So I’m having terrible trouble with my computer. I ran MBAM today and it showed my computer has been infected by ‘Backdoor.bot.MSIL’. I used the ‘remove’ option in MBAM and restarted, but then Malwarebyyes still found the virus. I opened task manager and found some strange processes taking up a large amount of memories. How do I get rid of it completely?
Backdoor.bot.MSIL Virus is categorized as Trojan infection that can disable your firewall and current antivirus program and then break into a vulnerable system without any knowledge until it is detected by Malwarebytes. This type of virus aims to steal information such as user’s name, password, online credentials, or any desired data on the infected computer and it can perform many destructive activities to ruin the computer system. It will target every computer user that ranges from individual, educational institutions, up to known organizations who use Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or even Windows 10. The nasty virus can break into the target computer by opening malicious email attachments, visiting suspicious sites, or downloading unsafe software and programs. Once inside, it disables your firewall and may create several strange processes such as dllhost.exe *32 – COM Surrogate in the background to make your CPU usage up to 100%, so you will experience system slowdown problem all the time. Besides, window may hang up randomly and you will get errors saying “Not Responding” or “Windows Explorer is stop working”. Not to mention other problems like Blue Screen of Death, system crash or program corruption will occur on the infected machine.
The role of this Trojan virus is to help install other potentially unwanted programs or malware. It also has the ability to change your browser settings and then harass you with endless pop-up or pop-under adverts for goods or services that you probably have little to no interest in during your online activities. The system gets infected with this computer parasite will not only be bombarded by a variety of disastrous consequences, user’s online commercial information can also be violated by further Internet hazards. Just like other Trojans, Backdoor.bot.MSIL virus has the ability to steal account information, passwords, online banking data and credit card information from the target users too. To sum up, this is a nasty parasite that used to download additional malware onto the compromised machine, causing serious harm, and may even allow an unauthorized user to gain access to personal and financial information so users are suggested to remove Backdoor.bot.MSIL virus as early as possible.
1. This virus slows down your computer speed which make you in a trouble while opening program and surfing Internet. It takes forever to open a program or website.
2. Antivirus you have installed keeps popping up messages while you are surfing on the internet and showing you computer is at risk but you can’t get rid of it all.
3. This virus will shut down your other anti-virus and anti-spyware programs. And it will also infect and corrupt your registry, leaving your computer totally unsafe.
4. This virus will disable the proper running of many different programs or even disable some functions of your computer.
5. System restore can’t help to remove this Trojan completely.
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.
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 Backdoor.bot.MSIL, 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.
Once Backdoor.bot.MSIL 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:
Backdoor.bot.MSIL is a Trojan virus that can use evasion techniques to pass system authentication guard and security services for the purpose of fully taking control of the system functioning and violating user’s valuable privacy issues installed on the system. Once the virus is running, it can carry out many harmful actions on the computer. To be more specific, it changes essential system files and modifies Windows registry. It can break into target system and open a security loophole on the infected system to let other viruses invade the system and wreak chaos. In addition, the virus completely turns off the security related services running on the system, noticeably downloads other types of malicious software into the system, allows cyber violators to record user’s privacy relate issues, manipulates network activities to arrive at other goals and wastes enormous amounts of CPU resources without user’s approval. Therefore, don’t hesitate to remove this virus from your computer.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on August 24, 2015 3:00 am