Hey, there. My computer got infected by a malicious Trojan virus named Trojan.Jakubot. I had no any idea on how I get this virus into my computer. When it was detected on my system, I was completely shocked by this report. It was really bad. This virus couldn’t be removed by any antivirus tools. Google suggested remove this virus by manual. But how do I get rid of it step by step? That is a big problem for me at the moment. I am here searching for someone who can help me remove it completely. Please help!
Trojan.Jakubot is a newly created computer infection which is classified as the Trojan horse family. This virus is produced by vicious cyber criminals with the purpose of messing up the whole computer once it installed. It is associated with the third applications so as to hack innocent users’ computer more easily. People used to get this virus by clicking on something malicious, such as links, pop-ups, ads, coupons or banners and so on. This virus may get the chance to sneak into your computer while you are visiting suspicious websites or unfamiliar websites like porn websites. Otherwise, while you are reading or responding spam emails and its attachments, this infection may dive into your computer secretly as well. In addition, people may get this virus by downloading malicious freeware applications, such as videos, PDF files. Well, as the above stated, you may know that this virus can get into your computer without your attention through kinds of means. You have to be more cautious while you are online in the future.
Once Trojan.Jakubot installed into your computer, it may not do anything normally on your compromised computer. Once installed, it may take control of your computer immediately. You may find that your computer runs more and more weirdly than before. While you are online, you may be redirected to some unknown websites automatically without any approval. Lots of unknown and unwanted programs will be installed and ran by themselves while you are rebooting your computer. Moreover, this infection has the ability to destroy your security systems as well as disable your antivirus programs. As long time as you run your computer, you may find that a large part of your computer CPU is taken over by lots of unknown programs. Your computer performance is infected by a great extends. Therefore, it is wise to get rid of Trojan.Jakubot as soon as you can.
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.Jakubot, 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.Jakubot 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:
Trojan.Jakubot is a malicious and stubborn Trojan infection which must be removed as soon as you detect it on your computer. General antivirus program is really hard to detect this virus. Once this virus is detected, it couldn’t be removed by any antivirus applications. This infection can only be removed by manual. Manual removal way is the most effective and quickly method to get rid of this infection completely and permanently. Once this infection installed on your computer, it has the ability to change your important system files such as DNS settings, browser settings as so on. As a result, while you are browsing the Internet, you may be redirected to visit some unknown websites automatically. While you are using your computer, you may find that your computer can’t run as normally as before any more. Your computer may get stuck, websites crashed, security system disabled, etc. What’s more, this infection can act as a backdoor for other infection to get into your computer more easily. With the backdoor opening, warms, spyware, adware, and other Trojans may make chaos on your computer without any obstacle. This virus is a great threat to your computer. Hence, it is strongly recommend you get rid of this virus as early as possible before it damages your whole computer.
Published by & last updated on May 11, 2016 11:20 am