Hey, there. I was searching the Internet last night. I clicked on an interesting ad. Something was downloaded and installed on my computer. That didn’t draw my attention. However, early this morning when I booted my computer, I saw some unknown shortcut showing on my desktop. I knew nothing about them. I got warnings from Norton telling me about the threat: Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.ahoe Virus was destroying my computer. My computer got stuck so frequently. Ads were showing everywhere on my website screen. I can’t do thing on my computer normally now. What should I do? How do I remove this virus from my computer? Please help!
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.ahoe Virus is a malicious computer infection which can get into your machine without your consent. This nasty threat can also serve many other harmful threats and malware on your system. It can get into your computer by the help of infection third party applications. Most of the people may get this virus due to their mistakenly online actions, such as downloading infection online resources (movies, PDF files, music etc.), installing infected “free” applications (like games), visiting suspicious websites especially porn websites, clicking on infected automatic pop-up/ads/links, reading junk emails as well as loading its attachments. Thus, most people may not know when and how their computer gets infected by this Trojan virus.
Once Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.ahoe Virus attacked your computer, it can allow cyber criminals to remotely access your PC and perform malign activities. It may risk your privacy and system security. It will stop you from browsing the Internet normally by showing you uncountable pop-ups/banners/coupons and interrupting you to visiting authorized websites. What’s worse, if you click on the pop-up or ads displaying on your screen, you may bring into other computer infection like Trojans, malware, adware, spyware, as well as other worm etc. Because of this Trojan, your computer gets stuck, crashed, blue error screen while running a program, white screen and so on. Hence, the removal of Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.ahoe Virus is needed and required immediately once it is detected by the professional antivirus programs.
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-Downloader.Win32.Agent.ahoe 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-Downloader.Win32.Agent.ahoe 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:
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.ahoe Virus has been classified as a malicious and pesky Trojan virus. Once attacked, this virus has ability to disable the Firewall and anti-virus program to make its detection and removal a tough task. It will take control of your computer system programs like Control Panel and Task manager. It will block every possible way that goes to its removal. It can also steal your personal and sensitive information. It can collect your banking details and send hackers for making illegal profit. Therefore, once your computer gets attacked, it is under a great danger as everything on the compromised computer is under the monitor of this malicious virus. In case your computer system is badly damaged by the virus, you’d better remove the virus from the infected as early as you can. So far, manual removal is the only way to remove the virus completely from the infected computer.
Published by & last updated on November 24, 2016 12:42 pm