Are you trying to remove Trojan.Zeroaccess!inf5 by running Norton but still with no luck? This Trojan parasite is determined as a huge risk for all the vulnerable computers. Computer users must remove it instantly once upon detection.
Trojan.Zeroaccess!inf5 is a detection for malware that is associated to Trojan.Zeroaccess!inf family. It is the upgrade version of Trojan.zeroaccess!inf4 virus. Both of these viruses are detected from Symantec. Norton keeps popping up this potential threat on your computer but won’t let you remove it since this tricky virus can conceal deeply in an infected computer. It aims to mess up the whole computer system by creating numerous junk files and modifying system setting without users’ awareness.
Generally, this type of virus is promoted via spam e-mails, malicious or hacked Web pages, peer-to-peer networks. When it is installed, it can download and install additional malware infection on the infected computer system. Tricky as Trojan.Zeroaccess!inf5, it puts its infected processes under the System32 folder of Windows which can make the removal rather difficult. Furthermore, this threat enables cyber criminals to obtain remote access and control over the affected computer in order to execute harmful activities. Thus, your personal information such as credit card information, login numbers may be exposed to the hacker for illegal purposes. To reduce or eliminate the risk of data theft, it is suggested users to remove this risky virus as soon as possible.
1. It may keep annoying you with lots of pop-ups when you use the computer.
2. It could change your registry settings and other important system files.
3. It can notably reduce PC performance and make computer unstable all the time.
4. It can disable your anti-virus programs and block many tasks.
5. It can create a backdoor and connect to a remote server, allowing a remote attacker to gain control on the compromised computer.
When this nasty virus is successfully installed, it will drop several junk files on Windows system folder, User Profile, and Temporary directory. These files are harmful and typically consist of random file name. Thus, manual removal is a best solution can remove this Trojan for good.
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:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]
Users shouldn’t neglect the damages Trojan.Zeroaccess!inf5 brings to your computer. It is known that thousands of fake antivirus programs and spyware could be installed in vulnerable computers without the permission from the users via the help of Trojan viruses in backdoor activities. If a rogue program has installed, you will be shown lots of fake messages, and get constant popups that you even can’t stop them. If you don’t want to witness your computer is at high risk and further damaged, Trojan.Zeroaccess!inf5 must be removed quickly and manually. It is suggested users to make a backup beforehand in case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages.
If you have no idea how to do with that, you are welcome to contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by Sarah Poehler on August 28, 2012 | How to Guides