Microsoft Security Essential detects Trojan:Win32/Zeeborot.A virus on my computer but it doesn’t remove it. It keeps coming back on every scan. How do I get rid of it completely?
Trojan:Win32/Zeeborot.A is one of the newly detected Trojan threat which is prone to attack Windows based computer including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. This Trojan is usually detected by Microsoft Security Essential and it is capable of carrying out a series of malicious activities in the infected computer once downloaded. Like other similar Trojan viruses, it mainly aims at stealing personal information, and on the way of obtaining it, it sometimes even manages to crash the corrupted system completely.
In most cases, the virus may enter compromised systems when you open spam email attachments or be transferred to your computer just by visiting compromised or malicious websites. Once access, it will root itself deeply into your system. Thus, it will remain undetected by most security tools. By running in the background, it can be used to steal your information and damage your system. This type of Trojan can greatly affect the overall system performance because it adds malevolent files onto the compromised PC to occupy system resources without your permission. Although Trojan:Win32/Zeeborot.A doesn’t show obvious symptoms on your computer, it still means a huge risk for your computer security. Now Trojans are made with different objectives and some are developed to steal information such as user name and passwords like this one. Therefore do not hesitate to remove it before it has managed to send your personal information, credit card numbers, online bank accounts and passwords to cyber criminals.
It can bypass the legit security tools and destroy your computer secretly.
It prevents you from opening some application because the files are corrupted.
It can make your browser redirected to all kinds of malicious websites.
It is able to allow remote hacker access the compromised system for illicit purpose.
Note: Trojan:Win32/Zeeborot.A is a highly dangerous Trojan created by the internet hackers and infects your computer through vulnerability or security program exploits. Once found, an immediate removal is needed. You can chat with an expert now to further know about this virus.
From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
Note: No matter how does the virus access your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of Trojan:Win32/Zeeborot.A virus, professional manual guide is needed.
This is a tricky virus and it is able to disable antivirus programs so that it cannot even be detected or removed by antivirus programs, you need to manually remove it out of the computer. And in case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages, please spend some time in making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:
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 related to PUP.Optional.SearchProtect.A Virus 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:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random characters]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random characters]”
Trojan:Win32/Zeeborot.A is a highly dangerous virus that can make you experience sudden system crashes, inability to launch your applications, poor Internet connection, and you will also be constantly redirected to unknown websites. This virus has been reported of spreading via illicit chat-rooms, dodgy news groups, corrupt freeware downloads and suspect, unwanted emails. Once installed, it will attack the system by opening backdoor and allow a remote attacker to gain control on the compromised computer. Furthermore, it can be used to drop more threats and execute them on the same machine. Under such circumstance, your computer will be ruined as a result. Remove it as soon as it is detected quickly.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on November 6, 2013 4:48 am