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May 7, 2015

Remove Trojan-Dropper.Win32.FrauDrop.ahoyj

There is a new Trojan virus that has become a big problem for computer users around the world. Many security tools can detect this Trojan-Dropper.Win32.FrauDrop.ahoyj virus. A warning from the antivirus program is the most obvious clue for users to know that the computer is infected with the virus. But it does set the hurdles to prevent users from removing it easily. What is the best way to get rid of the Trojan?

Details of Trojan-Dropper.Win32.FrauDrop.ahoyj:

Being classified as a Trojan virus, Trojan-Dropper.Win32.FrauDrop.ahoyj is quite hateful. The antivirus program just can keep reporting the infection but cannot remove it and it can bring a lot of problems to the infected computer so your computer does not work properly. For example, you have to wait for a longer period of time when the computer starts. And it takes more time to open a common program than usual. What is more, more and more types of error messages appear constantly when you are working in the computer.

Trojan viruses are designed for different purposes. Some can steal sensitive data such as passwords and account details, while others can increase the numbers of system flaws to make other types of threats get into the infected system. However, Trojan-Dropper.Win32.FrauDrop.ahoyj virus can do both. It is able to create its own registry keys and files on the infected computer system. Your infected machine acts slowly because the virus eats up too much system resources. Another obvious problem is less usable hard drive capacity. In addition to the above issues, you have to suffer from system freeze from time to time.

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. It 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:

This malicious Trojan virus which can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

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-Dropper.Win32.FrauDrop.ahoyj

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-Dropper.Win32.FrauDrop.ahoyj 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:

Apart from the way of how Trojan-Dropper.Win32.FrauDrop.ahoyj infects computers, computer users are also puzzled about the reason why the antivirus programs cannot block it when it attempts to hack into the computer. In most cases, the virus invades a computer through hiding in some free programs. It is difficult for ordinary computer users to judge which program online is safe and they are just attracted by the “free”. When you antivirus tool show you the alert about the Trojan virus, you should take measures to get rid of it timely because the longer it stays in the computer, the more problems you can get. You are strongly recommended to remove it 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 7, 2015 3:53 pm

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