How to remove the Gameover Zeus virus in my computer? It has infected my computer for several days. My computer has been really slow and i want to find a way to solve this problem. But I cannot use my antivirus to delete it. I cannot find it in my control panel. How can I get rid of it? I am afraid of losing money and my bank info which is saved on my computer. I am so scared!!!
Gameover Zeus is a stubborn and dangerous computer virus which belongs to the famous Trojan PC virus family and so far it has a wide range of PC infection in the world. Being responsible for the millions infection of Zeus around the world when set up in September 2011, hackers have used it to intercept many processes of bank transaction on the Internet. It is mainly use for money scam on the Internet. It has fraud hundreds of global customers of financial institutions online. From that, we can conclude that this virus is very dangerous to every PC user. You need to find a way to remove it completely.
We may have antivirus protection focuses on virus defenses, but it cannot be able to detect every threat on the Internet. We must face many attacking computer virus online on daily activities. It is needed for us to find a way to check if our computer is infected with Trojan virus. This virus is belonging to the family of stubborn Trojan virus which all the Trojan horse will eat most of memories of the infected computer. At the moment you feel stuck when using your computer; you need to check whether the computer is infected with a Trojan virus. During the infecting time, you cannot open a large file or run a program file properly. And it may damage hardware component. If your computer is already showing some of symptoms of Trojan infection, it may be difficult for you to remove it with antivirus program because of it is set to run automatically with the infected system to stop antivirus removal. Manual removal is an effective way to get rid of this Trojan virus.
Gameover Zeus 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.
Gameover Zeus 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 Gameover Zeus
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”
In a word, Gameover Zeus is a nasty Trojan virus aiming at stealing your money. This virus has small capacity for it to hide inside system files and characteristics of difficult removal. The virus infects many customers around the world. It does not matter what operating system you are using. Virus can infect Windows XP, Windows Vista, win7 or Win8.it is hard to make successful defenses when dealing with this virus. We need to pay attention to this Trojan virus because of the risk its infection would bring to you and the other malware it tries to bring into your computer. This virus brings in as much malware as possible to the infected computer. The Trojan horse virus is capable of connecting to a remote server, downloading other ransomware.
Published by & last updated on June 8, 2014 5:31 am