The Norton tells me that Worm:Win32/Morto.A is on my computer. I don’t know how to find out the virus and then remove it. I’ve already entered into the registry editor but don’t know which one should be the virus. So I hope you could help me continue in removing this virus from my computer. The computer now starts to slow down and sometimes it gets stuck. I want this problem to have solved as soon as possible. Thanks in advance!

Worm:Win32/Morto.A Virus Description:

Worm:Win32/Morto.A is a kind of hazardous and infectious worm infection which will aggressively attack and corrupt windows computer severely if victims cannot remove it as soon as possible. It can be treated as a kind of Trojan virus. Once this pesky worm infection gets on your computer, it will enters the registry editor to insert malicious code to change or disable crucial system files and then it can easily take control the infected computer. This virus consists of some components that include an executable dropper component (the installer) and a DLL component, which executes the payload. Worm:Win32/Morto.A copies itself by using other parasites like Trojan infection. Then the settings of system will be totally changed. Some programs cannot be run normally or it will prompt that the program does not exist. Files, documents and MS Word and Excel are all severely corrupted and you cannot use them at all. What’s worse, this worm infection can exploit many loopholes to bring more and more other infection into infected system. In this case, computer will be in more dangerous situation. It will suddenly slow down computer performance. You will find computer runs slower and always get stuck and sometimes even get a blue screen of death, which will severely damage computer hardware. To avoid more damage in your computer, please figure out ways to eradicate this worm infection timely.

Worm:Win32/Morto.A virus is created and spread on the internet worldwide by cyber criminals. It aims at targeting infected computer to help remote hackers to steal some important data. Cyber criminals can insert this worm malware into malicious websites as different attractive forms of pop ups to attract PC users to click on to open. Even this virus can automatically drop on your computer soon as you open that malicious websites without your notice. On those websites, you may see attractive flash picture or video, discount ads or fake security waning message and so on, but don’t trust those pop ups and click on it. Otherwise you will bring this evil into your computer. Besides, you also need to be careful of the software you download from the Internet. Some free software is carried with malware infection. While you’re downloading and installing the software you need, that virus will also be installed naturally. Worm:Win32/Morto.A virus can be spread in any other ways online like spam email attachments, strange links or files from unknown person, shareware or peer-to-peer files, and what you should do is to keep a good habit to surf on the Internet so that you can stay away from this worm virus as well as other threats.

Some Traits about Worm:Win32/Morto.A 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 Worm:Win32/Morto.A. 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 Worm:Win32/Morto.A 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 Trojan 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 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 Worm:Win32/Morto.A 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:


Worm:Win32/Morto.A 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 virus will suffer from financial loss. This worm 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 Worm:Win32/Morto.A virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 4:23 am

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