Hello, can you help me remove W97M.Downloader.G virus from my windows 10 laptop? I have got this virus for many days and antivirus can’t get it removed completely. So I am frustrated a lot.  I keep a lot of company’s information and my own personal information on this laptop. I am very worried if those important information will be leaked out and used by cyber criminals illegally. None of my friends can help me solve this problem, they suggest me remove manually, but I don’t know how to do that. Your guys are expert and should help me get out of this issue.

W97M.Downloader.G Virus Description:

W97M.Downloader.G virus is a kind of Trojan horse to attack Windows computer. If the computer is compromised with this Trojan virus, the computer will show many problems. Computer will run slower than ever before. If you check the usage of CPU, you will find it’s up to 100%. Many junks will be created in system to occupy system capacity and eat up Internet resources. So you will feel that web browser is hard to load up and even can’t display. You will just see “This page is not displayed” or “This webpage is not available” and so on. Sometimes, the DNS settings are changed by this W97M.Downloader.G virus somehow. Then you will receive the message like “Your DNS is changed” when you can’t open the webpage on web browser. And meanwhile, the homepage or search engine provider is changed without your permission and you even can’t modify back. You would be hijacked or interrupted by endless pop-ups. What’s worse, this W97M.Downloader.G virus keeps exploiting system loopholes and introduces other malware or virus into infected system. If computer is infected with many infections, it will load slower and slower. If you open many programs at the same time, computer will get frozen and crash down soon.  To avoid many damages, you should remove this nasty virus as soon as possible.

W97M.Downloader.G virus will come from the Internet as cyber hackers who create this virus will put it into different webpage through many ways. They display the virus into website that is actually controlled by them. And when people visit those virus-infected webpage, the virus and malware will take the opportunity to sneak into system. Once the virus or malware gets installed, it will soon keep reduplicating and rooting itself important areas of system. Besides, this Trojan virus also can be bundled into free software installation package. So if some innocent people install that free software, they will also install the virus thing at the same time. To avoid getting other unwanted program, you should choose customized installation to check carefully. W97M.Downloader.G virus is also added into spam email as the attachment links. If user open those spam email and click on the link, this virus will soon activate and get installed into system. In a word, you should keep attention to what you perform on the Internet to prevent virus.

Some Traits about W97M.Downloader.G 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.G 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.G 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.G 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 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 W97M.Downloader.G 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.G 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.G 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.G virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 9, 2016 2:55 am

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