Hey, there. What is Trojan.Asruex? Is it malicious? What should you do if your computer gets infected by this Trojan? Can antivirus like Norton or AVG remove this virus from the compromised computer completely and clearly? Here is a post on how to remove this Trojan by manual. Hope that it will do you a favor!
Trojan.Asruex is a malicious Trojan virus which is created by evil cyber criminals with the purpose of hacking into innocent computer users’ system and then doing conducting their evil activities on the compromised computer. This virus is produced to attack mainly windows computer system, including Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Vista and Windows XP and so on. In order to make this virus get into the target computer more easily, cyber criminals used to attach this virus to the third party applications, such as spam email and its attachments, freeware downloads, suspicious websites/links/ads/pop-ups. You may not pay attention to what you have clicked on while you are browsing the Internet with a high excitement. So, when you get the report from your security program, you may feel really shocked! You have gotten no any idea how this virus gets into your system without your attention. Therefore, with knowing the ways of virus’ coming, you’d better pay much more attention on all your online activities no matter what you are doing.
Once Trojan.Asruex installed on your computer, it will start to perform lots of malicious activities on your compromised computer without your approval. Firstly, it may take control of your whole computer and then monitor your online activities secretly. Secondly, it has ability to allow other unwanted stuff install on your desktop and you can’t find a way to delete them completely. Otherwise, each time you start your computer, this malicious virus and its related stuff will run automatically at your background to occupy a large part of your CPU usage. That is why your computer runs more and more slowly after you boot it for few hours time. The compromised computer acts more and more weirdly as well. While you are browsing the Internet, you get your website stuck, white screen, crashed frequently. In addition, you may get fake report and warning message from your security applications again and again. In one word, with Trojan.Asruex on your computer, you may not use your computer normally as usual. If you want your compromised computer back to normal again, it is strongly suggested to get rid of this malicious Trojan from your infected system as early as you can.
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.Asruex virus, 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.Asruex 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:
From all the previous information, it is known to all that Trojan.Asruex is a nasty and high-risky computer infection. This infection can dive into your computer with the help of the third party applications. Once this virus gets into your computer, it is a great disaster for your computer security as well as your privacy. Once installed, this virus is capable of leading other infections into your compromised computer secretly, such as warms, other Trojans, spyware, malwares and adware and so on. If you don’t remove all these threats from your computer in time, they will mess up your whole computer system badly. So far, no any antivirus tool can remove this virus from the compromised computer system completely. If you want to remove it from your system completely, manual removal way is your only choice. Manual removal method is the most effective and quickly way to remove the virus from infected computer. If you don’t know how to start by yourself, you are welcome to contact 24/7 YooCare Online Expert for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on July 10, 2016 1:31 pm