Have difficulties in removing Troj/FakeAV-GNL? The antivirus program does not work? Is there an effective way to have Troj/FakeAV-GNL removed without damaging the computer? How can this Trojan be into the computer? Is it dangerous? What will it do in the infected computer? Please review the post for more details.
Troj/FakeAV-GNL is a newly released Trojan virus which can cause various problems to the computer and steal your private information. Generally speaking, your computer will be infected with it if you download or install some freeware from unsafe sources, open spam email attachments and visit hacked websites. You don’t know your computer is infected until you see the warning popping up from the antivirus program.
Troj/FakeAV-GNL modifies system registry settings, which allows it to be active automatically whenever you boot the infected computer. It may also be able to infect the important parts of the system, hide your documents and files, slow down the running speed of the computer and even shut down the computer randomly. It is very annoyed to work in a weird and sluggish computer. Besides, more and more other malware and spyware will be implanted into the infected computer which will further damage the computer and even lead to system crash finally. More seriously, the cyber criminals can access the computer to record your online behaviors without letting you know. So it is urgent to remove it as quickly as possible.
Troj/FakeAV-GNL roots so deep in the system via disguising as a part of the system processes that it is hard for antivirus to identify its malicious actions. It is also capable of disabling the built-in system defender. Therefore, manual removal can be the most effective way to get rid of this Trojan. Please be more careful during the removal for any mistake will destroy the computer seriously.
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” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this Trojan virus.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
In a word, Troj/FakeAV-GNL is a nasty Trojan virus that can get into your computer without your awareness and permission. You computer runs very slowly like a snail, which would interrupt your work in the computer greatly. Your private information including bank account or credit card details and social contact numbers could be collected by cyber criminals who released this Trojan. It is recommended to remove it as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on April 28, 2013 9:39 am