Norton detects the Trojan Horse Generic24.WOK infection on my laptop but it seems really hard for me to get rid of it. I tried a couple of methods posted online but none of them works. Antivirus software seems not to be able to delete it other than giving alert on it. How do I remove it? Is there an efficient way which can prevent the Trojan horse to come back? I removed it for several times but after I rebooted my laptop as the instructions required the virus was back. How can I get rid of it completely without getting it back?
Instructions on Trojan Horse Generic24.WOK
Trojan Horse Generic24.WOK, generally speaking, is categorized as a Trojan horse virus infection. We all know that a Trojan sometimes is only a cookie which troubles our regular use of the computer and a virus is a factor which can do harm to our computer system. A Trojan virus thus is one item which not only disturbs our normal activities on a target computer but also leads damages to the computer system. It is located to your system hard drives and is enabled to access your system files and make chaos there. It modifies normal program files and may replace them with new ones created by the virus. As a result, some of your programs that you use frequently cannot run properly. They may be stuck at the starting or go away when running. They may also stop working randomly. All functions on your infected PC just seem wired. It is just like there are some reasons that forbid normal and legal software running correctly. However, you get the infection warning from your antivirus programs but you cannot delete the Trojan successfully.
How does the virus get into a computer? Nowadays, Internet is getting more and more important in our daily life. We may not be able to work efficiently without it. The bad news is that some bad guys take use of the internet and use the knowledge they have to spread specific programs, cookies, or upload modified packages of regular software to get viruses spread. Computer users who are green hands cannot distinguish the differences between a fine package and a modified one. They probably download a modified one from online site and install it. The unwanted Trojan virus files can be installed along with the installation of the software. As for other potential ways, the Trojan can also be put behind some back links on unsafe websites. As soon as you click on the back links and along with the open of a new tab, the virus can settle down to your computer automatically.
A computer that is hacked by Trojan Horse Generic24.WOK Trojan virus acts weirdly. It can be stuck out of no reasons and give users random error codes. Some people may find that some of their software cannot work well. They often quit suddenly or just give them no response message. More and more programs on the infected computer tend to follow the same step. Obviously, that is affected by the Trojan virus. If you don’t get it off in time it will definitely make chaos in the system and your whole computer can crash at the end.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with this Trojan virus. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for removal assistance.
Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection :
– This virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Computer users will experience constant security pop ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen and taken advantages by cyber criminals.
Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
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!
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this Trojan virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.
Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry Safely:
Trojan Horse Generic24.WOK, though many people believe to be a tiny factor in computer field, can cause big problems on a compromised machine. It occupies large amount of system resource and thus the normal performance is abnormal. More and more regular programs get stuck or turn to no response randomly. Along with the bad performance, it takes net users much more time to open some common sites. The computer just acts quite abnormally and there seem to be many junk files and useless icons on the program list. The detection ability of the infected computer system will get more and more vulnerable. In that case, other online threats will probably get into your system more easily. If you don’t remove the virus in time, your computer will sometimes crash. It is for your good as well as a way to protect your computer to get off the virus as soon as possible.
Note: Have tried many methods but failed to get rid of this Trojan virus? If you have no clue, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.
Published by Michael Myn & last updated on November 11, 2013 6:31 am