Hi, this TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus is listed in Norton. Many files are compromised with it. I click on ‘Remove All’, but next time when I run a scanning, it’s still there! This virus seems so stubborn that antivirus cannot delete it. I’m afraid this virus will create more damages on my computer, and this computer is a new one, so I don’t want this virus on my machine any longer. Could you please now help me kick it out off my computer?

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A Virus Description:

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus is an infectious and stubborn Trojan infection to attack windows computer. This Trojan malware is also designed and spread by cyber criminals on the Internet to infect more and more targeted computer. This vicious infection will conduct more harmful activities in infected system once computer is compromised with it. It can bypass the detection of antivirus by implanting its binaries in the temp folder of Windows. Moreover, it can add a registry key to start with your OS. In start-up items, registry editor and windows task manager, some important files are also corrupted by this crap. In system, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus will generate more junk files to occupy more system capacity and the CPU usage will be suddenly higher. Under this circumstance, you will find that computer performance is slowed down and it takes a long time to run programs, web browser even open new tabs. Due to this virus, many files, documents, MS word, MS excel and application will be severely infected with it as well. Desktop background will be somehow changed. If you cannot remove it timely, it may work as a backdoor to bring other infection into system, which will severely damage system and make system get more stuck. To remove it timely is to save the targeted computer sooner.

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus usually comes from those free and unsafe software downloading, malicious websites, strange links or files from unknown person, or spam email attachments. Some free downloading software is from unsafe resource, but you don’t aware that. And once you install the software you want, this virus definitely is installed into your computer without your notice. To prevent it from entering into your machine, you are strongly suggested to choose customized installation, as in this way, you will clearly know what additional apps are asked to install, and then you can block the unwanted apps. And don’t visit those malicious websites, as those sites may carry different kind of virus. When you visit or click on something from those sites, the infection like this Trojan horse will activate itself and get into your computer. In a word, this TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus together with other malware will login your computer if you click on something malicious or open vicious websites. Therefore, you should behave yourself well online. And once you find this virus on your computer, please remove it as soon as possible.

Some Traits about TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A Virus

-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.

-Can redirect you to pages you don’t want all the time no matter what you are doing.

-Take a long time to turn on or shut down your computer

-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.

-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

Warm prompt: It’s complicated for people who are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove the Trojan TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Removal Guide for PCs with Windows OS

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.

>>>>>> Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously to get the Task Manager to stop the active processes of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus. To do this, you will need to click the “Processes” tag at the top then find out suspicious processes and right click on them and select “End Process”.



>>>>>> Click “Start” menu at the lower left corner and type “regedit” in the search programs and files box and press Enter key. Then you will open the “Registry Editor”.



>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this virus in the Registry Editor, They are usually located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. You need to distinguish them from their “Name” and “Data” at the right column. All of them will be randomly distributed. If you are not good at this, ask for an expert for help.

registry editor

>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Trojan virus locate. Usually, they will be in the operating system drive. To open it, you will need to click Start menu > Computer & My computer. Generally speaking, the Operating System drive is Local Disk (C:).


>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus will be located in Windows > System32. Find out all the files of the Trojan virus and delete them. Make sure that all the files you deleted are viruses, but not the files of the operating system. Any mistakes will cause data loss even system crash.


Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:


TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus can severely attack your computer once it gets on your PC. It corrupts your system files, weakens the security level of the infected computer and modifies all your key registry settings as well as disables your firewall because of its root-kit. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. this virus helps cyber criminals remotely control the infected PC. So hackers can do anything on your PC and get any information from your computer or by tracking your online history. And users’ personal information like credit card, bank account details, log-in passwords or other financial information could be leaked out. Victims of virus will suffer from financial loss. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.

Warm prompt: If you are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 4:44 am

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