What is Backdoor.Elpman?
Backdoor.Elfman is a variant of the backdoor Trojan threat that is used by remote hackers to open the back door on the compromised computer system. This Trojan connects to remote sites and download updates to perform various malicious activities on the attacked computer. Backdoor.Elfman carries other variants of the threat that drop performance and make the network vulnerable.
How was your computer infected with Backdoor.Elpman?
The manufacturers/distributors of Backdoor.Elpman take advantage of malicious websites to approve their program codes on their web page. Once the user clicks on the knowledge, on its links it is automatically downloaded to the system of the computer concerned. Apart from that, they can also be distributed via email attachments, freeware and shareware files and working on an infected network.
Possible symptoms of Backdoor.Elpman
- Backdoor.Elpman hijacks your default homepage and redirects the requested URLs to questionable websites.
- Backdoor.Elpman usually displays unwanted ads banners and corrupt links.
- Backdoor.Elpman blocks active antivirus tools and firewall settings.
- Backdoor.Elpman disables the task manager, control panel and browser settings.
- Backdoor.Elpman Updates your installed applications without asking.
How to manually remove Backdoor.Elpman from your WordPress?
By following the manual removal procedure, you can remove the malicious Backdoor.Elpman, it is strictly advised to be careful during the removal procedure.
Step 1: If this unpleasant Backdoor.Elpman virus prevents you from booting your system in Safe Mode with Networking, try to reboot your system Safe Mode with Command Prompt using the arrow keys. Press the F8 key continuously until the advanced Windows Menu launches. And then press Enter key to continue.
Note: Make sure that you connect your computer as administrator privileges. (Log in as administrator)
Step 2: Once the command prompt window appears on the screen, type “explorer” and press enter progress key.
Step 3: Next, a pop-up window will appear on Windows Explorer showing navigation bars:
For Windows XP: C: \ windows \ system32 \ restore \ rstrui.exe and press Enter. For Windows Vista / Seven: C: \ windows \ system32 \ rstrui.exe and press Enter. & nbsp;
Step 4: Click the Start menu and select the command and type run “regedit” and click OK there. will open Windows Registry Editor.
Step 5: In the Registry Editor window, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ Microsoft\Windows\ NT\Current Version\Winlogon\</ strong>. In the right part of the window to find “Shell” option. Right click on it and select Edit.
Step 6: If the value is different then locate for Shell in the right pane and change its value in Explorer.exe by right-clicking.
Step 7: As the steps get completed, do not forget to restart your computer system normally to save the changes.