How to Remove Annoying Win32:Atraps-PF From Avast Completely?

Are you frustrated with Win32:Atraps-PF virus since Avast keeps picking up this Trojan Horse and saying it moved it to chest, it still keeps happening every so minutes? Have no idea how to get rid of this virus? Learn more to know about this Trojan now.

Win32:Atraps-PF Description:

Win32:Atraps-PF is determined as a pesky Trojan that compromises your computer by exploiting system security leaks. Once downloaded, it includes backdoor capabilities that open network ports to download and install additional malware threats onto the infected computer without your permission. This virus can perform various tasks on the compromised computers and completely mess up the infected system.

This virus is detected by Avast. However, it is hard to be removed. It will keep recurring after sending them to the chest. Thus, you will experience annoyance such as constant popups and alerts, slow PC performance and so on. At the same time, users will be in a hard time while surfing online. It keeps getting new tabs popping up in the browser directing users to ad-sites. Besides those visible bad behaviors, the virus still involves more potential threats that may ruin your system. It may allow cyber criminals to track your computer and steal your personal information. This virus is absolutely an undesirable element, it should be removed as soon as possible once upon detection.

Please take caution when you perform the manual guide below. Manual removal is a risky job, any mistake may lead to system crash immediately. If you need any help, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

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:

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Trojan Horse Generic 28.BVLH
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\runas\command “IsolatedCommand” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “(Default)” = ‘exefile’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “Content Type” = ‘application/x-msdownload’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon “(Default)” = ‘%1? =

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

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 on July 7, 2012 7:50 am, last updated on August 17, 2012 5:13 pm

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