Hey, HELP! My Norton sent me a report telling me that my computer got a virus which was called Trojan.Lethic!g2. How could I remove this virus completely? I can’t use my computer normally now. I have lots of work to do. Please help! Thanks.
Trojan.Lethic!g2 is sorted to be a destructive computer infection which belongs to the Trojan horse family. It has the ability to mess up the whole computer if it gets into your computer. This virus mainly attack windows computer users, such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista and so on. Commonly, this trojan may be attached to the third application which relates to your online behavior safe or not. Unsafe actions: downloading freeware application from unknown website, replying to spam emails, reading and download junk email attachment, visiting suspicious websites and clicking on infected pop-ups/ads/links, if you do any of these actions online without thinking carefully, you may give the chance to the virus to hack your computer. Therefore, you should be more cautious while you are online. You should think twice before you do anything online.
Trojan.Lethic!g2 is a malicious and stubborn computer infection which is really hard to be detected by general anti-malware programs, except the famous antivirus application such as Norton and AVG. None antivirus program can remove this virus completely. Only manual removal method can get rid of this virus completely. Once installed, this virus will continue to make chaos on your computer and perform lots of unwanted activities to damage your system. Once installed, it has the ability to replace drivers, modify the DNS, registry and other crucial settings on your computer. In addition, this nasty and vicious Trojan infection can bring other infections into the targeted computer, like malware, keyloggers, etc which can be utilized to steal the confidential data of the victim. Thus, your computer may get worse. Your data and computer security will be in great danger. Hence, if you detected Trojan.Lethic!g2, please take immediately action to get rid of this Trojan from the infected computer as early 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.Lethic!g2 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.
Trojan.Lethic!g2 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:
Trojan.Lethic!g2 is a dangerous computer infection which may perform several actions when executed. This virus can cause lots of computer traffic after it installed. This virus has to ability to hide itself deeply into your computer and escape from the scanning or deletion of various antivirus applications. Once installed, it will take control your browsing activities and then steal your important information such as like passwords, credit card, bank account information etc. It may produce lots of unwanted stuff to occupy lots of your CPU usage. So your computer will not work smoothly as before. Once installed, this Trojan may control your Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) by altering search results and gaining online profit for its authors. In a word, if you detect this infected or its related threats on your computer, you should remove it as early as you can. It is said that only manual removal way can get rid of this stubborn virus effectively and completely.
Published by & last updated on October 15, 2016 6:18 am