Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ZG has put my computer into danger. I got this virus about a few days ago but none of the antivirus software I tried worked. They are all powerful enough to find the virus but they all failed in removing it. I looked into the program files but still couldn’t find any suspicious folders or it could be that I did not know which is the malicious files. Anyway, I am trying to remove this stubborn virus and want to get some help.
Information about Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ZG:
Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ZG can be taken as a worm virus from the first sight. However, most of the antivirus software will take it as a Trojan because it has been modified with some Trojan horse characters other than a worm virus. Meanwhile, this virus does keep some of the worm virus abilities such as the capability of duplication and spreading. Trojan virus often doesn’t have as strong ability as a worm to copy itself and spread all over the hard drives. On the opposite, a Trojan always focuses on penetrating into the general system files to make chaos. As to this special virus, which takes both parts of the two kinds of viruses, it can not only duplicate in short time but also can lead system files into infection. Besides, it will arise more and more errors on the infected computer with time passing by.
It is never to be too carefully when you are on the Internet. The Internet does makes great contribution to the human beings development. But it also brings bad effects. The most popular one known to all is virus problem. As one in that field, Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ZG can significantly slows down the computer speed. That’s not the only thing it does. When the users are trying to run some programs, they may get errors from time to time. The same happens when they try to open some folders on the infected machine. Also, if you are able to get a program open, it is still possible for you to get warning message from your security tools to inform you of the virus infection.
With this virus inside the computer, various unwanted symptoms may be shown on computer. Your browser may keep redirecting you to other pages, and crazy and annoying pop-up window may be filled with your whole screen to interrupt your browsing activities. Besides, unknown toolbar is added on your browser and doesn’t allow you to uninstall it. Therefore, it is advised users to follow the manual removal instruction to remove Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ZG as quickly as possible.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced computer users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with such virus infection.
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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. Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ZG 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: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. To do that, 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.
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 associated files and registry entries with Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ZG 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:
Not only annoying the computer users daily, Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ZG will also make changes to the system settings without the users’ knowledge. They can turn off the firewall of the antivirus software secretly which makes its other devil activities on the computer easier. Anytime you feel your computer runs slowly you should pay more attention to that because it is very likely that your computer might have given to some malicious items. An overall check into the system is needed to be done to check the case out. And if you have already noticed the existence of the virus, there is no need to hesitate but to head immediately down to remove the virus.
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 13, 2014 5:40 am