There is a virus called Trojan.Ranscrypt.W!gm on my computer that I can’t remove it by my own. I know little computer knowledge so I just followed the guide on my anti-virus program. But after I restarted my computer as the removal required, this virus came back. I don’t know what to do now. I know it is a trouble so that is why I need help on removing it. Can someone help me out of this?
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Trojan.Ranscrypt.W!gm can cause severely damages to the infected computers once it sneaks into them. It is a kind of computer virus that belongs to the Trojan horse infection. The type of computer threat has been developed for several generations, and its damages to the infected machines can be worse and worse nowadays. This Trojan is designed to steal personal information saved on the infected computers, also, the infected system can be completely messed up by this virus. If people keep using the infected computers without notice, they will suffer from more problems and troubles, what’s worse, cyber hackers can even grasp the bank details from the infected computers and use the information illegally to get benefits from victims.
As a malicious Trojan horse infection, this Trojan.Ranscrypt.W!gm virus mainly attack computers which run Windows operating systems. There can be various ways for hackers who make this infection to spread it to innocent computers from the web. Usually, cyber hackers can implant this infection to other programs which are commonly used and downloaded by computer users. In this case, as soon as people install the infected programs on their computers, this Trojan can sneak into the target machines in the meanwhile. Also, this virus can be added to websites which have been controlled by cyber hackers, which means, when people go to the infected websites, their computers can be targeted by this virus instantly.
Trojan.Ranscrypt.W!gm is a baleful Trojan infection which can bypass the detection of many anti-virus programs. Even some security programs can be able to detect it for computer users, the removal work can never be easy for those tools to do as this Trojan can have the ability to damage the security tool and disable the system firewall once it infiltrates the target computers. The infected computers can be completely compromised which can be attacked by more viruses coming from the Internet. The situation can be worse and worse if this infection cannot be removed in time.
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.Ranscrypt.W!gm 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, 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.Ranscrypt.W!gm can slow down the performance of the infected computers sharply once it invades them. Users will keep getting annoying pop-ups from unsafe websites and if they mis-click them, PC users will be redirected to some dangerous pages which are held by cyber hackers. The infected computers can be in great dangers as this Trojan can help other kinds of computer viruses to come and make more damages. People can also be taken to some phishing websites which can have their information stolen. It can be a disaster as cyber hackers can use the bank information to steal more money. In order to keep your personal information safe, this Trojan must be eradicated as soon as possible.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on January 11, 2016 1:17 pm