Help! A malware is infected my computer, which is called Trojan:Win32/Autoac. I don’t know how this Trojan gets into my computer. I just got to know it as I was doing a scan on my computer. My security program informs me about this malicious virus. I have tried to get rid of it by my antivirus program. I am not lucky enough. The virus can’t be removed completely from my computer. This is the reason why I am here for searching a solution to delete this virus from my computer.
Trojan:Win32/Autoac is regarded as an potential unwanted program which is designed by cyber criminals for supplying non-beneficial and misleading information to the user. It may attack most Windows computer users who do not have a strong protection on the computer safety. This virus owns a bad online reputation for utilizing rogue information to mislead users. This malicious virus may trick you to believe that it is a good program as it said to provide you a useful service like uninstallation, music file, movie player, and so on. If you just use it on the basis of its description, then you’ll regret later as he information, redirection and advertising it provides is negative. Thus, it is highly suggested that you remove this fake program from your computer once you detected on your computer.
Once you installed this vicious program on your computer, it can embed itself deeply into your computer and make it very difficult to be removed out of your computer. The basic aim of this Trojan is to hijack your computer so as to allow other additional infections installed on your computer, such as malware, spyware, adware as well as other unwanted potential programs. Hence, you’d better to get rid of Trojan:Win32/Autoac from your computer before it makes more damage for you. Once it sneaked into your computer, the performance of your computer will be reduced severely or even become crashed frequently. To remove this virus completely, you should follow step-by-step manual removal guide to delete this stubborn virus.
1. Potentially installing unwanted programs onto the user’s computer.
2. Links to random web pages presented in your browser in text hyperlinks.
3. Popup advertising, fake updates, and other unwanted software updates.
4. Unable to do certain things with the windows config file or unable to uninstall program.
Note: No matter how the virus accesses your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of Trojan:Win32/Autoac, professional manual guide is needed.
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Trojan:Win32/Autoac virus 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 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 Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:
Trojan:Win32/Autoac is classified as a malware program which is commonly bundled with other free software such as unwanted emails, spam emails attachments, videos, etc. This Trojan can sneak into your computer without your notice and knowledge. It can dive into your computer during the installation of the program. In order to avoid this type of installation, please read very carefully when you are installing software. You should always choose custom install instead of “typical” and then during the custom installation, uncheck any boxes that show up where it invites you to try new software, anything that is not the software you wanted to install. If your computer is infected by this Trojan, please follow the manual removal guide to clean away this virus from your computer completely and permanently.
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 November 10, 2014 10:11 am