Trojan.Shredboom Virus Removal

Get a Trojan.Shredboom infection but have no idea to remove it? Why your anti-virus can not remove this Trojan completely from your PC? Will it work if you change another anti-virus program? How can this virus damage your PC if you just ignore it? Learn more from this post.

Description of Trojan.Shredboom Virus:

Trojan.Ransomlock.AG is a latest virus that infects the PC users by unknown website, forum, spam E-mail attachment and executable processes. The cyber criminal can collect information from the infected PC by this nasty Trojan, once it is installed to the infected PC, system settings like homepage, desktop image and even the default browser can be modified completely. Trojan.Shredboom can also replace your homepage to other malicious website and create a lot of add-on because it is able to download other viruses like browser hijacker redirect on the infected PC, anyway, PC users need to pay attention to this virus and remove it as soon as possible.

In general way, this Trojan.Shredboom can escape from the tracking of the anti-virus program, and that is why it can not be removed completely by most advanced anti-virus program, it keeps coming back when the PC users restart the infected PC. It can cause the slow performance on the infected PC which makes the PC users annoyed, they may even suffer other virus infection at the same time or when the time goes by. This Trojan horse can let the infected machine stay in a very dangerous place, so it is suggested that PC users should remove it completely and manually before the further damage on the problematic PC.

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.Shredboom 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)


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.


regitry editor

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




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:

In summary,Trojan.Shredboom can cause a terrible situation once it has messed up the system settings on the infected PC, even the registry can be modified by this tricky Trojan. Cyber criminals can invade the infect PC to get the information, that is why some naive PC users will lose their important data like account’s number, password and even the E-mail. Do not just let the virus stay in your PC and ignore, or the infected PC will be in a high-risk of being attacked.

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

Published by on April 27, 2014 10:28 am, last updated on April 27, 2014 10:28 am

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