Hi there. I was told that my computer has been infected with Trojan:Win32/Peals.A!cl. I was trying to remove it with my antivirus program. I thought problem has been fixed as it said removal complete. However, it said that Leftovers of the virus are still there when I started computer the next day. So, I was about to remove them manually, but it’s still the same. Very frustrated. Would you please help me out? Any assistance will be appreciated.
Trojan:Win32/Peals.A!cl is newly detected as a Trojan virus by Microsoft Security Software products. The cyber criminals intend to access the compromised computer under the help of this malware. Once it is installed, it follows the remote owners’ will to act, aiming at accessing your personal data and money. Some antivirus programs are able to detect it while it is not able remove the threat completely. Some antivirus programs even are not able to detect it because it is really at good at disguising itself as a legit program. More malware and plug-ins will be installed to damage your computer and help it escape from detection. That also will make it more and more difficult to remove. Therefore, we strongly suggest you get rid of Trojan:Win32/Peals.A!cl as soon as possible.
Many people think that they are far away from Trojan, virus and other computer threat as they only use their computer to do normal work, view interesting websites, watch movie online and do some shopping. The fact is there always is a chance your computer can be infected with viruses though you don’t do anything illegal or improper on the computer. The cyber criminals distribute viruses everywhere they can access. They make use of the third party programs to spread Trojan:Win32/Peals.A!cl on the Internet. Commonly, virus is bundled with unknown free software and shareware in one package. The software just looks normal while containing malicious. Also, virus hides on malicious websites. You may be invited to downloading porn or viewing pornography there by clicking a link. When seeing this case, you need to be very cautious. Sometimes, virus will be downloaded immediately once you click on the link. Besides, they dispatch spam to send you malicious link or attachment of virus. Do not open email from unknown senders unless you know that it is totally safe. Be cautious and protect your computer well.
Like other Trojan virus, this malware is able to damage computer badly. After it sneaks into your computer, it changes the browser and system settings without your permission. For example, it changes related registry and firewall settings to open backdoor and create more bugs. Program like antivirus will fail to function properly. Normal websites, such as Facebook, Twitter and Youtube can’t be opened though network connection is good. After the browser is infected, it redirects you to unsafe websites randomly. In this way, more potential threat can be downloaded. Besides, this Trojan virus is capable of deleting your important files and dropping malicious files on your computer. It created files that look like your other legit files to reduce possibility of detection. The longer it stays on your computer, the more it can do to damage the system and the more data it can access.
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.
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
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end the processes of Trojan: Trojan:Win32/Peals.A!cl 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
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries of Trojan: Trojan:Win32/Peals.A!cl 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
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
In a word, Trojan:Win32/Peals.A!cl will do everything it can to ruin your computer and grab what it wants. Do not ever allow a Trojan virus to stay on your computer any longer once you notice its existence. Otherwise, you are putting your precious data and computer at risk. Though it doesn’t lock your screen or system aggressively, it can destroy the computer system silently which is much more horrible. As time goes by, more and more malware will be installed until everything is messed up. If your computer is infected and you are reading this article, take action to stop it right now. Locate and remove Trojan:Win32/Peals.A!cl 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 Emerson L. Sullivan, last updated on November 21, 2016 3:27 am | How to Guides