Hey, there? I get a virus in my Dell computer. It is called Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 . It was my fault. I was so curios as to open the infected email sent to me in this morning. Now the computer is still working fast but I am not sure if my important information stored in the computer is still safe. I am really concerned about that. So if you guys can’t help remove the virus, I will restore the whole system to get rid of it. Anyway, since you are experts, I feel confident. Please help!!! Thanks a lot!!
Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 is a baleful computer virus that has be reported by many victims. After infection, the virus will work to carry out a plenty of tasks in the conquered computer that will heavily devastate the operating system. The vicious activity of the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 Trojan horse is known in several aspects as follows.
If a computer has been infected with the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2, the performance of it will be little by little corrupted because resources of the system such as CPU consumption will be eaten up in the background. As time goes by, the victim will notice that his or her computer is becoming more and more slowly. The computer will take more time than before to power on or restart. The victim will have to wait minutes to open a program to handle tasks. In some worse cases, the infected computer will break down completely all of a sudden without allowing the victim to save the data that he is dealing with.
Besides, as any other Trojan virus, the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 will try every effort to steal credential information stored in your computer. This undoubtedly become the most concerned issue for most computer users. Such information as computer login detail, online bank information, online shop account and password and so on will be included but not limited into the information type that may be to the hacker’s interest. The stolen information will be sent to hackers or its buyers for illegal purpose like identity theft. It is reported that, to better collect sensitive information of the victim, a tiny program called keylogger may be installed sneakily to record whatever you type into the computer with the keyboard. That means even if the credential information is not stored in the computer, the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 will be able to steal them with the help of the keylogger..
There are some most common ways in which a Trojan virus like the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 usually distributes itself. So if you can have a closer study of the following knowledge, it is sure that your device will be able to avoid such an infection of the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 Trojan horse.
First, if you have a choice, never install freeware or shareware in your computer. It is known to many people that the freeware or shareware programs are the most common methods taken advantage by the hackers to spread a malicious program or all kinds of viruses.
Secondly, do not use your computer to visit a porn or gambling website. According many victims of the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 infection, their computer is exposed to a porn site before the virus is found on the system. So it is believed that to stay away from the pornographic or gambling website will help prevent the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 virus from infecting your computer.
Finally, never open a spam email and download its attachments. Nowadays, many viruses use email to reach the victims. So when you receive an unknown email with a suspicious attachment, not be so curious as to open it and let the virus attached sneak into 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 the mentioned 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.Gen.NPE.2 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:
To sum up, the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 is a really dangerous and risky Trojan virus. It will undoubtedly result in tons of inconveniences and threats for the victims. After infection, the computer will become slower and slower as time passes by. If the virus is let stay long enough on your system, it is believed one day the whole computer will be completely ruined by the virus. A computer with the infection of the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 Trojan virus may take minutes to power on or minutes to open a normal simple program. A computer corrupted by the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 will bring you a bad use experience of it. Low performance is perhaps not the most concerned issue for many computer users. All victims feel worried about the safety of their sensitive information stored in the computer. They feel nervous that disastrous financial loss or serious identity theft crime will follow after their online shop account detail or online bank information is stolen by the virus. What is worse, it is common sense that most Trojan virus like the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2 are designed to be good at hiding itself from being detected and killed by the antivirus program. So, anytime when you find your computer infected with the Trojan.Gen.NPE.2, you are suggested to turn to an expert in the field of virus removal to get it removed manually and completely from your computer as fast as you can.
Published by & last updated on January 2, 2017 12:57 pm