Hi, there. My Norton detected Win32/Herz.B on my computer this morning. And I was told the virus was cleaned by Norton. However, few hours later, warning message and threats report about this virus came onto my screen again. It was so weird! Why did Norton tell me that no virus was on my computer before? And now it is there again! What should I do? How do I get rid of this virus from my computer? Please help!
Win32/Herz.B is a new Trojan virus creating to hack Windows computer users. This virus is made by cyber criminals, who can hide in the background by remote and then take control of your computer by using the virus. It aims to infect Windows XP, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 and so on. Once your computer gets infected by this Trojan, it will take effect on your system immediately. Once installed, it may monitor your computer and then stop you from browsing the Internet normally. It may change your important system files such as DNS settings, browser settings, registry as well as other crucial program files. Thus, you may set into lots of computer trouble after the installation of this Trojan. You may be readdressed to visit some unknown and unfamiliar website automatically while you are browsing the Internet normally. Nothing is working normal on the infected computer once virus installed. So, you should remove this from your compromised computer once it is detected on your system.
Win32/Herz.B can get into your computer by kinds of ways, such as spam email attachments, junk email, freeware downloads etc. You may get this virus by visiting or clicking on a link or ads on Facebook which is shared by your friends. That’s why we say peer-to-peer file sharing can also be a mean of virus’s distribution. Cyber criminals used to spread this virus through the widely used Internet. Most of you may get this Trojan into your computer at the time while you are watching porn videos or porn content information online, while you are downloading free applications (such as music, videos, PDF files etc.) from unauthorized websites. Once installed, it not only can take the whole control of your computer, but also may perform malicious activities on your computer. If you don’t remove it from your computer in time, you can’t imagine the damage extend virus will do on your computer! Once it installed, it has the ability to disable your antivirus programs and ruin your security system to make your computer lack of protection. So, worm, adware, spyware, related Trojans, and malware may get the chance to get into your computer without barriers. Your computer performance will be decreased by a large extend. You can’t do anything well on the infected computer any more. In one word, once Win32/Herz.B is reported on your computer, it is greatly suggested to get rid of it 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 Win32/Herz.B virus, 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.
Win32/Herz.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：
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:
Win32/Herz.B is a malicious and stubborn Trojan horse virus which is made by cyber criminals aiming to damage the target computer’s system. Once this virus gets into your computer, it will be a great potential threat to your computer security and your personal data. Once installed, it has the ability to monitor your all activities on the infected computer and then collect all the sensitive data (such as credit card information, bank account data etc.) on your computer. As soon as it gets the data, it will transfer it to the remote hackers who may use your data to do illegal activities or steal your money by using special tools they have. How a malicious Trojan virus it is! To protect your computer and avoid financial loss, you must remove Win32/Herz.B virus from your infected computer as early as you can. You should know that no antivirus program can remove this virus completely, but manual removal. If you don’t know how to start first, please don’t hesitate to contact YooCare Expert for further assistance!
Published by & last updated on August 12, 2016 7:11 am