I get a warning from AVG saying that “Trojan horse BackDoor.Generic17.AOE, c:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-1390067357-448539723-839522115-1003\$817309843c0ec617fdb1119bf659a620\n” It says the Process is C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe. When I try to fix it, it fails, telling me that it cannot access the file. That is really frustrating. Is your computer infected with Trojan Horse BackDoor.Generic17.AOE virus as well? Why your antivirus program fail to remove it successfully? Follow the manual guide here to find an effective way to get rid of this Trojan now.
Trojan Horse BackDoor.Generic17.AOE is a vicious Trojan that detected by AVG recently and annoys PC users. It gets inside the PC through security vulnerabilities found on a network and then runs many malicious tasks on your machine without your permission. When it is installed, the attacker may use this Trojan to spy on a user, manage files, install additional software or dangerous threats, control the entire system including any present applications or hardware devices, shutdown or reboot a computer or attack other hosts.
Undoubtedly, this Trojan will cause a housebreaking case in your computer. It will collect your private information recorded on your infected computer and send them to remote hackers. It freaks users more by installing other malwares such as adwares and keyloggers on their infected computers, which can only get things worse. Day by day, your computer runs slower and slower. Files and documents in your PC will get stolen and ruined by this Trojan. Then just like the last straw to kill the cattle, your infected computer collapses. You may get the warning for the AVG but you still cannot get rid of Trojan horse BackDoor.Generic17.AOE completely. Every time you try to do that, you will be prompted that the process is C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe and AVG fails to get rid of it. Considering this is a dreadful virus that can decrease your PC performance, users must get rid of it as quickly as possible.
1. This virus slows down your computer speed which make you in a trouble while opening program and surfing Internet. It takes forever to open a program or website.
2. Antivirus you have installed keeps popping up messages while you are surfing on the internet showing you computer is at risk but you can’t get rid of it all.
3. This virus will shut down your other anti-virus and anti-spyware programs. And it will also infect and corrupt your registry, leaving your computer totally unsafe.
4. This virus will disable the proper running of many different programs or even disable some functions of your computer.
5. System restore can’t help to remove this Trojan completely.
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
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:
Trojan Horse BackDoor.Generic17.AOE virus is a newly released Trojan virus created by cyber criminals that enters into the computer furtively via making full use of system security vulnerabilities and is able to damage the infected computer seriously. It is distributed through network vulnerabilities and is able to infect PCs through network. This Trojan is responsible for collecting sensitive information, such as credit card passwords, log in details, user credentials and others, then further sending the collected information to the remote hackers for their own illicit purpose. Once it is running, your computer will run extremely slow in many aspects including running programs, visiting websites and starting the computer. Furthermore, it is able to drop some other rogue viruses, spyware and key logger into the infected computer aiming at performing malicious tasks more thoroughly as well as disabling antivirus program you have installed. It is suggested users to remove this Trojan manually to make sure it can be completely gone.
Published by & last updated on May 12, 2013 3:45 am