My computer has been infected by Adware Generic6.QJC virus. I’ve tried using AVG Internet Security (the program which detected the virus) but it still keeps coming back. Also whenever I was online, there are tons of ads on my browser. My computer has been extremely slow so I need help removing this virus. Any help will be highly appreciated.
Adware Generic6.QJCVirus is a newly-released Trojan parasite detected by AVG that compromises your computer by exploiting system security leaks. Usually this virus won’t come alone, it can come along with other threats like Adware Generic6.QDX virus to mess up the target machine. Once it is downloaded, it will create many malevolent files which occupy your system resource and slow down your computer. In addition, whenever you browse online, especially on shopping website like ebay or Amazon, you will be bombarded with tons of annoying pop-up ads about coupons and deals. Those false information will mislead you to shady website that contains malware and spyware. The virus also stops you from closing its pop-up window and interrupts your online usage. It brings many inconveniences to computer users that has to be removed as soon as possible.
The role of this virus is to help install other potentially unwanted programs and hijack user’s web browser. It also has the ability to steal sensitive details such as passwords, credit card numbers and online banking details and transfer the stolen information to a remote server or predefined e-mail address where an attacker can obtain access to the data and use it for malicious activities. In a word, Adware Generic6.QJC virus is a high-risk threat that can disable security software from being deleted, modify system settings, display annoying pop-ups, and even disconnect Internet connection or cause system crashes. You should have it removed right away once you detect it on your machine.
1. This virus slows down your computer speed which make 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 and showing you 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.
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 Adware Generic6.QJC, 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 Adware Generic6.QJC 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:
Adware Generic6.QJC is categorized as adware that is able to carry out many harmful actions on the computer once downloaded. It can be attached to email attachments, programs you have downloaded, or even from your computer’s operating system vulnerabilities. File-sharing networks, malicious links, and spam email messages are the common channel to let this virus access the target computer without any approval. When it is installed, it will redirect computer users to some unwanted web pages against their will and also display a lot of annoying pop-up windows including ads and false security alarms. The virus installs potentially unwanted programs to occupy system resources, therefore the infected computer will have a poor performance after it is infected. It will cause other damages like system crash, program malfunction or even identify theft to computer users that should be deleted immediately.
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 April 24, 2015 3:00 am