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Apr 14, 2014

Remove Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj]

Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] suddenly appears on your computer? Computer reaction speed becomes so slow that you can spend ten to twenty minutes waiting for the computer to start? Antivirus program can detect its existence but can’t completely get rid of it? Why is this happening? You don’t know how to remove it from your computer?

Details of Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj]:

Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] is a new Trojan virus. It gets to the target computer by unknown free programs. When you download an unsafe program, you will activate the virus download attached to the program. Some malicious websites will pop up a window prompting you to install a plug-in or upgrade a “legitimate” program. Clicking the window will allow virus infection to get in the computer. So you need to download or upgrade programs from official websites. In addition, it can also hide in spam email attachments.

Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] has the ability to cause many serious problems. It is able to change startup items so as to help it start quickly when system starts up. In other words, starting the computer will activate the virus. You may encounter BSOD problems occasionally which can cause hardware damages if happening too many times. Many important programs, especially the antivirus program, cannot be run properly. You’ll find out some programs became unresponsive or cannot be opened. You may not be able to find some personal files stored in the computer since the virus has the ability to hide your files. The most dangerous feature of the virus is to open a backdoor in the infected computer. Therefore, other infections and threats are easy to intrude the computer and cyber criminals can control the computer. Your private information including bank accounts, documents, photos or email password may be acquired by some strangers. Therefore, you need to remove this hateful Trojan. However, almost no antivirus program can delete its files and registry keys completely. Therefore, manual removal is worth a try.

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 Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] 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 virus 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 Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj]

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 Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] 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\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%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:Agent-APRIK [Trj] is a highly dangerous Trojan virus. Once it is in your computer, it begins to modify system settings. It will produce more and more junk files on your computer to take up a lot of system resources and then lead to freezing problems and slow system. In the worst case, the system cannot start if you do not remove it timely. Cyber criminals have the capacity to monitor your online activities in order to steal your secret information to make money. In any case, you should get rid of the virus manually.

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 April 14, 2014 3:55 am

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