Hello, my laptop is infected with Trojan.Kotver!gen3 virus and the virus make computer work slowly now. It’s seemed to dominate the computer background with everything and I’ve tried “uninstalling”, but that hasn’t yielded anything. I downloaded Norton as well. It scanned, but didn’t remove anything “harmful”. It’s still on my laptop. My friend suggests me trying manual removal, but I’m not necessarily the most computer-literate person, so I’m wondering if there’s an easy way to get rid of this crap.

Brief Introduction of Trojan.Kotver!gen3 Virus

Trojan.Kotver!gen3 virus is a very dangerous Trojan virus to attack Windows computer. The virus is created and spread on the Internet by the cyber criminals. Cyber hacker mainly uses this kind of virus to target victims’ computer and access user’s important data for illegal profits. So in order to access more computers to get data for more illegal money, they keep trying many ways to distribute virus or malware. First, they usually distribute the virus into website created by them. So when people visit those unsafe webistes, they will easily get this Trojan.Kotver!gen3 virus. Cyber hacker will make this virus pop up in different forms. It will pop up as product advertisement, attractive flashing picture and video, fake security message or deals. If you click on any popup, the virus will soon activate and get install into your computer. You’re suggested not to visit those unsafe websites or you will easily get virus or malware thing. Besides, cyber hackers would add Trojan.Kotver!gen3 into free-downloading program’s installation package. When you download some program, you should choose customized installation. And then you can clearly know if there is any suspicious attached app going to install meanwhile. If you find unwanted app, you can block it by kicking out. This virus would get into computer via many other ways, and what you should do to protect your computer is to be cautious to online activities.

Once Trojan.Kotver!gen3 virus gets on the computer, it will enter important areas like registry editor, start-up item, windows task manager, Windows folder and  so on. It changes and disables the important system files and programs, and you will find some error codes occurring. Sometimes, if the problems become worse, the computer can’t turn on normally or even can’t turn on any more. You will get stuck at blue screen death with some error codes. Shutting down is also a problem, it will be prevented by this Trojan virus as some files related to shut down are destroyed by this Trojan.Kotver!gen3 virus already. Also on the desktop, some .exe files display there and can’t be deleted. That’s because some files are disabled by the virus and the location is missing. Some music files, documents and programs are not in the original place. Background of desktop is changed somehow. Homepage of web browser is modified into another one, and you’re always redirected by some unwanted pages. Computer works slowly and web browser frequently gets stuck or frozen there. Anyway, many computer problems caused by this Trojan virus will happen.

Some Traits about Trojan.Kotver!gen3 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 Trojan.

-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 Trojan.Kotver!gen3 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 Trojan.Kotver!gen3 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”.

Task manager


>>>>>> 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”.

start menu


>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this Trojan.Kotver!gen3 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 Trojan.Kotver!gen3 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:).

Hard diskdrives

>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Trojan.Kotver!gen3 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.

System 32

Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:


Trojan.Kotver!gen3 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 Trojan 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 Trojan.Kotver!gen3 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 this Trojan Virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 30, 2016 5:27 am

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