Excuse me! What will you do if your computer is infected by the virus? And your computer is ruined severely by the virus? For the moment, my AVG informs me that there is a Trojan named Upnpcont.exe on my computer and suggests me remove this virus right now. I did everything as it told me. But the virus is still making chaos on my computer. I feel so blue and down now. What should I do? Will manual removal help me with this problem? But how can I do this by manual? I know nothing about this. I would be so appreciated if someone can help me figure this thing out. Thanks a million!
Upnpcont.exe is a hazardous computer infection which is classified as the malicious Trojan family. This Trojan is created by vicious cyber criminals with the purpose of ruining Windows computer users’ system. It is a stubborn virus which is so difficult to be removed by any antivirus programs. Once this virus gets into your computer, it will take control of your computer at once. Your online activities will be controlled as well. This Trojan can get into your computer and install on system through the widely used Internet. Commonly, this virus can be bundled with spam email attachments, suspicious web sites and freeware downloads. Once it gets the chance to install on your computer, it will do lots unwanted activities on your computer at the background each time when you open your computer. This Trojan is a malicious virus which is highly recommended to get rid of immediately when you detect it on your system.
Do you know what the virus will really do when it installed on your computer? After the installation of Upnpcont.exe, your computer will run so slowly because of many unknown actions were conducting by the virus to count for a large CPU of your system. Even though you can end them at this moment, next minute if you open your task manager you may find that there are still lots unwanted program running. It is so strange, isn’t it? Besides, this virus may change your computer’s default settings like your registry, browser settings and add unwanted files to your computer. As a result, some of your program may run in a wrong way. And you will be redirected to some unwanted webpage while you are search something online or start a new tab. Your security program continues to inform you lots of fake alerts and information. Pop-up and ads may be displayed to ruin your screen. Because of this virus, you may not use your computer normally. If you want to work with your computer as usual, you should take immediate action when you find Upnpcont.exe on your system.
1. Desktop background image and Browser homepage settings are changed. Google, Yahoo Searches are redirected.
2. It may slow down your computer considerably and you will feel like your computer is stuck. This includes opening programs, shutting down your computer, and slow Internet.
3. It is capable to corrupt your windows registry and uses it to deploy annoying pop up ads out of nowhere. You will get many unwanted pop-ups on your computer.
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 Upnpcont.exe, 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 Upnpcont.exe 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:
To sum up, Upnpcont.exe is a virus with high-level threats on your computer. This virus is suggested to be removed by manual as soon as possible. Once this virus installed on your computer, it will ruin your system badly. Otherwise, it can act as a platform for other viruses to get into your computer like other Trojan, spyware, malware, adware and keyloggers and so on. These infections may be capable of pilfering your privacy like your passwords, credit card, bank account information, log-in users names and password etc.. This Trojan is a big risk for your computer and your private information. You need to remove it as early as possible when you detect it. It is strong suggested to take manual removal way to eliminate this virus out off your computer as quickly as you can.
Published by & last updated on March 13, 2015 6:22 am