Computer often gets stuck after the antivirus program tells you that the computer is infected with Win64:Bot-A? Many programs stop responding? What can the virus do? Will it help the cyber criminals break into the computer? What can you do to remove it thoroughly?
Win64:Bot-A is a kind of malignant computer virus that often hides in some free applications released by cyber criminals. These free applications provide attractive functions so as to lure computer users to download them. In this way, the virus can get into the target computer secretly. In addition, computer users should avoid opening attachments in unreliable emails.
In computing, Win64:Bot-A is a self-replicating virus like Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP] and Exploit:Win32/Pdfjsc.FP. At execution time, it is able to affect the operating system seriously, thus, computer users can notice some obvious symptoms. One of the problems you may encounter is blank web pages when you are surfing since it may interrupt the Internet connection. Pop-up ads or computer freeze problems happen continuously. As an advanced computer infection, Win64:Bot-A is used by the virus makers to open a backdoor in the system so that they are able to access the computer remotely without startling you. In the unauthorized remote access, it is helpful in sending your personal data to its owners. What is more, it is good at finding system loopholes to install additional malware, Trojans, worms or spyware in the computer. Obviously, this infection should be removed immediately as long as you find its existence. However, according to its stubborn attribute, it has the ability to evade antivirus software, which increases the difficulty of removing it for general computer users. But Win64:Bot-A is not unbeatable.
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.
The malicious Win64:Bot-A 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
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end the processes of Win64:Bot-A
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
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries of Win64:Bot-A 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:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
Win64:Bot-A is a tricky computer virus. You may not know it is in the computer if you do not have an antivirus program in the computer or the antivirus program is incapable of detecting it out. Some other spyware, malware, key-logger or worms will be implanted into the computer for it needs partners to accomplish its tasks, one of which is to achieve a shortcut for the cyber criminals to enter the computer. Win64:Bot-A also has the ability to disable the security utility program and inject its files into the system. Error messages occur frequently and computer works slowly. In order to move out of this bad situation, you had better remove Win64:Bot-A as soon as possible.
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 14, 2014 9:02 am