I had a dell laptop that was recently affected by the Trojan.Phonywall virus. I tried to scan the whole system via my security program and delete all scanned results. But I still got the Trojan alert after rebooting the system. What should I do? The Trojan made my computer in a big mess, and it prevented me from doing anything in the contaminated system efficiently. How to remove the Trojan virus from my computer completely? I had lots of work to do on the computer, please help me deal with the Trojan issue.
Information about Trojan.Phonywall Virus:
Trojan.Phonywall is a nasty Trojan infection that can damage any target computer terribly. It is capable of affecting Windows 7, Windows 8, Vista and other Windows operating systems. Upon arrival, the infection gets installed in your computer automatically and it is always running in the background to take up lots of your computer resources. Absolutely, the Trojan affects your computer aggressively, making it slower and slower. For instance, you will come across pesky system stuck and constant computer freezing when you download things, search the web and play games online and so on. You can be extremely freaked out at carrying actions on such an affected computer. More damages will occur to your computer if you keep the Trojan virus in the contaminated system too long. In fact, the Trojan may come bundled with lots of adware, worms, rootkits and malware which lead to system leaks and loopholes unexpectedly. The infection also affects your executable programs, and that’s why your anti-virus software never takes effective to clean it out. You need to be aware that the Trojan.Phonywall virus is a big computer issue and it should be deleted from your computer without any delay.
Whenever you pick up such a malicious Trojan horse, you should not leave it in your system for a long time. That’s because the Trojan brings you destructive damages and performs harmful actions in the system to compromise your security on purpose. It can change your system files and entries and create new files in the computer without any knowledge. To go deep into your system, the infection can drop lots of copies to your computer. When you browse webs, news, images and videos and search for specified content, you may be redirected to unwanted web pages randomly. Meanwhile, pesky pop-up ads and messages will show up on your screen, asking you to download freeware, purchase unwanted products and visit notorious content. For your safety, you had better get rid of the Trojan.Phonywall virus completely and manually with sufficient computer skills.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced computer users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with such virus infection.
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Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection:
– This Trojan.Phonywall 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 anti-virus tool that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it entirely. Trojan.Phonywall 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, for manual removal is a complicated and difficult process. 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 Trojan.Phonywall virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the 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:
To Summarize Shortly:
PC users should have been cautious with web browsing activities on their Windows PCs, for the Trojan.Phonywall virus is mainly released through the network. Besides, it is necessary for you to realize the high threat level of the Trojan and get it off your target computer at a quick time. If you hesitate to deal with the Trojan, you will suffer from lots of troubles and computer damages. The infection slows down your computer performance and makes it frozen up constantly during your computer activities. It also affects your normal programs, particularly the anti-virus programs. Thus, your antivirus can be disabled and fail to catch any computer threat as expected. To save your computer, you will need to resolve the Trojan virus issue in a manual removal way.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 27, 2015 1:06 pm