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Mar 13, 2014

Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] Removal Guide

You find a virus called Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] after using the antivirus software to scan the computer? You spend a long time in clearing the virus, but all in vain? Are you feeling bad? It disturbs your online activities and makes the computer performance become strange? You think you can remove it easily with antivirus software, but the antivirus software doesn’t work? Don’t know what to do then?

Details of Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP]:

Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] is a new Trojan virus. The virus is attached to some programs and posted on the Internet by cyber criminals. Therefore, if you download free programs from unknown sources, you will have it in the computer. Junk e-mail attachments and unsafe sites also contain dangerous viruses. There are many unknown things in the Internet world you have to be careful about when you are surfing.

During the installation process, Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] implants malicious files and registry entries to the target computer system. It is worth mentioning that the virus is variant, as a result, the names and locations of its files change frequently. What is more, it changes not only the names of its own files, but also the processes and settings of the system, leading to abnormal system state. You can also find that some original files in the computer completely disappear. On the contrary, many strange files show up. The computer is also running slowly. Some of your applications stop working or even become invalid. It is able to shut down and restart your computer randomly. So when you are using the computer, please pay attention to the preservation of data in case of data loss. In addition, it opens a remote channel on the infected computer which lets other viruses and threats get into your computer quietly. That is to say, if the computer is infected with it for a period of time, the infected computer will continue to be attacked by more and more viruses. Moreover, cyber criminals can control the infected computer to steal your personal information, such as bank account information and all kinds of login passwords. Therefore, you should remove the virus as soon as possible. However, you may not know how to get rid of it because the antivirus software does not seem to be able to remove it. If it cannot be removed by antivirus software, you should consider manual removal.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

What Can the Vicious Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] Virus Do?

1. It has the ability to download additional components and other infections in the target computer in order to fully complete its penetration.
2. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.
3. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other private data.

Manual Removal Guide:

The malicious Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] 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. Through making use of advanced technology, it maintains the ability to combine its components with system files or to generate fake system files, which confuses computer users as well as antivirus programs. They cannot identify it accurately and timely, let alone remove it thoroughly. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to drive it away from your computer. In this case, you are advised to delete every file generated by it manually so as to spare all later trouble. The manual removal needs to be handled carefully so as to avoid any subsequent damages. Users can follow the manual guide here to have the hijacker removed instantly.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP]

2. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

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

(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] is a high risky computer infection. It is hidden in the target computer. Once being infected with the virus, you often get error messages when you start your computer. It will decrease the performance of infected computer to prevent you from running many legal applications and even lead to system collapse. Cyber criminals can control the computer through the virus to record your browsing history as well as online activities in the computer and scan your privacy data. It is so bad that it will cause fatal damages to the target computer. Therefore, you should remove Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] from your computer in real time.

The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by & last updated on March 13, 2014 9:59 am

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