My anti-malware keeps reporting a Trojan on my computer. I really need help removing it. It is called TrojanDownloader:O97M/Skebpac.A. Every time I select ‘Remove’ option, the virus comes back on the next scan. Is there any way I can get rid of this virus completely? I don’t want to mess up my computer. Any help will be appreciated.
TrojanDownloader:O97M/Skebpac.A is categorized as Trojan horse designed by hackers for malicious purposes. It runs every time you start up your PC. Mostly the virus is promoted via spam e-mails, malicious or hacked Web pages, peer-to-peer networks. Once it gets into a target PC, it can modify your system setting, disable current antivirus program and slow down your computer performance. Normally the Trojan attacks all Windows computers including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (8.1) and Windows 10. It not only degenerates your PC’s comprehensive performance, but also has the ability to steal personal data on the infected computer. The virus may allow remote access of your computer to fetch out your personal files and information to cyber criminals or strangers. This activities are done without your knowledge. Besides, it can download or execute malicious files/programs from the Internet to further attack your data and system. Therefore you should get rid of it instantly.
It is not easy to remove TrojanDownloader:O97M/Skebpac.A virus from the computer because it can create many junk files as soon as it is installed on your computer. Those malicious files can disguise as a part of your system files, and the running process of this Trojan is a valid Windows component so that anti-virus program will not help to you get rid of it for good. You may keep receiving alert saying that the virus is found but when you delete it it comes back again and again. The virus can corrupt your web browser as well. It can change your homepage, display unwanted ads and even cause annoying redirection problem to interrupt your browser settings. Thus, whenever you go online you won’t be able to access your desired website but you will have a sea of unwanted pop up ads that are impossible to stop. As mentioned above, TrojanDownloader:O97M/Skebpac.A is an evil Trojan virus that should be removed as quickly as possible.
Slow down your PC speed notably.
Add other dangerous Trojan or Spyware to your system secretly.
Allow the hacker to access your entire system.
Collect all your personal information and transfer to a remote hacker.
Destroy critical system files and make PC unstable.
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 TrojanDownloader:O97M/Skebpac.A Virus, 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 TrojanDownloader:O97M/Skebpac.A 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:
TrojanDownloader:O97M/Skebpac.A virus is a highly dangerous Trojan that can cause untold havoc on your computer by corrupting or deleting your files and documents. It can get into your system by clicking malicious links or unsafe advertising pop-ups, visiting pornographic website or downloading attachment from spam emails. Once inside, it installs backdoor to the system secretly that gives hackers a great way to put additional viruses or software to your PC. Those malware may have the ability to record which websites you visited and what keys you typed in order to collect your personal data and track your online usage. Therefore, credit card passwords info, log in details, user credentials are very dangerous. In conclusion, this is a high-risk virus which endangers the privacy of computer users. It should be removed as soon as possible.
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 February 2, 2016 12:16 pm