Hi, there. This morning, I found that my computer didn’t work well as before any more. I got stuck at my desktop and couldn’t move on sometimes. I didn’t know why. Norton reported me that my computer got a virus named Trojan.Wortrik. The big problem is that there is no antivirus which can’t remove this Trojan completely. I don’t know what I should do with this virus. I would like to ask for help from someone who knows how to remove this virus clearly from my compromised computer. It would be so appreciated that someone can help me get out of this big trouble. Thank you!
Trojan.Wortrik is a stubborn and malicious computer infection which belongs to the family of Trojan horse. This Trojan is produced by cyber criminals with the purpose of hacking windows computer users, such as Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 as well as Windows 10. Once this virus gets into your computer, it means that you are getting a big problem on your computer since then. Once installed, this malicious Trojan may have the ability to make lots of unwanted activities on your computer out of your expectation. Once the virus is on your computer, you can not use your computer normally any more. Before you remove the virus completely, it is no any chance for you to use the computer to do anything well.
Trojan.Wortrik can get into your computer through kinds of channels on the Internet. Hackers may attach this infection with spam emails, suspicious websites, unsafe links/ads/pop-ups and freeware downloads. Therefore, you may get this malicious Trojan into your computer while you are browsing the porn websites, clicking on some auto pop-ups or links. Otherwise, this Trojan may get into your computer when you are downloading infected free applications from unauthorized websites. Once installed, this infection may immediately disable your security system and change your important file to make your computer out of protect from virus attack. Hence, you may find that other infection is acting on your computer as well, except this Trojan. Other related Trojans, spyware, adware and malware as well other unknown threats are detected on your computer as well. Thus, it is so obviously that your computer is in a great risk situation. It is highly remind you to get rid of Trojan.Wortrik with manual removal methods as soon as possible.
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.Wortrik, 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.Wortrik 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.Wortrik is a dangerous Trojan virus which mainly infects Windows computer users around the world. Virus can get into your computer secretly through lots of unknown ways. When you detect this virus on your computer, you must take action to get rid of this virus without any delay. If you don’t remove this virus in time, it will become a great disaster to your computer security. Most of people may think that this virus may only damage some system file, will not do anything else wrong to your computer. However, this virus has the ability to bring into some data stealing virus to pilfer your information. As soon as it gets your sensitive information, it may send it to the remote cybercriminal immediately. You may face a potential financial loss in the future if you don’t get rid of this infection as early as you detect it. So, you should take the most effective method –manual removal to remove this Trojan as soon as the virus is detected on your computer.
Published by & last updated on May 13, 2016 1:14 pm