Usually, my computer worked so fast. But last night after I installed a computer game, then a few hours later, while I was playing games so frequently, my computer began to stuck and freeze. It was so strange. I turned off the computer and I thought it would back to normal this morning. However, things went worse. This morning I did a scan on my computer. Lots of threats were found. Among them, Win32/Nuqel.E was detected on my computer as well. Unfortunately, security programs couldn’t remove all threats completely. I am so worried about my computer now. What should I do? Please help. Thank you for helping me to remove the virus!
Win32/Nuqel.E is classified as the Trojan family which is designed by the cyber criminals to infect computer users around the global. 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. This destructive Trojan virus assists cyber criminals in hacking into vulnerable computers and pilfering innocent users’ sensitive information. 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 Win32/Nuqel.E do once it is installed on your computer? This Trojan is promoted by misleading websites and advertisement, which offer free online scan or online test, the result of which will claim your computer has high risky threats and recommend you to download the virus. 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 login names, email addresses, credit card details and the like to engage in illegal activities. Hence, due to this Trojan, your computer and your privacy may be set in a risky situation. So, it is strongly recommended that Win32/Nuqel.E should be removed once it is detected 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 Win32/Nuqel.E, 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 Win32/Nuqel.E 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:
Win32/Nuqel.E is risky computer infection which should be removed as soon as you detected on your computer. After the installation of this Trojan, it may change your registry editor, DNS settings and other settings, which may causes annoyance to your computer. This Trojan displays numbers of unwanted advertisements, fake pop-ups and also gives fake message that alert your system gets infected or need to software update. All these things are so pesky and boring. If you want to get rid of this virus completely and permanently, please use manual removal way to eliminate this virus.
Published by & last updated on March 4, 2015 3:39 pm