Your computer has been infected with Hacktool.wpakill virus? Where does it come from? why can’t your anti-virus software prevent it from getting into your computer? What is it? Can it be harm to your computer? Do you want to find out the answers to get rid of this virus here?
Hacktool.wpakill is defined as a Trojan infection which has been reported to have many computers infected recently. Due to the fact that the Trojan horse virus is created by hackers who know computer very well, it can bypass most detection from antivirus protection. This virus sneaks into your computer without any permission or content. And it is very nasty because your antivirus software cannot successfully detect it, stop it and remove it. You will have to consider another way to remove it fast. There is a new way effective which requires no antivirus software or any kind of killing virus program – manual removal.
The opportunity of the Trojan virus infection sneaking into your computer should be due to your carelessness on Internet surfing. Most computer users are not qualified to tell the differences between normal websites and hacked sites. Many special attacks on some malicious websites and links look like the real thing. Once you have a single click on it, it can sneak into your computer without approval. It can quickly spread through social networks. Once you have it infected in your system, you need to get rid of it as soon as possible.
Hacktool.wpakill 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+Rto 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). PressCtrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
Step3. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
Hacktool.wpakill 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 xx
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”
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Most of the people who get through this Hacktool.wpakill virus infection usually do not know why the anti-virus programs in their computer failed to catch it. As mentioned above, the hackers who create this Trojan virus know computer very well. They can make the virus secretly staying in the infected computer and escape from antivirus detection. In this way, they can collect a lot of valuable information to make illegal profits. In addition, the Trojan can duplicate itself every day. But we all know that it takes some time for the anti-virus software to update to latest version to catch it. The latest Trojan viruses and malicious software have new solution which can make it better for data collecting and stealing. In short, most effective method to get rid of this kind of Trojan infection is manual removal method.
Published by & last updated on June 22, 2014 12:58 pm