What? Phase Bot? What is it? Trojan? Why do I get this virus into my computer? I am so worried about my computer. Will this virus damage my system? What should I do? I can’t use my Norton to delete it. It is said that this virus should be removed by manual. But I can’t remove this virus by manual by myself. Any suggestion or recommendation will be so grateful. Thanks!
Phase Bot is a malicious Trojan which is created by cyber criminals to attached computer users system around the global. This infection can be wide spread through the Internet. This virus is commonly bundled with a third party program like suspicious websites, spam email attachments, unwanted emails, as well as some “free” software downloads. This Trojan may get into your computer system secretly. You may get this virus by accident while you are surfing the Internet on some unsafe web sites which you don’t aware whether it is safe or not. Once this virus installed on your computer, it may create lots of computer troubles for you. Hence, it is highly recommended you should remove this Trojan immediately as soon as you find it on your computer.
What will this Trojan do after its installation? After Phase Bot installed on your computer, firstly, as soon as this virus came into your computer, it may take control of your computer system immediately. Your online activities may be interrupted as well. Secondly, this Trojan has the ability to change your homepage and Internet DNS setting without your permission. As a result, while you are search something with your browser, you may be redirected to some vicious web pages which promote fake software instead of the web you need. Moreover, this virus is capable of make serious damage like abrupt functioning, automatic reboot, and deletion of some important files on your computer. Otherwise, this Trojan can act as terrible property as the backdoor infection. Once this Trojan can run on your computer successfully, it may open up a backdoor to help other additional computer threats to get into your computer and then perform the harmful activates in the background of the computer together. Last but not least, this virus may decrease your computer performance so badly day by day if you leave this virus on your computer with the passage of time. Therefore, it is suggested that this Trojan should be gotten rid of as soon as you detect it on your computer.
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 Phase Bot, 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 Phase Bot 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:
Phase Bot is a risky and malicious Trojan infection. Everyone who uses a computer should protect your computer from being infected by this virus. In order to prevent this infection getting into your computer, you should not download the thing which you are not familiar with and unsafe from the Internet. You should not visit some suspicious web site which may contain malware virus. You should not open spam emails as well as its attachments. You should keep in mind that if you detect that there is a Trojan on your computer, you should remove it as soon as possible. Manual removal is the best and most effective way to get rid of this Trojan completely and permanently. If you don’t have a skillful computer technology, it is suggested that you should turn to Yoocare online expert for help. We are 24 hours available for you.
Published by & last updated on January 15, 2015 10:43 am