Recently, my installed antivirus program Microsoft Security Essential has started detecting TheTubeKit 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 TheTubeKit?
TheTubeKit is name of recently programmed brutal Trojan virus that may easily attack on your computer with malicious intention. Once installed you will definitely fake lost of problems specially while accessing PC. Being a Trojan TheTubeKit will hit on default Windows settings in order to destroy default settings to re-configure system according to its requirements. As like other Trojan virus this threat is also programmed to gain unauthorized access of computer, the main role of this Trojan virus is to connect computer with hackers remote locations and let allow them to track victims every single online activities to gather their sensitive informations. As Trojan virus is usually programmed and spared with only objective to steal victims private informations, their system details and various valuable informations.
Downloading third party freeware applications is the major reason behind emergence of TheTubeKit virus. However, it may infiltrates in targeted computer system by using several different methods such as smap emails attachments, social engineering, peer to peer network sharing, using infected media drive, clicking unknown links, visiting pornographic sites and many more. Well, once it get installed in your computer system then you will experience several unusual issues in your PC. It slows your system response, interrupts all kind of operations, causes system crash, hard drive failure and many more. TheTubeKit may damages crucial file system in your files and infects all executable files.
Moreover, TheTubeKit will even makes changes in your system settings, disable all security measures in your computer and create a backdoor for other malware threats like rootkit, worms, and many others. It even has the tendency to show adds, and pop-up message. Whats more, it is known to steal confidential information from victimized computer system such as IP address, login details, financial secrets, browsing history etc. and may pass it to the evil cyber hackers and causes financial as well as legal issues for you. Therefore, it is recommended to get rid of TheTubeKit as soon as possible on your Windows computer system.
Causes and Effects of TheTubeKit
Well, there are many causes of this TheTubeKit but among all few of them are very common. Most probably this Trojan is caused by the software bundling technique. Its owners are attached this Trojan with some third party software and in order downloading them from untrusted sites this Trojan is also entering in the computer. Its another cause is some email attachments file which delivers from unknown sources. This Trojan is caused by the improper way of network file sharing and visiting illegal sites. When user go through the fake scanning reports then also this trojan may enter the computer.
Coming on the effects of this TheTubeKit, it is affecting the Windows computers in many ways. It will break the computer security and allow its supporting file and processes to move in the computer. It is responsible to spoil the system functionalities and for decreasing the system performance. The presence of this Trojan in computer will lead to unauthorized modification in system registries and it also deleted some important registry entries. It occupies or consume extra system resource and connects your computer to the online hackers. This Trojan having keystroke capturing ability so it steal the confidential data which you feed Internet. It provides permission to the online hackers to make complete control over your computer and monitors your all activities. Hence it is compulsory to remove TheTubeKit from your computer.
Method 1: Remove TheTubeKit 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 TheTubeKit 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.
Step 2: Upon the installation, launch SpyHunter and perform a full system scan by clicking “Scan Computer Now”.
Step 3: Wait for the scan to complete. Then, you will be shown all detected threats on your PC.
Step 4: To clean up all threats completely, click “Fix Threats” and restart your PC.
Method 2: How to manually get rid of TheTubeKit?
Restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking.
For Windows 8:
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 TheTubeKit popup and click on “End processes” to terminate them.
You can skip this step if you do not find any file associated with TheTubeKit popup.
Step 3: Uninstall TheTubeKit popup programs from the Control Panel.
Remove TheTubeKit popup For Windows 7| Vista
Click on Start menu and tap Control Panel.
Select “Programs” option and choose “Uninstall a Program”.
Detect all the malicious programs associated with TheTubeKit popup and click on Uninstall button.
Steps to Delete TheTubeKit popup From Windows 8
On the right edge of the screen, Click on Search button and type “Control Panel”. Click on search button.
From the search results, select Control Panel. Its Window will appear on the screen, click on Programs and Features option.
Identify the unknown programs and click on Uninstall button to get rid of TheTubeKit popup permanently.
Steps to Delete TheTubeKit popup From Windows 10
Click on Start button.
To show all the contents, you need to click on Settings option.
From the System menu, Choose Apps and Features option.
Find TheTubeKit popup from the list.
Finally, Click on Uninstall button to protect the system from TheTubeKit popup.
Step 4.Uninstall TheTubeKit 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 TheTubeKit. You should backup your personal files and data before doing a System Restore.
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.
d. Click System Restore and the System Restore window will display.
e. Select Choose a different restore point and click Next.
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.
g. Click Finish when the “Confirm your restore point” window appears.
h. Click Yes to confirm again.
TheTubeKit is a malicious and stubborn Trojan infection which must be removed as soon as you detect it on your computer. General antivirus program is really hard to detect this virus. Once this virus is detected, it couldn’t be removed by any antivirus applications. This infection can only be removed by manual. Manual removal way is the most effective and quickly method to get rid of this infection completely and permanently. Once this infection installed on your computer, it has the ability to change your important system files such as DNS settings, browser settings as so on. As a result, while you are browsing the Internet, you may be redirected to visit some unknown websites automatically. While you are using your computer, you may find that your computer can’t run as normally as before any more. Your computer may get stuck, websites crashed, security system disabled, etc. What’s more, this infection can act as a backdoor for other infection to get into your computer more easily. With the backdoor opening, warms
, spyware, adware, and other Trojans may make chaos on your computer without any obstacle. This virus is a great threat to your computer. Hence, it is strongly recommend you get rid of this virus as early as possible before it damages your whole computer.