Hey, there. Yesterday I found that my computer was running so slowly. Then I did a full scanning on it. I found there was a virus on my computer. It was TeslaCrypt. I don’t know how I get this virus into my computer. I tried all my best to get rid of this virus. But I failed at the end. The virus is now still making chaos on my computer. What should I do now? Who can help me remove this virus? Please help! I just need my computer back into normal. Thank you!
TeslaCrypt is a kind of malicious computer infection which is classified as the Trojan virus that is designed by cyber criminals to attack Windows computer all around the world. So many victims suffered from this kind of virus. This virus may not do anything good on your computer after it was installed. Lots of harmful thing will be conducted on your system. So you may find that your computer was not working normally while you were using it to do your work. You may be so curious on how this virus gets into your computer without your permission or knowledge. As this virus may get into your system when you install something on your computer or visit some unauthorized websites. This virus commonly be attached to freeware downloads and spam emails attachments, suspicious links and pop-ups and so on. You may get this virus by doing your careless activities on your computer. As soon as you detected this virus on your system, please remove this virus from your computer without any delay.
Do you believe that a virus will not stay still on your system without doing anything bad on it? If you think so, you will make a mistake decision of ignoring the virus on your computer when you find it. TeslaCrypt is a stubborn and malicious Trojan virus. It may conduct many unwanted actions at your background when you start your computer. This infection is considered as a virus with high-level risk. Activities it conducted can’t be ended from your task manager. Even though you can end them at the moment, you may see them at the next minute. It is so weird, isn’t it? Anyway, this virus should be removed immediately. If not, this virus may block your access to the Internet on all your browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Safari and so on. It may change your browser setting and homepage and then readdress you to unsafe web pages while you are online. Your antivirus tool will not work fine after that. It can’t remove this virus completely. This virus may damage your security system and act as a back door for other viruses getting into your system, such as other Trojan, spyware, malware and adware and so on. Due to this virus, your computer runs more and more slowly day by day. Therefore, you are suggested to remove this virus from your computer once you find 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 TeslaCrypt, 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 TeslaCrypt 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:
TeslaCrypt is a risky and pesky virus. It is usually getting into your system with some unwanted things on the Internet. Once this virus gets into your system, it may add its files into your Registry and hide its codes by using the same name of your programs files which are used to prevent your antivirus software to remove it automatically. Otherwise, this virus may distribute more corrupt files to mess up your computer. Your computer may become crashed so frequently while you are browsing the Internet. Hence, this virus needs to be removed right now. It is said that only manual removal methods can remove this virus completely and permanently.
Published by & last updated on March 3, 2015 12:04 pm