Apr 2, 2015

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A Removal Guide

Norton anti-virus software on your compute detects the TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus? Do you know how malicious it can be? It is always there after you restart the computer? Antivirus cannot remove it from your computer successfully? It should be removed manually.

Details of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A:

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A is classified as a dangerous Trojan infection. You have no idea that it has infected your computer, until your antivirus application detects it and displays a warning to you. However, unfortunately, it cannot be removed by automatic removal tools. Created by the computer hackers who have better computer skills, the Trojan virus has the ability to damage your computer and gather your valuable information. Computers with a leaky system from all over the world can be targeted because it is spread through social networks. When your computer is infected, be careful when you work on the computer.

More specifically, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A enters into the computer with the help of the computer users’ inappropriate online activities. When you log on to a phishing web site or download an unknown “free” program, the virus that is hidden in them will break into your computer system without letting you know at the very beginning. As time goes on, other types of viruses such as worms, malware and browser hijackers are embedded into the computer by the Trojan. To prevent itself from being removed easily by the antivirus software in the infected computer, it changes the default system settings. Soon, many ad windows will pop up to interrupt your online activities and the computer work slowly like a snail. You should not underestimate the Trojan virus. It will inject malicious code into the system, which allows the remote host control from the computer hackers. Then, they can monitor your activities on this computer and collect your personal privacy as well as important data. There is no doubt that, you should get rid of the virus as soon as possible.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

What Can the Vicious Virus Do?

1. It has the ability to download additional components and other infections in the target computer in order to fully complete its penetration.
2. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.
3. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other private data.

Manual Removal Guide:

As mentioned above, the virus makers have good computer knowledge so they have the ability to make TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A escape most antivirus programs. In addition, many viruses are created daily and antivirus programs need to collect information and update the virus database. Many people are still seeking for better removal tools from the Internet to handle the Trojan virus, but they are on the wrong track. Removing it manually is suggested if you want it gone thoroughly.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A

2. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random


(2). Find out and remove the associated files




%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Today, computers have become essential in our everyday life. Many kinds of viruses are created by some guys who are qualified with the computer technology skills to attack computers from all over the world and make profits. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A is put into some malicious web sites, spam E-mail attachments and unknown programs that claim they are free of charge. Lightly click on any of them will bring you the infection. Once it gets into your computer, it will change the computer system settings. A lot of unwanted windows will pop up constantly when you use the computer that is connected to the Internet. This Trojan infection can also help the virus makers to sneak into the infected computer without letting you know. In order to prevent further damages, you should remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Tordow.A virus as quickly as possible.

The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by & last updated on April 2, 2015 7:29 am

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