Recently, my installed antivirus program Microsoft Security Essential has started detecting VaccineTree virus onto my system, which it classifies as a severe infection. It suggests the removal of this virus in a repair window. There are two options, the first one is fix and the second one is exclude, but the exclude is grayed-out and not available. I click on the go button and apply all and windows becomes green with the notification that virus issue has been resolved. However, minutes or hours later MSE antivirus detects this threat again on my computer and it comes back again and again. What should I do to delete this trojan infection from my PC..??

What is VaccineTree?

VaccineTree is classified as vicious Trojan infection which is a component of W32.Cridex family. It is created by the remote hackers which helps them in earning illicit revenue. It is spread over the Internet which can takes benefit to enter in the system when you visit malicious web pages and download the free video or files. VaccineTree can easily hide its presence under the deep files which is difficult to detect manually. In fact, updated antivirus can become inaccessible if you try to remove the threat. Once gets installed, it will try to take full control of the system by changing its privacy or security settings. So, don’t ignore VaccineTree for long time in the PC.

What’s more risky, VaccineTree will mix up its code in the boot section along with the main motive to get reloaded every time when ever machine get restarted. You will be blocked to access even your saved system’s data resulting in data in-accessibility. VaccineTree generally uses key-stroke and other cunning ways to steal saved information as well allow remote hackers to gain access over your compromised system. It will turn off firewalls and will even bring changes in security settings aiming to open an easy way for other malicious threat. Beside that, you won’t be able to update or install genuine applications and software. VaccineTree will stop opening your regularly used applications resulting in system in-accessibility. You would observe numerous changes in entire system’s appearance and will even block all the running program and applications. Thus, we recommend user to immediately take action against VaccineTree severe threat.

Horrible impacts of VaccineTree in the PC

It can easily invade your PC without any permission
It can delete important system file
It can stop other program from running
It degrades the performance of the PC and utilize more resource
It can steal your private information and deal it with hackers

Method 1: Remove VaccineTree 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 VaccineTree 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 VaccineTree?

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 VaccineTree popup and click on “End processes” to terminate them.

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

Step 3: Uninstall VaccineTree popup programs from the Control Panel.

Remove VaccineTree 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 VaccineTree popup and click on Uninstall button.

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Steps to Delete VaccineTree 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 VaccineTree popup permanently.

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Steps to Delete VaccineTree 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 VaccineTree popup from the list.

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

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Step 4.Uninstall VaccineTree 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 VaccineTree. 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.

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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

VaccineTree is a highly dangerous virus that can trigger high CPU occupancy rate, cause annoying browser redirection problem and even generate pop-up of advertisements whenever your computer is online. Trojan is designed to steal financial data, such as credit card numbers, login names, passwords, valuable personal documents and other sensitive information although sometimes it won’t show you any infected symptoms once downloaded. For this nasty virus, it can disable firewall and generate misleading virus alert to infected users every few seconds. It terminates and totally disables running antivirus software installed on the target computer and then connects to various malicious servers to download other harmful parasites to destroy the PC. It can make your privacy in a dangerous situation so please take action to remove it from your computer as soon as possible.