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Apr 13, 2014

Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer Virus Removal

MSE detects Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer virus infection when I plug in my USB stick. However, it seems that this virus can not be removed by it completely. Each time when I replug the stick, this virus will be detected. I try to remove this virus by other security tools but none of them can make it. How can I get rid of this virus infection completely? Any help will be appreciated.

Description of Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer Virus:

Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer, as a latest Trojan horse virus process, it is created by the cyber criminals to attack PC users who use Windows OS computers like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Usually cyber criminals will plant this virus process to some free programs and publish on the hijacked site, once the PC users download and install those infected programs, their computers will be attacked by this Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer in a short time, and that is why most of the PC users have no idea about how can this nasty Trojan horse infect their computers. Most of the anti-virus programs or firewalls can not get rid of this virus because this nasty virus process is able to hide its own process in the registry and change the name frequently. Thus, it is suggested that PC users should remove this virus manually.

In general, once Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer has been installed successfully, it will start to modify system settings on the infected computer, homepage, search engine and other items can be replaced without PC user’s permission, that is why PC users will discover that their infected PC will be wired after getting virus infection. What is more, the Trojan horse virus will create lots of unknown processes on the Windows Task Manger, these processes will keep taking over high resource of the CPU and the infected computer will face a slow performance. Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer virus needs to be removed completely, or the infected PC will be in an unsafe situation.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid to make any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

How Can This Virus Attack the Computer?

How did you get Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer virus on your computer? Usually these kinds of the viruses will be planted to some programs especially free programs, .exe, .bat or other executable processes and unsafe links. The computer will get the virus infection when the PC users install, open or click on these infected files. Sometimes the virus can even attack the computer by the files on the USB stick as well. Most of the unsafe website and forum will contain the virus infection, the computer can be infected while visiting these webpages.

What Damage Will be Caused by the Virus:

Generally speaking, this virus can cause terrible virus infection on the infected computer like running slowly and even computer crashing. Once this virus has been installed to the computer, PC users will have to spend a long time opening programs or turning on the infected machine. It keeps taking over the high resource of the CPU and attacking the anti-virus program, other threats can be downloaded automatically from the unsafe website as well. What is worst, the cyber criminals have ability to remote control the infected PC due to this dangerous virus, all the information is in a high-risk of being stolen, the whole computer won’t be safe anymore.

Best Way to Handle With the Trojan Virus Completely?

The Trojan horse virus is an extremely dangerous threat on the infected computer. Registry and other system settings can be modified by it completely, that is the reason the nasty redirect virus can escape the tracking of the security tools like anti-virus program or firewall. It is strongly suggested that PC user should get rid of this Trojan horse virus in a manual way to remove it. Learn more from the manual removal guide below.

Step-by-Step Manual Removal Guide:

1. Press Ctrl+Shift+ESC keys together and stop virus process in the Windows Task Manager.

(The name of the virus process can be random)

taskmrg

2. Show hidden files and folders.
a. For XP: Press Win+E together, click on Tools, then choose Folder Options

For Vista, 7 and 8: Press Win+E together, click on Organize, then choose Folder and search options.
b. 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 of the virus and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press Win+R to get the Run window. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

Run

regitry editor

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.

This Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

As the above mentioned, Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer is an extremely dangerous virus process which attacks careless PC users on the Internet, cyber criminals may use this virus to do the malicious actions on the infected computer. Key logger virus or other Trojan horse can be installed via the backdoor process, which means the entire information on the infected PC will be in a high-risk situation of being stolen. Since the anti-virus program is not a perfect way to get rid of this virus, we strongly suggest that PC users should remove Trojan.Win32.CoinStealer manually to keep the infected PC safe.

If you have no idea how to do with that, please to contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on April 13, 2014 7:48 am

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