What kind of virus this ZeuS.Zbot.aoaq belongs to? I don’t think I can find it in the control panel. I try to use my anti-virus program to get it removed, but after the protection tool removes it and requires me to reboot the computer. After doing so, the protection tool gives me a warning about it again! How could that happen? I thought it is removed. How can I get rid of it completely? Please help.

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

ZeuS.Zbot.aoaq belongs to a dangerous computer Trojan infection with vicious characters. The targets for it to attack are those computers with Windows operating systems which include all the versions, from Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 to Windows 8, none of them is able to avoid being infected if the computer users do not use their computers properly. Generally, this Trojan can be spread from the Internet as many computers have the network connection. Cyber criminals can hack good websites and make them for their own use. Once those crooks take control of those good websites, the only one purpose for them to use those web pages is to store the Trojan and spread it to innocent computers users who come to visit the infected websites. For those computers which are not connected to the Internet can also get chances to be infected as this Trojan can also infiltrate them through a portable device which has already been infected.

If PC users don’t pay attention to the resources where they get the free software on the Internet, they can get this Trojan installed as well. Cyber hackers can also implant this Trojan into free programs which mostly are those commonly used application. PC users can hardly notice that ZeuS.Zbot.aoaq is bundled in the software that they will download. When the users finish the installation, the Trojan can be installed without users’ knowledge. Luckily, Trojan infection can easily be detected by the anti-virus program. However, what the security tool faces is how to remove it totally as this Trojan is able to corrupt the protection tool and disable the system firewall. Under this circumstance, even though the anti-virus can detect it for computer users, but it is not easy to remove it by the tool.

Once this Trojan infection sneaks into a victim computer, the infected computer will get many unwanted problems. As a Trojan infection, ZeuS.Zbot.aoaq will consume too much CPU usage which can make the infected computer run slowly. In this case, PC user has to spend a large time on waiting. What’s worse, this Trojan is capable of damaging the system key files which would make the infected computer get a poor performance. Black screen and blue screen of death can disturb PC users all the time. With the help of this Trojan, the personal information on the infected machines can be leaked out to cyber hackers.

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 ZeuS.Zbot.aoaq 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:


ZeuS.Zbot.aoaq is a malicious Trojan infection which targets on computers with Window operating systems. The invasion ways of this Trojan are various, and mostly can be spread from the Internet. PC users must be cautious when they go online. If this Trojan is found by your anti-virus, please do not hesitate to get it removed. Otherwise, the computer user will suffer from more damages and losses.

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

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 15, 2014 6:04 am

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