I got “Trojan Horse.Generic.AZRX” on my other computer and I really need help deleting it. I use AVG as my security tool and it successfully found the virus and I keep selecting the option to remove it but it keeps coming back. I don’t have a system restore point so I have just downloaded McAfee as a final hope. But it didn’t detect anything. Anyone got any tips or advise?
Trojan Horse.Generic.AZRX is defined as Trojan Horse which is reported to have compromised millions of computers. This Trojan can be installed from hacked legit website, corrupted website, phishing website, or spam email attachment and it also gets bundled with freeware on third-parties websites. Once downloaded, the virus starts to carry out a list of activities and it allows remote server to take charge of the infected computer and download more malware into the infected computer. It makes several changes on the computer in order to disable your firewall and current security to prevent itself from being removed. By exploiting the system leaks, the Trojan infection also has the ability to enable or add malicious add-ons to crash your web browser and interrupt your surfing experience. In the end your computer will result in poor performance and even crash down.
Trojan Horse.Generic.AZRX Virus is created by cyber criminals to steal users’ vital information by tracing system records and online history. It runs high risk for the compromised PC. The virus is very invasive and it may trigger unexpected damages to the computer. It may change your DNS settings and make the network connection disabled all the time. Also it can install some malicious add-ons, plug-ins and extensions in the browser without your knowledge in order to further modify your default homepage and redirect web browser to a predefined site that sells other unwanted programs to you. Once your computer is infected with this Trojan, you may not be able to open regular program because it keeps alerting “Not responding” or “Stop working” error. Your online activities can be interrupted by tons of sponsored ads as well. Since a Trojan is very risky and it can open a doorway on infected computer to allow remote attacker to gain full access or install other threats, you had get rid of Trojan Horse.Generic.AZRX virus without any delay.
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 Horse.Generic.AZRX 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 Horse.Generic.AZRXl virus is commonly Trojan horse that targets worldwide computers and causes a series of problems to annoy PC users. 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 usually invades vulnerable system through junks email attachments, torrents, and arrives bundled with malicious downloads. It is extremely nasty as it can slow down the performance of your computer, disconnect your internet connection frequently and even exploit system loopholes to drop additional malware and spyware to the computer. It also can cause damages like system crash, blue screen error and system file missing issues. To sum up, Trojan Horse.Generic.AZRXl virus is a terrible threat that should be removed in a quick time.
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 26, 2015 2:14 am