Trojan Horse Small.DAC is detected by running AVG scan? This is a stubborn virus that can embed in an infected computer and make a mess for the whole system. Learn more to know about this Trojan and remove it as soon as possible to avoid further damage.
Trojan Horse Small.DAC is classified as a seditious Trojan threat contains a rootkit function. With this advanced method, it can conceal itself and prevent itself from being detected or removed by antivirus programs. Upon execution, the Trojan will drop several malicious files and creates a couple of folders under Application Data folder, making users get confused about how to distinguish and find out from all the legal system files. Thus, the removal becomes so complicated for a computer newbie.
There would be no clear signs when this threat is digging its way inside your PC. But if you have installed AVG, it will report the presence of this Trojan. However, every time you tried to remove it, it will keep coming back after every reboot and rescan. It really annoys users and this Trojan can download more threats and execute it on the target computer, leading your computer to huge risk. This threat is also identified with backdoor capability that allows it to steal sensitive data from an infected computer. Attacker may also control the computer, upload and download file, and monitor user’s key presses on the keyboard. Thus, the manual removal is required immediately to protect your computer against Trojan Horse Small.DAC virus.
This virus is mainly distributed as part of Trojan Downloader. File-sharing networks and spam email messages are deemed as other way to deploy the Trojan. Currently many computer users had the same experience that they have tried a sea of antivirus software recommended online but still end up with frustration because antivirus software are not helpful all the time to remove the newest viruses. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. Before you perform the guides below, back up your data first.
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]
Are you suffered from Trojan Horse Small.DAC virus? Do you have no idea how this virus gets inside your computer? Users must know such malicious Trojan can infect through many ways. Most of cases, user gets this virus installed when they are clicking some malicious ads or visiting some malicious sites, as well as opening unknown downloaded files. But no matter how victims get this virus accessed, it should be removed instantly to prevent from further damage.
Published by & last updated on August 15, 2012 3:53 am