Yesterday, my AVG scanned a virus called Trojan.Pandemiya!gm2. I knew this virus was a malicious Trojan. So I used AVG to remove it. It was gone after that. However, things changed after I reboot my computer. This Trojan was still there making chaos on computer. It was so weird. Why? I thought that it was removed by AVG completely. That was a question: why I still got report from AVG stating about this Trojan. Antivirus programs are useless on removing virus clearly. What should I do now? Who can do me a favor to get rid of this stubborn virus from my infected system? Please help!
Computer has been infected by Trojan.Pandemiya!gm2 for couple of days. You had no idea about how to get rid of this infection? Let’s learn more information about this virus. This virus has been sorted to be the family of Trojan virus. It is created by vicious cyber criminals with the evil purpose of infecting all Windows computer users around the global. Once this virus installed on your system, it may be scanned by antivirus programs like Norton, AVG. But the big problem is that it can’t be removed by antivirus programs. Hence, this virus can only be removed by manual removal. You may get so confused “why did my computer still get this Trojan since I installed Norton to protect my computer? ” It is so weird, right? Anyway, once infected, removing this infection should be conducted quickly once it is detected in case it damages the whole system.
Let’s see how Trojan.Pandemiya!gm2 get into your computer without your knowledge and permission. As we all know that, all the computer users would like to use the computer to watch videos or browse the websites or download apps, movies, files. The hackers may catch the leak on the Internet to spread the virus. Hackers used to attach this Trojan to spam email or spam emails attachment, or unsafe website like porn web, or suspicious links and pop-ups and ads or free downloads from unknown websites. Now you can see that even one click at something by mistake may bring the virus into your computer. Once the virus gets into your computer, what will it do? One thing you must be clear is that virus will not do anything good on your compromised computer but to do lots of harmful activities to keep out of using infected computer normally. Once installed, it may take control of your computer immediately and then conduct some unwanted activities at your background. As soon as you start your compromised computer, this virus as well as its related threats will run automatically at the back. While you are using the infected computer to do your work, you may find that it works so weird. In addition, due to this Trojan, you may not browse the Internet well. Therefore, you are strongly recommended to get rid of Trojan.Pandemiya!gm2 once you detected this Trojan on your computer without any delay.
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.Pandemiya!gm2, 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.Pandemiya!gm2 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:
With the rapid development of hitech, hackers may infect one’s computer through kinds of channels. Most commonly, Trojan.Pandemiya!gm2 virus can sneak into your computer with being bundled to third party programs. Since this virus may dive into your system secretly, so please go online safely, do not visit any suspicious websites, do not click on unknown links or pop-ups, do not download apps from unauthorized websites. Once infected, this Trojan has the ability to open a backdoor for other Trojan to get into your computer, such as adwares, malware, spyware and so on. Besides, lots of unknown programs will run automatically at your background to affect your system performance so greatly. As a result, your computer can’t start normally. It may get stuck or crash so frequently while you are browsing the Internet. In order to protect your computer, you should remove this Trojan as soon as you detect it on your system.
Note: Still have trouble in removing this virus? If you don’t want to mess up your whole PC, Please contact YooCare Experts for instant help now.
Published by & last updated on November 21, 2015 5:21 am
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