Is your computer infected with Trojan.Zekos.Patched virus? Have you tried a lot of anti-malware programs to remove it but it just stays in your computer and doesn’t go away? How does this Trojan come to your computer? If you get infected by this virus and still have no idea on how to remove it, you can get help from the following post.

Trojan.Zekos.Patched Description:

Trojan.Zekos.Patched is identified as a malicious Trojan horse that widely spreads over the Internet and can be caught by Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. However, up to now, Malwarebytes just can help stop and quarantine this Trojan, but it doesn’t kill it and make it go away. It makes PC users who get infected by the virus extremely frustrated. This virus is designed by cyber criminals to corrupt target computers terribly and then steal information from the target users. It is more aggressive than other Trojan threats because Zekos trojan is able to play audio ads in the background while it is installed and functioning on the compromised PC. So it is considered as a highly dangerous and horrible threat which users should remove as soon as it is detected.


Usually, the Trojan infection is delivered through harmful websites, suspicious links and free downloads etc. It penetrates into your computer because you visit harmful web pages or download free items from infected website. Once installed, you will get slow system performance and poor network environment. Whenever you try to launch programs on your computer, you may get application errors or no response. Sometimes it even causes system crash, blue screen of death and other serious issues to the computer. Like other Trojan horse viruses, it may even open a back door for remote hackers to trace system records and browser history to violate your privacy and compromise the security aggressively. Therefore, your log-in password, credit card password or other personal information could be leaked out. This Trojan also endangers your browsing environment seriously. It can redirect your favorite websites to other harmful web pages without your precaution. At the same time, it changes your homepage, default search engine and even vital computer settings casually. Therefore, in order to protect your computer from getting further damages, it is urgent to remove Trojan.Zekos.Patched virus from the computer.

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.
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. The Trojan.Zekos.Patched 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 Trojan.Zekos.Patched 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:

To Summarize Shortly:

Trojan.Zekos.Patched is a stubborn Trojan virus that cannot be deleted efficiently by antivirus. Even though Malware keeps showing this virus but it can’t help to erase it completely. Now users who run on Windows 8 (8.1), Windows 7 and Windows Vista can be targeted by this Trojan infection. It gets on a computer via bundling with the freeware or spam software users download online and uses system vulnerabilities of the computer for dropping its components and corrupting other files. This virus hides deeply in an infected computer so that no security tools can remove it completely. Hence, in order to secure the stability and normal operation of an infected PC, it is suggested users to remove this disgusting Trojan manually from the infected machine as soon as possible.

Note: Have tried many methods but failed to get rid of Trojan.Zekos.Patched virus? If you have no clue, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 4, 2014 2:34 am

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