I find this worm virus Worm.Zelda is on my computer. I have no idea on how I get it. I am sure I keep a good habit when I go online. But this worm virus just comes out of nowhere. And I ran my antivirus to kill it but was failed. It seems to get itself settled down to my computer. I cannot get it off. What will it do to my computer? How can I remove it from my PC completely?
Description on Worm.Zelda
Worm.Zelda is a little different from a Trojan virus though it has the common ability like a Trojan virus. It can also make chaos in your system files when it gets installed to your computer. Your system takes more time to react to any of your commands. When you try to run some programs as you usually do, they may be stuck and give you no responses. An obvious phenomenon given by your computer that is has been hacked by a worm is that your disk space are occupied greatly though you don’t have that amount of files. People think it strange when they are clear that they have nearly nothing on the drives but the messages given by the truth is that the disks have been in used badly. If you open them you cannot find any meaningful data there.
Don’t take it weird when you are confronted with those mentioned above. A worm excels in the work of replicating itself in large amount. That is why your hard disks are occupied much. Your programs give you no responses or take more time to react is a result of lack of space to run properly. At the same time, this worm has amazing ability to infect any devices including removable devices such as thumb sticks or any external hard drives. What is worse, it can spread its copies to any devices if you get them connected together. Even if you have a perfect habit using your computer, this Worm.Zelda worm virus can infect your computer if anyone plug a thumb drive to it to do any work. That is why it can infect a computer without connection to network. Computer will constantly crash down if the infection gets worse and worse. Some programs’ file can be damaged and so as to your system file. It this virus keeps doing harmful changes to your computer; you will finally fail to start it up even into any modes.
Obvious Symptoms of Infection with Worm.Zelda Virus
1. Getting warnings of infection from anti-virus programs;
2. Computer running rather slowly than before;
3. Unauthorized remote connection occurring;
5. Internet speed works as a snail;
6. Questionable pop-ups telling you that your computer is in danger;
7. Booting or rebooting before you log in and etc.
How to Remove Worm.Zelda Manually?
Up till now, there is not a perfect antivirus that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it completely. It has been updated by remote and backstage cyber criminals and is able to escape from the scan of any anti-virus programs thus it is hard to be removed or even found. The most effective way is to remove it manually. The following instructions need quite level of computer expertise. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!
Please follow these steps to get rid of this Trojan virus manually:
Step A: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC（this operation varies by different operating systems）. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way by pressing the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type taskmgr in the box and press OK. This is going to start the Windows Task Manager for you.
Step B: In the window of Task Manager, click on Processes tab. Find the process by the name of random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required processes. Select it with your mouse or arrow keys on the keyboard and click on End Process button. The process will be killed in this way.
Step C: Go to Folder Options from Control Panel. Under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended), and then click OK. Remember to back up essential files beforehand.
Step D: Press Windows+ R keys and type regedit in Run window. Delete associated files and registry entries related to Worm.Zelda as follows (The entries may differ from different computers but they are all named randomly as a common character).
Step E: Reboot the computer normally to take effective when the above steps are done.
This Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor :
Though you can format your thumb drives when it is infected with this Worm.Zelda virus, you cannot save your computer by a format. On one hand the computer will lose its operating system whose result is a failure even if you boot it up. On the other hand, it can spread to any other devices you plug to the infected computer and if you use those removable devices on other computers, they will be infected too. If you want to save your computer from the nightmare of this worm.zelda virus, as well as save other devices you have around you, you should have this worm removed earlier. It is considered to be a relative of Trojan virus and it can be removed as we remove a Trojan infection. It is needed if you take the infection case seriously and get it solved.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 14, 2013 5:52 am