Help, please! My computer is working so slowly now. What happen? My security program informs me that my computer is infected by HTML:FakeLock-F. What is it? How does my computer get this malicious Trojan? How can I get rid of it? I am so scared. Will this pesky Trojan ruin my computer? I don’t want to leave it on my computer any more. Please help me to remove it as soon as possible. Thank you!
HTML:FakeLock-F is completely a hazardous Trojan virus which is designed by malicious cyber criminals to attack innocent computer users for realizing their illegal purposes on targeted computers. These villains utilize this vicious Trojan to infect computers by bundling it with the third party program like some freeware programs. Although this Trojan can be detected by security programs, it can’t be deleted completely by the end. Once this Trojan got into your computer, it will occupy a huge space on CPU which may lead to decrease the performance of your computer badly. This malicious Trojan can automatically install and run when you start up your infected computer. It may also take control of your online activities. Besides, it maybe has the ability to end up all the running process on your computer which may disable your computer system immediately. Once it installed on your computer, ignoring this Trojan or leaving it on your computer for a long time is not a wide decision you make. What you should to first is to remove it completely without any delay, or you’ll be regret later if you let HTML:FakeLock-F continue to make chaos on your computer once it is detected.
Are you getting so confused about how this Trojan sneak into your computer without your permission and notice? No matter you believe it or not? It is said that HTML:FakeLock-F can dive into your computer system secretly and automatically run itself every time you boot your affected desktop. This vicious Trojan which is produced by cyber hackers and is commonly attached itself with some freeware download, risky and dubious websites or spam email attachments as well as some unwanted emails. As it can run itself automatically, it may bring lots other additional viruses and malware as well, such as worms, key loggers, spyware, adware into your computer in order to make more damage on your computer or even make your computer crashed and stuck severely. All these infections may make your system become very brittle and easily broken by other viruses. This Trojan may damage your security programs and firewall protection on your computer and thus your computer will inevitably become a goal for cyber hackers to attack your computer. This Trojan not only becomes a sophisticated delivery platform for other malware as well as a bridge for cyber hackers to get access into your computer and then pilfer your confidential data. As a result, once HTML:FakeLock-F is found on your computer, so as to protect your computer and crucial data timely, you should take measures to get rid of this malicious Trojan right now before it makes more damage on your computer.
1. It can download other vicious programs into computer and make further damage.
2. It can sneak into your computer secretly and then foul up your computer system.
3. It will take a long time to boot and shut down your computer.
4. It will slow down the performance of your computer and even make it frozen and crashed.
5. It can steal your personal data and transfer to remote cyber hackers.
Note: No matter how the virus accesses your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of HTML:FakeLock-F, professional manual guide is needed.
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once HTML:FakeLock-F virus is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:
As you know that HTML:FakeLock-F is a dangerous and tricky Trojan virus, it can access your computer through many channels. It will redirect the homepage of your browsers or reopen a new tab when you are visiting a site. It will generate other additional malware so as to block your files and make your system corrupted as well. It may mess up your computer and make it disable. You can’t do anything with it. It can also hide itself like the registries, files and so on. So it is not so easy to be cleaned away by the automatic antivirus software program. Only manual removal can delete this stubborn Trojan completely and permanently. So if you find your computer is infected by this Trojan, you should use manual removal to take away this vicious Trojan out of your computer as soon as possible.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on November 10, 2014 10:21 am