Trojan: Win32/Alureon.FO is a seditious Trojan that infiltrates your computer without your permission or knowledge with the use of security exploits. It is promoted via spam e-mails, malicious or hacked web pages, peer-to-peer networks. This virus disguises itself in root of the system and it becomes complicated for anti-virus software to detect and remove it.
After successfully installed, it compromises your privacy and security. It can open backdoor to let remote hacker access the infected PC and steal sensitive banking data like credit card numbers and online banking account passwords. In addition, your computer will act slower and slower while starting up, shutting down, playing games, and surfing the web. It may mess up your system files and even create lots of junk files on your computer. In the worse situation, it infects crucial system files, any incorrect removal can damage your computer system and make it crash immediately. It is suggested users to follow the manual guide here to get rid of Trojan: Win32/Alureon.FO without coming back.
Computer slows down dramatically.
System crashes suddenly and repeatedly.
Random files and folders will be created in your computer.
Numerous unexpected messages come in front of you when you are working.
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:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]
As mentioned above, Trojan: Win32/Alureon.FO is undoubtedly a huge threat. It can disable your antivirus and it needs and only can be removed manually so that it is completely kicked off from your computer. Although many computer users have antivirus programs on their computers, it can’t make sure the programs work all the time to catch a virus because many viruses are created day by day and it takes time for anti-virus software to make solutions for the latest viruses. By using the manual removal guide, you can remove Trojan: Win32/Alureon.FO with no risk. If you are confused by the guides above, you are welcome to contact experts from YooCare Online Service Center for help.
Published by Sarah Poehler on August 1, 2012 | How to Guides