Hi, I need help to remove this Trojan.Vawtrak.ED virus from my new computer. My Norton just now did a scanning and detected this Trojan, but this Trojan cannot be removed completely. And I did a little search and know that this Trojan virus has the ability to retrieve password of banking account. Although I don’t do much banking on this computer, I would like to remove it soon, as my all passwords and files may be compromised with this virus. Please help me remove it soon. Thanks!

Trojan.Vawtrak.ED Virus Description:

Trojan.Vawtrak.ED virus is a very stubborn and infectious Trojan horse. Once computer is compromised with this virus, it will show many computer problems and system will be soon damaged. This Trojan horse can sneak into your computer via many ways. Cyber criminals design and spread it worldwide online to target computer and steal important personal data for illegal profits. Trojan.Vawtrak.ED virus will be added into free downloads by cyber criminals. Please don’t download those free applications from unlicensed and unreliable resource. And usually we don’t pay attention to installation procedure but just to click on any option it offers and continue to installation till this procedure finishes, but actually while the application installation is doing, the virus app is also installing. What you should is to choose customized installation to block out those virus files. Besides, don’t click on those pop ups from unsafe sites. The pop up will be attractive sale discount, porn picture or video or software updates even fake computer security alerts. Don’t click on those stuff things. Otherwise the Trojan.Vawtrak.ED virus will come soon. Anyway, you need to pay attention to online activities to protect computer be infected with virus.

Trojan.Vawtrak.ED virus is an aggressive virus to damage computer system.  It will access the registry editor, command prompt, startup item, task manager and other vital system tools. Trojan.Vawtrak.ED virus changes the crucial system files to disable system functions. Some strange system errors will happen. It even can severely damage troubleshooting modes like safe mode with networking. Due to this Trojan virus, the Internet speed will be slower than before. It will be hard to open more tabs at the same time, as the browser may get stuck. Even your web browser may be hijacked by some redirect infection. Since this Trojan horse change important system file so some files are lost and it will have a bad effect on programs starting. To illustrate, when you open many programs at the same time, the computer will often get stuck or crash down soon. What’s worse, this Trojan.Vawtrak.ED virus will introduce other threats into infected system and associate with other infection to further damage system. At that time, computer will often get stuck or crash down or get a blue screen of death. Even worse, this Trojan.Vawtrak.ED  virus together with other infection will help remote hackers to control the targeted computer and let remote hackers access to computer to steal important data stored on the computer. In a word, this virus is a big threat to computer security and personal information safety, please uninstall it soon.

Some Traits about Trojan.Vawtrak.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.Vawtrak.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.Vawtrak.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.Vawtrak.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 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 Trojan.Vawtrak.ED 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.Vawtrak.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.Vawtrak.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.Vawtrak.ED virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 24, 2015 5:50 am

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