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Jul 24, 2016

Win32/phorpiex.B Virus Removal Guide

I was searching for a video online last night. When I got into that website, it said if I wanted to watch that video, I had to download its media player first. With no doubt, I started to download the player and installed it. After I finished, I still couldn’t load out that video. Instead, I got a warning message from AVG saying my computer got infected by Win32/phorpiex.B Virus as well as other related threats. What? I was thinking why? My computer was safe without threats before I installed that free player! I thought that would be the main reason I got this virus on my computer. Here comes the problem how I remove this virus from my computer completely? Please advise!

More Information About Win32/phorpiex.B Virus:

Win32/phorpiex.B Virus can do lots of malicious activities on the compromised computer once it installed. Firstly, it will take control of your online activities to stop you from doing anything smoothly. Secondly, it may disable your antivirus programs and your firewall to make your computer out of protection. So, you can see that lots of unfamiliar programs start installing on your computer without your agreement. You can’t remove them before this virus is deleted clearly. Thirdly, with this virus on your computer, you will get lots of unknown error while you are running your programs. That is because this virus changed your crucial system files as well as inputted bad files onto the system. Since this virus disable your security system, so, other infection may get into your infected computer more easily. If you do a full scan on your computer, you may find that there are more threats than before existing on your computer, such as adware, spyware, worm, malware as well as other Trojans. Therefore, you’d better remove this malicious Trojan off your computer as soon as it is detected!

Win32/phorpiex.B Virus is a risky and stubborn computer infection which has been classifies as high-level risk Trojan horse virus family. This virus used to be associated with a third party program. So, it can sneak into the target computer through downloading freeware, visiting suspicious websites or links, reading or responding spam emails as well as its attachments and installing unsafe programs on the computer. Once installed, your browser settings will be affected and changed secretly. So, you will get unknown website as your default homepage and search engine. Besides, while you are online, countless pop-ups/ads/banners/coupons will flood your whole screen to interrupt you so often. In addition, when you start your computer, this Trojan as well as other related threats can run automatically at the background which may take a large part of your system CPU. Hence, while you are using the computer, you may find that your computer runs more and more slowly and weirdly than usual. Your computer will get stuck, white screen, error code, and website crash, frozen again and again. In order to get your computer back to normal, it is strongly recommended to get rid of Win32/phorpiex.B Virus as early as you can without any delay.

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 Win32/phorpiex.B virus, 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.
Win32/phorpiex.B 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:

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

Win32/phorpiex.B Virus is dangerous and pesky Trojan virus which should be removed as soon as it is detected on your computer. This virus can get into your computer with the help of a third party application likes spam email, junk email attachments, suspicious website, unsafe links/pop-ups/ads. Once it gets into your computer, it indicates that there will be a storm coming onto your system. You will get fake warning message every time you start your computer. What’s more, this virus may steal your private data such as credit card information, bank account information, trading user-names and password and so on. As soon as it gets your sensitive information, it will transfer it to the remote cyber criminals who take your data for illegal use without your permission. Thus, you may surf a great potential financial loss in the future. This virus is such as malicious computer infection which should be removed in time when it is detected. So far, no any antivirus tool can remove this virus clearly. Only manual removal guide can make this difficult job done perfectly.

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 July 24, 2016 10:14 am

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