How to Remove W3p.js Virus | Updated


I wrote this article to help you remove W3p.js Virus. This W3p.js Virus removal guide works for all Windows versions.

W3p.js is a Trojan horse. This is the most elusive type of computer infection. Most Trojans do not reveal themselves in any way. They work through background processes which makes them hard to detect. W3p.js is a classic example for such a virus. The secluded program keeps a low profile. The only symptoms for its presence are the side effects from its activity. The Trojan uses up a lot of CPU and RAM memory. This has a reflection on the computer’s overall performance. Your machine will become sluggish. It will struggle to conduct its due tasks. Basic processes will take a lot of time to finish, while sophisticated operations will often fail to complete. Your system will regularly freeze, crash and return error messages.

W3p.js is just as sneaky when it enters computers. The Trojan uses underhanded techniques to gain entry without being detected along the way or during. The most common propagation vector for the sinister program is spam emails. W3p.js can hide behind an attachment. The sender will describe the file as an important document and instruct you to open it right away. He can misrepresent a genuine organization, like the national post, the police department, a courier firm, a government branch, an institution, a bank or a social network. Even if the postage contains all the requisites of a legitimate notification, you should still do a checkup to confirm it is real. A bogus message can be devised by copying a template. To proof the reliability of a given letter, check the sender’s email address.

Other ways for W3p.js to penetrate your system include software bundles, corrupted websites and compromised links. When installing a program to your computer, make sure you read its terms and conditions. If it offers you an extra tool for free, you should decline. Malware programs can pose as bonus apps. To find the option for an additional tool, read the terms and conditions of your selected program. Be advised that entering an infected domain or clicking on a redirect link is enough to let a virus into your system. You need to choose your sources with caution. Do your research on websites you are unfamiliar with.

W3p.js will exploit your computer’s resources for its malicious agenda. The Trojan launches remote attacks on devices from different parts of the world. It can use your system to penetrate a computer located in another country or even a different continent. Exploited devices are referred to as botnets. The insidious program aims to collect essential information on people. It can access the information you enter into your online accounts and the details your browser stores per default. The vulnerable input encompasses browsing history, tracking cookies, keystrokes, IP address, geographic location, demographic profile, email, phone number, area code, residency, user names, passwords, financial credentials, system specifications and other sensitive input. The developers of W3p.js can choose to hack your personal accounts or sell your private data to third parties.

There are other risks we need to address. Some countries have strict laws and regulations regarding neglectful usage of computers and fair Internet access. The responsibility for wrongful actions and cyber crime falls on the owner of the corresponding device. You can be faced with repercussions for failing to take measures within a certain time period. Another potential threat is contacting further infections. To be able to exploit a targeted computer in different ways, W3p.js makes changes to its internal settings. It will bring down your security which will make your system more vulnerable to external attacks. You can end up contacting more viruses which could be more harmful than W3p.js.

W3p.js Virus Uninstall

STEP-1 Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.


Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.


Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.


Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.


Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove W3p.js Virus from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.


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