I have a virus called Adware generic5.BMJT that keeps being detected by AVG. How do I stop this from happening daily? I understand it is connected to some programs I recently downloaded but I have already uninstalled all of them, the virus still keeps popping up. It seems AVG cannot delete it completely. What do I do now? Is there any way I can remove this virus permanently?
Adware generic5.BMJT is nothing but a malicious program that aims to steal information from the compromised computer and may also download potentially malicious files. Once the adware program is installed, it shows unwanted and disturbing pop-up advertisements everywhere on the infected machine. It makes changes to both default security settings and browser settings, and then it drops various harmful files on the targeted computer without permission and consent. Therefore, it is not surprised that your browser keeps redirecting you to another site whenever you are online and your PC runs very slow because the adware implants various unknown programs like unwanted toolbar and extension to eat up system resources. In some cases, blue screen of death or system crash may occur unexpectedly. The longer you keep this virus inside the PC, the more threats it may bring to you. You are recommended to get rid of Adware generic5.BMJT virus step by step with the following manual guide.
Adware generic5.BMJT is mainly promoted via spam e-mails, malicious or hacked Web pages, peer-to-peer networks. It won’t come into computer solely. If your PC is infected with this virus, you may also find other variants like Adware generic_r.TH Virus or Malsign.generic.D18 on the PC. The virus controls your keyword search and then depending on what you are searching for, it shows commercials advertisements to interrupt your browsing activities. In addition, it keeps tracking of your online activities and may steal your personal data and information. All the collected information could be sold to third-parties for illegal purposes. So it is necessary to remove Adware generic5.BMJT virus in order to avoid further damages.
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 Adware generic5.BMJT 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:
Adware generic5.BMJT virus is the detection for a variant of the Adware Generic5 malware family that targets computers users worldwide. Once it is downloaded on a computer, it disables firewall security and automatically runs on every Windows startup. It can alter browser settings and generates constant pop-up ads to annoy internet users. Also it creates tons of junk files to slow down PC performance. So your computer will be freeze all the time. In addition, intrusive and aggressive pop-ups may keep showing on the computer screen which you are not able to close out. Every time you go to your desired website, you will be redirected to another malicious website which keeps selling you programs you do not need. Since this adware has the ability to monitor victim’s web searches and browsing habits, it is necessary to delete Adware generic5.BMJT virus from the PC.
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 July 11, 2016 2:02 am