Jan 26, 2017

W97M.Downloader.K Trojan Virus Removal Guide

Hi. My computer is infected with the W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus. I have no idea how to remove it. Would you please help me get rid of it? Thank you in advance.

Brief Description of W97M.Downloader.K Trojan Virus

W97M.Downloader.K is a harmful computer threat which writes malicious codes to mess up your system and ruin the important data on your computer. By making use of your computer’s network exploits and system vulnerabilities, W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus sneaks into your computer easily without your awareness. Besides, it is good at concealing itself so that it can escape from many users’ eyes and some security programs. You may not notice its existence though it hides in your system for a long time. Until one day, you find that your computer crashes down frequently without reason. You are not able to use your programs properly and receive various errors. Sometimes, your security program tells you that W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus has been detected and removed. However, your find that this Trojan virus is detected again and again after you start your computer. It is so stubborn that you are able to remove it completely with the help your security program. Good news is that you can do it in a manual way. Remove its related files and programs one by one manually.


How to Avoid W97M.Downloader.K Trojan Virus?

As we all know, W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus can sneak into your system secretly. You need to do something to avoid it. Before that, you need to know how it spread and where it hides. The cyber criminals design this Trojan well and spread it with various free applications. To make you download W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus without your knowledge, they bundle malicious program with free applications, such as fake Java updates, media players and other similar free applications. In this way, when you download those applications from the Internet, W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus comes along. Hence, do not download unknown free application before you figure out it is safe to use. In addition, W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus lurks in attachment of spam and hides on malicious websites or legit websites that has been hacked. Do not open attachment from a spam or visit suspicious websites in the future. After all, the Trojan viruses can hide anywhere on the Internet. It is a wise idea to stay alert against unknown programs online.

How W97M.Downloader.K Trojan Virus Works?

The W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus will block the antivirus software so as to conceal certain objects and activities. In this situation, the malicious programs can’t be detected. Therefore, the W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus can do further damage on an infected computer. By taking advantage of system bug and hole, it can create backdoor for more malware to access the computer system. After downloading new versions of malicious programs onto the computer, it can send, receive, launch, and delete files, display and steal data, like confidential system resources under the control of the remote hackers. Some certain programs will be created to collect your online banking systems, e-payment systems, and credit or debit cards which will lead user into big trouble. The cyber criminals will grab all your money. Even worse, it may steal your business secret to make huge illegal profit. All of the data on your computer are at considerable risk. From the information above, we can tell that W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus removal is a tough job. But, do not worry. You can remove all files of this Trojan virus manually and completely.

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.
5. It has the capability to hijack and inject malicious content to your web browser

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: W97M.Downloader.K Trojan 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: W97M.Downloader.K Trojan 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




Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:


Some of you may wonder how to tell if your computer is infected with W97M.Downloader.K Trojanvirus. Here are some symptoms of W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus infection. In the first place, your computer runs slow and crashes down now and then. Unknown programs that are related with W97M.Downloader.K appear on your computer. At the same time, you cannot find files that you use usually any more. Your computer’s CPU always goes up high though you just run several programs. After a period of time, your security program may tell you that W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus has been detected. If you notice some of those symptoms, you need to take action to stop it right now. You must note that W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus will not stop exploiting system vulnerabilities to access your crucial bank account information until it grabs all of your money. Do not hesitate to remove W97M.Downloader.K Trojan virus infection any more.

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 January 26, 2017 9:35 am

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