Cannot remove Trojan horse Generic_r.CGH virus because it keeps coming back and even blocks AVG from removing it completely? What can it do to damage your computer? From this post you will learn to how to get rid of this tricky virus safely and completely.
Trojan horse Generic_r.CGH is categorized as a risky Trojan Horse that can be detected by AVG antivirus. Generally, it may come to your computer though many ways such as opening the unknown email and then clicking the strange link attached in it or opening the unknown website as well as downloading free applications and movies from the Internet, It runs high risks for the compromised system and even its network environment as it can connect to a remote IRC server and forward the data to cybercriminals without a computer user’s awareness.
Once downloaded, it uses advanced obfuscation techniques to bypass the detection by most of security software. Up to now, it is proved that AVG is able to detect its presence. However, since this is a tricky virus and it stays in the root of your system, it is difficult for a users to remove Trojan horse Generic_r.CGH virus even if using AVG scan. This virus can recur after rescan and doesn’t seem to go away. When this virus gets inside your computer, it is not surprised that your computer is getting slower and slower and occurs some unknown pop-ups frequently. More than that, it is able to open a backdoor to let remote hacker access compromised computer easily which means your privacy and personal information such as password, credit card information will be exposed as a result. As mentioned above, we all know that this virus is definitely a dangerous threat, it is strongly recommended users to remove it as soon as possible.
Slow down your PC speed notably.
Add other dangerous Trojan or Spyware to your system secretly.
Allow the hacker to access your entire system.
Collect all your personal information and transfer to a remote hacker.
Destroy critical system files and make PC unstable.
From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious popups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
Note: No matter how does the virus access your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of Trojan horse Generic_r.CGH virus, professional manual guide is needed.
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:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “” = “[random]“
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
Trojan horse Generic_r.CGH is classified as a nasty Trojan that is widely spread via spam email attachments, freeware bundles, peer-to-peer networks or drive-by-download malware on hacked websites. It takes advantage of system vulnerabilities to access the compromised computer system and violates personal financial information. Once it gets on board, you may have a sea of unwanted pop up ads that are impossible to stop. And this virus can slow down the infected computer and make its removal very difficult. Therefore, it is suggested users to get rid of Trojan horse Generic_r.CGH virus as quickly 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 June 4, 2013 8:11 am