I can’t get rid of a virus called Trojan.Drover on my old desktop computer. I have Windows XP on my machine. I have heard that this kind of virus can make great troubles to my system. It makes me feel uncomfortable to use my computer anymore as I think it may steal my personal details. How can I completely get rid of this nasty Trojan virus? I have anti-virus program installed on my computer but it can’t remove it. Why?
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Trojan.Drover is a kind of Trojan horse infection which is newly released by cyber hackers. It can be widely implanted on those unsafe websites which have been corrupted by cyber criminals. People can be easily targeted by this virus as it is difficult for users to notice this infection when they go online. Even the size of this Trojan is small, what it can cause to the infected computers can be fatal. It can make the infected systems perform in poor ways and help cyber hackers to achieve their illegal purposes. The personal information saved on the infected computers can be stolen by this virus and cyber hackers to grasp them to commit other cyber crimes.
Cyber hackers who make this Trojan.Drover infection have a lot of ways to spread this infection. Except implanting it to dangerous pages, those bad crooks can also insert this virus to many programs, which means innocent computer users will be targeted by this infection if they download programs on the web carelessly. Once they install the corrupted programs on their systems, they will have this infection installed at the same time. Even some anti-virus programs can detect this virus for computer users, it doesn’t mean they can handle this infection properly. As a new Trojan virus, it can be able to bypass the detection and infiltrate the systems.
To make it be activated from the startup, it will mess up the system registry with its bad data. Also, this infection can spread itself to many branches in the systems, in this case, many system related files can be infected which can cause a lot of system errors during the use. The condition of the infected machines can be worse and worse as this Trojan can occupy a large part of CPU resource on the background. Users will take a long time to boot up the infected computers and run programs on them. What’s worse, cyber hackers can be capable to connect to the infected computers with the help of this Trojan virus, so that they can take away all the things they want from the systems without being known by users.
Some Traits about This Trojan
-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.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this Trojan.Drover for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)
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.
Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Trojan, and delete them all.
Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:
Trojan.Drover is a baleful Trojan horse infection that targets Windows computers. Cyber hackers can make this infection be global as they can spread it on the Internet. Once your computer is encountered this virus, you will notice that your system will be slowed down sharply and kept getting annoying problems. You will be received a lot of pop-ups which look strange, if you click them, you will have your computer infected by more and more viruses, which can make the condition worse. To keep your computer clean from damages, this virus must be removed in time.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.Drover? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 3, 2016 1:25 pm