Hi, there. What will you do if your computer gets infected by a malicious Trojan virus with its name of Win32:malwaregen? A few days ago, I downloaded an attachment from my email. After that, I kept getting warnings report from AVG so often. I was sure that I did clear my computer once I installed a new program. But, why did I get this virus this time? Was there anything wrong which I didn’t know? Oh, dear! What should I do now? I have to do some important job now. I must get rid of this malicious virus from my computer as quickly as possible. Please help!
Win32:malwaregen is a malicious and stubborn computer infection which has been classified as a member of Trojan horse virus family. Nowadays, with the rapid development of high technology, there are kinds of free resources on the Internet. Thus, lots of people would like to search for the free resource they need online. Generally, that can’t be a problem if you have the ability to recognize which free things are good or bad. If you don’t have that ability, you may bring your computer into a potential threat. Do you know why? Because cyber criminals also find their ways of distributing Trojan throughout the Internet, as a result, you may fall into their trap unexpectedly. Win32:malwaregen used to sneak into the target computer and mess up your computer when you visit a phishing site, open a junk e-mail attachment, click on an unknown link or download an application from an unsafe source, especially after you jailbreak your computer.
Once Win32:malwaregen installed on your computer, it will affect various aspects of your computer performance. Once installed, firstly, this virus may take control of your whole computer and monitor all your activities on the compromised computer. Then it will make changes on the infected computer without your approval, by replacing your default research engine and default homepage with an unknown website, modifying your registry, changing your DNS settings, and deleting files of important your programs to stop these programs from using normal. What’s worse, it will act as a platform at the background. So that, other malicious infections including other related Trojans, malware, adware, spyware will dive into the compromised computer easily and quickly without your attention. In additionally, due to this Trojan, your computer faces slow response no matter what you are doing. Sometimes even stops working and gets a blue error screen while you are booting the computer. Therefore, if you want to get your computer working well as before, it is greatly suggest you remove Win32:malwaregen from your computer step by step 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 Win32:malwaregen 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.
Win32:malwaregen 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:
Win32:malwaregen is a pesky and high-level Trojan horse virus which should be removed in time as soon as it is detected on your computer. So far, no any antivirus application can remove this vicious computer completely and permanently. Once installed, lots of malicious computer troubles will occur as quickly as possible. With this virus on your computer, you can not do anything normally as usual. Lots of pop-ups, ads will float everywhere on the computer screen to prevent you from browsing the Internet normally. Because of this Trojan, your system performance will be decreased by a large extend. Hence, in order to protect your computer, you’d better remove Win32:malwaregen from your computer before it messes up your whole system.
Published by & last updated on August 27, 2016 4:04 am