My new laptop gets this TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.a . Norton just pops up and tells me this result. Many files are corrupted now. And computer seems to get stuck often and run in a slow speed. But this is a new computer. How does it happen? Yesterday my grandson used it to play a war game, I think he should do something wrong and bring this virus. Actually I am not a computer savvy. I don’t know how to do now. Can you help me out?
TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.a Virus Description:
TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.a is dangerous and highly infectious Trojan virus to corrupt windows computer . It goes into system and inserts its malicious codes into startup items and registry editor to change and disable crucial system files, and computer will run in a malfunctioned way. Some functions of system will be missing. Then this virus will corrupt antivirus program by destroying antivirus’ key executable file. When your antivirus program becomes useless, it will pretend to be antivirus to send fake computer alter to catch your attention and make you feel scared. And once you click on “Remove” button, this virus may bring other infected program into your computer to mess up system. And this TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.a virus can exploit more loopholes in system and computer will be more vulnerable. In this case, more threats will get more opportunities to enter the operating system. Windows firewall may be destroyed by this Trojan virus or other dangerous and aggressive infection. When system gets infected with more infection, the system capacity will be greatly eaten up. You will find the CPU usage will be surely higher than before. Internet speed will severely be affected; computer often gets stuck or crashes down. If you cannot remove this Trojan horse timely, it will trigger more computer problems and computer will severely be damaged.
TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.a virus is so infectious and aggressive that victims always are frustrated and confused. They don’t when and how they get this virus on their computer and either doesn’t know how to eradicate this virus soon, as their antivirus cannot remove this virus at all. This Trojan virus is usually designed by cyber criminals who also are qualified with professional computer knowledge. And this virus aims at helping cyber criminals to remotely control targeted computer and access victims’ important personal data and privacy. Therefore, cyber criminals distribute this virus into Internet to infect more targeted computers. Especially on malicious websites, this virus will become attractive ads and messages to lure PC users to click to open. Those ads and messages will be artificial discount products, fake computer security alerts or fake software like Java updates. If you click on it, the virus will soon activate and install into your computer without any notice. And this Trojan virus can be spread by free downloads, spam emails, strange links and files, shareware and peer-to-peer files, etc. So please pay attention to online behavior. Don’t carelessly click on something suspicious to bring this Trojan infection to damage system and steal your personal data for illegal purpose.
Some Traits about TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.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.
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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 TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.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 Trojan 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.
>>>>>> 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 TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.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:
TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.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 TrojanDropper:Win32/Woozlist.a virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on May 27, 2015 4:14 am