TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.D virus has many methods to get into your computer without disturbing you. Is your computer unfortunately infected by it? You cannot find the antidote? You keep trying different antivirus software but still fail to delete it ultimately? How dangerous can this virus be? What can you do if you are not a computer expert? You can find answers to these problems from this article.
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.D is a dangerous Trojan infection that can be detected by some powerful antivirus programs. However, even if you update the virus database of the antivirus program to remove the Trojan, it will be back to the computer after a restart or in a certain period of time. Why would that happen? Because it is able to be hidden in the infected computer system with variable characteristics and the antivirus software is hard to catch it accurately. In general, the stubborn Trojan has the ability to slip into your computer smoothly if you use some unauthentic online resources, such as downloading unknown free programs, accessing unsafe websites and opening links or attachments in spam emails. Antivirus programs just can give you a warning after it finishes the installation rather than resisting its attack. Only we can protect our computer. Therefore, we need to use legitimate Internet resources to reduce the risk of becoming infected.
Due to the presence of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.D, you will find that the computer becomes very slow and is easy to get frozen. By modifying the system settings as well as registry entries, the virus is capable of staying on your computer without any anxiety and running automatically with the computer boot. As a typical Trojan virus, it is designed and manufactured by cyber criminals to steal data from the victim’s computer. Therefore, it is able to copy and transmit your important data to cyber criminals, simultaneously keeping track of your browsing history and habits. Obviously, your privacy is subjected to serious threat. More importantly, the virus will install other threats like spyware, worms or malware onto the computer so as to gradually smash the computer system. If you do not remove it timely, it is able to make your computer get worse. Although shutting down the computer and cut off the Internet connection can stop its malicious actions temporarily, you cannot leave the computer closed forever. In order to avoid more unnecessary damages, we need to take immediate actions to get rid of it once we get the warning. If the antivirus software does not work, you can consider manual removal.
1. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.+
2. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
3. It brings in some other threats including ransomware, adware parasites, spyware and worms.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other important data.
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.D 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 cyber criminals 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:
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.D virus.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.D is a very aggressive Trojan virus which has the ability to bypass antivirus programs. It sneaks into the target computer system quietly. When you accidentally click on an unknown link, install malicious free software, open a site controlled by cyber criminals, it will get a chance to enter your computer. Most of the victims do not know it hides on their computer until it begins to perform tasks set by the virus makers. Usually, it is able to change the system settings. It creates some strange files and registry entries in the infected computer. That is why you can see some strange files appearing on the desktop. It also prevents certain programs from running in the infected computer. In this case, antivirus software and firewall will be disabled so that you cannot use them to remove it. Worse still, the Trojan can be used as a remote tool to help the cyber criminals collect your important information and personal data. Your privacy will face the danger of being exposed. Thus, please remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Brantall.D immediately from your computer once you find it.
Published by & last updated on November 27, 2013 6:07 am