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Aug 18, 2012

How to Remove Trojan horse Agent_r.AWW Permanently? (Manual Removal Guide)

Are you infected by Trojan horse Agent_r.AWW which is detected by AVG? Still looking for an effective method to remove it completely? Here is the manual removal instruction to help you get rid of this stubborn Trojan without any risk.

Trojan horse Agent_r.AWW Description:

Trojan horse Agent_r.AWW is a computer Trojan that targets Windows computer and can access the corrupted PC system stealthily. Once installed, it disguises itself in root of the system and it becomes complicated for anti-virus software to detect and remove it. When it is installed, this nasty Trojan can gather and send sensitive user information such as user name and passwords, credit card information, bank accounts, financial information and other online logon credentials to a remote attacker. In addition, it slows down your machine and reduces PC performance and may display advertisements on the compromised machine while user is browsing the web. Worse still, Trojan horse Agent_r.AWW also downloads and executes other malicious files on to the infected system. It is recommended users should get rid of this stubborn Trojan infection manually without any hesitation in order to secure the stability and normal operation of your computer.

Major characteristics of this nasty Trojan include:

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.

Where does it come from?

From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious popups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.

Note: No matter how does the virus access your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of this pest, professional manual guide is needed.

Manual Removal 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:
*%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll
*%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Temp
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\LowRegistry
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Srvices\sr\Parameters

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Manual removal of Trojan horse Agent_r.AWW requires Expertise, Please take care before performing the steps. If you failed to remove this Malware, you are welcome to contact PC expert to fix the problem.

Published by & last updated on August 18, 2012 4:17 am

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