Trojan.Dorkbot.ED – How to Remove?

Hi my User Account has been infiltrated with Trojan.Dorkbot.ED Virus. I was wondering if it might be able to be removed by manual way? do you know if the Norton Antivrius software would be a good option at destroying this trojan virus once and for all? If not, what should I do to get rid of it? Is there any assistance towards removing the vicious virus?

Trojan.Dorkbot.ED Description :

Trojan.Dorkbot.ED is a vicious Trojan horse which brings disaster to the infected computer. After the operation, it accesses to the system path, judges whether itself is in the system directory or not. If not then it copies itself to the specified directory and rename the file name. The file name is randomly generated. The virus opens service control manager in the infected operating system to create the service process to change the startup type to automatic. That means it can automatically startup with the whole system after making change on startup type. At the same time, the virus acquires system cache directory, rename then remove the viral file after restart to make sure you cannot find it easily. Subsequently, variants can get information, including the name of the computer, the version of the operating system, processor type, and memory size then send it to hackers in remote server and accept instructions from hackers.

In addition, this virus is reports by many security programs as a nasty virus which is hard to be detected or deleted. It goes quietly through different ways, for example, bundling with intrusions from other malicious software, attachments from the spam mail, free media downloading, unknown resources from social networking web sites and some unsafe P2P file sharing, the most common way to obtain this virus. It aims at a fragile machine which can be accessed by malicious domain. As usual, Hackers would disguise Trojan virus as a JPEG file and pack into downloading software via unsafe websites to the target leaky notebook computer. Your desktop background, Internet Explorer default settings and other important setting is reluctantly forced to be changed by it. And apparently most of the unwanted infected symptoms in your machine are due to this stubborn Trojan horse. When you find it in full scan report, you should remove it as soon as possible.

The following instruction requires certain levels of computer skills. If you are not sure what to do and are afraid of making any critical mistake during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Several Consequences of Infection

Trojan.Dorkbot.ED allow cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without noticed and disables executable program and cause system crash. It changes important computer settings to allow remote control from cyber criminals. It will modify your registry settings and important key value to make it difficult to be removed. It accesses your data, your tabs and browsing activity on all websites and is able to cause system crash and disable your executable programs. Meanwhile, it drops some other threats including malware, adware parasites and spyware into your computer.

Manual Removal Guides:

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 Clear all the cookies of the affected browsers.

* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.

* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete

* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”

2 Remove all the add-ons and extensions.

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions


(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Settings → Click Manage Add-ons


(2). Click Programs tab → Click Manage Add-ons → Disable all the suspicious add-ons.


* Firefox:

(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-ons


(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files

(1). Press Win+R to get run option


(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel


(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link


(3). Click on Folder Options link

(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window

(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab


(6). Click Apply to effect, then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

4 stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager


(2). Click More details


5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
* Trojan.Dorkbot.ED is a malicious Trojan virus which implants itself to the infected computer secretly and makes your computer and other working process slowly during infection. It can install the itself into the computer system without your awareness and consciousness. To make matters worse, the Trojan is used as a tool for hackers to achieve hacking purpose to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it with a complete and fast procedure. Users can follow instruction here to have it manual deleted instantly.

(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.

*Guides to open Registry Editor:

Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.


(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Trojan.Dorkbot.ED.

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Trojan.Dorkbot.ED is not a simple virus that can be detected easily and allows you to use the tool to remove all. You will experience a wired performance and instability usage on the infected computer. It can decrease the level of security to allow the invasion of the other threats to the victim computer during your online activities. it make more trouble in your customer experience. Finally your computer will become a breeding ground for various viruses. Imagine that Internet Explorer was hijacked by unknown advertising plug-in, computer performance is being reducing and memory and free room is eaten by this virus. This is really scared to anyone who is using the infected computer. Instant removal is needed to protect your computer away from Trojan.Dorkbot.ED infection.

Friendly Reminder:

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

Published by on December 22, 2013 1:10 pm, last updated on December 22, 2013 1:10 pm

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