Is your computer infected with Trojan.vawtak.ED virus? Have you tried many ways to get rid of the virus but it just didn’t go away? Why it can keep coming back and infecting your system without your knowledge? Will it steal your personal information and damage your files stored on the PC? What’s the best way to remove this nasty Trojan?
Trojan.vawtak.ED Virus is classified as malicious Trojan that was created by cyber criminals to attack all kinds of Windows computer systems, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 or 8.1. Trojan virus is highly dangerous. It can masquerades as a legitimate file or helpful program with the ultimate purpose of granting a hacker unauthorized access to a computer. It is also designed for messing up users’ computer system, corrupting system files, installing unwanted malware and even stealing crucial information. Trojan.vawtak.ED virus may come from malicious website or any legitimate websites that have been hacked. It also may come from unsafe downloads like attachments in a spam email, fake flash player or misleading update message. The virus can disable firewall and bypass the detection of most security tools in order to get into the target system. Once it is downloaded, it cause multiple problems to interrupt your activities and destroy your computer system you need to remove it from the system as soon as it is detected.
Trojan.vawtak.ED virus starts its attack by taking up a plenty of computer resources and CPU memories which may cause the poor running speed and windows freeze issue frequently. It may also change your browser setting and modify search results in any major search engine without your approval, then it redirects PC users to other commercial websites that designed for commercial intentions to probably make a profit from increased website traffic and ad clicks. In some cases, it may bring you to misleading webpage and lure you into downloading potentially unwanted programs or adware. When you try to browse online, constant and unexpected pop-up windows keep interrupting your browsing activities. Besides, it can trace your online activities and steal your confidential data, such as credit card information, bank details, login details without your knowledge. Trojan.vawtak.ED can even cause blue screen of death, system crash and software failure problem so you have to remove Trojan.vawtak.ED virus with no doubt.
1. It can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software.
2. It forces you to visit websites and advertisements which are not trusted and may lead you to pay money wrongly for worthless products.
3. It takes up high resources and strikingly slows down your computer speed and even causes your computer stuck frequently.
4. It may allow cyber criminals to track your computer and steal your personal information.
From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
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.
Once Trojan.vawtak.ED Virus 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.vawtak.ED is a dangerous Trojan virus that targets every computer users that range from individual, educational institutions, up to known organizations nowadays. The virus can carry out many harmful actions on the computer once it is downloaded. It can drop several junk files and create a couple of random folders in your system to take up system resources. As a result, your operating system and most of applications installed will run a little bit slower than before. It may monitor web-browsing activity of the user and redirect users to all kinds of ad sites against their wills. Moreover, the Trojan can steal sensitive information that are stored on the PC without user’s knowledge. To avoid money loss and computer crash, it is necessary to remove Trojan.vawtak.ED virus from the computer.
Published by & last updated on July 27, 2015 3:15 pm