Hi, my new security tool Microsoft Security Essentials says computer is infected with Win64/Patched.C, but it cannot remove this virus. I am nervous now because my computer is also a new one. My old window XP computer is infected with Trojan and I cannot delete the virus in time, then that old computer is broken. Now I add this new one and don’t hope it gets any infections. As I know, Trojan virus is very stubborn and I don’t know how to find out the files of it in system and don’t want to mess up system files either. I need your folks’ help urgently.
Win64/Patched.C Virus Description:
Win64/Patched.C is a dangerous and severe Trojan infection which has attacked many computers recently and continues to make chaos in the infected computers. This Trojan is very hateful and harmful, because it is associated with some malicious software, spyware and ransomware. If you cannot get rid of Win64/Patched.C virus soon, it will carry out many destructive actions to destroy your computer, which you cannot imagine. At that time, you not only need to remove this Trojan infection but also have to deal with troubles. Since this Win64/Patched.C Trojan is very stubborn, your antivirus may detect it but cannot remove. And as the time does on, this Trojan can also regenerate its new variant to severely attack and mess up system. In this case, it will be more difficult to remove the Trojan with the passage of time for it is able to change or upgrade. This Win64/Patched.C inserts its malicious extension or plugin as codes into kernel system, modifies default system configuration and start-up item and implants 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. Then it will cause serious damage through modifying, replacing or deleting system important file and infected computer will run abnormally. Win64/Patched.C virus disables some system functions and creates system vulnerabilities for cyber criminals to access your computer furtively.
Many PC users are confused that how Win64/Patched.C gets on their computers even though they have one or more famous antivirus programs installed on their computers. Yes, this virus can bypass any antivirus program and sneak into targeted computer and when your antivirus finds it, it has been on machine for a period. The Trojan is created by professional cyber criminals who are qualified with senior tech skills so that it can escape antivirus tools to stay in the target computer firmly. Win64/Patched.C virus is distributed on the Internet by hackers to infiltrate PC via many ways. Cyber criminals can insert the executable file or extension of this virus as an attractive plash picture, a fake but scaring message about computer state, or a fake prompt message about updating Java, Media player, Adobe flash player etc. into those unsafe websites to lure PC users to click. Once clicked, this virus will sneak into the targeted computer immediately and install itself. Besides, hackers also implant this infection into some free software, application and program and then they will distribute those infected programs, free software and applications to many unsafe or unlicensed resource sites to let people download. When people download and install those infected programs into their machine, this Win64/Patched.C virus can be installed at the same time.
Some Traits about Win64/Patched.C 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 Win64/Patched.C 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 Win64/Patched.C 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:
Win64/Patched.C 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. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. Win64/Patched.C 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 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.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 5:22 am