove malicious files of Rootkit.TDSS.v2.


Step4: Delete malicious registry entries of Rootkit.TDSS.v2.

“EnableShellExecuteHooks”= 1 (0x1)

Video Show You on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

In conclusion, keeping the Rootkit.TDSSv2 infection with your computer is like letting an invisible thief in your house to watch everything you do on the computer and steal the confidential data file that they want. Internet Security app keeps reporting: Rootkit.TDSS.v2 saying it has removed it and then it shows up again, it has been proven by computer users that anti-viruses are helpless to this thing so please don’t pin any hope on them. If you don’t want to see those annoying pop-up from your screen any more, and save all your private data as well, you need to remove this trojan virus immediately if you know it’s there. In order to delete this stubborn torjan virus, manual removal is proven to be the most effective solution.

Kindly reminder: Manual removal needs expert skills, if you failed to remove Rootkit.TDSS.v2 by yourself,please contact YooSecurity professionals to keep your computer safe and virus free.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 5, 2012 5:10 am

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