Win32/InstallCore.D is classified as a highly dangerous Trojan infection that can be detected by ESET. However, it is tricky that no antivirus programs can wipe it off entirely. It keeps coming back again and again and makes computer users feel frustrated. Once you found it, an immediate removal is needed.
Win32/InstallCore.D is a nasty Trojan that poses a huge risk to all the infected computers. It can slow down the corrupted PCs by capturing essential system resources as well as making process or application running unstable on the infected computer system. This type of virus can infect a computer via many ways. It mainly can be downloaded via malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
When it is installed, your antivirus program may detect the virus but will definitely fail to remove it because Win32/InstallCore.D is capable to disable any antivirus programs. It may take over the compromised web browser and lead to annoying browser redirects to doubtful websites as well. Being as a malicious virus, it has the capability to record and send computer users’ confidential information, for instance, credit card, login numbers, etc to a remote hacker. It threatens your security and privacy. Besides, you may find your computer freezes or crashes randomly. This pesky virus may even mess up your system files then lead to damage your system. It should be removed as soon as possible without any hesitation.
It is a malicious virus that is able to hide itself in an infected PC.
It can bring slowness of the computer and poor performance.
It violates your privacy and compromises your security.
It may come with additional spyware.
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]
Win32/InstallCore.D can infect via many ways. You may get this virus when open the unknown email and click the strange link attached in it. The other situation you get it installed is when you download free applications and movies from the Internet. No matter how does it access your PC, you should know the danger it brings. Recently, many users may have the experience that antivirus can’t get rid of the virus entirely as it keeps coming back again and again. It is suggested users to follow the manual guide above to remove the virus completely.
Published by Sarah Poehler on August 3, 2012 | How to Guides