Hey, man. What is going on now? My computer is stuck. And a pop up comes up and says that my computer is infected by a virus which is named Wincheck. Is that true? Is it a virus? What should I do now? My computer gets stuck so frequently these days. AVG can’t remove it as I have tried so many times, but none of them is successful. Without antivirus program, I know nothing about the removal of this virus. How can I remove this virus completely from my computer? Is there a shortcut to do this? Please help me out of this bad situation. Thank you very much!
Wincheck is classified as a Trojan horse virus which is newly created computer infection with the purpose of attacking Windows computer users. Once this virus gets into your system, it has the ability to hamper your work by disabling the installed software and important programs on your computer. How did this virus dive into your computer? Can you figure out how this thing happens? You have no any clue, don’t you? Commonly, this Trojan can sneak into your computer without your knowledge through watching movies, videos, playing online games from unbelievable websites and etc. Besides, it may also get into your system from the downloading of freeware, visiting some suspicious websites, opening spam emails as well as its attachments. So, if you want to avoid this virus getting into your computer, you’d better take care of your online activities. Once this virus is found, please take immediate action to get rid of it.
Do you know what this virus will do on your infected computer after its installation? Wincheck is a high-level computer infection. Once this Trojan is installed on your system, lots of malicious action may be conducted on your computer. Once installed, it has the ability to modify or alter your desktop settings as well as homepage and browser settings. Besides, it may display countless add-ons and pop-up ads on your computer which will interrupt you so often while you are working on the Internet. Moreover, this vicious Trojan is capable of conducting different kinds of malicious tasks on your computer such as install BHO on your web browser and it can easily monitor your online activities. Furthermore, this virus will eliminate some of your system files and change your firewall settings so as to get away from the detection of antivirus tools. If you don’t remove this virus in time, you may find that your computer becomes more and more slowly day after day. The best choice is to remove this virus as soon as you detect it on your system.
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 Wincheck, 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 Wincheck 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:
Wincheck is a dangerous computer infection which is designed by cyber criminals for the goals of sneaking into your computer to pilfer your crucial information. Once this Trojan gets into your computer, it may consume a huge part of your system resources so that it can make your system performance and Internet connection extremely slow. Due to this virus, you may be redirected to visit some unwanted websites so frequently. This Trojan is a big threat to your computer. So you should remove it once you found it on your computer. Manual removal is the best way to remove this virus completely and permanently. But this process is so complicated. If you don’t know how to do it by yourself, please don’t take the risk as one step mistake may lead you to damage your whole system more severely. In case this disaster happens, please turn to 24/7 hours YooCare Online Expert for help.
Published by & last updated on February 11, 2015 6:13 am