Remove Trojan.Win32.Yakes.hipf

There are many security alerts popping up constantly, all of which show that I have a dangerous Trojan.Win32.Yakes.hipf virus in my computer. I can see that the virus is detected many times, but the antivirus program is unable to remove it. My computer is in danger? Will the computer system be crashed by the virus? How to get rid of it from my computer?

Details of Trojan.Win32.Yakes.hipf:

Trojan.Win32.Yakes.hipf infection is classified as a vicious Trojan virus which can appear in any computer for it is capable of bypassing the block from most antivirus programs. That does not mean that your antivirus program is not good. In fact, antivirus programs are not so perfect that they can handle every virus infection. In addition, a lot of new viruses are being created by cyber criminals every day who are proficient in computer tech skills. The antivirus programs also need some time to update the virus database.

Trojan.Win32.Yakes.hipf is a very aggressive Trojan virus infection. It is able to mess up system data and your personal info stored in the computer. If you still fail to get rid of it completely, the infected computer will be going to crash and your valuable information will be stolen. Due to this Trojan virus, your computer can’t perform properly. The system gets stuck seriously and blue screen of death happens frequently. What is worse, the virus will implant more and more other virus infections into the infected computer system including malicious software and ransomware and even help the virus makers get into the computer without letting you know by creating security vulnerabilities. That is to say, the private information can be collected by them! Thus, you should have the virus removed as early as possible.

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:

You can visually see the ransomware and browser hijackers in your computer screen, but the Trojan.Win32.Yakes.hipf virus is invisible. That is why many computer users have no idea of how to remove the virus because they don’t know how to begin. If you can’t manage to completely remove it, it will appear again and again every time you restart the computer. Because antivirus programs cannot delete it, manual removal can be the best method. You need professional knowledge to deal with the registry keys,.DLL files etc. manually. If you have no experience, you can easily go wrong, which may cause damages to the system.

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.Win32.Yakes.hipf

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.Win32.Yakes.hipf 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:

Trojan.Win32.Yakes.hipf is a vicious Trojan virus infection. You may suffer from the virus if you accidentally click on an unknown link, visit a corrupted web site or download an infected program onto your computer. Once it is inside the computer, it immediately starts by tampering with some default settings of your computer system so that it can stay in the compute safely. Every time you think the antivirus program has removed it successfully, it gets back again after you restart the computer. As mentioned above, this Trojan virus is capable of bypassing most antivirus programs. It is designed by the virus makers to stay in the infected computer as long as possible in order to collect more valuable data. So it needs to be manually removed if you want to drive it away from the computer.

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 on January 19, 2015 4:03 pm, last updated on January 19, 2015 4:03 pm

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