Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Remove Trojan Horse Win32/Virut.EPO Virus Completely

Your Antivirus Cannot Remove Win32/Virut.EPO Virus?
From its name we can tell that this is a Trojan virus. The way how Win32/Virut.EPO invades targeted computers is unfair. It can be distributed via free programs, online games, junk email attachments, infectious websites and so on. Once installed, it will disguise itself in your system so that you can’t find the location of this Trojan virus and you won’t be able to delete it successfully. 

Win32/Virut.EPO can lurk in your computer when you open your computer, it will start itself automatically. This Trojan virus can slow down PC performance because it has taken up most of CPU memory. Win32/Virut.EPO is good at modifying the system files in your computer that will cause constant chaos. For example, when you surf the internet, you will be redirected to malicious websites randomly and unknown audio plays itself automatically. The worse thing is that your computer will freeze or shut down suddenly. 

Since Win32/Virut.EPO gets inside your computer, the private information you use to register on the internet such as bank or credit card accounts and passwords. Actually, cyber criminals create this Trojan virus for stealing the confidential information from compromised computers and use it for making money illegally. Therefore, you are highly advised to delete Win32/Virut.EPO once you have detected it on your computer.
Harmful Properties of Win32/Virut.EPO Virus
1. It gets inside your computer sneakily.
2. It can’t be deleted by antivirus programs.
3. It degrades your computer performance.
4. It steals your confidential information for illegal purpose.
5. It contaminates or deletes normal system files.
6. It invites in other threats like browser hijackers, malwares and worms. 
Win32/Virut.EPO Virus Removal Instruction 
Before the removal, please first back up your system! You should be extremely careful when deleting any file,because any mistake may lead to system crashes and other severe consequences. 
MEHTOD 1. Manual Removal
Step One:
Reboot the computer and before Windows interface loads, hit F8 key repeatedly. Choose “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key. System will load files and then get to the desktop in needed option.
Step Two:
Open Windows Task Manager and end virus processes. There are three ways to launch the Task Manager
① Press keys Ctrl+Alt+Del.
② Press keys Ctrl+Shift+Esc.
③ Press the Start button→click on the Run option→Type in taskmgr→press OK.
Step Three:
Click “Start” button and open the “Control Panel”, then double-click “Folder Options”. When the Folder Options window shows up, please click on the “View” tab, tick “Show hidden files and folders” and unmark “Hide protected operating system files(Recommended)” and then press OK.
Step Four:
Open Start menu and click on the “Search programs and files” box. Then delete Win32/Virut.EPO virus files: 
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\[random].exe
%System Root%\Samples
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp
C:\Program Files\ 
Step Five:
Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys, type in regedit and click “OK” to launch the Windows Registry. Then delete all Win32/Virut.EPO virus registry entries and keys.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image Files Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image Files Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image Files Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image Files Execution Options\msseces.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\.exe”
METHOD 2.Automatic Removal 
To completely delete Win32/Virut.EPO virus, you need to know that the manual removal above may not be able to remove virus  completely, because the creators of virus are always updating the virus version.Besides,any tiny mistake during the manual removal process may lead to severe consequences. Therefore,to ensure a complete and safe virus removal, it’s recommended that you get rid of virus with Automatic Win32/Virut.EPO Virus Removal Tool.

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