Can’t remove Trojan.Malhtaccess from your computer? Do you feel puzzled that why this virus can access your computer since you have anti-virus program installed already? You will get the answer soon by reading the following post and find out an effective way to remove this virus completely.
Trojan.Malhtaccess is categorized as a Trojan virus that brings nothing but trouble to a computer when it is installed. This tricky virus can mess up your computer by creating lots of junk files which disguise as legit system files to escape from the detection of your Antivirus. It will target every computer users that range from individual, educational institutions, up to known organizations. The virus is undoubtedly a huge risk for computer users as it can damage infected computers day by day if users don’t take action to remove it timely.
This virus propagates via malicious email attachments and bundled downloads. After downloaded, it may establish a connection so that remote attacker may gain control on the infected computer, then they can steal sensitive data such as user name, password, and relevant information without any permission. Moreover, the virus can extremely reduce your PC performance. It drops harmful files and makes several changes on computer settings to make computers unstable all the time. You will experience blue screen, unexpected shut down or unwanted popup. Therefore, it is suggested users to get rid of this nasty virus as soon as possible before it completely damages your computer.
1. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
2. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
Note: As we can see, Trojan.Malhtaccess is a huge threat for all the compromised computers. Once it gains an access, it will apply an advance technique that aims to conceal itself and evades anti-virus detection. Therefore, manual removal is required to make sure the virus can be completely gone. However, being as a harmful and tricky virus, it may create a lot of malicious files and make them locate in different areas all over the computer. It is a hard task to finish the removal guide if you are not a computer expert who is good at finding out those malicious files or registry entries. If you have any problems during the removal process, you are welcome to contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for help.
Published by Sarah Poehler on July 31, 2012 | How to Guides