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May 13, 2015

Remove Infostealer.Fightpos Virus

Infostealer.Fightpos is a newly created virus and is published to all over the world. Computers that have antivirus programs can also be attacked by the virus. Antivirus programs detect it in the computer, but cannot remove it. Do you want to know what terrible things are done by the virus on the infected computer? You can read this article.

Details of Infostealer.Fightpos:

Infostealer.Fightpos is a terrible virus created by cyber criminals to infect Windows computers. In general, logging on phishing websites, clicking on odd links, opening spam email attachments and installing corrupted free programs will lead to the infection. Computer users may not know its access to the computer until they see the warning from the antivirus program later.

Infostealer.Fightpos is so vicious that it can start to perform terrible tasks immediately after completing its penetration into the computer. First of all, in order to avoid the removal of the antivirus program, it changes the Windows registry keys as well as important system settings. When the computer boots up, the virus is active quickly. In addition, It takes over a large amount of system resources, which slows down computer performance. When you run a program or access a web site, you find that the computer takes a long time to react. Random computer restarts occur frequently without asking for your permission. Most importantly, more other viruses and spyware are implanted into your computer to help cyber criminals control your computer. When you visit a site, enter your password or review an important document, cyber criminals may record the information that can be used to make money. Therefore, Infostealer.Fightpos is a serious threat to your computer and privacy. Please do not hesitate to remove it as soon as possible. As mentioned above, the removal or quarantine of the antivirus program is useless. Therefore, the best way to remove it is manual removal.

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. Infostealer.Fightpos 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:

Infostealer.Fightpos is a malicious Trojan virus which can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

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 Infostealer.Fightpos

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 Infostealer.Fightpos 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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

%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:

Infostealer.Fightpos is a malignant computer virus. It is created with advanced technology by the cyber criminals. Antivirus programs are hard to remove this virus, because it has the ability to pretend to be a system process by modifying the system settings. A growing number of other viruses will be dropped into the computer by the cyber criminals if you leave the virus staying in the computer for a long period of time. You definitely will feel uncomfortable and unsafe if you know that someone is monitoring your computer usage traces. Therefore, you had better remove Infostealer.Fightpos as soon 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 May 13, 2015 3:28 pm

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