Well, I just encountered a virus problem on my computer. It is compromised with W97M.Downloader.J Virus but my antivirus program can’t remove it completely. Every time when I restart computer, it still says that this virus still corrupts my files and programs. I am frustrated a lot and computer starts to run slowly, and I can’t smoothly go into the Internet as it will take a long time to open webpages or even can’t open.

Brief Introduction of Trojan.Shimrat Virus

W97M.Downloader.J virus is classified as a malicious and dangerous Trojan horse which will severely attack windows computer. This Trojan horse is created and spread by those hackers who aim to pilfer user’s important personal data with help of this virus. This virus has ability to control user’s web browser even their computer to let hackers access the targeted computer. Once those hackers get into your computer, they can take any important data they want for illegal profits. To prevent W97M.Downloader.J virus from getting on your machine, you should be cautious with online activities first, as this virus can be distributed by corrupted websites, free software installation packages, spam email, shareware, peer-to-peer files, removable device and so on. On corrupted sites like porn site, there will be more infection displayed in an attractive form like plash picture, porn video, discount deals even scaring computer security alert message. Once click on those things, the virus will soon sneak into system. Therefore, please don’t visit those unsafe sites and click on anything suspicious.

W97M.Downloader.J virus will implant many files or codes into important system areas like registry editor, start-up items and task manager. Windows files and programs will be affected with this virus. If that happens, some windows functions will be destroyed. Computer will also run in an abnormal way. To root itself into system deeply and safely, it can replace the files of some program with its own one, and then antivirus will not detect it. W97M.Downloader.J virus even can multiply and reduplicate itself quickly, so more and more files, documents and folders will be affected by this virus. This virus changes Internet settings, modifies DNS, redirects you to malicious sites even exploit more backdoors for other malware, worms, Trojan horse, spyware and ransomware and so on. And W97M.Downloader.J virus together with other threat will take up more Internet resource, so Internet speed also slow down soon. This Trojan virus together with other threats will even corrupt troubleshooting mode to completely destroy your machine. Please figure out the way to remove this terrible and horrible virus soon.

Some Traits about W97M.Downloader.J 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 W97M.Downloader.J 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 W97M.Downloader.J 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 W97M.Downloader.J 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 W97M.Downloader.J 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 W97M.Downloader.J 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:


W97M.Downloader.J 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 W97M.Downloader.J 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 27, 2016 12:08 pm

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