Antivirus program pops up a warning claiming that there is a dangerous virus in the computer called Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen? Get confused and worried for antivirus program is able to detect it but cannot remove it? How harmful can this Trojan be? How to get rid of it completely?
Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen is a high-risk Trojan virus which can ruin the infected computer and collect user’s personal information. It is bundled with some malicious websites or unknown links, some infected freeware and spam email attachments by the cyber criminals. Thus, if you accidently click those websites or links, download or install unsafe freeware and open spam email attachments, it can installed itself into your computer without your permission and start to perform a series of dangerous actions.
Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen has the ability to exploit system vulnerabilities, which makes your computer run very slowly and perform weirdly. It will take a longer time than usual to start the computer and run programs, simultaneously some running program or even the computer will shut down automatically. Frequent abnormal shut-down would harm your computer seriously. Moreover, this virus is able to make the infected computer vulnerable to remote attacks. Cyber criminals can record your sensitive information without letting you know. It’s advisable to remove it immediately.
This Trojan is tricky and cannot be removed by antivirus programs. Even if antivirus program shows that it has been removed, you will see it appearing again and again. The best way to get rid of it completely is manual removal. Since manual removal requires expertise, please be more careful during the removal procedure in case of any mistakes damaging your computer.
1. Show hidden files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
2. Delete virus files
(1). Delete the related registry entries to this Trojan virus through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this Trojan virus.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
In summary, Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen is a nasty Trojan virus that can escape from the removal of antivirus program and keep doing things harmful to your computer in backdoor. It collects your personal information and sends them back to the cyber criminals who created it for illegal use. Therefore, you shall remove it as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on March 27, 2013 11:24 am