Help, please. Now my computer is infected by a kind of noxious Trojan horse virus which is named TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs). What does it really do when it invades my computer? How to get rid of this cunning Trojan? Can the antivirus tool remove it completely? What should I do now?
TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs) is created by the cyber hacker to attack Window computers’ system, such as Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 10 etc. This virus is a stubborn and malicious computer infection with high risk after its attack. Once it installed in your computer, it has the ability to change your important system files like registry files. It will disable your security firewall and delete or replace your programs’ files. So, other computer infection may get into your computer quickly and secretly. Some of your programs may not run as usual by getting kinds of errors. Besides, this Trojan will slow down your computer’s performance severely that covers booting, shutting down, playing computer games and browsing the Internet, etc. Due to TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs), you may not do things smoothly and quickly.
Most of you may not pay attention to your activities while you are online. You may think that all you do online must be safe. Thus, when TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs) is detected on your computer, you must be shocked and can’t figure out how this Trojan gets into your computer without your attention. Generally speaking, cyber criminals can distribute this infection via kinds of ways. This Trojan is usually associated with some unwanted email as attachments, spam emails, as well as dubious websites and freeware downloaded from the internet. Bad codes and other related stuff must be attached among the plug-ins while you are installing freeware like adobe flash player, free games, video players etc. After this Trojan accessed your computer, it will help cyber criminals to records your confidential information and online activities as well. As you know by now, TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs) will do lots of harm on your computer once it installed on it. Thus, it is highly recommended to get rid of this vicious Trojan as soon as possible once it is detected.
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 TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs), 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.
TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs) 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:
TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs) will become a big threat to your computer system as well as your financial security. Once installed, this malicious virus will rule your actions and stop all your processes and even incapacitate the point of your Task Manager or System Restore. Moreover, it will generate some fake ads and messages on the infected computer screen. Additionally, it may corrupt all the most common used browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Nothing good this virus will do on your compromised computer. Antivirus tool can’t help you remove this malicious Trojan from the infected computer. It is greatly suggest you take manual removal to get rid of TrojanDownloader.xs (trojan-downloader.xs) as early as possible.
Published by Selina Lynmich, last updated on January 5, 2017 1:41 pm | How to Guides