I got a problem on my computer that I have no way to fix it. A virus called Trojan.Zbot.C had been detected by my security tool. However, when I tried to use the tool to get rid of it, the tool can’t remove it for me. I have tried several times but failed. I’m not capable to do it by my own as my computer knowledge is limited. How can I remove this virus before more problems occur? Please help!

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

It can be hard for many computer users to get rid of this Trojan.Zbot.C virus nowadays as it is a newly-released Trojan horse infection spread by cyber criminals. Those bad crooks make this infection for illegal benefits from innocent PC users all over the world. When this infection attacks target computers, it can make great damages to the whole systems. Under this case, computer users will get a lot of problems during the use of the infected computers. Even though many anti-virus programs can be able to help users catch it, they can only quarantine it as it a new virus that needs latest virus removal solution which may take times to be developed. Before they are able to do so, this Trojan can have already damaged the systems.

There can be lots of means for cyber hackers to distribute this Trojan.Zbot.C virus on the Internet. Usually, this virus can be hidden in the pages which are compromised. That is to say, cyber hackers can attack many websites and make them become their proxy servers. When PC users come to the corrupted websites, this Trojan can be downloaded automatically as a cache file. Also, this Trojan can be implanted into programs so that after users download and install the infected programs to their machines, this Trojan can be installed in the mean while.

Trojan.Zbot.C can cause great troubles to the infected computers as soon as it infiltrates them. System registry can be modified by its data so that it can be activated from the startup, also, other system settings can be changed arbitrarily. Under this case, people will get blue screen of death and black screen often. It can cause fatal problems to hardware which can lead the infected machines totally useless. What’s worse, with this Trojan’s help, cyber hackers can have the ability to access the target computers without users’ notice. That is extremely dangerous as those bad guys can implant more computer viruses to the infected computers to make the situation worse and worse. Privacy saved on the infected machines can also be leaked out which means users will suffer from financial losses.

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.Zbot.C 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.

XP task manager

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.Zbot.C is a new and tricky Trojan infection that can attack computers with Windows operating systems. It can make the infected computers perform in a poor way. The performance on the infected computers can be worse and worse as this Trojan can change many system settings and create a lot of junk files to slow down the operating speed. When users have this infection on their machines, they will not realize that their machines are monitored by cyber hackers remotely. To avoid more problems, PC users must eradicate this Trojan virus in time.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.Zbot.C? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 17, 2015 5:45 am

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