Remove Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU

Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU suddenly appears on your computer? Reaction of the computer becomes very slow and you even have to spend ten to twenty minutes on waiting for the computer startup? Recently, many computer users have been tortured by this Trojan virus because antivirus program can detect its presence but cannot get rid of it completely. Why does this happen? You have no clue on how to remove it from your computer? Please read this article to learn the method of removing the nasty Trojan horse immediately.

Details of Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU:

Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU is a new Trojan virus. It walks into the target computer through unknown free programs spread around the Internet. When users download these programs, they activate this virus attached to the programs. If you visit malicious websites accidentally, you will receive pop-up windows prompting you to install plug-ins or to upgrade some “legitimate” programs. Clicking on the Allow button may make the computer infected. So please download or upgrade programs from official websites. Besides, it is also able to be hidden in junk email attachments.

This Trojan virus has the ability to cause many serious problems. It modifies startup items so that it can get started simultaneously with the system startup. In other words, starting the infected computer will activate the virus. Just like being controlled by invisible hands, the computer restarts or shut downs suddenly at any time. You may encounter BSOD problems occasionally which will cause hardware damages if occurring too many times. Many important programs, especially antivirus programs, are running improperly. You will see that the program becomes irresponsive or fails to open. You also may not be able to find some personal files stored in the computer since Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU can hide certain files without disturbing you. Its most dangerous feature is to open a backdoor on the infected computer. As a result, the invasion of other infections and threats become very easy and cyber criminals are able to control over the infected computer. Private information stored on the computer, including bank accounts, documents, photos or email password, can be stolen by them illegally. Therefore, you must remove this hateful Trojan quickly. However, almost no antivirus program can delete it for its files and registry keys hides deeply in various parts of the system, which allows it to avoid being discovered by antivirus programs effectively. Thus, if your antivirus program is unable to put it off, you need to remove it manually.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

What Can the Vicious Virus Do?

1. It has the ability to download additional components and other infections in the target computer in order to fully complete its penetration.
2. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.
3. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other private data.

Manual Removal Guide:

The malicious Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU 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 cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. Through making use of advanced technology, it maintains the ability to combine its components with system files or to generate fake system files, which confuses computer users as well as antivirus programs. They cannot identify it accurately and timely, let alone remove it thoroughly. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to drive it away from your computer. In this case, you are advised to delete every file generated by it manually so as to spare all later trouble. The manual removal needs to be handled carefully so as to avoid any subsequent damages. Users can follow the manual guide here to have the hijacker removed instantly.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU

2. Show Hidden Files

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

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

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

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

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

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries:

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’


(2). Find out and remove the associated files.


%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:

Trojan Horse Downloader.Generic13.AQHU is a highly dangerous Trojan horse virus. Once it infiltrates into your computer, it begins to modify system settings, facilitating it to remain active in the background. It will generate more and more junk files in your computer, which takes up a lot of system resources and then leads to slow running speed as well as system freezing problems. The worst case is that the system is unable to start if you do not remove it timely. Cyber criminals are capable of monitoring your online activities so as to steal your confidential information to make money. In any case, you should get rid of this Trojan manually as soon as possible.

The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by on December 15, 2013 11:04 am, last updated on December 15, 2013 11:04 am

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