Is your computer infected with Trojan.AdClicker virus? Norton 360 keeps blocking this virus and cannot eliminate it permanently? How did it come to your system in the first place? Is it dangerous for your computer security and privacy? Now computer who got infected with this Trojan must have a hard time removing this Trojan because it can come back again and again on the next scan. If you want to completely get rid of Trojan.AdClicker virus, please follow the manual removal instruction below.
Trojan.AdClicker is classified as Trojan that usually gets installed on vulnerable computer along with Trojan.Powelik Activity without any knowledge and consent. Mostly this virus penetrates into a computer by visiting porno sites, clicking malicious links or even downloading illegal contents. Once inside, it performs certain malicious actions to directly damage your system. Just like other Trojan viruses, this one is also capable enough to add up more issues like viruses and other malicious software on the system. Generally your computer should be fine if you are warned that your computer is attacked by the virus and your anti-virus is able to block it. However, if the infection constantly pops up, your computer might be seriously infected. Most antivirus programs can’t block this virus so that every time you believe the Trojan has been removed, it comes back the next time. With no doubt, this problem annoys hundreds of PC users nowadays. Some of them may complain that system goes slow while some may even experience total crashes in Windows. People who don’t take immediate action to get rid of Trojan.AdClicker will find computer performance is much worse than before as well as other unwanted issues.
Trojan.AdClicker virus can add malicious codes to your system which could change your system settings and even complete a payload in the background. It affects not only system files but also the performance of Windows. It is not surprised that it takes forever to load up a single webpage and every program you try to open just got frozen all the time. Besides, this virus can add malicious add-on or extension to your browser without your permission. As a result, it is able to monitor your web-browsing activity and you may be redirected to all kinds of ad sites frequently. In a word, Trojan.AdClicker removal needs to be executed at once if you don’t want your computer was ruined.
It can bypass the legit security tools and destroy your computer secretly.
It prevents you from opening some application because the files are corrupted.
It can make your browser redirected to all kinds of malicious websites.
It is able to allow remote hacker access the compromised system for illicit purpose.
From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
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.AdClicker, 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.AdClicker 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.
Then a 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.AdClicker is Trojan horse computer malware that attacks computers running with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or even Windows 8 (8.1). This virus aims to drop other malware files onto the infected computer. It also makes a great effect on applications installed on the computer, when you try to open them, they keep freezing and show you ” Not responding” message so you are not able to run any of them. The nasty virus makes computer operating system in disorder or sometimes it causes fatal errors to interrupt your usage. To sum up, the longer it stays, the more damages it will bring for you. It is suggested users remove this virus manually so that it won’t come back to bother you anymore.
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 26, 2014 3:10 am