This BackdoorWin32Zegost.DE virus annoys me a long long time. I don’t know why my anti-virus program cannot able to remove it from my computer, the tool justsimply quarantines it for me. Every time I try to remove this virus but with no luck as it can always come back to my machine after I restart my computer to make the removal works. I can’t handle this case as it goes far beyond my computer capability. What should I do now?

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

BackdoorWin32Zegost.DE is a extremely malicious Trojan horse infection that can target computers which run Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. It is a worldwide computer infection that can attack computers all over the world from the Internet. It is not a simple work for all computer users to prevent this virus from coming as cyber hackers can use many ways to spread this infection. It can be a definitely tragedy to have this infection on your computers. As you won’t notice anything wrong during the use of the infected computers, all the activities it performs are working on the background which are invisible. The whole system can be completely messed up by this infection as it is a bad virus that can damage the system from many aspects.

The Internet can be the biggest source for this infection to spread. It can be implanted in many websites that have already been hacked by cyber criminals. Those bad crooks can modify the corrupted pages to be the proxy servers for this Trojan to hide on them. When people go to these websites, their computers can be attacked by this infection right away. In addition, cyber criminals can put this virus to other programs, that is to say, when people install programs downloaded from the websites, their computers can be targeted by this infection at the same time. When the infected softwares are installed, this Trojan can sneak into the machines in the meanwhile.

Once this BackdoorWin32Zegost.DE infiltrates the target computers, it would start its vicious actions immediately. To make sure it can be activated when the infected computer is on, the system registry can be added malicious data by this Trojan. So as soon as people turn on the affected computers, this Trojan can begin to help cyber hackers to finish their illegal goals. With the help of this infection, many other computer infections can have the opportunities to sneak into the corrupted computers as the protection systems are disable by this Trojan virus. It is not safe any longer to use the infected computers as the whole systems are totally compromised which hackers can take the chance to connect to them for more evil purposes.

Some Traits about This Trojan

-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.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this BackdoorWin32Zegost.DE for you.

Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)

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.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Trojan, and delete them all.

Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\

Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:


BackdoorWin32Zegost.DE is a notorious Trojan horse infection with massive destructivity. With this bad virus running on the background, the infected computers will run slower and slower than before as it can occupy a large part of CPU usage on the background. What’s worse, cyber hackers can be capable to connect to the infected computers to steal everything they want without being noticed by computer users. People will suffer from financial losses if this infection cannot be removed in time.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of BackdoorWin32Zegost.DE? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 20, 2015 1:23 pm

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