The antivirus program in your computer keeps popping up a warning notification claiming that there is a dangerous Trojan called Adware:Win32/AddLyrics in your computer? How can it get into your computer and how dangerous is it? Can you still use your computer safely with this Trojan in? Learn more from this post.
Adware:Win32/AddLyrics is a mischievous backdoor Trojan which enters the system through various software exploits. Your computer may get this Trojan when you click unsafe links accidentally.You will constantly get stuck while you are using the infected computer and some applications including antivirus will be prevented from being executed normally and it can slow down the speed of your PC as well. It settles itself down on a computer without any awareness or attention and then becomes a stealer of personal information and confidential data stored on the computer. That’s why many computer users will lose their information when they found their personal information such as credit card number, bank account and social security number exposed to the public.
In general, the Trojan horse does great harm to your computer as it may affect your system and programs terribly. You may be very annoyed when surfing the web, for the Trojan can change your desktop image, homepage and browser settings casually. Also, your search results may be redirected to other unwanted web pages. Moreover, the Trojan can record your browser history and system files to steal your important data for illegal purposes. To avoid further damages, you need to remove the Trojan horse from your computer completely at a quick time.
#The Trojan allows cyber criminals to visit your computer remotely without your consent.
#The Trojan is related to system crash and files fragmentation, and it can disable your executable programs.
#The Trojan redirects your specified websites to other harmful websites and changes your computer settings at random.
#It brings other types of threats to your computer such as malware, adware parasites and spyware.
#It records your browser history and computer data to violate your privacy and compromise security.
The Trojan can damage your computer terribly to trigger system vulnerability and file missing problems. Furthermore, the Trojan may bring other harmful threats to your system, trying to corrupt your computer in every possible way. Many PC users find that their anti-virus program becomes functionless in finding or deleting any type of computer threats entirely from your computer. In this case, manual removal is required. PC professionals will help you remove the Trojan horse from your computer completely and timely.
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
2. Go to Folder Options from Control Panel. Under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended), and then click OK. Remember to back up beforehand.
3. Press Windows+ R keys and search for regedit in Run. Delete associated files and registry entries related to virus from your PC completely as follows:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’1′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’0′
4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.
In conclusion: As the above mentioned, Adware:Win32/AddLyrics virus can is a great danger for users’ computers as this Trojan can greatly affect their computer performances in many aspects. Usually, it gets into victims’ computers once they again access to malicious websites, spam emails or download dangerous programs without any notice. After infected, the computer will get very poor system performance and corrupted files. Also, you may experience computer freezing and even system crash. Even advanced anti-virus software is still blocked by the malicious Trojan horse. Do not hesitate, if you just let this virus in your PC, it may cause great damage, you need to remove this virus as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on July 11, 2013 1:17 pm