Web@boltat.ru Web@boltat.ru is a devastating computer virus from the widespread malware family known as Trojan horses. Web@boltat.ru seeks to enter the computers of its victims silently, take over their settings, and then launch different harmful processes without the user\u2019s knowledge or approval. A Trojan horse virus is, in general, a versatile cybercrime tool and can be used differently depending on the situation and the hacker\u2019s goals. In many cases, Trojans are used to steal sensitive data from the computers of their victims so that the acquired info could later be used to blackmail the attacked user, to drain their banking accounts, or to carry out other similar criminal actions. In other instances, a virus like Web@boltat.ru or Drive by Exploit would take over the whole infected system and force it to conduct tasks that haven\u2019t been approved by the user. In this regard, one of the most popular uses of some Trojan viruses is to utilize the infection as a cryptocurrency mining tool. When the Trojan is used in such a way, it first gains control of the computer by acquiring Administrator privileges and then it starts cryptocurrency-mining processes that drain most of the machine\u2019s resources. Any cryptocurrency that is generated in this process is automatically sent to the hackers who control the virus. Due to the excessive use of GPU, RAM, and CPU, the infected computer is likely to get severely slowed down to the point where it is practically impossible to use it normally. In some cases, especially if the machine isn\u2019t very powerful, the presence of the Trojan and the mining processes ran by it could cause the PC to crash or its screen to freeze. Therefore, if you notice any such disturbances, it is essential to check the computer\u2019s system for any malware that may be hiding in it. A third popular use that is commonly associated with Trojan horse viruses is when the threat is utilized as a distribution tool for other popular forms of malware. One particularly common example of Trojans being used as malware-distribution tools is when a virus like Web@boltat.ru loads a Ransomware infection onto computers that it has already infiltrated. In some cases, Trojans such as Web@boltat.ru may even provide cover for new malware by blocking the antivirus on the computer and preventing the user from installing new security programs. In cases where the second virus is a Ransomware representative, this allows the Ransomware to silently encrypt the files of its victim, making them unavailable and then telling the user to pay money for their release. How to deal with Web@boltat.ru Web@boltat.ru is a new threat of the Trojan horse family and we cannot yet tell you what the criminals behind it are trying to achieve with its help. We can, however, aid you in the removal of this infection through our guide manual that can be found below. Our suggestion for you is to complete all of the steps provided there if you have even the slightest suspicion that Web@boltat.ru may currently be inside your computer. SUMMARY: Name Web@boltat.ru Type Trojan Danger Level \u00a0High\u00a0(Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware) Symptoms \u00a0Trojans mostly show no visible symptoms, but they could still sometimes cause crashes, freezes, computer sluggishness, and other similar irregularities. Distribution Method Sites that spread illegal content as well as spam messages and clickbait adverts are commonly used tools for Trojan horse distribution. Detection Tool Remove Web@boltat.ru Email If you are looking for a way to remove Web@boltat.ru you can try this: \tClick on the Start button in the bottom left corner of your Windows OS. \tGo to Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstall a Program. \tSearch for Web@boltat.ru and any other unfamiliar programs. \tUninstall Web@boltat.ru as well as other suspicious programs. Note that this might not get rid of Web@boltat.ru completely. For more detailed removal instructions follow the guide below. If you have a Windows virus, continue with the guide below. If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide. If you have an Android virus, please use our Android Malware Removal guide. If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference. Reboot in\u00a0Safe Mode\u00a0(use this guide if you don't know how to do it). WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING! Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time\u00a0and\u00a0go to the\u00a0Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous.\u00a0 Right click on each of them\u00a0and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner: After you open their folder,\u00a0end the processes\u00a0that are infected, then delete their folders.\u00a0 Note:\u00a0If you are sure something is part of the infection - delete it, even if the scanner doesn't flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.\u00a0 Hold together the Start Key and R. Type\u00a0appwiz.cpl -->\u00a0OK. You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries.\u00a0Uninstall it\/them. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO: Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter.\u00a0A\u00a0window will pop-up: Startup --->\u00a0Uncheck\u00a0entries that have "Unknown" as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious. \tRemember this step - if you have reason to believe a bigger threat (like\u00a0ransomware) is on your PC, check everything here. Hold the Start\u00a0Key\u00a0and\u00a0R\u00a0- \u00a0copy +\u00a0paste the following and click OK: notepad %windir%\/system32\/Drivers\/etc\/hosts A new\u00a0file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below: If there are suspicious IPs below "Localhost" -\u00a0write to us in the comments. Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter. Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus's Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don't show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete\/uninstall them: \tHKEY_CURRENT_USER----Software-----Random Directory. It could be any one of them - ask us if you can't discern which ones are malicious. HKEY_CURRENT_USER----Software---Microsoft----Windows---CurrentVersion---Run-- Random HKEY_CURRENT_USER----Software---Microsoft---Internet Explorer----Main---- Random If the guide doesn't help, download the\u00a0anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!