Can you believe that my computer is hacking by a malicious virus, SupHPNot.exe? I did nothing wrong on my computer. I used to visit some websites and watch videos online. Sometime I download some games online as well. All activities I thought are safe. But how can this Trojan get into my computer? It is so weird! Now only problem is that how to get rid of this infection of my computer?
SupHPNot.exe used to infect Window computer user from all over the world including Windows 98/Millennium/NT/2000/ 2003/XP/Vista and Windows 7 as well as Windows8. This Trojan can sneak into compromised computer easily due to the help of a third party application. Specifically, this infection may infiltrate into your computer through lots of ways such as spam emails, harmful links online, some free music, video or movies which downloaded online and etc. This Trojan is a baleful computer threat which belongs to group of Trojan viruses and whose primary target is to victimize less efficient windows users. Once this Trojan dives into your computer, it may bring lots of other threats like other Trojans, spyware, adware and malware into your computer. You are strongly recommended to remove this virus from your computer as early as you can.
Once SupHPNot.exe infected your computer, it may conduct lots of malicious activities on your system. You may find that your computer works so weird. This Trojan has the ability to insert its vicious files onto your infected system, corrupt registry and modify the names of some important system files as well. Furthermore, it may be capable of spreading malware or scam ware onto the compromised computers. In addition, it may take up high system resources and degrade the performance of the infected computers. The most important is that it may ruin your antivirus programs and shut down firewall so as to make your computer went wrong with security leak. More and more threats will be detected on your computer. Hence, SupHPNot.exe must be removed as soon as you detected 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 SupHPNot.exe, 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.
SupHPNot.exe 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:
SupHPNot.exe is a risky and destructive computer infection. It is a stubborn Trojan virus which is so hard to be removed. Lots of researches have indicated, once this Trojan installed on your system, it can cause severe damages to your computer by deleting system files, modifying Windows registry and security settings of your computer. It would be a disaster to your computer. Otherwise, this Trojan is capable of carrying several amounts of similar variants with it which easily enters your computer. These variants remain undetected and ordinary antivirus tool is unable to find out their location. In one word, this Trojan should be kept on your computer if you found it. You should take immediate action to eliminate this virus. Say, you should use step by step manual removal to get rid of it completely and permanently.
Published by & last updated on June 4, 2015 1:35 pm