May 6, 2015

Trojan.Werdlod – How to Remove Trojan Virus

Today my antivirus program detects a Trojan virus in the computer. Its name is Trojan.Werdlod and I have difficulty in removing it. While the antivirus program is showing the warning, it also says it can remove the virus. However, the virus comes back again and again. Other removal tools do not work. I really need help. How do I remove Trojan.Werdlod?

Details of Trojan.Werdlod:

Trojan.Werdlod is a Trojan infection that has been found in many computers with Windows operating systems from all over the world. It is designed by the cyber criminals to have the common capacities similar to other Trojans as well as some special characteristics. Trojan.Werdlod not only implants malicious threats including malware, spyware, adware, worms and browser hijackers to the infected computer, but also affects the existing programs installed on your computer.

If your computer is infected by Trojan.Werdlod virus, the antivirus program is able to report to you some dubious and malicious files which are associated with the Trojan virus. However, there are some corrupted files that cannot be detected and removed by the antivirus program. Trojan.Werdlod has the ability to regenerate those removed files with the help of the residual files. So, it is still active in the infected computer though the antivirus program claims that it is removed. It also adds extra parts to antivirus program to make the program work improperly. Other applications on your computer will be infected one by one as the time goes by. At last, you can’t even start a program. Apart from disabling the original programs in the computer, Trojan.Werdlod virus also has the ability to download other malicious programs into the computer without letting you know. In other words, it is the beginning of more and more troubles.

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. Trojan.Werdlod 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:

So far, there is no a perfect antivirus tool is capable of removing this pesky Trojan.Werdlod virus completely. It can be updated remotely at any time by the cyber criminals, which can help it to escape the removal from the antivirus programs and stay in the computer as long as possible. So, the most effective method is manual removal which, however, requires a fair level of computer expertise as manual removal is a complex and difficult process.

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 Trojan.Werdlod

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 Trojan.Werdlod 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:

Carefully designed by the virus makers, Trojan.Werdlod can not only avoid a lot of antivirus protection software but also disable many important system features in the infected computer as soon as possible once it is activated. That is why the infected computer will have to face more and more problems and virus infections. To remove the Trojan.Werdlod completely, manual removal is the most effective way that is recommended for advanced computer users. The longer the Trojan.Werdlod virus stays in the system, the more damages the infected computer can get.

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 May 6, 2015 8:10 am

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