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May 26, 2014

Remove PSW.Generic12.amzr

You come to notice that the performance of your computer is getting worse? Some files in the computer cannot be found suddenly? At the same time, antivirus program keeps showing a report saying the computer is infected with the virus but cannot eliminate it completely? You don’t want to lose your computer because there are a lot of valuable data on the computer. How to make the computer back to normal?

Details of PSW.Generic12.amzr:

PSW.Generic12.amzr is a notorious and dangerous computer virus which is able to cause serious damages to the target computer. It cannot be removed completely by antivirus software, because it is designed by cyber criminals with advanced technology. When you find it on the computer, you may feel anxious and surprised. How can this virus get into my computer? Under normal circumstances, cyber criminals put the virus in spam emails or web sites with attractive contents to tempt you to open them. Unknown free programs may also be bundled with the virus.

Once installed, PSW.Generic12.amzr drops some malicious files and registry entries on the target computer. Computer will often shut down or restart suddenly, causing damages to the hard disk. This virus has the ability to result in data loss and blue screen of death problems. As a complex infection, it can hide deep in the system. In the beginning, computer performance will not change too much, so you aren’t aware of the presence of it. However, with the passage of time, you’ll find out your computer runs much slower than before, because more and more strange and unnecessary things are brought into the infected computer. The vast majority of these uninvited guests are some malignant malware, spyware, Trojans and other viruses. You may notice some personal files are deleted and some strange new files show up. Worse still, by adding spyware on your computer, cyber criminals who create PSW.Generic12.amzr virus can monitor your online activities and collect your information. Private information on your computer is not safe anymore. To protect your computer, you need to remove it as soon as possible. Most antivirus software can detect its existence but can’t clean it from your computer. In this case, manual removal is the most effective way to fix the computer.

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. PSW.Generic12.amzr 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:

Without approval, PSW.Generic12.amzr can infect a computer and antivirus can’t seem to stop its attack. Unlike malware and browser hijackers, it does not appear in the computer screen. In fact, it is able to get into the computer furtively through the use of Rookit technology. The victims of this virus may not notice until they see the security warning popping up on the computer. The whole system and Internet connection will run very slowly. It may take a few minutes to open a web site or a program because this virus has taken a lot of CPU usage. In addition to the above problems, it can even inject malicious code to help cyber criminals to take over the computer to threat to your privacy security. You can refer to the following steps to remove PSW.Generic12.amzr virus.

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 PSW.Generic12.amzr

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 PSW.Generic12.amzr 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

%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:

PSW.Generic12.amzr is a tricky virus which has infected with many of the world’s computer. Through the use of computer system vulnerabilities, it can enter the target computer easily. If you accidentally click on unknown links, you will activate the virus download. In addition, you should pay attention to spam email attachments and unknown free programs. It has the ability to change system settings, leading to computer system instability. At the same time, it can also be used to collect your personal information by the cyber criminals. Therefore, in order to prevent further damages to your computer, you should take immediate and effective measures to eliminate PSW.Generic12.amzr.

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 26, 2014 1:44 pm

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