I open my computer and suddenly it said system detect error, and one virus may have found it. Its name is Trojan:Win32/Ropest, and I also click remove and restart my computer , a scan report showed me that the Trojan is still there on my computer. I am now in a panic because this is my only computer and there are many important personal working data saved on it, if it is destroyed by this Trojan, how can I find those data back? I am sure I need your guys’ help very much, and thanks here!
A Description of Trojan:Win32/Ropest Virus
Trojan:Win32/Ropest is a new variant Trojan horse designed by cyber criminals. It is one of the most stubborn and destructive viruses that has ability to root deeply and firmly in your system. It has a strong power to destroy computer operating system even computer itself. It is designed to help cyber criminals to target computer and steal users’ financial information in unfair way. Creators of this Trojan are qualified with certain level of computer skills and they will design it to be in a high level and has a strong ability to make computer operating system in disorder or cause fatal errors, thus people can’t use some programs that windows provides even some victims can’t access their machine at all. Once it is on your computer, it will first plant one or several small and malicious rootkits or files into your operating system, and those rootkits can give your system false commands or instructions. If the operating system receives those wrong commands and follows its instructions to run, some programs on your computer will run in disorder or even can’t operate anymore, because those wrong command and instructions will disable or lock some normal programs to run. That’s why your computer becomes slower and you can’t use it smoothly anymore. Gradually, you will find that your machine will take a long time to turn on or shut down after being attacked by this virus, some of them may even get the blue or black screen of death frequently which can further damage the computer hardware as well. You should remove this Trojan as soon as possible once you find it before it does great damage to computer operating system.
Why is Trojan:Win32/Ropest so horrible? This Trojan horse is very tricky and can escape from some antivirus programs scanning and sneak into computer. Of course, it can also conduct more destructive actions on your computer. It hijacks your browsers and redirects you to malicious websites and unwanted pop-up ads to trick you to click to bring more infections. It may lurk on networking in form of hidden pages or some normal files. When you visit those malware webpages or download files, it will attack your network to access your computer. What’s worse, Trojan horse always looks for vulnerabilities to attack PCs and bring other viruses into your computer to make further damage to your computer. Trojan horse is mainly from the Internet, so you should pay attention to your online behavior. Don’t Visit suspicious websites that contain porno or gambling contents, receiving spam emails or downloading freeware or fake nasty applications. Otherwise, it will lead to the system infection.
Some Traits about Trojan:Win32/Ropest 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.
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:Win32/Ropest 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 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.
>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the virus locate. 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 Trojan:Win32/Ropest 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:
Trojan:Win32/Ropest is very destructive and risky which can finally destroy your computer system. It changes its code day by day even more frequently; no antivirus can keep pace with it to remove it. It needs and only can be removed manually so that it is completely kicked off from your computer. Once your computer is infected by this Trojan horse, it will performs various attacks to corrupt your system files and weaken the security shelter of the infected computer. It will modify all your key registry settings as well as disable your firewall because of its root-kit. And the CPU usage percentage will be higher than before, which will be able to cause constant system freeze. Therefore,this Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you find it on your computer.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 5:38 am