Hey, there. WHAT’S UP? Trojan.Cidox!gen6 Virus was detected by my Norton last night. I remembered that as soon as you booted my computer, then I got the threat warning from Norton. I did a full scan after that. This Trojan was detected. But Norton couldn’t remove this virus. What should do now? I can’t use my computer as normally as before. How do I remove this malicious Trojan completely? It is said that manual removal can remove this virus clearly. REALLY? Ok. Let’s see how manual removal works on a computer. Please read the following post carefully.
Trojan.Cidox!gen6 Virus is a malicious computer infection created by cyber criminals. Once it infected your computer, it will not do anything good for your computer. Once it installed, you have to face varies computer troubles. Firstly, once installed, it will take control of your computer completely and monitor your online activities. Secondly, it will create lots of unknown and unwanted programs on your computer. These programs can’t be removed by any antivirus program unless you remove this Trojan completely off your computer. Thirdly, This Trojan will disable your security system as well as your antivirus. As a result, your computer will be lack of protection. So, other computer infections can get into your computer easily, such as adware, malware, spyware and other Trojan. Last but not the least, this virus can’t be removed by any antivirus applications except manual removal method.
Trojan.Cidox!gen6 virus can come to your computer through many ways. In most of cases, it can be distributed via hacked and porn websites, malicious links, free downloads, shareware, spam email attachments and peer-to-peer files and so on. Only one step mistake will bring lots of troubles onto your computer. Once it gets on your computer, it will conduct different kinds of harmful activities to damage your computer system. It will infect your computer immediately and then get into your important system areas such as windows folder, start-up item or registry editor. Once installed, it disables crucial files to mess up computer performance. That is why your computer works more and more slowly after you booted. Your computer may be shut down suddenly and black screen while you use the compromised computer. When you are online, sometimes you may not load the whole webpage. Therefore, you must remove Trojan.Cidox!gen6 virus as soon as you detect it before it messes up the whole computer system.
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 Trojan.Cidox!gen6, 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.
Trojan.Cidox!gen6 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.Cidox!gen6 virus is a dangerous Trojan horse to attack windows computer. This virus used to attack computer with the system: Windows 8, Window7, Window 10, Windows Vista and Windows XP and so on. Once this virus infected your computer, it has the ability to change browser settings and DNS to block you access the Internet. So, you will encounter browser hijacker problem on your web browser. Moreover, your compromised computer will run more and more slowly. It may get stuck or crashed or white while you are browsing the Internet. Lots of unwanted shortcut will be displayed your desktop but you can’t remove them. If you want to get your computer back to normal, you are strongly suggested to get rid of this infection as soon as you detect it on your system.
Published by & last updated on March 16, 2016 5:36 am