Hello, many files on computer are infected with Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C virus, which is reported by Norton just now and I cannot use Norton to remove it completely. I don’t know why. My cousin downloaded a war game then next the virus got installed into computer system soon. Some of my friends said it needs to be removed manually, but I don’t know so much about computer. I think I need someone who know computer to guide me step by step to clear up the virus soon. Could you please help me in this case?
Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C Virus Description:
Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C virus is a dangerous and harmful backdoor Trojan infection to windows computer. Usually Trojan virus is created by cyber criminals mainly to target user’s computer and steal user’s information stored on computer. Therefore, cyber criminals will often spread the virus in many ways on the Internet to infect more and more computers. They can put the virus thing onto the website controlled by them, and then when people go to visit those unsafe sites, this kind of virus would soon activate and then get installed into system within a few seconds without your notice. So please don’t open those unsafe and malicious websites, or you will easily get the virus. Besides, those free programs would be a place to hide the Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C virus thing. When you download the free software, the virus is actually soon installed into system while you’re installing the software you need. Also you should pay attention to spam email, don’t open junk email especially its attachments. Email Attachment usually contains virus things. To keep your computer from virus infection, please keep a good habit online, don’t click on anything suspicious.
Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C virus is a big threat to computer security. When this backdoor Trojan gets on computer, it will soon sneak into system important areas like windows folder, registry editor, start-up items to change and disable system important files or applications. Once some of crucial system files are corrupted and missing, the operating system will be messed up. Computer cannot boot up or shut down normally, even worse, it cannot boot up at all. That’s because this virus would change or disable some start up items of system. Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C virus also can change the DNS settings to block your access to the internet. in system many junk files will soon eat up system capacity and slow down computer performance a lot. You will find it runs very slow as a snail. The Internet speed will soon become slow also. Web browser often get stuck or crash down soon. Whenever you open many programs at the same time, window explorer will soon stop working and computer will soon crash down, and you have to restart it. This backdoor Trojan will control your machine and let remote hackers to access your computer get what hackers want. Anyway, this Trojan backdoor virus must be removed completely soon if you find it on your computer.
Some Traits about Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C 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 Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C 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 Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C 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 related to this Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C 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.
>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C 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:).
>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C 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:
Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C 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 Backdoor 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 Trojan 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 Backdoor:Win32/Htbot.C virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on January 14, 2016 1:02 pm