Hey, here. I have BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki on my windows 10 computer. Avira just pops up and reports me about this scanning result. IE works slower than before. When I open many new tabs, it will get stuck there and has to be restarted. This computer is a new one. But it now works slowly. It should be due to this virus coming into computer. But Avira cannot kill it. I even install other free antivirus programs, but they don’t help at all. Someone said it needs to be removed manually, so I come here for help. Could you please soon catch and remove this nasty virus?
BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki Virus Description:
BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki is a dangerous and harmful Trojan horse which must be removed as soon as possible. This Trojan infection can get into your system background and implant its malicious codes or files into system registry, Windows folder and start-up items and so on to mess up normal system program and files. Once it adds more codes into those important system areas, it will gradually root deeply into system, and meanwhile it disables and modifies system files and program. At that time, computer system will be messed up totally. And some strange shortcuts will show on desktop and cannot be deleted. If this BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki loads into HOST folder, it will changes some important files to block you access the Internet. Besides, this virus can create more junks into system to take up system capacity to slow down computer performance. Meanwhile it exploits more system vulnerabilities to bring other dangerous threats like virus, worm, malware, ransomware and rogue programs into computer. Once computer is compromised many threats, it will become weaker and the security state will be worsened a lot, as your antivirus program even will be corrupted even disable severely. If you check the CPU usage in Windows task manager, you will find the usage is up to 100%. Computer runs sluggishly, freezes or even gets a blue screen of death. To avoid more damages to system, you should eliminate this virus soon.
BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki virus is not a big threat to computer security but also a risk to computer user’s personal information safety. This virus can help cyber hackers to take control your computer and let hackers access your computer, and then hackers can take whatever information they think to be valuable and important like your pictures, banking details, indentified card data or your company data. If your computer is hacked, you will not do anything on computer even your keyboard is locked. Since this BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki virus is so dangerous and harmful, you should avoid it getting into your machine. This virus usually is spread online. It can be added into those unsafe sites, bundled into free software installation package, attached into spam email or inserted into shareware and so on. Anyway, when you are online, you should not open those unsafe sites, click on anything suspicious or read and open spam email attachments. Or this nasty Trojan infection will drop on computer without any notice. In a word, you need to be careful with online activities.
Some Traits about BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki 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 BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki 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 Trojan Horse BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki 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 BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki 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 BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki 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 BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki 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:
BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki 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 BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki 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 BrowserModifier:Win32/Pokki virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 1, 2015 10:39 am