I have 2 anti-software in my computer. One has detected that in the system disk, there are many threats including this PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!Y virus. But another anti-software has detected only one rootkit in it. Which one should I trust? Anyway, I tried the 2 software to remove them. But none has been removed. I can’t do anything. Who can help me?

How Does Your Computer Get PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!Y Infection?

PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!Y, a root-kit program has been detected from many users’ computers recently. Many users feel painful to get rid of such small but annoying virus. In fact, this virus was detected by AVG anti-virus. Just like the victim described, this virus can be detected by antivirus such as AVG, Microsoft Security Essentials. But when they report that your computer is not safe, they can never really help you remove it from your hard disk. MSE may even tell you that your computer will start 1 minute later. But when your computer starts again, MSE will tell you that computer will restart again i minute later. So obviously, this Trojan virus can’t be removed by anti-virus.

What’s the bad influence of such PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!Y Virus? initially, you won’t find something bad in your computer. But later, your we browser may have redirect virus or browser hijack virus. When you run it, it’s very slow to open a web site and if you want to open some sites, you will be redirected to some odd malicious sites. What’s more this rootkit will change your computer configuration. When you start your computer, some strange program will start to run automatically and you can’t stop then. What’s worse, after not a long time, you may can’t start your computer normally again. Once your computer is infected by this virus, please remove it right away.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete the virus, please live chat with YooSecurity experts now.

Several Potential Danger PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen Virus May Bring in.

1)Block most of the system program, system runs much more slowly than normal.

2)Open backdoor to the attacker, keep an eye on every keystroke or mouse click, collect your vital information and report to the attacker.

3)Isolate the anti-virus without your permission so that it can avoid being removed.

4)Download more malicious virus such as browser hijacker virus.

5)Restart your PC now and then so that you cannot do anything.

What Is the Most Effective Way to Clean out PWS:Win32/Zbot Permanently?

You might doubt that maybe the anti-virus can remove this PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!Y Virus and want to have a try. But according to the data research and what the users have told us, anti-virus tool cannot delete the virus successfully. Once it disable your security tool, it can strengthen itself in a short time. So you’d better take actions without any delay. To save your PC, you can follow the manual removal guide below to fix the problem.

1. Restart your PC before windows launches, tap “F8” constantly. Choose“Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key.

2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop all processes in the Windows Task Manager.

3. Delete associated files of PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!Y from your PC completely as follows:

%systemroot%\System32
%systemroot%\System32 (64bit)
%systemroot%\System32\services.exe

4. Search for all related registry entries infected by PWS:Win32/Zbot.genVirus and wipe them out:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\\10
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\\KeyFERF
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\HDRESCLSID\{8AWD734355-044E-11DS1-B3IDGEI-007oOSFGS2}

5. Reboot the computer to normal mode when the above steps are done.

Similar Video Guide On How to Modify Registry Entries

In conclusion: PWS:Win32/Zbot.gen!Y Virus is such a great threat to your computer just like a ticking boom. If the Trojan family is classified into 5 danger level, this virus may list in the first level. It’s devastating to your system if leave it alone. Every time your PC is on, it executes immediately and automatically. By changing the codes it can protect itself and it takes more time for you to find out the infected files. Even if you remove some of them, it doesn’t make any difference. This virus has strong regeneration capacity. To save your system thoroughly, manual removal is appreciated to be the best way. PC experts from YooCare will offer you immediate tech help to remove the virus, as they are very expertise in handling with such an infection.

Note: If you found it difficult to follow the removal guide above, please contact YooSecurity PC experts 24/7 online will help you remove PWS:Win32/ZbotVirus from your computer completely and safely.

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on March 6, 2013 11:33 am

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