Is your computer infected with Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic4.COEV virus? Why your antivirus keeps blocking you from removing this threat? What can it do on your computer? How do you get rid of it without losing your personal files? Follow the manual removal guide below to get rid of it now.
Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic4.COEV is categorized as an aggressive Trojan horse that can attack Windows users and bring annoyance to PC users. Generally speaking, a Trojan virus is designed with malicious purposes. It can modify critical system files and bring other malicious files and malware to the infected PC to make your computer more vulnerable to be attacked. With this destructive virus infection inside the computer, you will notice that your CPU usage percentage is rather high and it takes forever to load up things installed on the computer. This type Trojan owns all the other Trojan viruses properties that can modify your system setting, disable antivirus program and display numerous annoying advertisements.
Currently Windows users are the major targets of this Trojan infection. It is mainly distributed through network, thus, computer users who have ever visited malicious websites, downloaded freeware from unknown resources and clicked on any pop-up ads or opened junk email attachments are easy to get this Trojan virus on their computers. Once installed, it can destroy your computer gradually. It can create many junk files to occupy system resources and make your system frozen all the time. Besides, you may find that constant pop-up ads displayed on the screen randomly, asking you to click and get coupon, to install adds-on and plug-ins etc. to the computer. This is a pesky trojan horse that can compromise your computer by exploiting system security leaks. It is so smart that it can bypass your anti-virus scanning so that you cannot fix this issue by running all kinds of security products. And it could corrupt the targeted Internet browser and change your browser settings to modify your homepage and block you from accessing any website you want. It makes your browsing rather difficult. The most dangerous action is Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic4.COEV can capture and send all personal information, such as credit card details, login number/password to a remote hacker for illicit purposes without your knowledge. Remove it as quickly as you can.
From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
Note: No matter how does the virus access your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic4.COEV virus, professional manual guide is needed.
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic4.COEV is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
2. 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.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries related to Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic4.COEVand then remove all of them:
Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic4.COEV is defined as a hazardous Trojan horse can usually come bundled with other ‘free’ program you downloaded from the Internet. Once it is downloaded, it opens a backdoor and downloads malicious files and threats to the computer without your permission which will cause security danger. With the help of this Troian, unwanted threats such as browser hijacker, malware or other viruses can infect your computer easily. Thus, it is likely that one day you turn the computer on as usual, a bogus scan launches automatically without your consent and keeps asking you to register and pay for its full version. Or the worse is your computer is locked up with a Ransomware which says illegal activities are detected on your computer and a fine of $100-$500 is needed to get your PC unlocked. Undoubtedly it is a nightmare if computer is seriously infected with a Trojan. It is just like opening an entrance to all kinds of viruses and let them further attack your computer. Sometimes, your computer can suddenly turn into blue screen while you are doing some work on it, as a consequence, your data will be lost immediately without any time to save them. To avoid any bad consequence or other further attack, it is a must to get rid of Trojan Horse Dropper.Generic4.COEV virus from the computer.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on December 22, 2013 5:11 am