Can’t get rid of Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] Virus from Windows 7? This morning i kept warning by Avast antivirus software that i have bad virus on my computer, and it is a high level threat. I was scared as this is a work computer, i don’t want to lose my files and data, how to delete it completely?
How to Remove Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] From Your Computer?
The Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] virus is a dangerous attack put together by computer hackers as a way to change browser settings as well as access the computer files from a remote location and steal information as well as install additional malware and virus threats. It doesn’t have a particular path of destruction, and with remote access granted the computer criminals can cause a wide variety of trouble for the computer user.
There are many ways that the hackers spread this virus, with the most common being from emails containing the Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] virus within a clickable attachment. Once the user attempts to open the attachment the virus will automatically install on the PC. Any user that is running a Windows based operating system is subject to this threat. XP, Windows 7 & 8, and Vista, among others can all easily pick up this attack by clicking on the wrong link or attachment. Along with email distribution, the hackers will hide the virus on sites that contain free downloads and file sharing options. These freeware sites are very popular and computer users flock to them in an attempt to download free copies of software, music, and movies. This is a copyright violation, but so many users do it anyway. They are so focused on getting the files downloaded that they will often not perform virus scans prior to completing the download and installing the software. This makes it very easy for cyber criminals to slip an attack such as the Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] virus inside with popular downloads.
What Will The Virus Do When Installed?
The virus effects your system files and slows down your computer, occupying much space of your memory. And it will reduce your PC performance.
The only way to stop the pop ups and the risk is to remove all of the Trojan horse manually. This will make sure that they have all been properly deleted. By following the detailed instructions below you will be able to fully remove the Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] Virus from your PC.
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the domain. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager.
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 associating files and registry entries of Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] Virus in Registry Editor as below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
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Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] is stubborn just can be detected by virus removal tool, but it won’t be clean out. If you did something wrong then you will recevied the warning notice: Many of your files are missing, like movies and word documents. They were not of high importance though, however it would still be good if you can get them back. However, it is not easy to recovery your files damaged by any reasons. Many victim users found that they can’t get rid of Win32:Patched-HO [Trj] virus or its associated rogue viruses with their installed antivirus programs. Yes, there is not a perfect anti-virus can deal with such nasty threat. Manual removal with expertise is necessary.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 22, 2013 4:57 am