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May 5, 2014

Remove Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376

Because the computer operation speed suddenly becomes slow, you scan the entire system through antivirus software and then you see Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376 in the result? You click the delete button of the antivirus software immediately, but after restarting the computer, the computer performance still does not improve. You scan the computer again and still can see the virus? In this case, what can you do to get rid of it?

Details of Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376:

Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376 is a terrible computer virus. It has the ability to enter the computer secretly when you don’t know and begins its malicious activities immediately. It makes full use of Windows operating systems’ vulnerabilities to attack computers actively. So far, there have been many innocent computer users becoming its victims. In addition, your computer will be occupied if you visit a malicious web site, download a dubious free program and open a spam email attachment. You don’t know that your computer is infected until your antivirus software reminds you.

Once Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376 successfully installs in the computer, it starts to change system settings and put its malicious files as well as registry entries in the computer system, which make it possible to avoid troubles easily and keep active it the backdoor of the infected computer. Your computer will be very strange. The currently running programs and even the computer will shut down suddenly without prior notice. You know that too many abnormal shutdowns will lead to hardware problems. It can also hide your important documents, slow down the computer and even lead to system collapse. Furthermore, other viruses are able to get into the infected computer, which will further damage the computer. With the extra help of these viruses, it can sleep without any anxiety. It also monitors your computer using traces and collects information so as to transmit to the virus makers. No one can predict how they will deal with the information. Therefore, you must remove the virus and time is pressing. But it is deeply hidden in your computer so that antivirus software is very difficult to find out all of its malicious components. Thus, manual removal is the most effective method.

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 Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376 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 Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376

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 Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376 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’

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

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\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:

In short, Dropped:Adware.Generic.938376 is a very hateful computer virus that can screw up the computer seriously. It will help cyber criminals to steal your financial information and collect your contacts’ email addresses in order to send spam emails with viruses in your name. The results cannot imagine if the cyber criminals use your personal information illegally. It also can lead to blue screen of death and other computer problems to prevent the normal use of computer. You should eliminate this threat 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 May 5, 2014 6:54 pm

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