Hey, I am hoping you could help me remove this W97M.Downloader.E found by Norton. Norton cannot do anything to it. Computer has become slower and slower. I enter registry but don’t how which one is the virus file. I dare not clear the file even though I thought it is suspicious. The webpage is stuck often. There are more other problems in system. So please help me remove it at once.

W97M.Downloader.E Virus Description:

W97M.Downloader.E virus is a stubborn and dangerous Trojan horse virus which infects computer system severely.  This Trojan usually accesses computer through bundling into freeware, shareware, malicious websites, junk email attachment or strange links, files or documents from strangers. This is because those places that mentioned above have been hacked by cyber hackers and inserted different threats including this Trojan horse. If you don’t keep a good habit of behaving well online, you will be easy to get infected with this W97M.Downloader.E virus. for example, if you click on those malicious sites where pop ups fly everywhere. If you click on those attractive pop ups, you will give infections like this W97M.Downloader.E virus an opportunity to access your computer. Besides, on those free software downloading sites, you may find fake alerts message like “Your Java is outdated and needs to update now”, but actually when you update, you don’t really update Java at all but to download and install another virus into computer. In a word, don’t click to open the things that supposed to be suspicious, otherwise virus will come.

Once W97M.Downloader.E virus gets on your computer, it will insert its malicious extension or plugin as codes into kernel system, next it will modify default system configuration and sneak into start-up item to change the resetting. In this way, this virus can run automatically as soon as when you boot up computer.  To settle down firmly on your computer, it will gradually implant its malicious key executable files into system’s registry entries. Hence, your system key files will be severely corrupted. That is why some users said their computers can randomly shut down and restart automatically. Even the antivirus program might be disabled and firewall has been destroyed or some crucial files of antivirus have been deleted or replaced by this W97M.Downloader.E virus, which means your antivirus has been controlled by this virus. In this case, more system vulnerabilities will be created and computer also becomes weaker.  Then it will be infected with more infections and system will be corrupted more severely. Besides, W97M.Downloader.E virus also allow hackers to access computer to steal personal information stored in computer like business files, photos, email passwords or financial accounts. Anyway, you must eradicate this Trojan virus as soon as possible to avoid more damages, any financial loss and getting into unknown troubles.

Some Traits about W97M.Downloader.E 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 W97M.Downloader.E 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 W97M.Downloader.E 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 W97M.Downloader.E 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 W97M.Downloader.E 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:


W97M.Downloader.E 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 W97M.Downloader.E 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 W97M.Downloader.E virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 3, 2015 6:02 am

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