Trojan Horse Generic29.AFQ is a highly dangerous Trojan that targets every computer users ranging from individual, educational institutions, up to known organizations. It can be detected by AVG but can’t be completely uninstalled. If you are frustrated with this virus, learn more to remove this virus now.
Trojan Horse Generic29.AFQ is classified as a harmful Trojan that propagates via malicious email attachments and bundled downloads. When it is installed, AVG will keep alerting “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe (2948):\memory_00400000″;”Trojan horse Generic29.AFQ”;”Object is inaccessible.” And you are not able to remove it at all.
This virus installs itself on the compromised PC through web browser exploits or comes bundled with other malware infections. When it is running in your system, it will drop harmful files and make several changes on computer settings so that it is not surprised that your PC is running out of order. It is getting slower and slower or even frozen all the time. In addition, it can make all the personal or confidential information secretly passed over to the intended attacker who would further misuse it for stealing money from your bank account or leaking the confidential information out to other sources. Hence, it must be removed as soon as possible once upon detection.
Freeze or shut down computer randomly
Open backdoor and download other threats
Let hackers remotely access your PC secretly
Track your personal activities on the Internet
Compromise your personal information and privacy
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, we can know Trojan Horse Generic29.AFQ is a disaster that compromises your privacy and security. It should be removed manually as soon as possible to avoid further damages. And users must understand the manual removal process of this Trojan requires better computer knowledge since any mistake might cause unpredictable damages. It is suggested users to spend some time on making a backup beforehand.
Published by Sarah Poehler on August 6, 2012 | How to Guides