Hey, there? Can you help me, please? My computer is infected with Packed.Generic.510. It is working in a really slow and annoying way! I am almost mad about it! The browser isn’t working good either. What is happening? I learned it is a Trojan virus. Is that true? How do I remove it? Please help!
Packed.Generic.510 is really a dangerous and wicked Trojan virus that is created by a group of professional hackers with vicious intents. The virus has a great ability to infect all versions of Windows Operating System, ranging from Windows XP, vista, 7, 8, 8.1 to the latest Windows 10. Once it has sneaked into your computer, the dubious virus will be able to bypass all the security measures which is set up to ensure the safety of the computer, and hence it can break into your Windows computer in an easy way. You may suffer from financial crisis issue and identity theft if your computer is infected by the this virus. Because by installing keyloggers in your computer at once after installation of the Packed.Generic.510, the designer of the virus will be able to access your private or financial information such debit card and credit card details ,Paypal information and other banking information ,computer login credentials and credentials of online shopping malls. And these sensitive information details will be recorded and sold by email or other means to the people who want to use them for their illegal purposes.The Packed.Generic.510 can affect the performance of the PC in an negative way. The speed of the computer will be greatly reduced and everything will work in a slow and annoying way. Although it is not a browser hijacker, it will also cause nasty browser redirection and other malicious programs may sneak into your computer in this way. What make the situation worse is that some features of the Trojan which are bestowed by its designers strengthen the threats to the computer user.Packed.Generic.510 is an auto-executable program. It will get executed all by itself when the operating system of the PC is starting up. To be able to stay without being detected for a long time, it keeps running several vicious tasks at the same time in your system background. As most Trojans, the Packed.Generic.510 is also designed to be quite good at hiding itself from being noticed and killed by the antivirus programs. All in all, the Packed.Generic.510 does great harms to your computer. If your computer is infected, remove it without delay.
There are many ways of being infected with the Packed.Generic.510 Trojan Virus. Some common ways are summarized as bellow:
1.Clicking on suspicious and vicious advertisements.
2.Browsing and visiting pornographic websites.
3.Downloading and installing updates from fake and non-official websites.
4.Using an infected USB storage without doing any virus scanning.
5.While installing new programs, neglect to check malware bundled.
6.Open spam emails sent by unknown sender that carry any attachments.
These are some common ways that many computer users get infected with the trojan virus we are talking about and many other similar viruses. In the daily use of computer, if you can regularly keep in mind this knowledge and pay close attention to avoiding bad habits of operating a computer, you will be safe from most such viruses as Packed.Generic.510. On the contrary, users who give too little care to this knowledge will not only suffer from having a bad exprience of using the computer, but also greater loss like identity theft and financial disaster.
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 Packed.Generic.510 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.
Packed.Generic.510 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:
Packed.Generic.510 is such a dangerous and wicked Trojan virus that no matter when your PC is found infected, try your best to remove it from the system as fast as you can to prevent it from doing more serious damages to your computer. The longer it stays, the lower performance and slower speed you can get out of your computer, the more private or financial information will be stolen and used for illegal purposes, and thus the greater disaster will follow. And through carefully studying the ways of being infected mentioned above, you may be inspired pretty well and be able to come up with some useful methods to help you stay away from the Packed.Generic.510 and most other similar Trojan virus. As for the ways of how to crack down on the virus completely and thoroughly, it is suggested to turn to an expert who have a good knowledge of handling computer issues and specialize in manual removal of such virus for help. Because the manual removal operation involves in dealing with sensitive and important files and data stored in the computer, any mistakes or neglects may result in critical errors and even making the computer break down totally at once. The sooner you take action, the less loss you will suffer.
Published by & last updated on October 23, 2016 5:41 am