Trojan.Zeroaccess.C is a vicious Trojan infiltrates into the compromised PC system without a user’s knowledge and permission. It always comes bundled with other threats such as Trojan.Gen.2 or Trojan.zeroaccess.B. Many computer users may take it for granted that the antivirus software or antispyware program can relieve their annoyance when infected by Trojan.Zeroaccess.C. However, they failed to achieve their anticipated outcome because this stubborn virus can’t be detected by any antivirus completely. This malicious malware resides in the system deeply and makes chaos day by day.
Firstly, it will drop huge amount of junk files into the infected computer to occupy system resource so as to slow down PC performance. And then it will open a backdoor on the affected computer in order to allow a remote attacker to take control of your computer. Under such circumstance, your personal information and confidential data such as credit card details, login password and so on will be exposed. Besides, it may take over the affected web browser and lead to annoying redirects to doubtful websites. If you want to get away from security risk, you should get rid of this Trojan as soon as possible to make sure your machine is running in safe network environment.
1. It can download and install other threats from a remote server without your permission.
2. It may redirect users to other malicious or suspicious website randomly.
3. It steals your privacy and compromises your security.
4. It displays lots of annoying commercial advertisements.
5. It can notably reduce your PC performance.
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:
[random].exe in hard drive
Currently many computer users had the same experience that they have tried a sea of antivirus software recommended online but still end up with frustration because antivirus software are not helpful to remove Trojan.Zeroaccess.C. If this virus resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that such nasty virus may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result in loss of money and possibly identity theft. Hence, you need to remove this threat without a doubt as soon as possible.
Published by Sarah Poehler on August 20, 2012 | How to Guides