Well, I got a notification from my AVAST anti-virus about it blocking Trojan.vawtak.ED virus. I looked it up and that is a Trojan horse. I thought AVAST has completely removed this virus, but actually it has not done anything since I got the notification again like 10 minutes ago. Antivirus cannot do it, and I wonder how I can remove it. I even don’t know how to start with. So I am here to get help to remove this virus. Thanks!

Trojan.vawtak.ED Virus Description:

Trojan.vawtak.ED has been classified as a dangerous and harmful Trojan horse. Once it gets on computer, it will create many computer problems and damages that you can imagine.  This Trojan infection can change its pathway and location soon to bypass the detection of antivirus program. Trojan.vawtak.ED virus implants its malicious codes or files into system important areas like start-up items, registry editor and task manager and so on to change or disable system important files, which will severely damage system. For example, the computer may get many system errors, or computer cannot boot up normally or even it cannot shut down normally. Sometimes, computer will be stuck on black blank screen. In addition, this virus can change Internet setting to clock you access to the Internet. The web browser is hijacked by adware or redirect infection so you cannot normally surf on the Internet. What’s worse, this Trojan.vawtak.ED virus will works as a backdoor infection to bring other threats into system to mess up computer and worsen system. When computer is infected with more viruses, it will run slow and often get stuck. As more viruses will produce junks, eat up system capacity and occupy more CPU usage. System will become more vulnerable and produce more loopholes, which will let more viruses get opportunity to access infected computer to weaken and worsen system.

Trojan.vawtak.ED virus is also spread online by those cyber criminals. They will add this virus into malicious sites which is also controlled by them. On those malicious sites, this virus will display as some kind attractive forms like pop ups, flash pictures, fake software update prompts or scaring computer security alerts and so on. It aims to attract you to click on it. Then the Trojan.vawtak.ED virus can be activated and installed into computer. So if you accidentally open those sites and see those pop ups, please close the sites and don’t click on anything popping from the sites. Besides, the cyber criminals can pretend to be some legitimate organization or enterprise to send fake email to attract you attention and click on its attachments. In fact, they insert the virus into attachment. One click will soon download the virus into computer without your notice. In a word, this virus can be distributed in many other ways online. What you should do is to keep an eye on what you browse online. Don’t click or open anything suspicious.

Some Traits about Trojan.vawtak.ED 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.vawtak.ED 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.vawtak.ED 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 Trojan.vawtak.ED 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.vawtak.ED 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 Trojan 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:


Trojan.vawtak.ED 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 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.vawtak.ED 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 Trojan.vawtak.ED virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on July 9, 2015 9:57 am

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