Hi everyone. I have a virus on my PC and I can’t get rid of it. The virus is called Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585. My antivirus program keeps quarantining it but it doesn’t seem to delete it. I downloaded many other scanners from the Internet but none of them worked. I am not good at computers. Is there a way I can get rid of this Trojan for good?
Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585 is classified as a highly dangerous Trojan Horse designed by cyber criminals in order to steal account information, online banking data, passwords and credit card information from the unwary users. This Trojan usually installs on a computer by visiting malicious websites, downloading free software from unsafe sources or opening spam email attachments. It masquerades as a legitimate file or helpful program with the ultimate purpose of granting a hacker unauthorized access to a computer. Nowadays, most people use computers for everything from banking and investing to shopping and communicating with others through email or chat programs daily and we believe no one wants strangers reading our emails, using our computers to attack other systems, sending forged email from our computers, or examining personal information stored on our computers (such as financial statements). Therefore, it is necessary to remove Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585 virus from the computer once upon detection.
Once Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585 virus is installed, it can drop down other malicious files through network exploits which cause your PC in great danger. You may notice that the CPU occupancy rate is very high even though you only have few programs opened in the background and your computer takes significantly more time than usual to start up. Sometimes you may find that your web browser’s home page is changed unexpectedly, and you cannot restore the home page at all. Whenever you browse online, a lot of pop-up ads with misleading information will appear on your web browser that keep forcing you to pay its products. Also you may be redirected to another site whenever you try to search information on Google or Bing. Apart from these annoying activities, the virus can open up a back door into your computer system so that a hacker can gain access to your personal data without your permission. It can install other malware and spyware to further crash your PC. The infected users can result in the theft of personal information, such as credit card or bank account numbers. Hence, don’t hesitate to get rid of Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585 virus from your PC.
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 Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585, 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 Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585 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:
Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585 is commonly Trojan horse that may perform various wicked tasks so as to destroy your infected computer once it gets installed. If you run into this virus, your computer system will be at risk of being ruined and your personal information like log in password or credit card details stored on the computer could be leaked out. Generally, this virus invades a computer through hacked web pages and spam emails. Those cyber criminals may send you malicious codes as a file in an email, hoping that you open the attachment and then execute the malware by running the .exe file to install it. It could also be bundled with freeware like music programs or flash player programs. If you open those spam emails or download any free software from unreliable resources, your system can be infected by this Trojan immediately. Win.Trojan.Ramnit-5585 virus has the ability to corrupt system files, reduce system performance, disable antivirus programs or cause annoying browser redirection. You need to get rid of it as soon as it is detected.
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 September 18, 2015 7:46 am