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Nov 8, 2016

Trojan.Kotver!gm2 Virus Manual Removal Guide

Hello! Finally, I found this website that I can talk to experts. I have difficulty in removing Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus. The other day, Norton was identifying “Trojan.Kotver!gm2” and saying that it would be resolved with a restart, but I have been told that it is still there though I have restarted the computer many times. Then, I decided to remove the Trojan on my own, but no luck. It says Trojan.Kotver!gm2 has been found on my computer. I also tried another antivirus program which said no malware has been detected. However, Norton tells me again and again that Trojan.Kotver!gm2 is still there. I am completely confused. What’s going on? Is my computer infected or not? If it is infected, is there anyone who can help me remove it completely? Thank you in advance.

Brief Description of Trojan.Kotver!gm2 Virus

Trojan.Kotver!gm2 is identified as a malicious Trojan which has been programmed to attack computer all around the world. It is able to infect Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP and other systems. In order to support the hackers and help its owner make money, it performs malicious activities without your permission, such as changing settings and other important files which can cause serious computer problem. It is very tricky and hides deep in your system. Not all the antivirus programs have the capable to detect Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus as it makes use of the registry tricks to escape from detection. You will not notice its existence until Norton or other famous security program reports the infection. It is very dangerous as you don’t know what is happening on your computer, let alone stopping its nasty activities. We kindly suggest you scan your system well. Then detect and remove Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus as soon as possible.

How Trojan.Kotver!gm2 Virus Spreads?

Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus infection is very common among computer users. The cyber criminals spread it widely for illegal money. In order to trick you click on or download Trojan virus, they transform malicious programs into useful attachments, instant messages, links in emails or the additions of peer-to-peer applications. All those programs are well designed and are able to attract users’ attentions effectively. Once you click on or download them, Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus comes along. Your computer also can be infected while you visit some suspicious websites. The hackers utilize website vulnerability to place malicious code and distribute unsafe advertising pop-ups on websites that have not been highly protected. While you visit those websites or click on the infected pop-ups, your system can be compromised easily. Besides, be careful with the software update. Do not trust pop-up from unknown website which tells that you have to update the media player or other software. Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus can pretend to be a piece of famous software and prompt you to download. If you want to update your software, you can pay close attention to its official website and download the legit version.

How do I Know that My Computer is infected with Trojan.Kotver!gm2?

Are not sure whether your computer is infected with Trojan.Kotver!gm2? Here are some symptoms. First of all, your computer will act sluggish. It takes more time to open an application than you did before. You have to wait your computer to load for a long time during the startup. Secondly, your computer’s CPU utilization may rise to over 90% easily though you only run 2 or 3 programs. Thirdly, you will be redirected to unknown websites suddenly while you use the browser. It even launches your browser automatically while you edit blog with your Microsoft Word or do other stuff. Fourthly, the regular websites are not available or even blocked for no reasons.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

What Can the Vicious Virus Do?

1. It has the ability to download additional components and other infections in the target computer in order to fully complete its penetration.
2. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.
3. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other private data.

Manual Removal Guide:

This malicious Trojan virus  can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of Trojan: Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus

2. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of Trojan: Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

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Conclusion

Trojan.Kotver!gm2 is pretty harmful to your system. It is able to delete your important files and download malicious programs without your permission or knowledge. Your computer will freeze and even crash down suddenly. As time goes by, more viruses will be downloaded to help the hackers get access to your computer directly. Do not ignore this virus though it does not lock your computer like ransomware does. It can ruin your system silently. It will be too late for you to pay attention to it after it messes up everything on your computer. Take action right now. Remove Trojan.Kotver!gm2 virus out of your system manually once for all.

The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by & last updated on November 8, 2016 3:09 am

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