Aug 15, 2013

Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO Virus Removal

Is your computer infected with Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO virus? Have you tried all kinds of anti-virus programs to remove it but still with no luck? Getting a Trojan is undoubtedly a frustrating thing because Trojan is not only able to damage your computer, but also it could make your sensitive information, like passwords, financial information transferred to a remote server. Please follow the manual guide to get rid of this stubborn virus quickly and completely.

Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO Virus Description:

Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO is categorized as a stubborn Trojan horse which is used by cyber criminals for downloading malicious files onto its target computers. It may arrive in files attached to spam e-mail and instant messages or come embedded on the free programs that you downloaded on the Internet. Currently this Trojan is used by remote hackers to make chaos on computer running with Win 7, Win 8, Win Vista, Win XP operating systems. Once downloaded, it installs a backdoor or activates its own component with the same functionality, which allows the remote attacker to take over a control over a compromised computer.

This backdoor Trojan can perform a wide variety of harmful actions which can result in different unwanted effects. To be specific, it may display advertisements on your screen to lure you to download free and unsafe software. Meanwhile, your PC performance is very extremely poor and it takes a long time for you to open a web site or get software running because the running program always become “Not Responding” and then shuts down without letting you to save your data. In addition to these visible symptoms, this Trojan also works in the background by keeping track of every single keystroke you make on a keyboard, storing your recorded data such as your banking information, login password which can cause all your personal information exposed. Hence, you must get rid of Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO instantly once upon detection to make both your personal information and computer safe without being attacked.

Other Corrupted Activities of This Trojan Horse Include:

a. There will be lots of annoying pop-up ads and fake security alerts;
b. It will block your access to the Internet and redirect everything you do on your browser to malicious web pages;
c. It will reduce your PC performance and create many junk files to wreak chaos;
d. Antivirus programs on the computer will automatically be shut down;
e. It may come with additional viruses and malware to further damage your computer;
f. Your private and critical information may be captured a remote host who will use them for Internet crimes;

About Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO Virus Removal:

This is a tricky virus that is able to disable antivirus programs so that it cannot even be detected or removed by antivirus programs, you need to manually remove it out of the computer. And in case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages, please spend some time on making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:

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 related to Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO virus 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%\Application Data\.dll
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(random)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO is a seditious Trojan that infiltrates your computer without your permission or knowledge with the use of security exploits. It is a rather stubborn virus and it can partially disable antivirus program and make it easier for other viruses to infect the target PC. Once executed, it drops malicious files on the infected computer and mess up your whole computer. Also it works like most other Trojan viruses,  it can open a backdoor and give the criminals remote control to the targeted computer which can lead to data loss, bank account information exposed. Furthermore, it will generate excessive amounts of pop-up advertisements and redirect the browser to websites that you don’t want. This threat may steal personal information and important files so it is highly recommended to remove Trojan Horse Generic_r.CQO virus from the system immediately after detection.

Note: If you are confused with the manual guide above, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on November 6, 2013 4:54 am

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