At the time I was confusing about why my computer was working so slowly. Later I did a scan on my computer with my security tool. I got a result that my computer was infected by Backdoor.Padpin. I was so frightened. As I was so worried about my computer may be ruined by this virus, I lost my redirection for what to do next. Please help me out of this trouble. Millions of thanks!
Backdoor.Padpin belongs to the malicious Trojan virus family which would do lots of harmful things on the targeted computer. This virus has been announced recently and annoyed lots of computer victims all around the world. This Trojan is acting a crucial role during some ransomware viruse such as money pack, Ukash and police virus. This Trojan virus may act as a platform for these viruses as soon as it got into your computer. Then your computer may be totally blocked by malicious scam virus like Ukash warning. This infection may get the chance to access your computer with a help of various means of distribution like spam email attachments, freeware, shareware and so on. This is why it is said that this virus is so dangerous and tricky as you may not when this infection dives into your computer until your computer is blocked or it is detected on your computer.
Infected by Backdoor.Padpin? What to do then? You may get a message which is said that if you want to unblock your computer that you have to pay the ransom fine. As a matter of fact, this is just a scam virus. You may feel so scared when you see this message at your first sight. Under no circumstance should you pay the fine of the rogue. As it doesn’t do any help to unblock your phone even you pay for the fine. What’s more, you will come across numerous pop ups on your screen every time performing browsing tasks. This Trojan is capable to redirect your search links to some suspicious websites. This is why you may find that your default homepage and browser settings are just modified randomly. Additionally, this Trojan may make remote cyber criminals accessed your computer easily and then conduct their evil tasks on your computer without your permission. For the sake of protecting your computer, you’d better to remove this malicious Trojan in case it ruins your computer system badly.
1. Desktop background image and Browser homepage settings are changed. Google, Yahoo Searches are redirected.
2. It may slow down your computer considerably and you will feel like your computer is stuck. This includes opening programs, shutting down your computer, and slow Internet.
3. It is capable to corrupt your windows registry and uses it to deploy annoying pop up ads out of nowhere. You will get many unwanted pop-ups on your computer.
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 Backdoor.Padpin, 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 Backdoor.Padpin 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 all known that Backdoor.Padpin is a kind of malicious Trojan virus. Once this vicious virus got into your computer, it has the ability to spy on your computer and keep track of your computer resource to collect your confidential information on purpose. Other symptoms related with this bug may include system crash, file missing, executable programs disabled, etc..Therefore, you should remove this virus completely from your computer as soon as you can. It is highly recommended to delete this virus by manual removal which can clean this virus permanently.
Published by & last updated on November 12, 2014 8:31 pm