I have a Windows 7 laptop that has been running slowly so I ran Malwarebytes to see if it has been infected by some viruses that I didn’t realized. After spending 30 mins on scanning, it detected some IPH.Trojan.Clicker.W7 viruses along with other PUP threats. When I tried to remove all of them, those viruses reappeared on the next scan and didn’t seem to go away. I don’t know what to do right now. Is there any effective way I can remove this virus completely?
IPH.Trojan.Clicker.W7 is categorized as Trojan virus that can disable your firewall and current antivirus program, and then break into a vulnerable system without any permission. Most computers users get infected with this virus because they download something free from the internet. Those freebies mostly contain other potentially unwanted programs or malware. Once activated, it installs IPH.Trojan.Clicker.W7 virus to the system immediately. The virus also can be downloaded by clicking malicious pop-ups or opening attachment from a spam email. It shows many evil actions on the infected system as soon as it is installed. While it is running, you will notice some instant changes on the operation. Performance of the machine reduces to a half as well as your Internet connection. Besides, your operating system will become sluggish and it may occur blue screen of death problem randomly.
IPH.Trojan.Clicker.W7 Virus endangers the privacy of computer users. It will create a secret backdoor into your computer which allows hackers to easily access your computer. It also gives the hackers a great way to put additional viruses or software onto your computer. The virus can make an effect on the functioning of your PC. Also when you try to get online or open a program, computer will be frozen and you may keep getting errors saying “Not Responding” or “Windows Explorer is stop working”. Also the virus generates endless pop-up ads on your browser like IE, Chrome or Firefox that disturb you frequently and will not let you close down. It is a stubborn virus and it is suggested users get rid of it manually as soon as possible.
Slow down your PC speed notably.
Add other dangerous Trojan or Spyware to your system secretly.
Allow the hacker to access your entire system.
Collect all your personal information and transfer to a remote hacker.
Destroy critical system files and make PC unstable.
From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
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 IPH.Trojan.Clicker.W7, 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 IPH.Trojan.Clicker.W7 virus 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:
IPH.Trojan.Clicker.W7 is classified as a highly dangerous Trojan designed by cyber criminals in order to steal account information, passwords, online banking data and credit card information from the target users. It is known to attack computers running with Windows operating system including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and even Windows 8 (Windows 8.1). Once infected, antivirus program you have installed like Malwarebytes keeps popping up messages while you are surfing on the internet and showing you computer is at risk but you can’t get rid of it all. The virus process is a valid Windows component so it can avoid the detection of most antivirus programs. Now manual removal is considered as the most useful way to remove this Trojan.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on February 14, 2015 7:35 am