How can I totally get rid of this Trojan.Viknok!inf? I can’t find it in the list of uninstall program in control panel? And I don’t have any clue how and when this nasty thing comes to my computer. I do have an anti-virus program installed in my computer. Why my protection tool can’t prevent it from sneaking into my computer? Now I’m frustrated about this thing. How can I get it removed? Please help.
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Trojan.Viknok!inf is classified as a malicious Trojan horse infection that can affect computers with Windows operating systems in this planet. It mainly comes to victims’ computers via the Internet. So to learn more about how this virus widely spreads can be the first thing for us to avoid being infected. Usually, the makers of this Trojan can put this nasty virus into websites which have already been hacked by them. They will edit the vicious scripts and upload the Trojan to the websites’ servers. In this case, when innocent people come to visit those web pages, as soon as the websites are fully loaded on their computers, this Trojan infiltrates. No only in this way, this Trojan can also get into the target computers in the following two ways.
The second invasion mean of this Trojan is that it can be bundled with other software, which means hackers can embed the executable file of this Trojan.Viknok!inf into other free programs and then they will upload the programs to some unreliable resources for people to download and utilize. In this way, when the infected programs are installed on the target computers, this Trojan’s executable file can be automatically run. The whole process is undetectable by computer users as it performs at the background. Lastly, spam E-mails are another main mean for this Trojan to transmit. Cyber criminals can adhere this Trojan into E-mails’ attachments and send the infected mails randomly all around the world. People who open the attachments in spam E-mails accidentally, the disaster comes immediately.
As a common Trojan infection, the destructive ability of Trojan.Viknok!inf is the same like other Trojans. Generally, this Trojan will not come to a target computer alone. With the help of this Trojan, it can download many other Trojans and viruses at the background once it is activated on the infected machines. With those malicious things, the infected computer can get into troubles during the use. Trojan is able to damage the system by corrupting and infecting the key files of the operating system which will cause computer runs abnormally. PC user will get black screen and BSOD frequently which can damage the computer hardware as well. Computer will get overheated and slow performance as this Trojan.Viknok!inf will consume too much CPU usage.
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 Trojan.Viknok!inf 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.Viknok!inf, 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:
Trojan.Viknok!inf is a dangerous Trojan horse virus that can affect Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 computers all over the world. It is a baleful Trojan that can generate a lot of problems on the infected machines. Anti-virus program is not able to remove it completely as this Trojan can replicate itself to many locations on the infected computer and infect system files. People should find a proper way to remove it as early as possible from their computers before more damages occur.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.Viknok!inf? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 7, 2014 11:49 pm