How to clean out Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K virus safely and completely

Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K is detected and try various anti-virus such as Malwarebytes but still cannot get rid of it? I can understand how desperate you are after doing what you can do. Though the anti-virus is not helpful for this kind of trojan virus, there is still one effective and safe way to get it off from your computer. Pay attention to this post and get the answer you want.

Here is description about Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K virus

Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K has been widely spread from all over the world, no matter what kind of operating system you are. It’s known to be a nasty Trojan virus that’s been quite active recently.Usually if infected, your system becomes unstable and runs much slower than normal. It may also be vulnerable to those ransomware like FBI Antipiracy Warning message. At the same time, you will get a notification stated that Microsoft Security Essentials services are unavailable which force you to uninstall and re-download it. The small piece of Trojan virus can be easily sneak into your computer when you connect to Internet and download some free or shared resources. You can also get the malware if you have opened the infected spam attachments or unsafe websites. As most of the viruses have the ability of self-reproducing,  this Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K virus can also spread from one file to another or from one computer to another rapidly. For this reason, you must get rid of it immediately when you realized its existence. If leave it in your computer, the little pest will copy itself and spread widely which is more difficult to remove completely. At the same time, the virus can download more Trojan virus as well as browser hijacker virus. Through all these preparation work, it can open backdoor to the hackers. Once the hackers invade your computer, they will collect your personal information such as bank account and face book account. They can catch every keystroke or mouse click on your computer just like they are beside you at the moment. This virus is like a ticking boom. The longer it stays the more dangerous it may be. You’d better kill it as soon as possible especially users have vital information in the computer.

To save your computer from this evil Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K virus, you can try to do it on your own by the following manual removal instructions. But it’s suggested that these steps should be followed by PC advanced users. If you don’t have sufficient experience, you might cause other unpredictable damages to your computer as well as the hard drives. Or you can choose to get help from YooCare 24/7 Online Expert now.

Main symptoms if infected with this Trojan program

1) System runs slowly and freezes every now and then, sometimes it will keep restarting automatically.
2) Anti-virus is disable and windows registry is modified to protect the virus itself.
3) Windows with fake security warnings or ads pops up constantly.
4) Browser activities are redirected to certain website you don’t want to.
5) Consumes the PC resources unconsciously.

Following is the step-by-step guide to remove this trojan virus manually and completely

In case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages, please spend some time on making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:

1. Restart the infected computer and keep pressing F8 key to log in with Safe Mode with Networking;

2. Open Control Panel from Start menu and go to Folder Options;

3. Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended);

4. Press Windows+R keys to open the Run window and then type in regedit to open Registry Editor;

5. Find out and delete all these associating files of Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K as below:

%Documents and Settings%[UserName]Application Data[random]
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data.dll
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data.exe
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data (Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K)

6. Find out and remove all these associating registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Random.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random].exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon [Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K]

7. Restart the computer to normal mode when the above steps are done.

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Considering the harmfulness of Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K virus, it must be removed immediately before it causes further damage to your system. However, most users know little about this infection and can do nothing except running an anti-virus scan. Even though you have tried the most famous anti-virus you still cannot say goodbye to this malware forever. When you restart the computer, it pops up again and again. Any delay, the virus can do more harmful things to your system and makes it more difficult to be removed. Though no anti-virus can remove it permanently, this doesn’t mean it cannot be killed. You can get the issue fixed manually on you own. If you are not sufficient enough to deal with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, you can leave it to computer expert. For convenience you get one online to help you with this problem.

Please Note: If you still cannot get rid of Trojan:win64/alureon.gen!K virus successfully by the above instructions, which may be too complicated to follow, you are welcome to contact YooCare 24/7 Online Expert anytime you are available. YooCare will help you with any kind of PC problems.

Published by on August 14, 2012 11:54 am, last updated on May 28, 2013 11:24 am

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