Norton reported that my Dell computer got infected by Trojan.SlayerRAT Virus. What was that? How did I get this stubborn virus into my computer without any attention? Now my computer is working weirdly. I can’t use it to do my job normally. Norton doesn’t have the ability to remove the virus completely. Norton is known as the famous antivirus tool. Now it can’t help me. I am so scared if my computer gets messed up totally by the virus. Please help!
Trojan.SlayerRAT Virus is a nasty Trojan infection and it get into your machine without your consent. This virus is really hard to be removed by any antivirus tools. Cyber criminals used to spread this Trojan by attaching it to spam emails, associating to malicious links, websites, pop-ups, bundling to freeware applications. The ways of virus distribution are various for different computer users. You may get this virus into your computer while you are downloading free resources from unauthorized website. People would like to see coupons, off-sale ads while they are browsing the Internet for shopping. However, most of these coupons and commercial ads are so dangerous to visit as most of them contain unknown infection like malware, adware, spyware, Trojans etc. Once you clicked on any of them, your computer will be infected by virus. Additionally, while you are installing something on your computer, there must be Terms and Agreement, “Custom/Advanced” settings of during the installation processes. Many of you used to skip to read the Terms and make a choice between “Custom/Advanced”. But, you may not know that most of the virus may be hided among the app’s accessories. So, the virus can be installed into your computer without your knowledge.
Trojan.SlayerRAT virus is a nasty threat that can serve many other harmful threats and malware on your system. Once this virus dive into your system, it has the ability to allow cyber criminals to remotely access your PC and perform malign activities. Besides, it may risk your privacy (like your banking login details, username, ID, password, contact details, address etc.) and system security. Once it gets your sensitive data, it will transfer it to the remote cyber villains who may reveal your data to the public. Cyber villains may also use the data to threaten you by sending you message about non-existent bad news happened to your family members or friends and then hoax you to send the money to a certain account. That is one of the means for the cyber criminals to earn extra money. Actually, no matter what happen, before you send the money or do anything when you see the disaster message, you must confirm the truth of the new by calling your family or friends. Back to the Trojan itself, after it installed on your computer, it can start several malicious activities in your system background that will slow down your PC speed. The performance of your computer will get compromised and you will not be able to perform any task smoothly. In one word, you can’t use your compromised computer normally as usual. So, it is greatly recommended you should take manual removal guide, the most effective and best way, to get rid of Trojan.SlayerRAT virus from your computer as soon as you detected the virus.
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.SlayerRAT 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.SlayerRAT 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.SlayerRAT virus is a stubborn and high-risk computer infection which used to be attached to malicious links, spam email attachments, free software packages, torrent files, infected devices, online games that usually come from the untrusted sources. These suspicious things can help the virus to intrude into the targeted computer without asking for your permission. Once installed, it may perform lots of malicious activities on the compromised computer. It is capable of disabling the Firewall and anti-virus program to make its detection and removal a tough task. What’s more, it can write new registry entries that can help it in getting started automatically. Furthermore, it can also block the access of important system programs like Control Panel and Task manager. Nothing normal can be done on the infected computer after the installation of Trojan.SlayerRAT virus. Hence, in order to protect your computer and your personal financial security, you’d better remove this Trojan horse off your computer without any hesitation. Manual removal is recommended to be the best way to use to get rid of the virus completely and permanently.
Published by & last updated on October 30, 2016 5:54 am