Trojan Horse Generic29.AFZK is a terrible Trojan detected from AVG which propagates via malicious email attachments and bundled downloads. Are you upset with this dangerous threat now? This step-by-step guide will guide you how to remove this virus without any risk.
Trojan Horse Generic29.AFZK is a newly-released Trojan parasite that detected from AVG and it mainly targets to attack computers with Windows systems. Once it sneaks into the infected computer, it can run without indicating to the PC user of its existence. This threat threatens your security and privacy as it can collect user’s online account, password information or even system information and finally send them to a predefined remote IP address. For no reason should you leave it in your computer. Otherwise, it can keep performing many evil task to further harm your computer, leaving it at risk.
The main symptoms of the infection include: 1. Make system perform very slowly and the Internet disconnect quite frequently. 2. Download harmful executable file from specified server without your permission. 3. System crash and computer freeze problems occur randomly. 4. Open a backdoor and allow hackers to steal information. 5. Fetch other malware files such as spyware, adware, ransomware such as U.S. Department of Homeland Security Virus and rogue security product. 6. Redirect your favorite websites to harmful web pages casually. Besides those visible bad behaviors, Trojan Horse Generic29.AFZK still involves more potential threats that may ruin your system. Therefore, this Trojan must be removed as quickly as you can.
Freeze or shut down computer randomly
Open backdoor and download other threats
Let hackers remotely access your PC secretly
Track your personal activities on the Internet
Compromise your personal information and privacy
1. 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.
2. 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 the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]
As mentioned above, we can know Trojan Horse Generic29.AFZK is a disaster that compromises your privacy and security. Being as a pesky virus, it is able to allow a remote user access where hackers could infiltrate the system and obtain important or private information. It can even take up high resources and strikingly slow down your computer speed and even cause your computer stuck frequently. Trojan Horse Generic29.AFZK disguises itself in root of the system and it becomes complicated for anti-virus software to detect and remove it. Hence, if want to secure your computer and let this virus can be gone for good, it is a must to follow the guides above to completely clean up all the traces of this malware.
Published by Sarah Poehler & last updated on May 27, 2013 4:03 am