How can I remove this Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A virus from my new laptop with windows 8.1? I have installed a new antivirus for my new laptop, but antivirus just can detect it but cannot eradicate it. Some said this virus needs to be removed manually. But I don’t know where and how to look for the suspicious files in system. So I have to ask for help online. Can you now help me remove this virus? I don’t want this virus to damage my new computer.

Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A Virus Description:

Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A virus is a malicious and harmful Trojan infection which will create many damages to computer system. This Trojan virus is also designed by cyber criminals to spread online worldwide. Cyber criminals usually add this virus into those unsafe free software, shareware, advertising-supported programs. When PC users download the software they need, this virus will also install into their computer during the process of installation of that software. Therefore, usually you should choose customized installation so that you can know clearly what additional app is asked to install, and if you don’t want it, you can block it directly. Sometimes, Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A virus comes from those insecure websites while you’re visiting those websites. Those websites are mostly with pornographic or illegal advertising content, so those websites are all filled with malicious code and pop up different unsafe ads, fake massage about computer security or application update. When you visit such a website or click on those pop-up, this harmful virus or other malicious codes will be installed into your machine quickly. To make this virus infect more targeted computer, cyber criminals will greatly spread it online via many other ways. It can be on those spam email attachments, strange files or links from strangers or peer-to-peer files. What you should do is to keep a good online habit, don’t click on any strange, malicious and unsafe websites or pop ups.

Once Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A virus is on your computer, it definitely does harm to system to interrupt your normal online activities. In system, it changes system setting, enters registry editor and windows task manager and then inserts its malicious codes to mess up system functions. Then the infected computer will usually get different system errors or cannot shut down and turn on normally. Due to this virus, some important system files will be missed. If so, the infected computer will not boot up to login system. This Trojan virus has ability to change or disable system important files or programs, so some program even antivirus program will not run in a normal way. And desktop icon or background will be changed by this virus. To deeply root itself into system, Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A virus will usually change the location and pathway to insert another place of system by exploiting its rootkits. It severely corrupts system, creates more junk files to slow down computer performance and generates more system loopholes, which will greatly attract more and more other infections. At that time, computer will get stuck and crash down often. Sometimes it may get a blue screen of death. Gradually, this vicious Trojan virus will severely destroy system. Once you find this virus on your computer, please eradicate it at once.

Some Traits about Trojan:Win32/Crilock.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 Trojan Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A. 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:Win32/Crilock.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 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:Win32/Crilock.A 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:Win32/Crilock.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 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 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:Win32/Crilock.A virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 4:45 am

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