I don’t usually pay attention to viruses like most people on the Internet, but but I wouldn’t be surprised. Now I have the Trojan:Win32/Pocfyx.B virus on my desktop computer. It is quarantined under Microsoft Security Essentials while the scan is running. However, I’m not sure if the virus can be killed completely by scan. How can I check it? Any advice?
Trojan:Win32/Pocfyx.B Virus Description:
Trojan:Win32/Pocfyx.B is a dangerous and stubborn Trojan virus that is able to modify crucial system settings, make computer operate improperly and even severely damage the computer. Once this Trojan virus gets on your computer, it will conduct numbers of malicious activities immediately. Your antivirus software will warn you that your computer is under a high risk and show you those infected files location, but it is too late and your computer has been infected with this virus. It has been in your system. Once Trojan:Win32/Pocfyx.B is installed on the targeted computer, it will implant its aggressive executable files or plugins into system and meanwhile copy itself to system loopholes. Thus it can deeply root in the operating system and stand firmly on infected computer. It modifies important system files and registry entries. It corrupts and disables key system file, process, registry and start-up item even replace or delete directly these crucial stuff things. And many infected .exe files like dllhose.exe will run and take up massive CPU and you even cannot close or remove them. Due to the dllhose.exe, your computer will slow down soon. Trojan horse virus occupies lots of computer system resources which will make computer run very slowly and even disrupt the system. When you try to run some programs, you will get a message saying “No response” for a long time or “Fail to continue due to insufficient memory”. It may also disable the mouse and keyboard to completely block you access your computer. To avoid more damage your computer may get, you should remove Trojan:Win32/Pocfyx.B virus as soon as possible if you see warning from antivirus. However, it can root deeply in the system. Even though some antivirus can stop it for a short time, this stubborn Trojan virus still has the ability to regenerate soon. Therefore, to remove it completely, you need to remove it manually.
Trojan:Win32/Pocfyx.B virus can come to targeted computer in many ways. Downloading free software or application from unlicensed sites, visiting suspicious websites providing ads, porn material, malicious apps etc., clicking strange links receiving from strangers or open junk email attachments will get this Trojan virus or other infections. This virus is also very tricky. Its key components can pretend to be an important part of computer system to escape from security tool. To make things worse, it can make full use of system loopholes to allow other infections to access the targeted computer, and computer will get more infections. It can also delete files or compromise any programs running on the infected computer, thus you even cannot find the files, folders or programs in the original place. Once targeted computer is infected with Trojan:Win32/Pocfyx.B virus, it will takes up rest of CPU capacity and Internet resources. Everything on the infected computer will run slowly. New tabs on browser even browser itself cannot load to open, which will drive you to be crazy. It will take a long time to turn on or shut down computer, even victims may get blue death. In this case, computer has been severely attacked. If you find this Trojan virus on your computer, you are advised to delete every file generated by it manually at once to eliminate it completely.
Some Traits about Trojan:Win32/Pocfyx.B 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.
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/Pocfyx.B 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 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 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/Pocfyx.B 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/Pocfyx.B virus will 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. Computer performance will be slow down. It will take a long time to get online, even you can you access the Internet. This Trojan virus also blocks you run some programs. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 5:33 am