Hi there. I have a virus problem on my computer and I cannot fix it. Whenever I was online I found many annoying ads popped up on my browsers, so I went to my browser (Chrome) settings and removed all suspicious extensions. I also uninstalled many unwanted programs but it didn’t help at all. The ads pop-up was still there. I’ve tried scanning and repairing my PC with AVG, and then it found Generic 6.bqyn virus on my PC. But there is the problem. Every time I deleted this virus, it keeps reappearing on the next scan. It is really frustrating. How do I get rid of this virus completely?
Generic 6.bqyn is a malicious program that contains adware, so it will drive you mad and cause you many unwanted computer problems. The virus usually pretends to be a useful program to trick users into downloading. Once installed, it just tracks your computer’s web usage to feed you undesired ad pop-ups and might even hijack your browser start or search pages, redirecting you to a different site or search engine than the one you had originally configured. The program claims it can help you save your money and time when you do shopping online. However, it is not the case at all. On the contrary, all those commercial offers are presented in an annoying manner, such as endless pop-ups, pop-unders, in-text ads and banner ads that often appear on e-commerce websites like Amazon and eBay. As a consequence, your surfing experience will become to be a nightmare. The program can add malicious add-ons to your browser like IE, Chrome and Firefox browser, therefore it is able to track your Internet surfing habits without your awareness and then in serve ads related to your interests.
Adware Generic 6.bqyn Virus refers to an illegal and unwanted adware program that installs on a system without any approval and knowledge. You may get it downloaded from corrupted websites or by visiting pornographic websites or opening attachment from a spam email. Once installed, you may notice that the CPU occupancy rate is very high even though you only have few programs opened in the background. Your computer freezes all the time and applications you try to open are not responding frequently. The virus displays floods of commercial advertisements pop-up ads and sponsored links that lure inexperienced users to click the ads or links and buy various products. Even though those offers may seem really appealing, you should never click them because it usually collaborates with many unreliable partners which may commit cyber criminals before. The virus also contains Trojan capability that can open a backdoor to let remote hacker access compromised computer easily which means your privacy and personal information such as password, credit card information will be exposed. Since Generic 6.bqyn virus can create a lot of PC problems and may violate your privacy and compromise your security, you should get rid of it as quickly as possible.
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 Generic 6.bqyn virus, 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 Generic 6.bqyn 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:
Generic 6.bqyn virus is an illegal and unwanted adware program that usually affects the functioning of your web browser including IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari and brings you a lot of other computer problems. Once it is downloaded, users will experience excessive pop-ups and advertisements, slow Internet connection and redirection of a uniform resource locator(URL) to an unintended destination. The virus weakens the computer performance and it may help other malware to get into the computer. It usually acts like a browser hijacker that modifies browser settings in order to show you unreliable commercial ads at any time. In addition to that, the adware can also track the online activities of the computer user. It reduces PC performance and may cause other unexpected problems like blue screen of death, system crash and program malfunction. Therefore, we suggest users remove Generic 6.bqyn virus immediately once upon detection to avoid any further damages.
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 August 20, 2015 2:16 am