Hey, can you help me uninstall this JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 Virus now? I am nervous and I wonder if my privacy and important files will be hacked and stolen by hackers, because I usually use this computer to perform my work. And does this Trojan virus can severely damage my computer? How to completely remove it? My MSE cannot do anything with it at all just pops up telling computer is at risk and files are infected with this virus. I know this must be fixed immediately, but I am literate with computer knowledge and afraid my stupid action will further do harms to computer. Please help me out of this issue quickly. Thanks very much!
JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 Virus Description:
Now more and more computer is compromised with JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 virus. This is a new stubborn and vicious Trojan horse which is also designed by remote hackers to control targeted computer and do any evil activities to user’s computer. Once your compute is infected with this Trojan virus, your computer will run abnormally. This Trojan virus is associated with potentially unwanted programs, adware, or malicious toolbar, and it will act as a redirect infection to change homepage, default search engine or any other settings on the internet browser, redirect you to malicious webpages and pop up tons of ads, fake update message or fake security state to mislead you. Once clicking on those pop-ups, you will download other new malicious add-ons and extensions, unwanted toolbar or other adware without any consent. You go online on your infected computer, you may be just redirected to strange websites or you even cannot load a new tab and tells you that ‘This webpage is not available’. JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 virus may also change the DNS settings to block you to access Internet. Even worse, with the help of this Trojan virus, hackers can remotely control your computer without any consent to enter your computer and try to access your privacy information and get those important and valuable data for illegal purpose, which may also put you into unknown future troubles.
What’s worse, JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 virus will create more damages in system except what mentioned above. It enters the system and implants its malicious code into start-up items, registry editor and system Host files to change system setting. At the same time, in order to bypass the detection of antivirus, it replicates itself and insert into other place of system to change its location quickly. In the system, it will do harms to other windows system files. This Trojan may change, replace or disable system file to make computer run abnormally. Computer may shut down suddenly when you are still performing activities and then restart automatically due to this virus. This Trojan virus can also affects windows programs by swallow or change those executable files of those programs. Some programs cannot run or run in a malfunctioned way. You definitely cannot run several large programs at the same time because of this Trojan, otherwise computer will get stuck and crash down totally. It will block you to download new programs onto computer by telling you that ‘Current security is not allowed to download this file’. This Trojan virus has ability to disable antivirus to make computer vulnerable and create more loopholes to introduce other more infections like malware, adware, spyware, worms and so on to mess up computer. Finally, computer will be weaker and severely and greatly degraded in performance. JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 virus definitely brings bad affects to computer security and a big threat to personal privacy. You are strongly suggested to remove it at once you see it on your computer.
Some Traits about JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 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.
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 JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 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 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 virus locate. 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 JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 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:
JS/SmootherWeb.A.5 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 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.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 5:09 am