Recently I have been given a message on my computer saying that warning your system has critical security vulnerabilities. I felt my computer should be infected with some kind virus. so I tried to run antivirus for a scanning. Then later it told me that many files and programs are infected with Backdoor.Protos virus. I searched its info and know it is Trojan horse. Can you help me remove Backdoor.Protos?

Backdoor.Protos Virus Description:

Backdoor.Protos virus is a Trojan horse that hits windows computer severely and creates many damages in system. Like other viruses, this Backdoor.Protos Trojan is also spread online worldwide to attack more and more windows computer. For example, Backdoor.Protos virus can be inserted into malicious sites where contains porn materials or gaming or gambling and so on. And if you visit those sites, you will find many pop ups coming up and they are very attractive. It may discount ads, fake software update like JAVA update or fake computer security alert and so on. But please don’t be such a fool to click on those crap, as one click will soon activate install this virus into computer without any notice. Beside, cyber criminals who create Backdoor.Protos virus will add it into those free software which mainly is distributed on unsafe and unlicensed resources and sites. Therefore, if you want to download some free software, please go to safe and legitimate websites. And also please be careful of all procedures of installation. You had better select advanced installation to check and block unwanted process or extension.  Anyway, Backdoor.Protos virus can be spread online via many other unimaginable ways. What you should do is to be cautious to what you do online.

Once Backdoor.Protos virus gets on targeted computer, it will create many computer problems soon. For example, you will find computer runs slower than ever before and computer performance slow down suddenly. It becomes sluggish and hard to be speed up with your antivirus programs. If you run many programs at the same time, computer will get stuck and the screen always hangs there and you cannot pass it or the computer will crash down. Similarly, internet speed is also slow. If you open more tabs, you will find web browser gets stuck and cannot go further. You have to close it or it will crash down.  Backdoor.Protos virus also changes HOST files and DNS settings to block you access the Internet. In system, Backdoor.Protos even configures its malicious codes to change system files of start-up, registry editor and windows folder. Some system files are even disabled. That’s the reason why computer runs abnormally. Windows programs even cannot run. This aggressive Backdoor.Protos Trojan also can exploit more system loopholes to weaken system functions. In this situation, computer will get infected with more other viruses or malware infections, which will continue worsening computer performance. Computer may get blue screen of death, even worse the troubleshooting mode may be corrupted with Backdoor.Protos virus together with other infections.

Some Traits about Backdoor.Protos 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 Backdoor.Protos.

-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 Backdoor.Protos 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 Backdoor.Protos 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 Backdoor.Protos 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.

registry editor

>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Backdoor.Protos 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 Backdoor.Protos 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:


Backdoor.Protos 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 Backdoor.Protos 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 Backdoor.Protos 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 Backdoor.Protos virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 17, 2015 11:41 am

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