A notice pops up from Avast stating that you have Win32-Patched-AKC [Trj] virus? The virus is able to locate in System32 file so that even if your current antivirus can pick it up, but will definitely get failed to remove it. This following post will guide you how to delete this stubborn virus step by step.
Win32-Patched-AKC [Trj] is a newly-released Trojan parasite detected by Avast which always disguises itself on the affected machine by attaching its own code to original Windows system files so that it is hard to be uninstalled. It compromises your computer by exploiting system security leaks. After it is successfully downloaded, it will download and create many malevolent files which will occupy your system resource and slow down your computer.
This virus may enter the targeted computer system via system vulnerabilities, spam emails or malicious websites. Being a a pesky Trojan, it corrupts the PC by stealing sensitive details such as passwords, credit card numbers and online banking details and transferring the stolen information to a remote server or predefined e-mail address where an attacker can obtain access to the data and use it for malicious activities. In addition, it will bring more viruses, bugs, errors, spyware and ransomware to your computer without permission. Along with more created system security flaws, more problems will keep getting into your computer if you don’t stop them with a better solution as soon as possible. In a word, the longer this virus stays, the more troubles it can bring to your machine. Thus, take measure to get rid of Win32-Patched-AKC [Trj] virus as soon as possible in order to secure your computer.
File name: C:\Windows\System32\services.exe
Status: Threat: Win32-Patched-AKC [Trj]
Action: Move to chest
Result: The specified file is read only (6009)
Win32-Patched-AKC [Trj] is a highly dangerous Trojan that is promoted via spam e-mails, malicious or hacked Web pages, peer-to-peer networks. Once it is installed, it can mess up your computer by performing many evil activities:
1. It will reduce your PC performance and create many junk files to wreak chaos.
2. You may get lots of pop-up advertisements on your desktop and you can’t stop them at all.
3. It may make your computer freeze or crash randomly.
4. Your Internet homepage may be changed or your Internet searches are redirected to various suspicious website.
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:
Win32-Patched-AKC [Trj] is classified as a harmful Trojan virus that disturbs users continuously. This Trojan uses system vulnerabilities of the computer for dropping its components and corrupting other files. It hides deeply in an infected computer so that there are no security tools can remove it completely. After the virus is successfully downloaded, it can make system perform very slowly and the Internet disconnect quite frequently and even download harmful executable file from specified server without your permission. Moreover, you will detect that system crash and computer freeze problems occur randomly. Besides those visible bad behaviors, it still involves more potential threats that may ruin your system. Therefore, you should have this pesky trojan removed once detected.
Published by & last updated on September 10, 2012 8:22 am