Dec 12, 2014

Remove Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am

Have you ever been annoyed by the virus called Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am? Do you find that it is difficult to be removed by antivirus programs? This Trojan virus is very dangerous and is able to bring many damages to your computer. So you should remove it as soon as possible according to the guidance here.

Details of Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am:

Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am is one of the latest Trojan horse viruses, which is trying to break into the fragile computer systems from around the world. Don’t underestimate this virus. Many other viruses and malicious software can get into your computer in the backdoor to cause further damages with the help of the Trojan. So once the antivirus software detects it in your computer, you should try to get rid of it by manual removal because antivirus software cannot remove all its files and registry keys. If you do not remove it completely, you will see it again and again after you restart the computer.

Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am can spread widely on the Internet via hiding in porn sites, spam emails from unfamiliar contacts and corrupted free programs. When it has the chance to seep into your computer, it will change the default system settings, as well as registry keys, which helps it to stay in your computer steadily as long as possible  There will be lots of pop-up ads and web sites to interrupt and harass you. What is worse, the Trojan will enable the virus makers to remote into your computer furtively without letting you know. There is no doubt that you should not rely too much on antivirus software because it should be removed manually.

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:

Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am virus needs to be removed manually because it can bypass most of the legitimate antivirus software. In case that any error may occur and lead to unpredictable losses during the removal process, please take some time to do a backup beforehand. Then follow the steps that are given below:

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-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am

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-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am 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:

How can Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am get into your computer without your permission? Because the computer hackers make use of the universality of the Internet and put the virus in some web sites and free programs to trick ordinary computer users. When the Trojan infection completes the installation into your computer, you do not know that it is there at the beginning. But soon, your computer will not work properly. For example, you may be redirected to some unwanted places when surfing the Internet and have to receive a lot of pop-up windows including ads and false security alarms. More and more unknown programs will be installed before you know that and your computer will be slower than before. What is worse, the Trojan virus can allow computer hackers to monitor all your activities in order to steal sensitive information. To stop Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rack.Am, a complete removal is needed.

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 & last updated on December 12, 2014 4:40 pm

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