I got the Backdoor.Kikothac virus on my laptop from simply looking at an article on Yahoo. I found that the computer got worse after getting the Trojan virus. I searched for the Trojan online and found lots of PC users had the same virus issue. Unfortunately, security program was hardly getting rid of the backdoor Trojan as expected. I had tried to locate the path of Trojan virus by myself but in vain. What else can I do? How to remove the Trojan virus from the laptop? If you have any clue on this backdoor Trojan removal, please help!
Information about Backdoor.Kikothac Virus:
Backdoor.Kikothac is a risky backdoor Trojan that affects PC users located in different countries. It is changed into various variants which all together can be circulated for a long time. It can target Windows 7, Vista, Windows 8 and other Windows OS and perform malicious actions in compromised systems. Absolutely, the Trojan does great harm to your computer and brings you lots of troubles. To be more specific, the backdoor Trojan is a definitely unwanted program that gets installed in a target computer automatically and runs in its background. It takes up a lot of your computer resources and reduces your computer performance in every way. Particularly, your CPU usage is up to 100% constantly when you watch videos, play games and run large programs and so on. Thus, your computer is responding slower and slower every time you execute activities in the contaminated system. Moreover, the Trojan can change your system files and entries to cause destructive damages to your computer. By exploiting system leaks, it may help potential threats enter your computer secretly and drop harmful files and copies to the system. To avoid further damages, you had better figure out an effective way to kick off the backdoor Trojan completely.
In general, the Backdoor.Kikothac virus is released through the network. You may pick up the Trojan infection on your computer when visiting webs, reading email attachments and downloading free software without any caution. Once the Trojan gets into your computer, it will be activated automatically and keep slowing down your computer performance. It can modify your default computer settings like desktop image and browser homepage. Obviously, your browser security is weakened down by the infection, thus, freeware like extension, plug-in and add-on will add to the affected computer without any consent. Browser redirection and random popups may occur while you do Internet searches on the target computer. As the Backdoor.Kikothac is designed to escape from your security programs, it should be deleted manually with expertise.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced computer users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with such virus infection.
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Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection:
– This Backdoor.Kikothac virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Computer users will experience constant security pop ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen and taken advantages by cyber criminals.
Backdoor.Kikothac Virus Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Up till now, there is not a perfect anti-virus tool that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it entirely. Backdoor.Kikothac has been updated by remote and backstage cyber criminals and is able to escape from the scan of any anti-virus programs thus it is hard to be removed or even found. The most effective way is to remove it manually. The following instructions need quite level of computer expertise, for manual removal is a complicated and difficult process. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with Backdoor.Kikothac virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.
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To Summarize Shortly:
The Backdoor.Kikothac virus affects PC users all over the world and it brings you a lot of troubles and damages. It is a computer virus at high threat level. Whenever you suffer from this Trojan issue, you should take measures to get rid of it entirely. In fact, the Trojan slows down your computer and causes constant computer freezes and crash while you carry out activities in the system. It affects your computer files and changes your computer settings to make big troubles. If you visit webs, news and images, etc. and search for things on the affected computer, you may get browser redirect issue and receive lots of popups on the web browser. However, there is not any perfect antivirus that can help you remove the Trojan infection. All you need to do is to figure out the Trojan issue in a manual removal way.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 7, 2015 6:48 am