Attention please! Recent days, a newly created Trojan virus has been detected. I am one of the victims. Last night, my AVG told me that Trojan.Cryptlock.N!gm was on my computer. It is so suck, isn’t it? AVG and Norton both can’t remove this virus. I am so worried about my computer. Will it be damaged by this stubborn virus? What should I do then I can remove this virus completely? I was told that only manual removal can remove this virus. But how do I do this? Please help!
Trojan.Cryptlock.N!gm is a newly produced computer infection which is classified as the Trojan family. How does this virus get into your computer? Every victims of this Trojan may want to know that in detail so as to prevent the virus diving into the compromised computer again. Commonly, this virus may get into the compromised computer so easily, as this virus may be bundled with the third party program. You may get this Trojan into your computer while you are clicking on an unknown pop-up or links, visiting some pop-up ads or unfamiliar web pages, downloading and installing some programs or grams from unknown websites for “free” , and reading spam emails and its attachments and so on. Any careless action you did online may give this stubborn virus the opportunity to infecting your computer.
Once Trojan.Cryptlock.N!gm is installed, your computer may act a bit difference. You may not find this problem until this virus conduct and produced lots of threats on your computer. This Trojan may get into your computer secretly. Once installed, it can take control of your computer and then generate lots unwanted actions and stuff on your computer. The most important is that this virus has the ability to encrypt your files. You can’t work with your files like your document files, excels files and so on. If you don’t remove this virus in time, this virus may be capable of encrypt all your files on your computer. Furthermore, this virus may act as a backdoor for other infections to get into your computer, like other Trojans, spyware, adware, malware and so on. Due to lots of unwanted stuff are spread on your computer, your computer may get stuck so frequently. Hence, this virus is a big potential threat to your computer. You should remove this virus when you detected it 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 Trojan.Cryptlock.N!gm, 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.
Trojan.Cryptlock.N!gm 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:
Trojan.Cryptlock.N!gm is stubborn computer Trojan virus. This virus is an encrypted virus. First, this virus may encrypt part of your files at the beginning. If you don’t remove it immediately, it may be encrypt all your files on your computer. So when you find this virus, please remove this virus quickly in case this virus does more damage on your system. This Trojan needs to be removed by manual. Only manual removal can get rid of this stubborn virus completely and permanently. Manual removal process is so complicated. You can ask YooCare online 24-hours expert for help if you do not know how to remove this virus by yourself.
Published by & last updated on May 4, 2015 6:00 am