Cannot remove Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload from your computer? Now people who were suffering from this virus must find it difficult to delete Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload because this Trojan can come back again and again after removal. It also freezes the computer and causes blue screen of death randomly. Is your computer infected with this virus? If so, immediately follow the manual removal guide to get rid of it and make sure your computer is clean and safe.
Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload is categorized as Trojan which is capable of spying on infected computer, leak data, download and execute other modules from a server. As we all know, Trojan virus can be easily caught by antivirus programs, usually if you get the virus warning and your anti-virus is able to block it, then everything should be fine. However, if you are constantly getting the infection pop-ups, then your computer might be seriously infected. This virus can block most antivirus programs so it is not surprised that every time you remove the virus, it comes back in the next day. After it is downloaded, it will drop several malicious files and creates a couple of folders under Application Data folder, making users get confused about how to distinguish and find out from all the legal system files. Thus, the removal becomes so complicated. Manual removal is recommended to handle this stubborn Trojan.
Users always acquire this Trojan by visiting infected websites or downloading malicious freeware. Also you may get this virus from a spam email. Cyber criminals who design this virus may attach the file containing the malware to a mail and then spam hundreds or even thousands of people. And if you’re unlucky enough that your name is on the list – one of them could be you. Now computers running with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 are the main targets of this Trojan because Microsoft Windows computer is globally used in individual, educational institutions, up to known organizations. As soon as the virus is arrived, it will create a backdoor and connect to a remote server, allowing a remote attacker to gain control on the compromised computer. When you open any applications installed on the computer, they keep freezing and show you ” Not responding” message so you are not able to run any of them. In addition, you may get constant pop-up windows of advertisements when computer is online which are annoying and disturbing. So Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload virus should be removed immediately at all costs to make sure your computer work as usual.
1. This virus slows down your computer speed which makes you in a trouble while opening program and surfing Internet. It takes forever to open a program or website.
2. Antivirus you have installed keeps popping up messages while you are surfing on the internet showing you the computer is at risk but you can’t get rid of it all.
3. This virus will shut down your other anti-virus and anti-spyware programs. And it will also infect and corrupt your registry, leaving your computer totally unsafe.
4. This virus will disable the proper running of many different programs or even disable some functions of your computer.
5. System restore can’t help to remove this trojan completely.
1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
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 and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries related to Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload that should be deleted:
Trojan.Agent/Gen-ClickDownload is created to make computer operating system in disorder or cause fatal errors so that people can’t use some programs that windows provides. Just imagine the nightmare of not being able to open any of your files or programs, it must be a pain for PC users. Other than that, it will slow down the computer performance, which results in system freeze problems or random computer shutdowns. It will gather your personal data such as credit card info, log in numbers and then connect to a remote IRC server and forward the data to cybercriminals. In that case, you should get rid of it without any hesitation in order to secure the stability and normal operation of your computer.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on July 3, 2014 4:38 pm