Backdoor.Elmost Removal Guide

Last night, I found that my computer was running really slowly. It got stuck so frequently. It never ran in this way before. Why did it become like this? I thought that there may be too much unwanted stuff on your computer. Then I ran a scanning with Norton. Could you imagine a stubborn virus named Backdoor.Elmost was reported? I was shocked while I read the report from Norton. I could not remember how I got this virus into my computer. The main problem now is that Norton could not remove this Trojan from my computer. I did try to use antivirus tool to get rid of this infection. However, each time I removed it with antivirus program successfully. But next time I reboot my computer, Norton kept telling me the warning of this Trojan. What should I do now? How can I get rid of this Trojan? Can anyone walk me through the removing process? Help!

Computer Be Infected By Backdoor.Elmost —How to Remove?

Backdoor.Elmost is a newly designed malicious Trojan virus which is widely spread on the Internet. This virus is created by vicious cyber criminals in order to hacker windows computer users. Once this new infection gets into your computer system, it has the ability to escape from being removed by security tools. Since it is a new virus, this antivirus hardly gets rid of it. Once infected, it may do lots of malicious things to stop you from doing anything normally on the compromised computer. It is an extremely dangerous Trojan virus as it can not only damage the infected systems by its own, it can also help many other kinds of infections to come and make more troubles to the corrupted machines. Once this Trojan is detected, please do not hesitate, but to take immediate action to remove this infection right now.

With the rapid development of the widely used Internet technology, hackers can spread Backdoor.Elmost through kinds of ways on the website. Commonly, this virus can be hidden in those unsafe websites or even some famous pages that have been attacked and controlled by cyber hackers. This infection used be attached to the spam emails and its attachments, freeware downloads and so on. If you download and install the infected programs to your machines, this Trojan can be activated once the programs are installed. Once this Trojan gets into your computer, it starts to make chaos on the compromised computer as soon as you start your windows. It may disable your security system so as to open a back door for other infections to get into your system more easily. Warns, spyware, malware as well as other related Trojan will be brought into your system. Due to this Trojan, your computer may get lots of unknown pop-ups and ads on your screen while you are browsing. You can’t use your computer for work normally. If you want your computer back to be normal, it is highly recommended to remove this virus by manual as soon as you detect this virus.

Processing manual removal should have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start or afraid of making any critical damage on the computer system, please open a live chat with YooCare Expert now!

What Will This Trojan Actually Do 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 Backdoor.Elmost, professional manual guide is needed.

About Trojan Virus Removal:

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.
Backdoor.Elmost 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:

task manager
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.

Folder Options

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:

registry editor

b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Temp

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:


Backdoor.Elmost is a dangerous Trojan virus which may severely attack your computer once installed. It may do other malicious stuff on your computer as well. It is capable of corrupting your system files, weakening the security level of the infected computer and modifying all your key registry settings as well as disabling your firewall because of its root-kit. Kinds of pop-ups and ads will chock up your computer CPU. As a result, your computer will work more and more slowly than before. The occupied CPU usage percentage will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. If you don’t remove this Trojan off your infected computer in time, it may damage your whole system. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer. If you don’t know how to remove this Trojan, please turn to yoocare online experts for further assistance. YooCare experts can help you remove this virus by manual completely and permanently.

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 on January 7, 2016 1:56 pm, last updated on January 7, 2016 1:56 pm

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