Why is the computer performing so weirdly? The installed antivirus program pops up a warning about the virus named Trojan.Win32.killfiles? You have processed the removal function of the antivirus program but the Trojan.Win32.killfiles is still there after restarting the computer? How can the computer be infected without any premonition? What awful things the virus will do to the computer? How to thoroughly remove it to protect the computer?
Description on Trojan.Win32.killfiles Virus
Trojan.Win32.killfiles is a dangerous Trojan virus which has the ability to get into the computer without letting you know. Computers with windows operating systems (Win 7, Win 8, Win Vista, Win XP etc.) all over the world can be easily attacked by it if the computer user is not cautious when going on line. Normally, if you open a site that is run by the cyber criminals, activate the attachments in spam emails or install fake free software, the computer will be infected with Trojan.Win32.killfiles. Most antivirus programs cannot block its attack.
Trojan.Win32.killfiles is able to implement malicious tasks immediately once it has finished its installation into the computer. It can change system settings which enables itself to be activated automatically every time the user powers on the computer. The virus won’t go away by simply shutting down the computer. Besides, you will come to find that the computer is running slower and slower. Sometimes you may need to wait for more than 10 minutes for the computer to start up. The running programs always become “Not Responding” and then shut down without letting you to save your data. Blue screens with complex error codes show up frequently together with complete computer shut-downs, which will interrupt your work and damage the computer seriously. What is worse, the cyber criminals can access the computer furtively via the Trojan. It is not safe to use the computer because there may be someone monitoring everything you do. They will record the important information which they can make use of. Therefore, it is a serious threat for your privacy and needs to be removed timely.
Trojan.Win32.killfiles is so stubborn that the antivirus programs always fail to get rid of it. It has rooted deep in and pretends to be a part of the system, so the antivirus programs cannot identify its components. Manual removal is recommended but please be cautious during the removal since any small mistake will damage the computer.
How to Remove Trojan Virus Completely?
Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end the process related to the Trojan. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together at the same time and you will see it. You can also get it by right clicking on bottom Task Bar and select Start Task Manager.
Step 2: Open Control Panel from the start menu. Go to Folder Options and under View tab, select show hidden files and folders and non-select Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK.
Step 3: Go to Registry Editor. First press Windows and R keys and you will see the run box. Then type “regedit” in Run box and hit Enter key and you can see it. Delete registry entries associated with this Trojan infection:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
Video on How to Modify Windows Registry
Conclusion on this Trojan Virus
Trojan.Win32.killfiles is a nasty Trojan virus that is powerful to attack computers without letting computer users know. The infected computer will become a snail. You need to wait for a long time to see the desktop with icons every time your power on the computer. You will also find that the computer always shows you “Not Responding” when you double click to run a program. The cyber criminals are watching what sites you are visiting, what passwords you are typing in and what files you reading. To protect your privacy, you shall remove it as soon as possible.
Note: If you cannot remove this virus with your own hands please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts now. The above steps need quite expertise so if you do not have that please leave it to an expert to handle it for you.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 28, 2013 10:32 am