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May 25, 2018

SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 Trojan Virus Removal

Hello. My security program told that I have SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 virus, but it was not able to remove it. I did click on “Remove virus”, but it came back this morning. I tried to delete it with the security again, but it keeps coming back. Please help. How do I get rid of SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 virus completely?

Brief Information of SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 Trojan Virus

SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 is a newly detected Trojan virus. It is popularly known for highly malicious activities that it performs within the infected computer system. This virus is developed by cyber crooks with the sole purpose to make online benefit from the innocent users. It mostly attacks your computer through bundled free third party programs, spam emails, suspicious websites, shareware and other tricks. Once it is installed, it will run automatically when the computer system is started up. To get what its owner want, it damages your Registry and other crucial parts of the machine, resulting into disconnection of Internet and malfunction of programs. It even can make your entire system run slowly and trigger random system suspend. Your computer and personal data are at risk. SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 virus should be removed as soon as possible.

What can Trojan Virus Do?

In those days, virus becomes more and more aggressive. Some viruses lock users’ screen and demand a ransom directly. Some viruses redirect users to harmful websites and record users’ online activities and other information. Some viruses hide deep among regular files and corrupt the system secretly. SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 Trojan virus is one of them. It buries itself deep in the system and damages your computer without your notice. As it can bypass your computer security and disable your anti-virus and firewall security, the security program can’t find the virus, let alone your naked eyes. It is able to replicate itself and hide its presence under deep files. You may notice some strange files among your system files and delete them, but it does not end. Only part of them is deleted.
The Trojan virus controls your Internet settings and shows cookies and key loggers to spy on your online behaviors and browsing histories. At the same time, it automatically connects to remote server to download several other nasty and harmful viruses on your computer to make further damage. It modifies your registry to cause vital error. The can may delete important system files without your permission. It also runs several dangerous processes in the backstage to cause over consumption of CPU. That will completely slow down your computer and downgrade its performance. From that on, your computer will start freezing and often get unresponsive. If you don’t remove the virus in time, you may not be able to perform any task on your Windows computer. Besides, it may be able to steal your personal information like bank account details, credit card information, passwords and login ID etc. with the help of remote hackers. Your important files are at high risk in its presence. Get SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 Trojan virus off your computer to avoid loss.

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.


Tips to Avoid Trojan Virus

  • Do not download free software from unknown websites;
  • You should always select Custom Installation no matter what application you are going to install;
  • Uncheck hidden options which attempt to install additional programs you never need;
  • Scan all your downloaded files and applications or attachments of email before you open them;
  • You should Never open any attachments of unknown or spam emails;
  • Do not visit suspicious adult/porn websites;
  • Never try to update any app from nonofficial websites.
  • 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: SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 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: SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 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

    %AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

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

    %Temp%\random.exe

    Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

    Conclusion

    SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 Trojan virus is nasty threat which sneaks into your Windows computer without any prior information and badly affects the performance of your computer. The cyber criminals created this threat using malignant and tricky tactics so that the virus can easily deactivate your computer protection tool and compromise your computer. This malicious virus will slow down computer speed to crawl. The computer will get stuck frequently. Loading applications and processing etc. may take long time to be accomplished successfully. The threat upon invading the system silently corrupts the registry entries to deploy annoying unwanted pop-up-alerts and messages to scare users and hinder proper accessibility in any way it actually can. What’s worse, your bank card detail may have been targeted. The only purpose of virus owned by hackers is money. They will spare no effort to steal valuable information and money. Therefore, delete SONAR.Gosopad!gen5 Trojan virus as soon as you see it. So far, manual removal is the most effective way. Locate the malicious files and delete them one by one.

    Trojan virus 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 Andrew Gonzalez & last updated on May 25, 2018 7:44 am

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