TR/BProtector.Gen Virus Removal Tips

Virus infection warning, AVG detects the TR/BProtector.Gen infection when I click on a .exe file on my USB stick, it says that my computer is infected by it and in an unsafe situation. However, if I choose to remove this threat by the security tools, this Trojan horse will not be removed completely. How can I save my computer? What is the best way to remove this virus? Any help will be appreciated.

Description of TR/BProtector.Gen:

TR/BProtector.Gen is an extremely dangerous virus process which can attack PC users who use Windows OS computers, usually all the versions of the Windows OS can be attacked by the cyber criminals but Windows XP can be the top target since Microsoft has stopped most of the service on it. Once it has been installed to the infected PC, TR/BProtector.Gen will start to modify the system settings and other items so that the virus is able to make chaos on it. It needs to be removed to keep the infected PC safe, or the Trojan horse will let the infected PC stay in a high-risk situation of being attacked.

In general, TR/BProtector.Gen will mess up the system item and damage the files, and that is the reason most of the infected PCs will be much wired after being infected. This Trojan horse has the ability to create backdoor processes on the Windows Task Manager, those processes will slow down the infected computer which means PC users will have to spend a long time on opening process and even going online. What is bad, if the PC users can not remove this virus completely, it may also download other virus infection like browser hijack redirect and even the rogue programs, anyway, this virus will let the infected PC start in an unsafe situation, PC users need to remove it completely before further damage.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid to make any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

How Can This Virus Attack the Computer?

How did you get TR/BProtector.Gen virus on your computer? Usually these kinds of the viruses will be planted to some programs especially free programs, .exe, .bat or other executable processes and unsafe links. The computer will get the virus infection when the PC users install, open or click on these infected files. Sometimes the virus can even attack the computer by the files on the USB stick as well. Most of the unsafe website and forum will contain the virus infection, the computer can be infected while visiting these webpages.

What Damage Will be Caused by the Virus:

Generally speaking, this virus can cause terrible virus infection on the infected computer like running slowly and even computer crashing. Once this virus has been installed to the computer, PC users will have to spend a long time opening programs or turning on the infected machine. It keeps taking over the high resource of the CPU and attacking the anti-virus program, other threats can be downloaded automatically from the unsafe website as well. What is worst, the cyber criminals have ability to remote control the infected PC due to this dangerous virus, all the information is in a high-risk of being stolen, the whole computer won’t be safe anymore.

Best Way to Handle With the Trojan Virus Completely?

The Trojan horse virus is an extremely dangerous threat on the infected computer. Registry and other system settings can be modified by it completely, that is the reason the nasty redirect virus can escape the tracking of the security tools like anti-virus program or firewall. It is strongly suggested that PC user should get rid of this Trojan horse virus in a manual way to remove it. Learn more from the manual removal guide below.

Step-by-Step Manual Removal Guide:

1. Press Ctrl+Shift+ESC keys together and stop virus process in the Windows Task Manager.

(The name of the virus process can be random)


2. Show hidden files and folders.
a. For XP: Press Win+E together, click on Tools, then choose Folder Options

For Vista, 7 and 8: Press Win+E together, click on Organize, then choose Folder and search options.
b. 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 of the virus and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press Win+R to get the Run window. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.


regitry editor

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:




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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.

This Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

As the above mentioned, TR/BProtector.Gen is totally a dangerous Trojan horse that needs to be removed completely. Cyber criminals may get into the infected PC to steal the information on the browser or local disk, PC users will lose their important data like account’s number and password, personal E-mail or other files. Since the anti-virus program is not the perfect way to get rid of this Trojan horse, it is strongly suggested that PC users should clean this threat via manually way.
If you have no idea how to do with that, please to contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on April 30, 2014 2:08 am, last updated on May 1, 2014 12:41 am

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