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Sep 22, 2014

Remove Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan

You get an alert from the antivirus program about Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan? The antivirus program claims that the virus is removed but the alert still pops up every once in a while? Is this a very stubborn virus? How to delete it completely so as to keep the computer clean? What can it do to the infected computer?

Details of Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan:

Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan is classified as dangerous Trojan virus from a large Trojan family. Trojans are so rampant in these days. Different from other viruses, Trojans will not show up to let you see it. They always hide in some free programs with interesting functions to attract computer users to download it into the computer. In addition, if you visit malicious websites that pops up unknown windows or asks you to install unknown plug-ins, your computer may also be infected after you click on them. Its installation does not need your permission. Cyber criminals who design Trojans are able to access and control the infected system with the help of the Trojans. Once they connect to the computer successfully, they will have the chance to collect your valuable information or even monitor what you are doing in the computer.

Similar to Trojan Downloader.Win32.Devsog!k and Trojan:Win32/Peaac, Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan is unstoppable for many antivirus programs. That does not mean that your antivirus software is useless. The Trojan is so stubborn that it has the ability to mutate if all its components in the computer cannot be removed completely. You may have tried a lot of removal tools but it stays in your computer safely. Once installed, it will change the operation system environment. Soon you will experience a lot of problems such as slow computer performance and blue screen of death. Other computer malware will be implanted into the computer to cause further damages. The Trojan virus does not show as an object that you can uninstall and antivirus programs always fail to get rid of it thoroughly. Therefore, manual removal is suggested here.

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. It 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:

Because Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan can avoid a lot of antivirus programs, manual removal can guarantee a complete fix. However, manual removal needs professional skills in handling processes, files and registry entries. Any errors during the removal may lead to more problems. Backing up important files and programs are also proposed to do in advance. Otherwise, you may lose some valuable things.

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.Win32.Webnaviscan

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 of Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan 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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

%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:

With the development of computers and Internet, Trojan problem becomes a big threat to many computer users in those days. Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan is very vicious. Computer users are difficult to notice its invasion. Once entering the computer, it won’t show up as browser hijacker and ransomware do, so it is difficult to be found unless we run antivirus program to scan the whole system. It will hide in the computer as a system process. If you cannot successfully get rid of the Trojan virus, it will be able to help cyber criminals to access your computer and collect your private things. They can even take control of the infected computer. It is absolutely not safe to keep this Trojan virus in the computer. Trojan.Win32.Webnaviscan should be removed 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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