Hey, there. I downloaded an unknown app from a websites by mistake. Now my computer is keeping sending me report about JS.Downloader!gen5 as well as other threats. I can’t get rid of it with any antivirus tool. What should I do now? How do I get rid of this malicious virus completely? Can anyone help me out of this problem? It would be so appreciated for helping me get rid of the virus. Thanks a million!
JS.Downloader!gen5 has been identified as a risky backdoor downloader which has been created to attack all kinds of Windows computer users such as Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows8, Windows 9, Windows Vista, Windows XP and so on. This malicious Trojan comes through spam emails, bundled downloads or by p2p sharing networks. Once installed, this virus has the ability to perform unwanted and malicious action on your compromised computer. Lots of unnecessary programs will be added into your computer automatically. As soon as you start your computer, this virus may run itself as well as its related applications at your background without your attention or approval. You may not use your computer normally as before.
What’s more, once JS.Downloader!gen5 installed, this Trojan may trace your online activities and then collect your sensitive data such as credit card information, bank account information as well as other important data. As soon as it finished collecting all the data, it will send it to remote hackers who may misuse this information for making their illegal benefits. In addition, this virus may change your important system settings such as DNS settings, browser settings. You may be redirected to visit some unsafe websites which may be this virus’s third party product purchasing page or other commercial ads related to your favorite. Otherwise, this virus may take over your computer and then ruin your security system so as to open a backdoor for other virus getting into your system more easily, including spyware, adware, malware, as well as other Trojans and so on. Lots of unusual pop-up and ads will display on your screen and you can’t have a way to close them completely. Your system performance may be degraded so severely. In order to protect your personal data and your computer, it is highly suggested to get rid of JS.Downloader!gen5 as soon as you detect it on your computer.
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 JS.Downloader!gen5, 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.
JS.Downloader!gen5 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:
We all know that JS.Downloader!gen5 is a hazardous Trojan virus which may take control of your computer and will disable your antivirus software once it infects your computer. Furthermore, once installed, this virus is capable of delivering lots of fake messages, security alert and unusual pop-ups on your infected computer which is quite disturbing to use the computer normally. Moreover, this Trojan may slow down your system speed badly. It is said that you may use your antivirus software to scan this virus. But you should know that this stubborn Trojan can not be removed by any antivirus programs. There is an only way that is manual removal to eliminate this virus completely and permanently. If you want to get your computer back to normal, it is strongly recommended to remove JS.Downloader!gen5 as quickly as possible when you find it.
Published by & last updated on August 30, 2015 3:30 pm