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Apr 19, 2014

How to Remove VBS/Dinihou.G.2

Antivirus program in the computer detects a high-risk virus with a strange name VBS/Dinihou.G.2? Have you tried several different antivirus programs to remove or quarantine the virus? You feel frustrating, because you still get the related warning after restarting the computer? How to get rid of the damn virus without damaging the computer system and important documents?

Details of VBS/Dinihou.G.2:

VBS/Dinihou.G.2 is a disgusting Trojan virus that is similar to DOS/Rovnix.gg and Win32:VBCrypt-CSL[Trj]. Most antivirus programs can find it out but cannot completely get rid of it. It is hidden in some unsafe websites or forums, unknown free software and spam email attachments. If you encounter these insecure network sources, your computer can be easily infected with it. It is capable of running actively both in normal mode and safe mode of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Once VBS/Dinihou.G.2 is activated, it can corrode the important system files and registry entries and add in its own malicious files and registry entries in order to further control the target computer. The Trojan horse is always active in the computer system, as a result, the computer speed is very slow. In addition, it is able to record your Internet traces including information input, operating procedures and the files you read, which may also be collected by the cyber criminals with a wet finger. As you can imagine, your privacy, such as bank account or credit card details, confidential documents and e-mail password, is not secure for cyber criminals can steal and use your valuable information illegally. You are strongly recommended to delete the Trojan horse to avoid unnecessary losses. Although some antivirus programs may quarantine it temporarily, its excellent regeneration ability helps it pop up again if you do not remove all its parts.

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 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 VBS/Dinihou.G.2 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 virus 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 VBS/Dinihou.G.2

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 VBS/Dinihou.G.2 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\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%Temp%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

VBS/Dinihou.G.2 is a notorious Trojan horse virus. It can be hidden in the target computer if the user downloads a free program that is not from a reliable source, opens an unknown email attachment and visits a website tampered by cyber criminals. In order to protect your computer, you should not be careless when you use any cyber sources. If the Trojan successfully installs on your computer, it can bring some unnecessary harms. As long as the stubborn virus injects its malicious code on your computer, it will introduce additional infections such as rogue software, browser hijackers and spyware. It has the ability to weaken the computer’s performance by using large amount of system resources. It also opens a door for the cyber criminal to record your sensitive personal data. That is to say, your personal information including bank account password will face the risk of being exposed. Therefore, you should remove VBS/Dinihou.G.2 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 April 19, 2014 7:20 am

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