AVG keeps popping up a warning reporting Trojan horse Patched_c.LYU is in your computer now? Have no idea how to get rid of it from your machine completely? This step-by-step guide will help you completely remove this pesky virus with no risk.
Trojan horse Patched_c.LYU is determined as a fatal Trojan which comes from the same family as Trojan horse Patched_c.xlt, Trojan Horse Patched_c.LZE as well as Trojan horse patched_c.lyt. When it successfully sneaks into a system, AVG is able to detect but always fails to remove it since such tricky Trojan does not have an interface, and its infected files are located in C:\Windows\System32\services.exe that can escape from elimination by all kinds of Antivirus programs.
Once the virus is inside your PC, you will suffer from browser redirection and annoying unwanted popups. Being as a trojan, it can open a backdoor to malicious cyber criminals and allow them to access the infected computer and gather personal data such as credit card info, log in numbers of users without any permission. Furthermore, Trojan horse Patched_c.LYU will greatly slow down in performance. In a word, such malicious virus can compromise your computer by exploiting system security leaks. You are strongly recommended to quickly remove it completely upon detection.
Slow down your PC speed notably.
Add other dangerous Trojan or Spyware to your system secretly.
Allow the hacker to access your entire system.
Collect all your personal information and transfer to a remote hacker.
Destroy critical system files and make PC unstable.
1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8″ key constantly.
2. 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.
3. 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:
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Trojan horse Patched_c.LYU\
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0?
If you failed to remove Trojan horse Patched_c.LYU with the instructions above or need any assistant, you are welcome to contact YooCare experts to resolve all the problems completely.
Published by Sarah Poehler, last updated on August 17, 2012 5:16 pm | How to Guides