My anti-virus picked up a Win32:somoto-F [pup] Trojan Virus. However, it seems that my anti-virus can’t delete it. Every time after I clicked remove and restarted my computer, a scan report showed me that the Trojan still there in my computer. Now I’m really in a panic because I worry that my computer would be damaged by this virus. Who can help me get rid of this hot potato?
What is Win32:somoto-F [pup] Trojan Virus?
Win32:somoto-F [pup] is one of the most risky Trojan horse viruses that ranked among top 50 since it has strong power to destroy computer operating system even computer itself. it’s created to make computer operating system in disorder or cause fatal errors so that people can’t use some programs that windows provides. So the basic work principle of this virus is to plant one or several small rootkits into operating system of the target PC, then these rootkits can give false commands or instructions, once the operating system received those wrong commands, some programs installed in the target PC will run in disorder or even can’t run any more. This Trojan virus is well disguised.
Most of Trojans invade PCs to destroy the operating system gradually until you can’t use it smoothly anymore. Similarly, Win32:somoto-F [pup] Virus does the same thing. It may lurk on networking like hidden pages or some normal files. When you visit those malware webpages or download files, it will attack your network to access your computer. Your carelessness visit may be the reason why your computer is infected. However, some Trojans always make you impossible to prevent effectively even if you are cautious enough. What’s worse, Trojan horses always look for vulnerabilities to attack PCs. Why is it so horrible? Because, it can escape from antivirus scanning. Of course, the threat is much more than this, This Trojan horse can bring other viruses into your computer to further up the damages to your computer.
After be infected such Win32:somoto-F [pup] Virus, users will google for all various methods to get rid of it but in vain. I believe that many of them will be guided to purchase a tool to delete it. Here I’d like to remind you that many tools do the same work as Trojan horses do and some others are absolutely useless, which makes you lose more money and time. Those free software even may cause much worse problems. So the best way to remove it is via manual operation by expert skills.
Note: If you are not computer savvy, to get rid of this Win32:somoto-F [pup] virus from your computer without coming back, please consult with YooSecurity Experts 24/7 online for instant help.
Why can’t Your Anti-virus Remove this Trojan Horse On Your Computer?
Since Win32:somoto-F [pup] Virus changes its code day by day even more frequently, no antivirus can keep pace with it to remove it. And people once get this Trojan virus, they certainly want to delete it via antivirus, but high risk viruses often have means to get away with them. If not like this, how does it become an extremely one? When this awful Trojan horse virus totally captures your system, you can never run an antivirus again, let alone killing it. Not only antivirus, but almost all other applications are impossible to launch. To find a safe and reliable way to remove this Trojan is necessary and urgent.
Best Way to Remove Win32:somoto-F [pup] Virus Manually Step by Step
Please follow these steps to get rid of the virus manually:
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in taskmgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries generated by Win32:somoto-F [pup] Virus.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Infection.
(All the related files would be randomly named)
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Summary: Win32:somoto-F [pup] Virus is very risky which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove it completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for Win32:somoto-F [pup] Virus, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, it may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.
Kindly Reminder: If you have tried many methods but still can’t remove Win32:somoto-F [pup] virus , to save your computer, please contact YooSecurity experts 24/7 online in time for assistance.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 8, 2013 5:29 am