What will you do if you find TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A virus installed in your computer? Several days ago, my sister used m y new laptop to play a war game, but unfortunately my laptop got a virus infection while she was playing the game violently. Later my AVG kept popping up and reporting my computer is at high risk and many thing s on computer was compromised with this threat. When I ran AVG to kill it, AVG cannot do that. I want to clear it up completely from my new laptop. Could you please help me fix this problem?
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A Virus Description:
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A is a dangerous and harmful Trojan horse which must be removed as soon as possible to keep computer safe. When your computer is compromised with this dangerous Trojan horse, you will find computer is totally messed up and computer performance is slowed down soon. This virus can change system settings like DNS, registry editor, windows folder, HOST folder as well as browser default settings. It implants its malicious codes or files into system important areas to root itself deeply and firmly into system, and meanwhile it disables system important files or program. To bypass the detection of advanced antivirus program, this TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A will keep changing its location and pathway. System errors will often happen and computer runs slower and slower. If the security state of computer becomes worse and weaker, computer will not boot up shut down normally. Your machine even will get a blue screen of death when you’re performing work. Web browser works slow or gets stuck when you open many new tabs at the same time. Popup ads keep bombing your screen. Some files with .exe extension show on desktop but you cannot delete them. Anyway, once this Trojan horse logs on your machine, many computer problems will happen.
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A virus must be removed soon, as it is not only a big threat to computer security but also to your personal information safety. Cyber criminals design this kind of Trojan horse to control victims’ computer and let this virus to help them access users data stored on computer. Even this virus can spy on your online activities to steal your online data like online banking account, credit card information, registered email password or your business details and so on. Similarly, when cyber criminals log on your computer, they will also have the opportunity to get your important data stored on disk. If cyber criminals really get your important data, you would suffer from serious trouble like financial loss issue. To avoid this virus getting on your computer, you should pay attention to those online stuff things. don’t visit unsafe websites like porn sites, as those sites usually contain virus application or malware program. When visitor logs into websites, those dangerous virus will get installed into system within several minutes. Also you had better download software from authentic and safe websites. If you download free software from unsafe resources, it is likely to get the virus or malware. Free software would carry virus or malware apps. In a word, be cautious will help keep computer safe.
Some Traits about TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A 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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A 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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A 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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A 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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A 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:
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A 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 Trojan 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 TrojanDownloader:Win32/Dowfeld.A virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 23, 2015 9:54 am