Your new computer with windows 7 was infected by Trojan.Fitobrute which was detected by Norton Security? Lots of malicious activities were conducted by this Trojan? You didn’t know how to remove this virus completely? Norton could only detect this virus but it could not remove this infection? Don’t worry! Please take a look the following post, then you may find that there is a way that can remove this virus clearly—manual removal.
Trojan.Fitobrute is a destructive and malicious computer infection which is sorted to be a member of Trojan horse family. Once this virus gets into your system, it may have the ability to change your important system settings like the DNS, registry and other crucial settings. Otherwise, your browser settings may be modified as well. When you surf the internet, you may find that you are redirected to some unknown websites with lots of ads and pop-ups on your system. With this Trojan on your computer, you may find that some unknown programs are installed by this Trojan without your knowledge and permission. In addition, other threats like spyware, malware, adware may get the chance to get into your system more easily as this Trojan destroys your security system to open a backdoor for them.
Do you know how Trojan.Fitobrute gets into your system? How do you prevent this virus from getting into your computer? It is obviously that this virus can get into your system secretly as it gets the help from a third party application. This Trojan can sneak into your computer through different kinds of channels. This Trojan may get into your system while you are downloading and then installing some free programs from some unsafe websites; or opening a spam emails and its attachments; or visiting suspicious websites as well as clicking on a vicious ad link as so on. Once this Trojan dives into your system, you may notice that this infection may bring so many threats into your computer. Hence, so as to protect your computer from infecting by this Trojan, you need to remove this virus from your computer system as soon as possible. Only manual can remove this Trojan completely and permanently.
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.Fitobrute, 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.Fitobrute 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.Fitobrute is a Trojan horse which is capable of hiding itself and avoiding the detection or deletion of various antivirus applications. Usually, it opens a security backdoor which allows remote attackers access to upload and activate further malware on the system. This virus may also monitor users browsing activities and transmit sensitive personal information like banking data and passwords to outside hacker websites. However, it itself that bring in the real danger and damages to your computer. This Trojan is a serious threat to the security of your personal and financial data and it is recommended to get rid of it immediately.
Published by & last updated on June 2, 2015 1:33 pm