Your antivirus program pops up a warning claiming that there is a threat called Trojan:Win32/CoinMiner.G in the computer? How can it get into the computer without letting you know? What is it and how dangerous would it be? Want to know why this threat always appears again and again after the removal of the antivirus program? How to remove it if the antivirus program does not work?
Trojan:Win32/CoinMiner.G is a destructive Trojan virus that is created by cyber criminals to attack computers with Windows operating system including Win XP, Vista, Win 7 and Win 8. Normally, the virus is rampant and can attack computers actively. In addition, visiting hacked websites or clicking on unknown links, downloading or installing some unsafe freeware and opening spam email attachments will also lead to its installation into the computer.
Once Trojan:Win32/CoinMiner.G infiltrates into the computer successfully, it starts to executes malicious tasks immediately. It can be activated every time you boot the infected computer via modifying important system files and Windows Registry settings. Furthermore, this Trojan virus consumes system resources considerably, which slows down the computer performance and mess up the computer. Some programs cannot be run for the computer is in limited running spaces. More seriously, it is active in the backdoor and cyber criminals may be monitoring your online behaviors without your awareness. It is dangerous to use the computer with this Trojan in. Therefore, you shall keep alert and have it removed as soon as possible.
This Trojan is tricky and stubborn. Although some famous antivirus programs can block it temporarily, it will regenerate later after restarting the computer. Manual removal can be the best choice if you want to get rid of it completely. Please note that manual removal is a complex procedure and any wrong operation will lead to mistakes destroying your system seriously.
1. Show hidden files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
2. Delete virus files
(1). Delete the related registry entries to this Trojan virus through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this Trojan virus.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
In summary, Trojan:Win32/CoinMiner.G is a risky Trojan virus that can sneak into your computer without your permission and awareness. It is difficult for antivirus programs to remove it since it is hiding deep in the computer. It facilitates the cyber criminals to connect to the computer stealthily. Your confidential information including bank account details may be stolen for profitable use. It shall be removed as quickly as possible to avoid more losses and damages to the computer.
Published by Deb Mirren & last updated on May 1, 2013 4:37 am