Hey I’ve been infected by a Trojan:Win64/patched.az.gen!dll virus. Every time I delete it, it just copies itself And is making my security go mad, pretty annoying what do I do?? How do I get this virus? Is there a safe way to get rid of it without losing any data?
Trojan:Win64/patched.az.gen!dll is defined as Trojan Horse that usually propagates and installs itself on the computer system without the PC user’s authorization. It is designed by cyber criminals to steal account information, passwords, online banking data and credit card information from users. This virus is highly dangerous because it can download other malicious applications and make changes to your computer security settings. It performs many evil actions to destroy your system and violates your privacy. Once targeted, you will encounter with various inconveniences:
It weakens your firewall security and disables your current anti-malware programs to prevent it from being removed.
It enables cybercriminals to obtain full remote access and control over the compromised PC.
It reduces your computer performance and makes your programs not respond all the time.
It drops tons of malicious files and takes up large system resources.
It modifies your system settings without any permission and then changes your default homepage, new tab and search provider.
It hijacks your web browser and redirects you to malicious websites against your will.
Trojan:Win64/patched.az.gen!dll virus can do more harmful things on the computer apart from the above things mentioned. With the help of this Trojan, hackers can distribute rogue programs, ransomware and steal more and more money from the innocent users. The virus can infect vulnerable computers in several ways. One of the most prevalent means of infection is through email attachments. The malware developer will either use a broad email list to spam the virus to a large number of people disguised as a potentially useful attachment or even pornography. Once the user opens the file it will then infect their computer. And it also can get into the system by clicking unsafe advertising pop-ups or visiting pornographic website. Trojan horse viruses comprised more than 80% of all computer malware detected in the world over the past year and the number continues to grow. If your computer is infected with Trojan:Win64/patched.az.gen!dll virus, you have to get rid of it manually as quickly as possible.
1. It can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software.
2. It forces you to visit websites and advertisements which are not trusted and may lead you to pay money wrongly for worthless products.
3. It takes up high resources and strikingly slows down your computer speed and even causes your computer stuck frequently.
4. It may allow cyber criminals to track your computer and steal your personal information.
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.
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:Win64/patched.az.gen!dll 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:Win64/patched.az.gen!dll virus is commonly Trojan horse that targets computers that are running on the 64-bit Windows Operating System. It can be used to interfere with the normal operation of a computer, gather personal information or allow a hacker to access the device remotely without the user’s consent. This Trojan infection is extremely nasty and you definitely do want to protect yourself against it because it can cause real problems on your PC and to your data. You should never download blindly from people or sites which you aren’t 100% sure about. Even if the file comes from a friend, you still must be sure what the file is before opening it. Many Trojans are bundled with spam emails. Never blindly type commands that others tell you to type, or go to web addresses mentioned by strangers, or run pre-fabricated programs or scripts. And also don’t ever click any suspicious pop-ups on your web browser or you will be redirected to malicious websites and get the Trojan downloaded without any consent.
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 December 18, 2015 7:46 am