Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock Removal Guide

Is your computer infected with Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock virus and you cannot find a way to get rid of it? Is the computer running slowly and you always get error messages when you launch a program or open a document? Do you know the purpose of this virus? The following post will guide you how to manually remove this nasty Trojan from the computer completely.

Learn More About Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock Virus:

Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock virus is categorized as Trojan horse that installs onto vulnerable computers without any awareness. Although this type of virus doesn’t have the ability to replicate itself or spread to other devices sharing the same network, it can lead to other infections being installed on a machine and cause tons of troubles to PC users. Hackers usually put this virus in some pornography web sites or get it bundled with “free” programs. So if a user ever downloaded some freeware or shareware on the Internet or visited those malicious web sites, his computer must be more vulnerable to be attacked by this nasty virus.

There are a number of symptoms you may notice after your computer is infected and the most noticeable symptom is system slowness. The virus can change the settings of operating system and insert harmful files deeply into crucial system files as well as system folders without any permission. It creates a lot of junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive, therefore you will find your computer always gets stuck and it takes a long time to respond every task you perform. The virus can block most of antivirus programs, therefore many loopholes will be generated and other threats will get into infected computer easily. Besides, the Trojan can inject malicious codes in the system in order to help hackers take over your computer remotely. As a result, users’ personal information like credit card, bank account details, log-in passwords or other financial information could be leaked out. In a word, Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock virus must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this nasty Trojan, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

Major Characteristics of This Nasty Trojan Include:

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.

How Does This Virus Get On Your Computer?

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 Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock virus, 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:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock 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:

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.


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%\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:

Trojan:Win32/Skeeyah.A!plock is a nasty virus that corrupts your system files, weakens the security level of the infected computer and modifies all your key registry settings as well as disables your firewall. Once inside, it can help install more malware and even steal your passwords, account ID, bank information or online payment password without your awareness. The virus performs many bad actions once it is installed. It can modify your browser settings and cause annoying redirection when you get online. Also it may display error messages and unwanted pop-up ads on your browser and then lead you to questionable sites. Not to mention it has the ability to cause blue screen of death and system frozen problem. Anyway, the virus just stops computer users from working properly on their computers and it must be removed from the computer as quickly as possible.

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 on March 12, 2015 4:17 pm, last updated on March 12, 2015 4:17 pm

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