Hey, there. I found that my computer worked so weirdly. I couldn’t browse well. I was redirecting to some unfamiliar websites. I realized that my computer must be infected by a kind of virus of Trojan.Zbot.D. It is said that this virus can only be cleaned by manual removal. Can anyone help me remove this virus step by step? Thank you very much!
Trojan.Zbot.D has been categorized into the family of risky Trojan virus which is created by malicious cyber criminals who may distribute this infection through the Internet. This Trojan is produced by malicious cyber criminals with the aims of infecting innocent computer users’ system, including Windows7, 8, 8.1,10, XP, Vista etc. Once this Trojan installed on your computer, it may make as more malicious things on your compromised computer as it can. Once hackers get into your compromised system, they will modify your important system files and steal your sensitive data without your attention. With the help of this Trojan, kinds of unknown stuff and software will get into your system and install themselves automatically without your approval. If you want to work on your computer as usual, this Trojan must be removed immediately once it is detected.
Antivirus can’t protect your computer from being infected by Trojan.Zbot.D. This Trojan can be distributed through a variety of ways. Generally, hackers may attach this Trojan to email attachments and links to instant messages, drive-by downloads and some malicious websites and so on. Once installed on the compromised computer, it has the ability to disable your firewall security and even make your antivirus program like AVG or Norton unable to use. Besides, as soon as it installed, it may take control of your computer. This virus may monitor your online activities so as to collect your sensitive data and then send it to remote hackers. What’s more, this virus may change your important settings such as registry, browser settings, DNS settings and so on. So, you may be redirected to some unknown web directly while you are online. Hence, it is highly suggested to remove Trojan.Zbot.D immediately when you find it. In case, this Trojan and its related infection mess up your whole system
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.Zbot.D, 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.Zbot.D 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:
As we stated above, we all know that Trojan.Zbot.D is a malicious and dangerous Trojan virus. It may get into your computer while you are visiting some unknown websites, responding spam email, reading spam email attachments, downloading freeware from infected websites, clicking on affected links or pop-ups or ads and so on. Once this infection installed on your computer, you may find that your compromised computer will run more and more slowly. It may get stuck or crashed or white while you are browsing the Internet. Lots of unwanted shortcut will be displayed your desktop but you can’t remove them. It’s highly recommended that you should take immediate measure—manual removal to get rid of this virus completely and quickly.
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 April 20, 2016 6:06 am
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