Sep 22, 2014

Remove Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k

I get the Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k thing on my computer, I don’t know anything about it and where it comes from. And my security tools are unable to deal with it at all. It is so disturbing to see the security warning on my screen every time I turn on my computer. What will happen if leaving it to stay in the computer ? Is there any other ways to get rid of it? I’m so grateful that if any suggestion is given to solve the problem.

Details of Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k:

Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k is a risky Trojan infection which may intrude into computers through visiting malicious websites and downloading suspicious softwares . It is usually harmful for inexperienced computer users and brings a lot of uncomfortable problems. OS like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows7 and also Windows8 are the targets of the attacker. Once installed on a Windows PC, Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k is able to provide a backdoor for the cyber criminals sitting remotely to take control of your computer. And they pursue their mysterious aims by stealing personal information like passwords, credit card, bank account information etc. It would perform many destructive activities on your computer, making it chaos step by step. If it can’t be dealt with as a quick time, serious damage will occur while it runs in the background.Once infected by the Trojan , the antivirus program will report it immediately but unable to delete it completely. If you leave it in your computer for a long time, it would agree to install some adware, ransomware or other threatening programs to mess up your computer together. In that way, the PC becomes very vulnerable, at that time, it will be severely weakened.

Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k could secretly download unknown files or other malware to the infected system if it is not removed completely and promptly. It may suffer a lot from additional infections or malware installations. User could get the infection by common methods, downloading freeware or shareware, opening junk mails, visiting malicious websites, sharing data, clicking unsafe links. While being installed, it changes the web browsers settings, alters the windows Registry and spreads more malware infections on the infected computer system without your knowledge. It also shows fake warning messages to confuse you. And then this virus begins to replicate itself and quickly diffuses through over the whole computer, making other files and data infected, thus you may lose some important information. PC performance is downgraded seriously that may noticed by users, especially the running speed. It will take a long time to operate a certain application and sometimes windows freezes when they are going online. So you need to remove it from the infected computer without any delay before further damage occurs.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

What Can the Vicious Virus Do?

1. Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k has the ability to download additional components and other infections in the target computer in order to fully complete its penetration.
2. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.
3. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other private data.

Manual Removal Guide:

Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k is a malicious Trojan virus that can install itself into the computer system without your consent and consciousness. It lets your computer work slowly and implants with other serious infections into the computer. What is worse, the Trojan is able to steal your information stored in the computer. It is recommended that you remove it as soon as possible. You can follow the manual guide here to have the virus removed immediately.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of  Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k

2. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries ofTrojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random


(2). Find out and remove the associated files




%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

No doubt that Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k is a very dangerous Trojan infection. The virus is secretly hiding in some hacked websites, spam email attachments or malicious programs. It will largely slow down the running speed of computer and take up a high usage of your CPU, making your system going from bad to worse. When you accidentally open some suspicious websites, the Trojan infection will catch the chance to infect your computer. It can be used by the attackers to steal your personal information. So needless to say how dangerous it is. So the virus should be completely removed in a manual way as soon as possible.

The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by & last updated on September 22, 2014 10:24 am

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