Hello guys, my Windows system is unfortunately attacked by nasty trojan virus known as Application.crack.PEP. I don't know what is it and how this malicious one enters into my PC. In some cases, my best security applications cannot clean and detect it from my laptop. After scanning the system, it releases tons of annoying warning messages that keeps coming again and again onto my system screen. So, I am very frustrating and wondering that if Application.crack.PEP virus arrives into my system then it may steal my numerous crucial information. Anyone advice me how to delete this stubborn threat as early as possible ?
Application.crack.PEP is regarded as a suspicious trojan infection which usually comes into your system while you are downloading numerous free programs especially games components, video players, movies from untrusted websites and some unknown extensions etc. Such kind of trojan may corrupt the settings of user's several common web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari or even Google Chrome etc. When you launch your new tab then you suddenly receive excessive amounts of background pop-up adverts, fake warning messages and other highlighted keywords. Such highlighted texts are closely affiliated with dubious trojan threat named Application.crack.PEP. It will change the crucial settings of browsers like start up page, new tab, home page, search provider and some others.
This threat may bombard you by showing lots of infected adverts or messages and usually prompts you to download unreliable applications that causes mass of annoying activities. On the other ways, Application.crack.PEP may affect your system with loads of malicious infections such as keyloggers, rootkits, spyware, rogue programs, redirect threat and some others. It may secretly distribute through peer to peer file sharing irrelevant files, pirated programs , dubious media devices and other horrible sources. What's more, Application.crack.PEP may alter the registry settings, damages your important files and overly occupies big portion of system resources. By modifying the registry entries, it degrades your system running speed very slow and unstable. Not only this, it will diminish the security settings of the computer, so that its related noxious programs could be silently activate onto the compromised machine without asking any permission or knowledge. Therefore, it is very necessary to eliminate Application.crack.PEP from your system to stop further harmful symptoms.
Steps to Remove Application.crack.PEP
Step 1>> How to Boot Windows in Safe Mode to isolate Application.crack.PEP
Step 2>> How to View Hidden Files created by Application.crack.PEP
for Windows XP
- Exit all Program and Go to Desktop
- Select My Computer icon and Double Click to Open it
- Click on the Tools Menu and now select and Click on Folder Options.
- Select on View Tab that appears in New Window.
- Check mark on the box next to Dispaly the Contents of System Folders
- Now Check the box in order to Show Hidden Files and Folders
- Now press on Apply and OK to close the Window.
- As soon as these steps are performed, you can view the files and folders that were created by Application.crack.PEP and hidden till now.
for Windows Vista
- Minimize all Window and Go to Desktop
- Click on the Start Button which can be found in lower lef Corner having Windows Logo
- Click on the Control Panel on the Menu and Open it
- Control Panel can be opened in Classic View or Control Panel Home View.
- If you have Selected Classic View, follow this
- Double Click on the Folder icon to open it
- Now select the view tab
- Click on Option to Show Hidden Files or Folders
- If you have Selected Control Panel Home View, follow this
- Appearance and Personalization link is to be Clicked
- Select on Show Hidden Files or Folders
- Press Apply Option and then Click on OK.
This will Show all the Folders including those created by Application.crack.PEP
Know how to view Hidden Folders on Windows 7, Win 8 and Windows 10
(Following the above steps are necessary to view all the files created by Application.crack.PEP and that is known to exist on Compromised PC.)
- Open the Run Box by holding together the Start Key and R.
- Now Type and input appwiz.cpl and press on OK
- This will take you to the Control Panel, Now Search for Suspicious programs or any entries related to Application.crack.PEP. Unistall it once if you happen to find it. However be sure not to Uninstall any other program from the list.
- In the Search Field, Type msconfig and press on Enter, this will pop-up a Window
In the Startup Menu, Uncheck all the Application.crack.PEP related entries or which are Unknown as Manufacturer.
Step 3>> Open the Run Box by Pressing Start Key and R in Combination
- Copy + Paste the following Command as
- notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts and press on OK
- This will Open a new file. If your system has been hacked by Application.crack.PEP, certain IP’s will be displayed which can be found in the bottom of the screen.
Look for the suspicious IP that is present in your Localhost
Step 4>> How to Terminate Application.crack.PEP Running Processes
- Go the Processes Tab by pressing on CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Keys Together.
- Look for the Application.crack.PEP Running Processes.
- Right Click on Application.crack.PEP and End the Process.
Step 5>> How to Remove Application.crack.PEP Related Registry Entries
- Open Registry by Typing Regedit in the Run box and Hit Enter Key
- This will open all the list of entries.
- Now Find and search the entries created by Application.crack.PEP and cautiously delete it.
- Alternatively, you can manually search for it in the list to delete Application.crack.PEP Manually.
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