I must have done something wrong on my computer. Now this Win32/pyrtomsop.A is on my computer. I don’t know how to remove this harmful Trojan from my computer as I don’t get too much computer knowledge. I have tried to use some anti-virus programs to help, but all of them failed. Now I think my computer is in a great mess. How can I get this thing removed from my computer completely without any damage to it? Please help!

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

Win32/pyrtomsop.A can be categorized as a Trojan horse infection which is able to damage the infected computer severely. As a malicious Trojan virus, the targets of it are those computers with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and 8, which means all the Windows-based machines can be infected by this Trojan if it can seize a chance to sneak into the target computer. Even though many famous and powerful anti-virus programs are capable to detect this Trojan for computer users, it is not easy for them to remove this Trojan completely and permanently from the infected computer as this Trojan is able to escape from those security tools and it can duplicate itself the many locations on the infected machine, also, many system files can be corrupted which also increase the difficulty to get it removed.

People can hardly know how this Win32/pyrtomsop.A Trojan goes into their computers. To infiltrate target computers, cyber hackers can utilize many mean methods to spread this Trojan to innocent computers. They can distribute this Trojan on the Internet, so when people come the corrupted websites, this Trojan can catch the loopholes of the visiting computers and then invade the computers without users’ notice. What’s more, this Trojan can even be installed to the target computers. How could that happen? Computer users will definitely know what Trojan is when they see the name, but once this Trojan is implanted into the programs that people need, they will never know what will be installed as they trust the program. So, once the infected programs are installed, this Trojan can be installed as well.

This Win32/pyrtomsop.A Trojan has the capability of corrupting system files at the backdoor and consuming a large space of the hard drive. Also, it can waste much CPU usage. In this case, the infected computers can be really slow to perform any task. With this Trojan’s help, the infected computer can be a proxy server to store the Trojan and cyber hackers can access the infected computers remotely. Privacy information on the infected computer can be leaked out and used for illegal activities. And cyber hackers can implant many other computer threats and viruses to the corrupted machines. The infected system can suffer from black screen and blue screen of death often which can damage the hardware with the time goes.

Some Traits about This Trojan

-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.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this Win32/pyrtomsop.A for you.

Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)

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.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Trojan, and delete them all.

Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\

Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:


Win32/pyrtomsop.A is a noxious Trojan infection that aims on Windows computers. It can be widely spread from the Internet, so this Trojan can impact all the Windows computers in the world if people come to broken websites which contain this Trojan in their servers. Once this Trojan infiltrates the target computer, the whole compute system will be messed up and it will weaken the security level of the computer to let many other computer threats to come.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Win32/pyrtomsop.A? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 22, 2014 1:26 pm

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