Hi everyone, I have a laptop that goes with Win7. A couple days ago I found it slow so I scanned Malwarebytes in safe mode and it detected Trojan.Agent.UX virus. I tried to remove it, but the virus keeps popping up in my malwarebytes Notification box on. It keeps telling me that Malwarebytes has blocked a threat but it didn’t remove it. I then downloaded and scanned with AVG and Norton for a second opinion but they didn’t detect any malicious things in my computer. Any idea? How do I get rid of this virus completely?
Trojan.Agent.UX is classified as Trojan Horse that can be downloaded from the Internet or get bundled with malicious files. It sneaks into the target computer without any consent and tries to perform a set of destructive actions as soon as it is installed. Once executed, the parasite automatically runs on every Windows startup and it results in the loss of performance and stability of the infected system. This Trojan is malicious and it can drop several junk files and create a couple of random folders in your system to take up system resources. Furthermore, it could trace your online activities and steal your confidential data, such as credit card information, bank details, login details without your knowledge so you had better remove it as soon as it is detected.
As we’ve mentioned before, Trojan.Agent.UX Virus is a dangerous Trojan detected by Malwarebytes that can carry out many damaging actions on the corrupted PC. The first change you will notice is system sluggish. Your operating system and most of applications installed will run a little bit slower than before – you will notice that lag for sure. Another problem is Internet issue. The virus can affect your online activities notably because it has the ability to change your browser settings and DNS settings. Your Internet connection may keep disconnecting and additionally you will see tons of ads whenever you browse online. It can happen on any browsers you installed including Internet Explorer web browser, Chrome and Firefox. As similar as other Trojan viruses, Trojan.Agent.UX can open a backdoor to let remote hacker access computer easily to steal your privacy and personal information such as password, credit card information that compromises your privacy and security, you should get rid of it immediately once upon detection.
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 Trojan.Agent.UX, 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.Agent.UX 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.Agent.UX virus is a dangerous Backdoor Trojan horse that can compromise your computer by exploiting system security leaks. The virus may come to your computer though these ways:
Open the unknown email and click the strange link attached in it
Open the unknown website and click the unknown link on it
Download free applications and movies from the Internet
Once it gets installed, it can be used to collect information about infected systems, drop other malware and help criminals perform a number of malicious activities such as corrupting your files, displaying unwanted pop-up ads, slowing down your system performance and even stealing your private data. Additionally, the virus can cause blue screen of death, system crash and even software failure problem. It is necessary to remove Trojan.Agent.UX virus from the computer.
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 July 20, 2015 1:16 am