Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K Removal

You get a pop-up report from AVG saying that the system is in danger due to Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K? Where do you get this vicious Trojan virus? And why does the antivirus program seem to be unable to get rid of it from your computer? What is the better plan we can get help from? Do we have to format the entire system just in order to delete this Trojan virus completely? What is the best way to save the data and computer?

Details of Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K:

Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K is classified as a Trojan infection which is one of the biggest threats to the computer system. First of all, we need to understand more about this Trojan infection. In general, Trojan viruses are usually considered to be a tool made use of by hackers to invade the infected computer remotely. You may feel confused for the antivirus program in your computer misses this hateful virus. That does not mean that your antivirus program is not good enough or has expired. Nowadays, more and more network viruses cannot be removed by antivirus programs, so we cannot rely on inflexible tools too much.

Hackers are experts in computer technology, but they cannot attack your computer at any time as they wish. That is why the Trojan horse virus Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K is created. Computer hackers need to use it as a medium. Although the Internet brings convenience to computer users from all over the world, it also has some disadvantages, one of which is facilitating virus spread. We also should not take to the woods if we get this infection on the computer since our improper online activities give this Trojan a chance to get into the computer. For example, accessing to online pornography sites, installing “free” programs, clicking on unknown links and opening attachments in spam e-mails will result in the infection. Therefore, we need to be cautious when surfing the web.

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:

Manual removal is the recommendation here in order to get rid of this nasty Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K infection. In addition to format the entire system or restore the system back to a specific previous date which has no effect on Trojan viruses, manual removal is considered to be the most effective way that can ensure a complete fix. Here are some basic steps to deal with this stubborn Trojan horse for your reference. Backup of important data and documents is also proposed to do before processing the manual removal.

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 Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.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 of Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.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:

The Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K virus is difficult to remove, isn’t it? And time is very important in getting rid of this virus. This is a contest. If you are unable to delete the Trojan horse as soon as possible, it will bring more troubles to you and your computer with the passage of time. The most dangerous consequence is that it will inject malicious code into the system to help hackers take over the computer remotely. There is no doubt that letting someone you do not know acquire your important data including bank account details, important work files and personal photos in the computer is awful. They active in the backdoor to collect what they want and God knows how they will deal with your private things. What is worse, the Trojan is also able to extend its infection, making more viruses and malware sneak into the computer without letting you know. Being filled with more and more infections and useless programs, the infected computer system gets stuck frequently while running. Thus, Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K should be removed as early as possible without hesitation!

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 on September 20, 2014 1:51 am, last updated on September 22, 2014 8:55 am

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