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May 23, 2016

How to Remove Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen?

Hi. There. I get stuck with this computer threat. Last night, my antivirus program reported that my computer has been infected with a threat named Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen. I had it removed immediately. However, this threat is detected again this morning. How can it come back so easily while my antivirus program is protecting my computer? It’s crazy! I am not willing to leave it on my computer any more. So far, my computer doesn’t seem well. When I click on one application, it takes much more time to respond. Some applications just fail to work. I believe that it will continue to damage my system if I don’t remove it in time. So, please help me get rid of it! Thank you In advance.

Brief Description of Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen

Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen is a self-replicating computer threat that conducts streams of unauthorized activities on contaminated system. Belonging to the Trojan family, it has been created to destroy important files, corrupt Windows registry, steal personal information and also install other malware. It infiltrates your system via the third party program and disguises itself as a safe file so as to avoid being detected and removed. You will not notice it until your security program detects it. As this threat is capable of replicating and hiding itself deep in your system, it is very difficult for security program to remove it completely. Its residual files can reinstall themselves soon after being removed. It will never stop its evil activities until its remote hackers grab all of your money.

It has been found that computer can be infected with Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen when you visit suspicious website and download unknown files. Trojan virus tends to hide on malicious websites, legit websites that have been hacked. It will be installed on your computer as soon as you click on malicious link or contaminated files from those websites. Also, one of the most common tool cyber criminals utilize to distribute Trojan virus is spam email attachments. After collecting enough email addresses, the criminals dispatch emails with virus attachment to targeted users. In the email, they make up non-existed deal, fail shipment or other things about shopping to attract you to click on the attachment so as to download Trojan. Do not click on attachments or links in unknown emails next time. In addition, they also make use of infected external devices such as pen drives, DVD, CD, etc. to infiltrate harmful Trojan into the compromised computer. Do not purchase or use external devices casually before you make sure it is safe.

After infiltrating into your computer, Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen ruins the system’s registries to make the computer system filled with security exploits. Your important files will be deleted and harmful files will be added in Registry without your permission. You may find that your file allocation table on hard disk is not available to use. Many programs are deactivated. Sometimes, your system functions of the computer will be disabled. They need a long time to respond or just do not respond at all. Taking advantage of numerous advanced tracking techniques, it spies on the user’s online activities and gets their privacy. It can keep track of all key strokes on the keyboard so as to get personal information such as user name, e-mail user details, visited websites, online shopping behavior of a bank account or a credit card number and other important information related to your system. It will definitely mess up everything on your computer. You must take action to stop it right now. Look for its files and remove them completely.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Manual Removal Guide:

This malicious Trojan virus  can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen Trojan virus

2. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen Trojan virus through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Conclusion

In a word, Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen is much more harmful than you can image. It is an evil program written by the cyber criminals to make illegal money. Under the control of remote criminals, it will do everything to get what they want. As it can automatically connect to the network, it sends your valuable information to the hacker after a period of time regularly. To make the matter worse, it reroutes your searches to dangerous domain containing more malware infections. More Trojans, viruses, worms, browser hijacker and other computer threat will be downloaded to destroy your system. For the safe of your computer and money, you must remove it out of your system right now. As your security program can not remove this Trojan.Multi.Proxychanger.Gen completely. You should locate all the related files and delete them manually.

Published by & last updated on May 23, 2016 12:17 pm

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