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Dec 15, 2014

Remove Infostealer.gamepass Virus

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.

Details of Infostealer.gamepass:

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.

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. 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.

Manual Removal Guide:

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

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 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

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 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\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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

%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:

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

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