What is Yantoo.pagerage Virus?
Yantoo.pagerage is categorized as a malicious Trojan virus that’s been attacking computers from different locations. No matter where a computer locates, as long as it’s infected, this Trojan will be able to sneak in with its ability to spread over different networks. Computer hackers create this kind of Trojan to help them benefit from lots of personal information stolen by it. PC users should be careful when getting this Yantoo.pagerage pop up because personal info might be stolen by this virus and used by PC hackers. Third parties may even be brought inside to take over control of the infected system.
A Trojan virus is usually visibly only when it’s picked up by antivirus tools. Unlike other programs which can be uninstalled, this Trojan infection should be removed in other ways since antivirus software has failed to do so. Created by computer hackers with the purpose to collect valuable information, this Yantoo.pagerage virus can escape from many antivirus programs and still sneak into many computers without permission from PC owners. Once in’s installed, it will create false startup registry entry errors. It pretends itself as an antivirus application and displays many fake pop up alerts to threaten PC owners that their computers are in danger. With its help, other malware and spyware could also get into the vulnerable system to extend the damage. By then, you will be experiencing not only one Yantoo.pagerage Trojan virus, but also many other viruses.
Manual removal is suggested here as it guarantees a complete removal. Have no idea on how to do the manual removal? Contact YooSecurity Online PC Expert now to get help from experts and to save your computer from all the troubles and consequences you are about to experience.
Steps on How to Remove Yantoo-pagerage Trojan
Since Yantoo.pagerage virus can escape from many antivirus programs, it’s better to remove it manually. By going through every file, registry and .dll file to define and then delete, you will be able to completely get rid of this Trojan virus. However, expertise is also required during this manual process. Any lack of experience could lead to more unpredictable problems. Hence, a backup of necessary personal files and programs is suggested beforehand.
Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end processed related to [Yantoo.pagerage]. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time or right click on bottom Task Bar and select Start Task Manager.
Step 2: Open Control Panel from Start menu. Go to Folder Options and under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and non-select Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK.
Step 3: Go to Registry Editor. First press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search. Delete registry entries associated with this Yantoo.pagerage Trojan infection:
Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry
A Trojan virus is usually very active in backdoor activities. It can open a backdoor for those malware and ransomware to get inside of the infected system to extend the damage. By creating the false concept that your computer is severely infected with various worms and errors ect., Yantoo.pagerage Trojan virus is trying to threaten you into buying any software it provides. The malicious programs brought in by this Trojan virus usually will persuade PC users to sign in and for their registered version which don’t even exit. But you are left with no choice because other antivirus programs don’t detect that many problems in the computer. This Trojan virus will help PC hackers benefit from any aspect it can reach. Once the infection gets worse, the system may shut down automatically every once in a while making it more difficult to remove this Yantoo.pagerage virus.
Note: Cannot decide which files to delete because they do not match with those in the above list? Still experiencing Yantoo.pagerage pop up after the manual removal? Contact Online PC Expert now to save your computer by doing a complete virus removal.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 12, 2013 3:50 am