Are you annoyed with Trojan.Agent that always reappears after reboot? Are you searching for a way to get rid of it permanently? The following step-by-step guide will help you get rid of Trojan.Agent with no risk.
Trojan.Agent is a rather stubborn Trojan that is located in c:\windows\svchost.exe. It is promoted through hacked sites that use exploits to install other malware such as rogue programs onto your computer without your permission. It is a huge risk for all the compromised computers.
Although this parasite cannot replicate itself in the way other types of malware like viruses can, it can still be a big problem. Once infected, your computer may randomly shut down. Perhaps your antivirus can detect the virus, it is still a hard job for removal. Every time when you try to remove, it requires a reboot, but after reboot the same problems are detected still requiring reboot. The virus may keep track of your browser activities and steal your banking credentials without your awareness, finally transferring to remote hackers. Also it may display numerous annoying advertisements. As this is a Trojan, it is capable of bringing additional malware like rogue programs, worms, browser hijacker, etc to the infected machine which completely harm to the computer. Hence, you had better get rid of this stubborn virus by the following guides.
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:
If you failed to remove this Trojan 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 on July 21, 2012 | How to Guides