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May 2, 2015

Trojan.Downeks!gm Virus Removal Guide

You receive a pop-up warning about Trojan.Downeks!gm virus from the antivirus program in the computer, but the antivirus program cannot remove it? What should you do to save the infected computer? What is the best way to get rid of the vicious virus?

Details of Trojan.Downeks!gm:

Trojan.Downeks!gm is a Trojan infection. It is different from the malware and ransomware because it is able to hide in the system. If you do not receive the antivirus program warning, you cannot see the Trojan virus as it does not appear on the infected computer screen. It can stay firmly in the infected computer to collect your personal data and send them back to the virus creators.

You may not know how your compute is infected by Trojan.Downeks!gm. In fact, it is able to handle the attack secretly without letting you know. Malicious web sites and free software released by unknown guys on the Internet are possible to contain the Trojan, so it can attack computers from all over the world. If you access those sites or install free programs from unknown sources, your computer can be easily infected, even if the computer is equipped with an antivirus program. It has the ability to bypass blocks from many antivirus programs. Once getting inside the computer, it resets the default system settings and creates a good environment to perform malicious tasks. CPU resources are highly occupied. Therefore, the performance of your computer is seriously declined. You can hardly use the computer, because everything seems to be very slow in the computer, including Internet access. More importantly, you may see that a security alert pops up constantly saying the computer is in a bad situation. Some malicious software and spyware can also flow into the computer if the Trojan.Downeks!gm virus stays on the computer for a long period of time. Cyber-criminals have the ability to use it to access your PC. Therefore, you should immediately remove it.

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. Trojan.Downeks!gm 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:

When a computer is infected with the Trojan.Downeks!gm, the users will suffer from slow computer performance and continuous BSOD problems. Your computer can be infected, if you visit a malicious web site and download a free software of unknown sources on the Internet. Therefore, we should be more careful when we have Internet access if we want to avoid the virus. It has the ability to change. Therefore, antivirus programs are often unable to complete the removal. If you don’t care about it, it can help the virus creators gain access to the computer. You’d better get rid of it as soon as possible.

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 Trojan.Downeks!gm

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 Trojan.Downeks!gm 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\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

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

%Temp%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

%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:

Trojan.Downeks!gm is so stubborn and hateful. It has the ability to circumvent most antivirus software, so it can be installed in your computer while you do not know. Once it is in the computer system, it can rearrange the system settings so that it can remain firmly in the computer. You’ll soon be experiencing slow computer performance as the CPU usage is always high. It’s hidden in the core of the system. It is so dangerous that it can bring some other malicious software and spyware. Malicious codes are placed on the infected computer system to help cyber criminals to take over the computer to threaten your privacy and security. Considering all those above, it is a wise decision to remove Trojan.Downeks!gm as soon as possible.

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 May 2, 2015 3:18 pm

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