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Sep 22, 2014

Remove Trojan:Win32/Ropest

My Norton reports that there is a Trojan:Win32/Ropest virus in my computer and claims that it is removed completely but it comes back again like a nightmare after I restart the computer. I search about it. And I know that it can perform many destructive activities in the background if it stays in my computer for a long time. It is so annoying! I try everything but I can’t still figure out a way to deal with it completely. I am so grateful if there is someone who can help me out of the issue!

Details of Trojan:Win32/Ropest :

Trojan:Win32/Ropest is a harmful infection which is widely spread on the internet recent days. It usually disguises itself as an innocent software to convince computer users download it. This risky Trojan intrudes the computer when you download some unknown freeware or shareware applications on the Internet. It cheats you that it can improve your web browsing performance by saving your money by providing discounts like other bonuses and deals. It will degrade your computer’s performance and make your computer run slowly. Some variants of this virus have the ability to redirect the search results when using Google, Yahoo and etc. You computer suffers a lot when these kinds of malware slide into the system. It is able to track your online history and Internet activity and steal valuable personal data like passwords, credit card, bank account information etc. It is very difficult for users to get rid of Trojan:Win32/Ropest from browser completely because it keeps coming back again and again. Besides, this dangerous Trojan would provide a back door for the cyber criminals sitting remotely to access and take control of your computer

Trojan:Win32/Ropest can corrupt your windows registry as its wishes and as a result many annoying ads pop up. It is capable of altering Browser homepage settings and changing desktop background image without your permission. Sometimes you will feel like your computer is stuck. And You may find that it takes a long time to open programs. And it even shuts down your computer unexpectedly. It also helps other computer threats such as adware, spyware and malware, ransomware to infect your computer. In this way, the computer will be messed up terribly. If Trojan:Win32/Ropest is not deleted at a quick time, it can make your computer become very fragile , and even cause a complete computer crash. Therefore, the awful Trojan should be removed as soon as possible. And the manual removal method proved to be a best way to completely kick off the virus.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have sufficient computer skills.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 is able to bundle with other infections to mess up the target computer.
2. It will change your registry settings and other important windows system files.
3. It provides a backdoor for the cyber criminals to control your computer remotely without your knowledge.
4. It is capable of tracking your browsing record and collecting personal information.

Manual Removal Guide:

Manual removal is suggested here if the antivirus program in your computer can’t deal with it. The most guaranteed way to get rid of the Trojan:Win32/Ropest virus without reinstalling the system or formatting the hard disk is manual removal. Here are some basic steps to achieve this point. However, removing the virus manually requires high skills in order to determine which files to delete for the Trojan infection is changing with the passage of time. You are also suggested to do a backup before starting.
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/Ropest

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/Ropest 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:

Trojan:Win32/Ropest is a vicious Trojan which can bypass antivirus programs to make chaos in your computer. It is designed to steal your precious data for their profit. Once installed, it is able to bundle with malicious codes in the system, which facilitates the virus designers to hack into your computer secretly. In addition, it can also make system become vulnerable. More viruses will get into your computer without letting you know. As there are not antivirus programs can successfully deal with it. No doubt that this Trojan:Win32/Ropest infection should be removed manually.

The above manual removal is quiet complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills to process. Therefore, only computer users with sufficient computer skills 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 9:59 am

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