You get a report from the antivirus program saying there is a virus called Infostealer.gamepass in the computer? You feel confused about the fact that your antivirus program cannot remove the virus? What is the difference between the virus and other infections? Find out more information about it and follow the given manual removal steps here to get rid of it completely.
Infostealer.gamepass is defined as a hateful computer virus which has the ability to bypass the protection of most antivirus programs and cause serious problems constantly. This radical infection created by computer hackers is able to collect as much valuable information from computer users as possible. Everything has its advantages and disadvantages. The network is making the earth become smaller, but the virus can be published to the Internet by network criminals to infect computers from all over the world in a quick speed.
Because the Infostealer.gamepass virus is specially designed by computer hackers who know a lot about tech skills, most antivirus programs are unable to capture it accurately. Therefore, it is not a wise choice to keep looking for and download removal tools from the Internet, which may let your face the risk that the computer is infected with another malware infection. In addition, this malignant virus does not have a specific process in the Windows task manager and also does not show up as a program in the control panel, many inexperienced computer users do not know what to do when the antivirus programs do not work. Furthermore, manual removal needs better computer skills. The lack of professional knowledge can lead to wrong operation that can result in unpredictable damages.
1. Infostealer.gamepass 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.
As mentioned above, antivirus programs cannot have this Infostealer.gamepass virus deleted, so you have to think of another way to get rid of it. In all ways, manual removal can be regarded as the best to completely eliminate the infection. If you are afraid of losing any important documents and data, we recommend that you back up all the important things beforehand.
1. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end the processes of Infostealer.gamepass
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
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries of Infostealer.gamepass 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\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
There are a lot of new viruses similar to the Infostealer.gamepass infection released by computer hackers every day. That is the reason why your antivirus program fails to catch these viruses. Antivirus programs need time to store the latest virus data and update the database. This Infostealer.gamepass virus is extremely dangerous! It is the origin of other virus infections. It causes loopholes in the system and then implants some other viruses including worms, spyware, browser hijackers and ransomware into the computer. The virus makers spread this virus infection through putting the virus in some resources online. It can be placed in some hacked website, “free” programs, links or spam email attachments. Once you access to those resources online accidentally, it will have the opportunity to enter the computer system without your permission. It has the ability to immediately modify system settings and disable the security function when it is active in the backdoor. The infected computer always acts slowly and strangely. Therefore, Infostealer.gamepass should be removed as soon as possible.
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 15, 2014 8:52 am