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Apr 18, 2013

Trojan.Stookit Removal Guide

Got infected with Trojan.Stookit and do not know how to remove it completely? Does your anti-virus software perform normally to delete the virus entirely? If not, how to delete this nasty virus successfully and completely? Learn from this post and follow removal guide below to remove the Trojan horse safely.

Detailed Description of Trojan.Stookit

Trojan.Stookit is a malicious program that created to take evil action to target PC. It is created to affect and steal user’s computer data and able to keep track on user’s computer activities so as to collect sensitive info such as passwords and credit card information. It is used to make modifications on computer settings of the compromised PC and corrupts the master boot record (MBR)

It takes over the entire system soon and starts to implement all kinds of harmful activities on the background without your consent. Once run, it creates malevolent files and brings in other keyloggers or malicious programs to the infected computer. It may escape antivirus detection because the running process is a valid Windows component. The way it usually uses it to create the registry subkey or patch itself to the registry key value. It strives to log keystrokes so that it can record down the browser histories and sensitive data that PC users typed in the infected account. Failure to remove Trojan.Stookit would not only result in possible damage to the windows operating system and your PC hardware components, it will also increase the chance of other bad program getting in your PC and hacking into your online accounts

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this harmful Trojan, you can start a live chat with YooCare experts now.

Infected symptoms:

※ Trojan.Stookit will allow cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without noticed

※ Trojan.Stookit disables executable program and cause system crash

※ Trojan.Stookit will change your registry settings and key value which makes it hard to be removed

※ Trojan.Stookit will display numerous fake infections of exaggerated security threats

※ Trojan.Stookit violates your privacy and records your data in the infected computer.

Instructions on removing this virus completely :

Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop processes of this virus in the Windows Task Manager.

Windows-Task-Manager1

2. Go to Folder Options from Control Panel. Under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended), and then click OK. Remember to back up beforehand.

FolderOptions3

3. Press Windows+ R keys and search for regedit in Run. Delete associated files and registry entries related to Trojan.Stookit from your PC completely as follows:

%APPDATA%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].js
%APPDATA%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].pad
%USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\runctf.lnk
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1′
4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.

This Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

To put it simple, Trojan.Stookit must be removed immediately because once it has infected your computer because it may be used primarily for malicious purposes. It will do tremendous harm to the victim computer and corrupt your system and files. The best way to handle with this nasty virus is to remove it manually since it will block not only anti-virus software but also any other normal software that makes security programs functionless. The most effective way is to remove it manually.

Friendly Reminder: If you still find it hard to follow the removal guide above smoothly, please contact YooCare: PC experts 24/7 online will offer you the most effective tech support to remove infection completely.

Published by & last updated on April 18, 2013 5:24 am

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