The antivirus program sends you an warning showing that there is a virus named Win32:downloader-SOV[Trj]? When did the virus successfully attack the computer? You don’t think it is a serious thing because you have antivirus program in the computer, but you come to realize that removing it is not an easy job? You have no idea of why the virus warning still pops up after restarting the computer even if you get a positive report from the antivirus program after you click the Remove button?
Win32:downloader-SOV[Trj] is a new computer virus created with powerful techniques which is able to get into the target computer and perform malicious tasks furtively. Cyber criminals are so tricky that they bundle the virus with some links or programs which are released in many kinds of forums and even famous social sites with the purpose of convincing computer users what they are going to click or download is safe. In additions, please avoid opening spam email attachments if you don’t want your computer to be infected.
Win32:downloader-SOV[Trj] is not a simple virus. Many computer users who are not computer savvies don’t know the virus is active in their computers. They just feel strange that why the computer runs slower than before and constantly performs something weird. They finally understand why after getting the warning of the virus from the installed antivirus program in the computer. Win32:downloader-SOV[Trj] is able to fully install itself into the computer in a short time. Windows Registry, system built-in security center as well as firewall and other system settings will be totally modified in order to build a suitable environment for it to stay in. Some malicious files are dropped into the computer and placed in random locations. That is why you keep getting virus warning again and again even though the antivirus program claims that the virus has been removed from the computer. The antivirus program is not a flexible human being so it is hard for the antivirus program to remove all the malicious files. The infected computer performs poorly which will reduce your work efficiency greatly. Programs need a long time to respond if you want to open or edit them. You even cannot find some of your important files because they are not in the original places. Cyber criminals have the ability to watch you when you are chatting with your friends, reading files or logging in online bank account. Your privacy is at a risk. The only way to use your computer safely is to remove the virus completely. You must have been driven crazy by the virus because you do not specialize in virus removal and the antivirus program does not work. It is recommended to get rid of it via manual removal as soon as possible.
Win32:downloader-SOV[Trj] is a malicious Trojan virus which can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the hacker to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.
1. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
2. Delete Virus Files
(1). Delete the related registry entries through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this virus.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
In summary, Win32:downloader-SOV[Trj] is a vicious computer virus which causes serious damages to and decreases the security level of the infected computer. If the computer user downloads free programs from unsafe sources or clicks on links released by unknown people, his/her computer will have a great chance to get infected by the virus. The cyber criminals who created the virus are able to monitor your online behaviors aiming at acquiring your private information. Therefore, you shall have it removed as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on September 18, 2013 11:22 am