Are you in need of help on removing VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK virus? Does your antivirus program detect the virus but isn’t able to eliminate it? Why can’t the well-working antivirus software get rid of the Trojan completely? How can we delete the virus since all antivirus software fail to do that?

VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EKTrojan Virus Infection Detected

VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK is labeled as a nasty threat to computers especially with Windows operating system. It has been enabled to bypass antivirus removal and can root on your computer deeply to cause damages to the infected system. It has the ability to corrupt system files and make chaos in the system. It annoys people greatly by causing severe program malfunction. People whose computer has been infected by this virus always feel that their PCs are running slowly. It’s because that the Trojan virus will run malicious processes at the background to overly consume the system resource. As a result of this everything on the infected computer becomes sluggish.

Besides the above bad effects, VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK virus can also bring other problems. With the infection on the system, computer users often find that some of the regular programs are blocked from starting. The reason is that this Trojan often adds harmful codes to those programs you installed on the infected computer and due to this those software will encounter unusual errors when the users open them. The most dangerous thing is that the Trojan virus will make the system security at lower degree by modifying the default settings on the infected PC, as a result of which there will be large possibility for online threats to invade the sick system.

Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with redirect virus.
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. VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK 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: Check on your start menu if there are any programs that you are not familiar with. The strange ones will often related to the virus process as it can start automatically with the windows. You can press on Windows key or just click on the start menu to view it. Please notice that you need to click on All Programs to have an overall check on it.

start button
Step B: To remove the Trojan the first thing we need to do is to end its process thus we will not get the error message when we delete its files. To do that, open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. You can 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.

windows task manager

Step C: Always any virus files will be hidden files. So we need to show hidden files before we are going to delete them. Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options (As an easy way you can open a folder and hold Alt key and tap on T, O key one by one and folder option window will pops up). 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 Apply and then hit OK.

folder options

After we can see hidden folders and files we can go to system files and delete the infected files. The path of the virus often can be found from the antivirus which detects it.

program data

Step D: After we delete the virus files from system data we get to remove the registry of the virus from registry editor to prevent it from coming back. You can get Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.

Run box

The following is how Windows Registry Editor looks like.

Registry Editor

Step E: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this Trojan 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:

It has been reported that VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK virus is often related with some other risks including browser hijacker, adware as well as spyware. As to its ways to invade or sneak into a computer, it is found to be bundled with some software. Such bundled infection will cause plenty of problems such as browser redirecting, popping up ads and errors coming up from nowhere. The infected system will become more and more vulnerable and some online threats will make the situation worse. To put an end to all the troubles you had better remove the virus in time.

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

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 30, 2014 7:33 am

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