Is your computer infected with W32/Infector.G8 virus? Have you already tried all the ways you can to get rid of it but it still came back after removal? Now there are many computer users complaining about this stubborn Trojan virus and they find it difficult to be removed by antivirus program. If you are suffering from this issue now, please follow the step-by-step guide to remove W32/Infector.G8 immediately.
W32/Infector.G8 is one of the malignant Trojan horse viruses that runs high risk for the compromised system and the network environment. It may propagate through spam email attachments, infected websites, unprotected downloads and many other ways. This Trojan can perform a variety of activities which will harm your computer. When it is running, it can download the potentially infected file or programs in the background. Also it creates many random folders in order to occupy your system resource, making your computer sluggish. Other than that, you may see 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.
As similar as other type of Trojan viruses, W32/Infector.G8 can be used to install spyware to steal private information or download rogue security programs which keep displaying false alerts to lure you into purchasing something useless. It messes up your system and blocks any security tools in order to keep itself live in your computer. Since this pesky virus always accesses a compromised without showing visible symptoms, most users even don’t realize this virus is installed until they scan the computer. When your computer is under attack, it may interrupt your browsing activities and force your browser to display unwanted, irrelevant and potentially hostile websites. Furthermore, it can open a backdoor and is able to collect all your information as well as send it to other locations without your knowledge or consent. In a word, W32/Infector.G8 is an evil Trojan that needs to be removed from your machine immediately once upon detection.
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 W32/Infector.G8 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 W32/Infector.G8 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 W32/Infector.G8 Virus and then remove all of them:
W32/Infector.G8 Virus is categorized as a Trojan infection that can be attached to email attachments, programs you have downloaded, or even from your computer’s operating system vulnerabilities. The main purpose of this kind of Trojan is stealing some computer data from target users so you should be careful about your computer operations because it is a great threat to your personal data. Once it is running in the background, it may monitor web-browsing activity of the user and redirect users to all kinds of ad sites against their wills. This virus gets onto your machine extremely easily, but it is extremely hard to detect it and remove it from your machine. It is suggested users to remove this virus manually.
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 January 28, 2014 7:22 am