Hello friends my name is Joseph, i have a Windows computer since two years. Yesterday i observed some unwanted issue in my computer because of Backdoor.Locobad. I don’t know how does it come to my computer. Please help me to remove it from the computer immediately because it is causing so many unwanted issues. I am not be able to perform any operations in a proper way just because of this computer threat. If you have any idea to get rid from this problem then please help….

What is Backdoor.Locobad?

Backdoor.Locobad is deemed as dangerous Trojan virus which encrypts your all type files to get benefit. It has been crafted by cyber criminals to harm the users PC all over world get profit. Generally, Backdoor.Locobad slips into your computer via spam emails and freware software such as audios, videos, games etc, through shareware, while you visit some malicious website.

Backdoor.Locobad virus generates a bunch of harmful files and registry entries on your system as soon as this threat is installed. Those malicious files takes up a plenty of CPU usage and memory space and that is why your computer slows down immensely. Besides, it can corrupt your your crucial system files and programs so that your machine can not work properly. Your infected PC will shut down and restart randomly and blue screen of death may occur from time to time. If you don’t clear this threat on time, it may even steal your sensitive information by monitoring your online activities. So, you must remove Backdoor.Locobad virus as quick as possible.

How to prevent computer from Backdoor.Locobad

Unlike worms, Backdoor.Locobad cannot replicate itself. So it is usually attached to other free downloadble applications for its distribution to multiple system. You can follow the below mentioned tips to avoid Backdoor.Locobad virus

Avoid using any freeware/shareware software
Keep install of powerful security programs.
Avoid to access any adult sites or malicious domains.
Scan properly any removal device before using it
Avoid reading any email attachment from unknown source.
Regularly scan your entire computer hard drives

Method 1: Remove Backdoor.Locobad by Using SpyHunter.

SpyHunter is a useful malware removal tool that detects and removes many malicious threats that several of the major brands can’t detect. This tool will be able to find out and delete Backdoor.Locobad and other related threats from your PC without much trouble. Now follow the steps below to automatically remove the Trojan horse:

Step 1: Download and install SpyHunter on your PC.

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Step 2: Upon the installation, launch SpyHunter and perform a full system scan by clicking “Scan Computer Now”.

spyhunter-scan computer now

Step 3: Wait for the scan to complete. Then, you will be shown all detected threats on your PC.

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Step 4: To clean up all threats completely, click “Fix Threats” and restart your PC.

Method 2: How to manually get rid of Backdoor.Locobad?

Restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking.

For Windows 8:

Reach the desktop on Windows 8 first.
Press Ctrl + Alt + Del keys together.
Open Switch User interface.
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And then hold down the “Shift” key and click on “Shut down” button.
Select Restart option from the pop-up page.
From the next page to choose “Troubleshoot”.
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Click on “Advanced Option” and choose “restart”.
Under Startup Settings, press F5/5 key to navigate to the Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 7, XP and Vista:
Shut down the affected computer first.
Press F8 key repeatedly until Windows Advanced Option Menu loads.
Select the Safe Mode with Networking option by using the up and down arrow keys.
Hit Enter key to reach the desktop.

Step 2: Open Task Manager by tapping Alt+Ctrl+Del keys together. Move the mouse pointer to “Processes” tab. Detect the fake process created by the Backdoor.Locobad popup and click on “End processes” to terminate them.

You can skip this step if you do not find any file associated with Backdoor.Locobad popup.

Step 3: Uninstall Backdoor.Locobad popup programs from the Control Panel.

Remove Backdoor.Locobad popup For Windows 7| Vista

  • Click on Start menu and tap Control Panel.

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  • Select “Programs” option and choose “Uninstall a Program”.

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  • Detect all the malicious programs associated with Backdoor.Locobad popup and click on Uninstall button.

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Steps to Delete Backdoor.Locobad popup From Windows 8

  • On the right edge of the screen, Click on Search button and type “Control Panel”. Click on search button.

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  • From the search results, select Control Panel. Its Window will appear on the screen, click on Programs and Features option.

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  • Identify the unknown programs and click on Uninstall button to get rid of Backdoor.Locobad popup permanently.

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Steps to Delete Backdoor.Locobad popup From Windows 10

  • Click on Start button.

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  • To show all the contents, you need to click on Settings option.

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  • Tap System.

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  • From the System menu, Choose Apps and Features option.

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  • Find Backdoor.Locobad popup from the list.

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  • Finally, Click on Uninstall button to protect the system from Backdoor.Locobad popup.

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Step 4.Uninstall Backdoor.Locobad via System Restore.

System Restore is a utility which comes with Windows operating systems and helps computer users restore the system to a previous state and remove programs interfering with the operation of the computer. If you have created a system restore point prior to installing a program, then you can use System Restore to restore your system and completely eradicate the unwanted programs like Backdoor.Locobad. You should backup your personal files and data before doing a System Restore.

Steps:

a. Close all files and programs that are open.

b. On the desktop, right click Computer and select Properties. The system window will display.

c. On the left side of the System window, click System protection. The System Properties window will display.

System protection

d. Click System Restore and the System Restore window will display.

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e. Select Choose a different restore point and click Next.

restore system files and settings

f. Select a date and time from the list and then click Next. You should know that all programs and drivers installed after the selected date and time may not work properly and may need to be re-installed.

choose a restore point

g. Click Finish when the “Confirm your restore point” window appears.

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h. Click Yes to confirm again.

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Conclusion

Backdoor.Locobad is commonly Trojan horse that targets computers users worldwide and it uses advanced techniques and manages to conceal its components in the computer system so it is very hard to get rid of the virus. It is believed that this trojan can be used for the distribution of other malware, such as rogue anti-spyware programs, backdoors and similar threats. The parasite also can be used to monitor victim’s web searches and browsing habits. It modifies your browser settings, alters your search results and redirects you to malicious website for trying to make money through pay-per-click advertising scheme and similar methods. It is suggested users should remove Backdoor.Locobad immediately once upon detection to avoid any further damages.