I picked up Trojan:win32/ircbrute last night. Norton cannot get rid of this Trojan virus . When I try to use some tools which is available on the Internet, no one can remove it. I am very disappointed. Some of them are even cannot be uninstalled at all. How can I delete this Tojan virus on my computer? This virus will destroy my personal files. I’m afraid of it very much! Please help!
Trojan:win32/ircbrute is a malicious virus program which will be in the infected computer and will cause a terrible virus infection for it is usually a viral infection that safe program can detect, but have no enough power to get rid of it because the virus can hide and evade antivirus program tracking. The Trojan virus modifies key settings so that it can infect the whole system secretly. Once it has been successfully installed in the infected computer, the infected machine will suffer from performance degradation or even system collapse such as the blue screen of PC crash.
This Trojan virus stays tough with the infected PC so users have to spend a long time to run a program or use the infected computer smoothly for all the CPU resources have been eaten up. What is worse, the virus even point you to malicious websites and forums including browser hijackers or redirects, even malicious software downloading which contains other viruses which explains why the infected computer has more than one virus infection sometimes. In any case, this virus is a extremely dangerous viruses that it needs to be removed as soon as possible so that the infected computer in a safe condition.
Trojan:win32/ircbrute 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.
xx 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 Trojan:win32/ircbrute
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”
As this Trojan:win32/ircbrute virus, its purpose is to be plant into your computer secretly and grow back in silence. It can change some security settings to avoid virus scan. Usually, this one is created to collect personal information on your computer. Of course, the ultimate goal of computer virus is to put the malicious file into your computer, such as wrong advertising direction, rogue software or virus file which can damage your computer system or fraud ransomware which can scam you a lot of money. At the time your computer has been infected; the registry key will be the first target to change to ensure that it will start automatically when Windows starts. It further means you cannot get rid of the virus via firewall or anti-virus software.
Published by & last updated on July 3, 2014 1:25 pm