Do you know a vicious Trojan virus named TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.G which is infected your computer and make your computer crash again and again? Do you think about eliminating the virus completely? Can security program on your computer remove it? If you don’t know the virus removal process, you can read this article and know clear about the manual removal method.
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.G is a malicious Trojan horse which get itself downloaded and installed secretly to bring big troubles to the target computer and use the sensitive information to make profit. To sneak into target computer, it often pretends to be a malicious attachment in tempting spam mails or unsafe website to allure people clicking on the downloading link. Some attractive popping up advertisements, P2P sharing files and unknown installation packages are also good places for it hiding behind. These resources online make Trojan infection easier to achieve its goal like getting into target PC or disturbing daily online activities. Keyword to conclude this Trojan virus is skilled in hiding and difficult to be removed. Unlike other malwares, viruses cannot be seen in the infected computer directly by our eyes. Trojan horse infection is not so easy to be found by simply looking into PC folders or opening system files. The common way is using antivirus to scan or comparing with known infection symptoms.
After infection, when this Trojan virus is already installed on your Windows PC, it will start taking effect the malicious activity which is completely dangerous to the infected system because it makes your computer inaccessible. Because of this virus, you may not be able to access your data like before. And it will not only destroy the stability of the infected computer, but also taking advantages of the sensitive information from victims. First of all It will invade the malicious files into the infected PC by making automatic dynamic library encounter in injection. And then, it upgrades the security risk by breaking your privacy such as collecting file or important accounts until it is deleted. This is your computer because of its highly dangerous disaster. If you don’t clean this virus, you’ll find out that your PC memory is being resulted to a serious violation because of the virus.
※ It will allow cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without noticed
※ It disables executable program and cause system crash
※ It will change your registry settings and key value which makes it hard to be removed
※ It will display numerous fake infections of exaggerated security threats
※ It violates your privacy and records your data in the infected computer.
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.
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.G 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 Clear all the cookies of the affected browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
2 Remove all the add-ons and extensions.
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions
(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons
(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard
(3). Click Programs tab → Click Manage Add-ons → Disable all the suspicious add-ons.
（1）. Click the Firefox menu and click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable.
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click Start button on the bottom, then click on Control Panel
(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
4 Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager and stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Click Start Menu → hit Run → type in “regedit” → click “OK” then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.G is everywhere in the world wide web. Downloading pirated webpage content usually increases the chance of getting infected with it. And the usage of no copyrighted music, movies, software and other pirated content from the Internet connection which may be associated with other threats or serious virus also makes your PC corrupting. Opening the untrusted e-mail attachments is a bad habit when using personal computer to surf the Internet because most infections was completed by accidentally downloading or opening untrusted mail attachment. Therefore, you must be careful when opening unknown sources. Trojan horse is difficult to remove as it replaces original settings and modifies registry entries to allow automatically startup. If you have encounter with such serious infection, you need to get rid of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.G as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on December 4, 2013 10:51 am