A few days ago, I scanned my computer and then a virus called Trojan:Win64/Patched.H was found. I removed it and today when I turn my computer on, this virus appears again and it also makes my computer extremely slow. How do I get rid of it permanently?
Trojan:Win64/Patched.H is one of the malignant Trojan horse viruses that is designed to attack computers running with 64 bits. This virus can only be quarantined for a while by antivirus software but never got removed completely so that it keeps coming back to bother computer users. It looks for system flaw to get into vulnerable PC and can be installed on the computer from compromised web sites, spam emails, social networking site, and instant messaging program without any permission. Once it is running, it instantly drops a number of unwanted files to take up system resource, making computer system sluggish. Other than that, your computer may experience no browser connections or download ability. No pages are loaded when you open Internet explorer, Firefox or other browsers. Some of the users will find their browsers being redirected to various harmful websites against their wills.
It is really frustrating if computer is infected with Trojan:Win64/Patched.H virus because this tricky virus is effective in hiding its presence by injecting a code into the drive files of Windows. Most antivirus products have no ability to detect it, and even though it can be detected by certain antivirus programs, it is still hard to be deleted permanently. By working inside your system, it can prevent some system files from loading which may cause unexpected errors come up during boot-up. Besides, it may allow a remote attacker to access the computer and manipulate some settings without your knowledge which definitely poses a huge risk for computer security. Your firewall will be disabled and the worse is your personal information and confidential data may be exposed to the remote hacker. Those hackers may use them for illegal purposes so that you may get money loss as well as identify theft eventually. Leaving this Trojan inside the computer is dangerous because it can trigger more damages on the PC by fetching other threats from a remote server. To avoid these bad consequences happened, it is necessary to get rid of Trojan:Win64/Patched.H virus manually from the computer quickly.
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.
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:Win64/Patched.H virus, professional manual guide is needed.
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Trojan:Win64/Patched.H is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
2. 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.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries related to Trojan:Win64/Patched.H Virus and then remove all of them:
Trojan:Win64/Patched.H Virus is categorized as a Trojan infection that enables attackers to gain remote unauthorized access and control over the affected computer system. It acts aggressively on your computer once it’s fully activated on the system. You will find that lots of pop-up advertisement windows uninterruptedly shown on the computer screen and CUP usage can reach to 99% with few programs running backstage, therefore your computer is hardly to be used anymore. This virus can disable the proper running of many different programs and even disable some functions of your computer. And it makes modifications to registry entries, creates infected files and executes malicious executables on the targeted PC. To protect your computer, you should stay away from Trojan:Win64/Patched.H immediately.
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 December 30, 2013 9:38 am