Trojan.Poweliks Is Dangerous to Your Computer
1. It is a dangerous backdoor Trojan horse;
2. It may allow intruders to modify your system;
3. It may spread additional spyware or malware;
4. It may be controlled by a remote person;
5. It violates your privacy and compromises your security;
6. It may allow access for the remote host by installing hidden FTP server.
You should realize that manual removal of Trojan.Poweliks is a cumbersome procedure as Trojan.Poweliks is very tricky that hides or changes some of its key files. If you do not have any previous similar experience but want to remove this infection manually, we have to warn you that this operation could end up with a more compromised Windows system. If you are not a computer savvy, we strongly recommend you reconsider your options and use SpyHunter which is designed to deal with Trojan horse to remove Trojan.Poweliks driver files completely from your system.
Solution one: Manually Delete Trojan.Poweliks From Your Computer
To perform this procedure, please restart your computer and keep pressing F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press ENTER to get into that mode.
Step 2- Open Windows Task Manager and end all Trojan.Poweliks running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)
Step 3- Show all hidden files
Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you’re in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, check Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.
Step 4- Remove these Trojan.Poweliks associated files on your hard drive such as:
%AppData%\<random>.exe %CommonAppData%\<random>.exe C:\Windows\Temp\<random>.exe %temp%\<random>.exe C:\Program Files\<random>Step 5- Open the Registry Editor and delete the following entries:
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "random " HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\random HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Inspector
Reference The Video Below to Clean up Trojan.Poweliks
If you are not familiar with files, registries and process manual removal, you'd better choose automatic scans to remove Trojan.Poweliks permanently from your PC
Solution Two: Automatically remove Trojan.Poweliks from PC by using SpyHunter
1. Download SpyHunter by clicking the following download link:
2. Double-click on the downloaded file. If asked to allow program to make changes to this computer, click “Yes” button.
3. In this step, please accept the Licence Agreement and click “Next >” button.
4. After the definition database is downloaded, system scan will automatically start.
5.Tick "Select all" and press "Remove" button to get rid of all the detected threats on your computer.
Additional Guide: Improve your PC performance by uninstalling all the unnecessary programs
With Perfect Uninstaller, you can uninstall unneeded applications in your system easier and faster. The Standard Add /Remove Program often can't completely uninstall some applications and broken registry keys, unlike your own pc Add/Remove Program , Perfect Uninstall can't only uninstall the applications it selves, but also can clean the registry files they leave over, it will protect your PC from corrupted registry errors , improve your PC performance and speed !
Step 1. Clicking the icon as below.
Step 2. Finish the installation process.
In a few seconds you will see an alert box like the one in the figure below. Select "Run" to download and install Perfect Uninstaller. If you prefer you may save the Perfect Uninstaller setup file (PerfectUninstaller_Setup.exe) to your computer and install the software later by clicking on the 'Save' button.
Step 3. After the successful installation, you may be able to see all your installed programs details. Choose the one you want to uninstall and click “Next” to remove it completely and thoroughly.
Note: If you choose manual removal method, to completely remove Trojan.Poweliks you need to find out and remove all its process, files and registry entries. Be careful and patient during the whole manual removal process as Trojan.Poweliks hides deeply in the system. If you have spent too much time in manual removing Trojan.Poweliks and still not make any progress, you can download and install Spyhunter here to see how Trojan.Poweliks is removed easily and completely from your system.