Recently, many antivirus programs detect a new computer virus called Trojan horse Backdoor.Generic15.COAQ. Some of the victims said it can bring a lot of problems and automatic removal tools cannot remove it. With this stuff on the computer, you cannot use the computer safely.
As a harmful and dangerous virus, Trojan horse Backdoor.Generic15.COAQ is hated by many people. No one is willing to let it stay in the computer. Therefore, cyber criminals take some obscure and unfair methods to spread it. Typically, the Trojan can get into your computer if you’ are not so careful when you are surfing the Internet, such as accessing websites controlled by the cyber criminals, downloading unsafe free applications and clicking links sent by unidentified persons. In order to avoid the virus, you should not often use unknown cyber sources.
As long as Trojan horse Backdoor.Generic15.COAQ slips into your computer successfully, its malicious files will be scattered in the computer system and then bound in some important system files. Obviously, it will slow down the computer running speed and cause system freezes or unauthorized computer shutdowns. It also closes the file suddenly when you are editing without giving you enough time to save the data. It also has the ability to destroy, hide and transfer files as well as programs, therefore, sometimes you cannot find what you need in the computer. It is bundled with other types of infections such as rogue programs, spyware and malware. You can only watch the computer being further polluted because you have no way to stop them. What’s worse, it can connect to a remote server and allow cyber criminals to connect to your computer. Some of your personal data including your identity card number and bank account information can easily be collected by network criminals. Considering your privacy security, you should kick it out immediately when you find it on your computer. Antivirus programs are unable to delete all kinds of viruses. This Trojan has regenerative capacity and is good at self-changing. Therefore, manual removal is worth a try.
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.
The malicious Trojan horse Backdoor.Generic15.COAQ 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
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end the processes of Trojan horse Backdoor.Generic15.COAQ
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
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries of this Trojan 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
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
Trojan horse Backdoor.Generic15.COAQ is a bad computer virus that can hurt your computer system. It is so slippery that it can sneak into your computer easily. Your computer can get infected with it if you open a malicious website, read spam emails or download unsafe applications. First of all, it will shut down the Windows firewall and disable the antivirus software installed on your computer. It also transfers many malicious files to your computer. Day in and day out, the infected computer will become worse and worse. More importantly, it will open a backdoor for the virus makers. In this case, they are able to connect to your computer to execute malicious behaviors in a sneaky way, including tracking or stealing important information stored in the computer. In order to ensure the security of your personal information, you should get rid of it 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 & last updated on March 28, 2014 11:54 am