My son installed a game on my computer last night. This morning, as soon as I booted my computer, I got warnings from my antivirus tool, Norton. The report said that Backdoor.Adwind!g1 and other threats were detected on my system. WHAT IS THAT? Norton seems to remove this Trojan completely. But when I restarted my computer, it came back again. Any ideas?
Backdoor.Adwind!g1 is known as a malicious backdoor Trojan which can be changed into different variants and circulated for a long time. This Trojan will become a great threat to all computers running windows system, such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Vista, XP and Windows 10 and so on. This Trojan is created by the malicious computer hackers in order to hacker computer users who is innocent on computer security. Once your computer got infected by this malicious Trojan, which will be a big disaster for you. Once installed, this Trojan has the ability to run itself at your background as soon as you boot your computer and then bring lots of unwanted stuff into your desktop. It can drop its copies and vicious codes like adware parasites, worms, malware and spyware to the system, in order to dig into your computer deeply. Due to this Trojan, your computer may work so weirdly and slowly. Backdoor.Adwind!g1 is a definitely unwanted program which brings you destructive damages. If you detect it on your computer, you should take immediate action to get rid of it as soon as you can.
Ways of Backdoor.Adwind!g1’s coming are different. Hackers distribute this Trojan through the widely used Internet. Generally, it has the chance to get into your computer after you visited suspicious website such as illegal pornography websites, chastening website, violent website, etc. In addition, if you downloaded unsafe free application from unknown website, you may bring the virus into your computer. Otherwise, the junk email and its attachment can lead the virus into your system as well. Once installed, this vicious virus may open a back door for cyber hackers to violate your confidential information and then pilfer it for illegal ways into the future. Every time you perform tasks on the affected computer, you will suffer from lots of troubles. It slows down your system performance and triggers constant freezes to your computer. It may also change your important system files as well as entries randomly. Antivirus program can only detect this Trojan, but can’t remove it completely. Manual removal guide is the only way to remove the Trojan completely and permanently.
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 Backdoor.Adwind!g1, 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.
Backdoor.Adwind!g1 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:
Backdoor.Adwind!g1 is a hazardous and harmful Trojan infection and worm virus. Once installed, it will start to perform harmful actions to system. You can do anything normally on your computer since then. It will destroy your security system and disable your antivirus application to make your computer out of protection. It can implant its malicious codes or files into registry editor, start-up items and windows folders and so as to mess up system totally and modify system files, which will cause system errors. Lots of unknown stuff run at your background and occupy a large part of your system CPU. Your computer may perform more and more slowly. Computer gets stuck, frozen, blue screen frequently. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.
Published by & last updated on February 16, 2016 6:15 am