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Feb 10, 2015

Remove Trojan.Zbot Activity 15

Hi, there. This morning I was editing my English document on my computer after I downloaded games application online. During the process of editing, my computer became stuck and then a warning popped up telling me that my computer got a really high-level Trojan virus with its name of Trojan.Zbot Activity 15. What is that? How did I get this virus into my computer? I don’t know! What should I do now? How to remove this virus? Please tell some suggestion! Thank you!

A Brief Introduction of Trojan.Zbot Activity 15

Trojan.Zbot Activity 15 is a malicious Trojan virus which may ruin Windows computer users system once it gets into the compromised computer. This Trojan can dive into your computer secretly without your permission or knowledge. This Trojan can get into your computer by bundling itself with spam emails attachments and freeware downloads, as well suspicious websites and so on. So if you want to avoid this virus entering your computer, you need to pay more attention to what you do online. Once this Trojan is detected on your computer, you should take methods to get rid of this computer as soon as possible.

What will Trojan.Zbot Activity 15 do once it is installed on your computer? It is obviously it will not do anything good on your computer, but it will generate lots of harmful things instead. After the installation of the virus, it may run automatically at the background. Then change your browser settings without your consent. As a result, you may redirect to some unwanted malicious web pages. Additionally, this Trojan may destroy your security system and open a back door which may allow remote hackers to access your computer and then pilfer your confidential data. Otherwise, this Trojan may distribute countless advertisements on your computer regardless of your will. As a result, data like your credit card information, bank account information, online trading information and log-in usernames as well as password may be stolen by cyber criminals. Hence, due to this Trojan, your computer and your privacy may be set in a risky situation. So, it is strongly recommended that Trojan.Zbot Activity 15 should be removed once it is detected on your computer.

Processing manual removal should have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start or afraid of making any critical damage on the computer system, please open a live chat with YooCare Expert now!

What Will This Trojan Actually Do 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 Trojan.Zbot Activity 15, professional manual guide is needed.

About Trojan Virus Removal:

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 Trojan.Zbot Activity 15 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:

task manager
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.

Folder Options

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.

Run

Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:

registry editor

b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:

%AllUsersProfile%\[random]
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\[random]
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Temp

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Conclusion

Trojan.Zbot Activity 15 is a risky computer infection which belongs to a high-level Trojan infection family that can collect privileged information from the infected computer and send it to a third party. This Trojan may act as a platform which allows remote hackers to take control of your computer. Any security program installed on your computer will be disabled by this Trojan for the sake of avoiding detection and removal. This is the reason why you can’t aware of its presence. To make things worse, this Trojan may spread lots of pop-up ads to chock up your computer so that your computer performance may be degraded severely. If you don’t remove this virus in time, it may cause a complete computer crash. So it is so important to remove this virus as early as possible.

Note: Still have trouble in removing this virus? If you don’t want to mess up your whole PC, Please contact YooCare Experts for instant help now.

Published by & last updated on February 10, 2015 6:49 am

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