Is your computer infected with Adware Generic5.AAFE Virus and you have no clues on how to remove it from your computer? Recently many PC users are suffering from this case that the antivirus installed such as AVG or others can detect this Trojan but cannot help to get rid of it completely. Why your antivirus program fail to remove it successfully? Follow the manual guide here to find an effective way to get rid of this Trojan now.
Adware Generic5.AAFE Virus is the detection for a variant of the Adware Generic5 malware family that infiltrates into the system when you access contents from malicious website, open links from spam email attachments and download freeware software. Just like other Adware programs, it will completely annoy you with its frequent advertisements from affiliated websites. This virus can do great harm to your computer as it can slow down the system performance speed and reduce the ability to browser the Internet freely. What’s worse, it keeps displaying numerous annoying advertisements and bringing unwanted toolbars or pop-ups on your PC.
Adware Generic5.AAFE will automatically download other malware such as Adware Generic5.RQT and Adware generic5.RQU without your consent in order to corrupt your system. With those viruses in your computer, it will eventually make your computer at risk as it controls your keyword search and then depending on what you are searching for, it shows commercials advertisements. It keeps tracking of your online activities and may steal the computer user’s personal data and information and send it to remote attacker. All in add, it is suggested users to get rid of Adware Generic5.AAFE virus as quickly as possible.
1. It can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software.
2. It forces you to visit websites and advertisements which are not trusted and may lead you to pay money wrongly for worthless products.
3. It takes up high resources and strikingly slows down your computer speed and even causes your computer stuck frequently.
4. It may allow cyber criminals to track your computer and steal your personal information.
This is a tricky virus that is able to disable antivirus programs so that it cannot even be detected or removed by antivirus programs, you need to manually remove it out of the computer. And in case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages, please spend some time on making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:
1. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
2. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
Adware Generic5.AAFE is a highly dangerous adware which is able to monitor your web browsing habits and collect related information. As soon as your computer is compromised, it creates backdoor for intended hackers who will be able to control your computer and steal your important information such as private data and banking details. Furthermore, it can download and install other corrupted system files onto the infected PC. Thus, you will find your computer works slowly and operates weirdly. Generally speaking, this type of virus infiltrates your computer sneakingly with the use of security exploits beyond your approval. Once detect, an immediate removal is needed.
Note: If you are confused with the manual guide above, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by Sarah Poehler, last updated on June 4, 2013 7:13 am | How to Guides