Hi, there. I have some problems about HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic. I cannot take it off my computer. I don’t know why. I have tried many ways to solve my problem, but it is in vain. It just comes back and will not go away. Can you help me get rid of this virus completely? Please help! Thank you in advance.
HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic is a pretty risky Trojan that has been found as one of the most dangerous computer threat. It is newly created by the vicious cyber criminals. This virus doesn’t look aggressive but it is able to attack many versions of Windows computers all around the world, such as Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows 10 and so on. Some people may have question about this virus. Why the anti-virus software cannot detect and then remove this kind of virus in time. It is well-known that not all viruses can be detected by antivirus. The virus changes all the time. Sometimes, they are bundled with free software. Sometimes, they are embedded in some links. The fact is that you find it is hard to tell whether that piece of software is safe or not. Lots of viruses have been utilized by hackers to violate your sensitive information. Usually this threat exploits system bugs and gets inside your system. Your PC would be put in a mess once infected. HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic will navigate your browsing activities by making changes to default settings. When you surf the Internet, you will find everything starts behaving strangely.
So, what happens if your computer is attacked by HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic? This virus will take spam files and change key registries to compromise Internet security. And, it will install some unwanted applications and take up a lot of system resources. That will make everything run slow. Sometimes, it will take over your browsers by redirecting homepage, modifying default search engine and displaying insane ads. Or this virus will crash down your computer and generate critical errors, which lead to a bad Internet circumstance. So if you do not remove this virus quickly, it will mess up everything on your computer and damage your system badly.
How to avoid this virus and protect your computer from it? As we all known, HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic is a noxious Trojan that may open security “back doors”, download additional malware infections and give remote attackers full control over the targeted computer system. Thus, you should not update a piece of software from non-official website, or visit porn websites, or download unknown freeware, or open an attachment on an email from strangers or click some strange-looking links.
It can make itself as startup Windows services and run dangerous tasks beyond your knowledge
It can bring your PC threats such as malware, spyware, adware and backdoor Trojan
It can permit hacker’s remote access to your computer without any permission
It can make your Registry a mess and trigger various system errors
It can slow down everything through highly use your CPU and RAM
It can help unknown third party get your system data and private information
1. Click suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
2. Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
3. Watch some porn films in illegal websites.
4.Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
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.
HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic 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:
HEUR:Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic is sort of malicious Trojan which is made by the evil cyber criminals with the purpose of hacking all kinds of Windows computer users all over the world. More and more people use computers in their daily life in those years. And at the same time a great number of computer viruses are created and have been growing rapidly to attack compromised PCs. Besides, this Trojan can create a lot of junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive. Therefore, you will find your computer always gets stuck and it takes a long time to respond every task you perform. They take up your system resources and make your PC perform running slowly. More malware may be installed so as to access your precious personal information. Once your system is infected, your information is at risk. Hence, you should get rid of it completely and permanently as early as you can.
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Published by & last updated on October 4, 2016 1:27 pm