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May 27, 2013

Trojan:DOS/Alureon.M Virus – How to Remove

Cannot remove Trojan:DOS/Alureon.M virus because it keeps coming back and even blocks your antivirus from removing it? What can it do to damage your computer? 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.

Microsoft Security Essentials Alert Stating That You Have Trojan:DOS/Alureon.M? Is It A Dangerous Virus?

Trojan:DOS/Alureon.M is categorized as a risky Trojan Horse that comes from the same Alureon family just like the one called Trojan:DOS Alureon.L. It mainly targets computers that are running on the Windows Operating System and comes by clicking malicious code or distribute unsafe advertising pop-ups, visiting pornographic website or downloading attachment from spam emails. As soon as it is installed, it infects the Master Boot Record (MBR) of your computer so that you will have an unstable PC performance. It must take a long time for you to launch a program and you may get BSOD randomly while you are using the infected computer.

This password-stealing Trojan takes up high resources and strikingly slows down your computer speed and even causes your computer stuck frequently. It 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. Meanwhile, it will have an effect on you system files and registry entries. These changes are vital for the Trojan to take control on the PC. Thus, if you don’t want to put your computer in a risky situation, it is no doubt for you to get rid of Trojan:DOS/Alureon.M virus timely.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this nasty Trojan, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

Trojan:DOS/Alureon.M is Extremely Tricky. Infected Symptoms Are Listed As Follow:

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 the 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.

Malicious Trojan Manual Removal Guides:

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:

%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random thing}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Users\””
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM].exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Trojan:DOS/Alureon.M is a tricky virus, even though your antivirus program can detect it but it will definitely fail to remove it because this threat can disable any kinds of antivirus programs. It opens a backdoor that allows an attacker to steal sensitive information including user name and passwords that are stored on the PC. More than that, this virus is able to carry out many harmful actions on the computer without user’s knowledge such as monitor web-browsing activity of the user and redirect users to all kinds of ad sites against their wills, or download and run other malware on the compromised computer. All in all, Trojan:DOS/Alureon.M endangers the privacy of computer users that should be removed as soon as possible.

Important Notice: Manual removal always needs expertise. If you are afraid of making mistake during the removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on May 27, 2013 3:07 am

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