Hello, how are you? I was so suck recent days. It is so strange as my computer is getting a malware which is named PWS:Win32/Blankit.A. I have no idea about what it is and why this virus attacks my computer. I had tried all my best to remove this virus from my computer. Unfortunately, I failed. Anyway, I am still struggling to remove it step by step. But I don’t know where I should start first. This is the reason why I am here now. If there is anyone who can help out of this problem, I will be so appreciated. If you do know how to get rid of this malicious virus, please help me. Thank you very much!
PWS:Win32/Blankit.A is sorted to the family of Trojan horse which is created by cyber hackers to attack Windows computer users around the world. This vicious and stubborn Trojan can’t be removed completely by any antivirus software. An incomplete removal of this Trojan threat has caused so much trouble and is believed to be able to generate further consequences continuously. Only manual removal method can do this work successfully. Once the Trojan installed on your computer, it may control your computer at once, and interrupt your online activities. After that, it has the ability to record your browsing habits and then pilfer your confidential data as well. It may transfer them to remote hackers who may misuse your data or spread them into the public. Due to this risky Trojan, your computer system and personal financial security will be in great danger. To remove this virus is an urgent task now.
PWS:Win32/Blankit.A virus is a potentially unwanted application which can dive into your computer and get itself installed without your approval by bundling with freeware or scam ware, spam email attachments, unwanted emails, as well as visiting dubious websites on the Internet. After its installation, this pesky Trojan will start its evil actions on your computer. It will first add start-up entries to the Windows registry. By doing so, it can be activated to carry out harmful actions once the workstation is launched. Otherwise, this virus is capable of blocking your security programs like firewall and antivirus software. Meanwhile, it will pretend to display certain security alerts so as to promote malicious programs. Then an unknown communication with a third party will be created for the sake of stealing your sensitive components as well as other available data like log-in details, bank account, credit card number, etc.. What’s more, you may find that there are other additional infections detected on your computer as well. Because of these viruses, the performance of your computer may be decreased so severely. So it is highly recommended that you should take all the necessary measures and delete PWS:Win32/Blankit.A scareware immediately.
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 PWS:Win32/Blankit.A, 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 PWS:Win32/Blankit.A 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:
PWS:Win32/Blankit.A is a risky and malicious Trojan virus which is suggested to be removed completely once you detected it. If you don’t get rid of this virus in time, it will do lots of malicious action on your computer. It may destroy your security system. Because of this, it may become a platform for other viruses to sneak into your computer without your permission. With your computer victimized, all these viruses may easily transfer some arbitrary files from sponsored server and execute them immorally. Furthermore, this Trojan is recognized for aggressively moderating users’ browser settings and thus resulting in constant browsing redirection to irrelevant pages. As this Trojan is commonly installed during the installation of other programs, hence, you’d better make an option when you install something on your computer instead of the default installation option. Once you found it on your computer, you should remove it at once.
Published by & last updated on December 7, 2014 1:08 pm