Recommended
May 4, 2016

How to Remove Trojan.Phytob

Hey, there. My Norton just detected a malicious threat named Trojan.Phytob. I didn’t know how I got this virus into my computer. Anyway, this virus did lots of malicious things on my compromised computer. I was told that if I want to use my computer normally again I have to remove this virus from my computer as soon as I can. What should I do now? All my antivirus programs couldn’t remove this virus from my computer. Please help!

A Brief Introduction Of Trojan.Phytob

Trojan.Phytob is a malicious computer infection which belongs to the vicious Trojan virus family. This virus is created by vicious cyber criminals with the purpose of hacking innocent computer users and then messing up the compromised computer. This virus mainly attack windows computer users, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Window 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 and so on. This infection may infect all computer users around the world. Hackers may attach this Trojan to the third applications so that you may get this virus into your computer without any clue. Commonly, this virus may be associated with spam email and its attachments, peer-to-peer file sharing, freeware downloads, suspicious links and websites, infected ads/pop-ups and so on. Hence, if you want to avoid being infected by this virus, you must be more cautious while you are browsing the Internet.

Once your computer got infected by Trojan.Phytob, it will be a disaster to your computer. Why? The following reasons will tell you in details. Once this infection installed on your computer, it may first hack your system by changing your important files to stop you from using the compromised computer normally. Otherwise, it has the ability to disable your antivirus programs without your knowledge. In addition, it may destroy your security system so as to open a backdoor for other infections such as spyware, adware, other Trojans, malware to sneak into your computer more easily. Due to Trojan.Phytob, you may find that your computer runs more and more weirdly and slowly than usual times. While you are browsing, you may see that your website may be crashed and stuck again and again. Well, no matter what, you are strongly suggested to get rid of this infection as soon as you can before the whole system is damaged.

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 Trojan.Phytob, 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.
Trojan.Phytob 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.

Run

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%\[random]
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\[random]
%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:

Conclusion

Trojan.Phytob is a stubborn computer infection which is really hard to be removed by any antivirus tools. Once this virus gets into your computer, it has the ability to mess up your whole system by changing your important files, decreasing your system performance, bringing into other infections, stealing your sensitive data with it create files. So far, only manual removal way can get rid of this infection completely and permanently. However, manual removal is a complicated procedure. If you don’t have any skillful IT technology, you’d better turn to 24-hours YooCare online expert for help.

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 May 4, 2016 12:01 am

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Problems with your PC, Mac or mobile device?

Live Chat Now

Thanks for using YooCare Services!

Here're some of the support team members who are passionate about their works and support our customers 24/7.

As Seen On