How do I get rid of Downloader.AUO. My Windows 7 computer is infected with this virus now. I found this Trojan virus on the scanning report of my antivirus in the infected computer. I used some tool to remove it, but they failed. The virus is still in my computer. How can I get rid of it completely? This is driving me crazy! What can I do to remove it?
Downloader.AUO, also known as TrojanDownloader.Agent.auo, is a stubborn Trojan virus infection that not only can it affects the computer software component, but also affects hardware component. Your computer is easy to be exposed to malware infection. It can be easily got into your laptop computer via free downloading, spam mail attachments or unknown media recourses. Malicious domain may contain many viruses. It can make intrusion of other threats infection in the same system because the virus can also bring in other virus. When it intrudes into the fragile system, the software will be settled in the important folders to kidnap target system by changing computer settings.
There are a lot of unnecessary processes in task manger when the malicious program is running. The Trojan virus infection is annoying to many people because of its viral features. We have many complains about the Trojan virus infection in the PC. They are mainly complaining about how the virus slows down your computer and network speed. And how many processes it brings to your computer. But people may not know how dangerous Trojan infection is since it can invade other malicious scamware and it brings unnecessary annoying pop-up ads on the websites you visit. In a word, Trojan virus is created to steal the personal information in the infected PC. if you want to have a safe online environment, you need to remove it as soon as possible
Downloader.AUO allows cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without being noticed and it could disable executable programs installed on your computer and cause system crash. Also it will change important settings on your computer to allow remote control from cyber criminals. Other than that, it will modify your registry settings and important key value to make it difficult to be removed. As soon as you use Norton to remove it, you will get an error saying that Remove Failed just like the following picture shows:
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
Step1. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
Step2. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
Step3. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
Downloader.AUO is a malicious Trojan virus which implants itself to the infected computer secretly and makes your computer and other working process slowly during infection. It can install the itself into the computer system without your awareness and consciousness. To make matters worse, the Trojan is used as a tool for hackers to achieve hacking purpose to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it with a complete and fast procedure. Users can follow instruction here to have it manual deleted instantly.
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Downloader.AUO
Step 4. Clear all the malicious cookies in browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
Downloader.AUO is a harmful threat that is used to attack computers all around the world. It has infected thousands of people in the world. This is a nasty virus. It can destroy the software component, slow down performance of your computer, equip with the ability to make it unstable. In short, this is a dangerous PC virus. The Trojan virus can be downloaded from the Internet because it propagates into the target machine through the suspicious links on the internet. This is a program that can be embedded in harmful application, unknown email attachments or unsafe installation package. Security level is declined on the victim computer. It steals your passwords and other sensitive information. This means that, once infected, your entire computer is under the control of cybercrime. Our suggestion is to take action to complete remove TrojanDownloader.Agent.auo immediately.
Published by & last updated on May 21, 2014 5:25 am