Hello, recently many computer problems happen on my computer. So yesterday I installed a new antivirus to make a full scan for computer, and then I know that my computer now is infected with a virus called Trojan.Ransomlock.AS. You know I find some strange files displaying on desktop and when I delete them, it said it can’t be deleted as the file’s location is missing. by the way, my Word and Excel can be opened! Why does that happen? The virus should corrupt all my files and programs. Can you please help me soon to cleanup this virus?

Brief Introduction of Trojan.Ransomlock.AS Virus

Trojan.Ransomlock.AS virus is a kind of Trojan virus to attack windows computer. The virus corrupts the system settings, changes system programs and files, modifies Internet browser’s settings and displays popup ads and so on. Many computer problems will happen after you get this virus. System would get some error codes as the system files or program are changed or disabled by this Trojan virus. This virus sneaks into registry editor, start-up items or windows folders to implant its files and meanwhile disable other important system files. If situation gets worse, it will have problems with computer’s starting-up. That means computer would not start up normally or even can’t turn on. Trojan.Ransomlock.AS virus will also keep changing its location and pathway to keep out of detection of any antivirus. So antivirus is hard to catch it. And meanwhile, this virus likes to reduplicate itself to cover many system capacities. Desktop will be messed up as many unwanted .exe files stay there and hard to be deleted. Web browser will begin to load slowly, and many popup show on webpage you open and even worse, sometimes, you can’t access the Internet connection as it says your DNS sever is changed.

Due to Trojan.Ransomlock.AS virus, security tool would be affected as some files will be deleted wrongly by this virus. If the security tool is affected, your computer will be in a danger. To prevent this virus from accessing your machine, you should know be careful with what malicious actions that bring the virus. Cyber hackers like to create and upgrade different kinds of Trojan horse as Trojan infection has the ability to hijack victim’s computer and help hackers to access the computer to get user’s important personal data. First, please visit unsafe website which usually pops up different attractive ads, message or pictures video and so on. Once you click anything on the webpage, the virus thing will soon come into computer. Trojan.Ransomlock.AS virus will also be bundled into free-downloading software. So when people install the virus-infected installation package, the virus will also be installed at the same time. Besides, spam email, shareware, unwanted files or programs sent from stranger and peer-to-peer files and so on also can spread this kind of Trojan virus. Cyber hackers keep doing better their jobs with spreading virus. So you have to pay attention to suspicious thing on the Internet to protect your computer.

Some Traits about Trojan.Ransomlock.AS 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 Trojan.Ransomlock.AS 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.Ransomlock.AS 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”.

Task manager


>>>>>> 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”.

start menu


>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this Trojan.Ransomlock.AS 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.

registry editor

>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Trojan.Ransomlock.AS 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:).

Hard diskdrives

>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Trojan.Ransomlock.AS 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.

System 32

Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:


Trojan.Ransomlock.AS 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.

Warm prompt: If you are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove this Trojan.Ransomlock.AS virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 19, 2016 2:19 am

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