I have a virus problem on my Dell. Today I downloaded a less known song from unknown resources and I happened to got VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK. Whenever I try to delete them manually, the process takes forever and the computer eventually screws up and I have to shut it down. HOW do I delete these files and get rid of Trojan in general? I need my computer back without any threats. How can I remove it? Any help would be appreciate!
VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK is a very bad virus infection which is categorized as Trojan horse virus. The virus pretends to a small legit program such as famous plug-in or add-on on the installation package and deceives you to believe that you need to use it every day. Some of them may sneaks into target computer by bundling with normal software. It is installed as a part of the installation. People may ignore it during installing process because it is too small to check and you cannot stop installation process to avoid infection. In a word, it is hard to be prevented. The user may not pay much attention to installation packages. But we should be aware that downloading links of freeware, free media and unsafe websites are often used for spreading the virus to the target computer on the Internet.
Users often install it without consciousness, pay no attention to it, because everything happened in a quiet, it needs a long time for infected computer to show the symptoms of infection. This is a stubborn virus that can destroy the computer without your awareness. Hiding behind the task manager and connecting to “service” make it possible to easily disguise as a legal system file in task manager. Of course, all this will be done in quiet. The virus will be automatically loaded in every single process due to the automatically running of service. This is a threat to the computer security and data security. If you find it in your computer, you need to remove it as soon as possible
VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK allows cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without being noticed and it could disable executable programs installed on your computer and cause system crash. Also it will change important settings on your computer to allow remote control from cyber criminals. Other than that, it will modify your registry settings and important key value to make it difficult to be removed. As soon as you use Norton to remove it, you will get an error saying that Remove Failed just like the following picture shows:
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
Step1. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
Step2. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
Step3. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK is a malicious Trojan virus which implants itself to the infected computer secretly and makes your computer and other working process slowly during infection. It can install the itself into the computer system without your awareness and consciousness. To make matters worse, the Trojan is used as a tool for hackers to achieve hacking purpose to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it with a complete and fast procedure. Users can follow instruction here to have it manual deleted instantly.
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK
Step 4. Clear all the malicious cookies in browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.EK is a stubborn Trojan virus. It is a nasty virus which can break through security defense and get into victim computer without permission or notice. According to the virus features we analyzed before, we know that the virus has been qualified the ability of attaching to system files and duplicating on the infected as much as possible. First of all, it will hack your email address so as to virus to your contacts without awareness. A virus file wiil be carried in a mail message disguising as innocent mail attachments, such as attractive discounts to attract people to click on the links. By the meantime, the virus will eat up all the memory and CPU to slow down computer performance. You’ll find out it is difficult to open the file or run the program. In conclude, this virus can be a big threat to your computer. And tools may not be able to remove it. If you want to protect your computer, you need to remove it in manually as soon as possible
Friendly Reminder: If you have problems to remove this nightmare, please contact YooCare experts 24/7 online in time to resolve the problem completely.
Published by & last updated on April 23, 2014 11:43 am