Remove Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP] Virus

Is your personal or work computer tormented by Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP] virus? It takes the chance to infiltrate into your computer when you are caught off guard? Do not know what kind of malicious things it can do in your computer? Your paid antivirus program fails to remove it? Are you still entangled by it? Please avoid cursory actions and read this post at first so as to have a comprehensive understanding of the virus.

Details of Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP]:

Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP] is a very troublesome computer virus which is detected by some famous antivirus programs such as AVG and Norton but cannot be deleted by any auto removal tools. It is created with Rootkit technology so that it is able to root deeply in the infected computer and bypass antivirus programs. Through making use of system loopholes, the virus is capable of slipping into the target computer easily. If the computer user accesses some websites which are falsified, downloads free programs which cannot pass security certification or clicks on links and attachments in spam emails, it will enter into your computer.

Once its installation into your computer is completed, Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP] has the ability to cause many computer problems. You will see lots of pop-up advertisement windows uninterruptedly on the screen. Even though you are able to put these windows off provisionally, they will stage a comeback later. Computer runs much more slowly than before since the vicious files and registry keys produced by the virus are occupying a large amount of system resources. On the other hand, the virus creates a convenient highway for the cyber criminals to gain access to your computer furtively and perform some baleful behaviors inside such as stealing your private information. Your valuable information and data including banking details and email password will be exposed. Before the infected computer is totally controlled by the cyber criminals, you need to take actions as soon as possible to do away with the virus. Being infected with it, many victims are stumped when trying various automatic removal tools. As mentioned above, Rootkit technology allows it to permeate and hide in the infected computer. Therefore, manual removal is worth trying to remove it.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

How dangerous is the virus?

1. It allows the virus makers to access your computer remotely without letting you know.
2. It is able to cause system crash and disable your executable programs.
3. It drops some other threats including malware, adware parasites and spyware into your computer.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other important data.

Manual Removal Guides :

Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP] is a malicious Trojan virus which can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the hacker to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

1. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link

Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on the Folder Options link

Folder Options

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

Show hidden files

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

2. Delete Virus Files

(1). Delete the related registry entries through Registry Edit

Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”


While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP] virus.



%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP] is a severe threat to your computer. Antivirus programs are able to find out its existence in the computer but cannot remove it. It spreads via a variety of ways. If you access to pornographic websites frequently, open spam email attachments or click on malicious links, your computer will be targeted by it. To stay away from this awful thing, you need to be more cautious in the Internet. It takes up high system resources, which leads to the decrease of computer performance. The virus will also steal your personal information, allowing the cyber criminals to reap without sowing. With the generations of more and more malicious files and the invasions of other viruses, your computer will become very flimsy. In order to avoid further damages caused by Win32: Adware-AQG [PUP] virus, you are strongly advised to get rid of it as quickly as possible.

If you have no idea of how to do that, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on November 13, 2013 3:54 am, last updated on November 13, 2013 3:54 am

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