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Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan Virus Removal Guide

Hello. I need computer expert to help me remove virus. Yesterday morning, my antivirus software reported I got Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus. I clicked on “Remove now” and it said removal complete. I thought the virus was gone. However, the virus warning popped up again after I turned on the computer today. How can I get rid of Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus completely? Please help.

Brief Information of Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan Virus

Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan Virus is regarded as one of the most dangerous and widely circulated strains of malware. It is very tricky and hides its files by integrating into your operating system. Hence, it can’t be detected by your naked eyes or antivirus easily. Once it accesses your system, it executes each time your computer boots and disables applications that may be a threat to its existence. Once it roots in your system, it can use many tricks to make you download and install other malicious programs to mess up your computer. Your files and personal information are at considerate risk.

What can Trojan Virus Do?

Not like Ransomware, it does not take your device hostage and demand money. Instead, it sneaks into your system and performs tasks secretly. That’s more horrible as you don’t know how far it goes. This Trojan will attack your Windows registry and generate lots of hidden files which may enable it to automatically start itself when you boot your computer. It corrupts your browser and installs malicious add-ons and extension to collect valuable information and open backdoor to another computer threat. More aggressive and harmful viruses take over your system to gather all your private data like bank card details, log-in user name and password, email contact, and online shopping account and password etc. Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus is able to give remote owner access to your computer. If you store confidential business data on your computer, they can steal them to get a lot of money. Spyware can be installed to monitor every move of you on the Internet. It will be a platform for the remote cyber hackers to access your computer easily for pilfering these data and then misuse them or let them out into the public. The virus also deletes your system files. You may notice that your computer freezes and even crashes down frequently without reason. Besides, it deletes the source program after it finishes the basic tasks. That makes it much more difficult to detect. A lot of damage might have been done to your system when you notice it. Therefore, scan your computer for virus when you find it works oddly. Once you detect Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus, get it off your computer right away.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Tips to avoid Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus
1. You should always choose Custom Installation no matter what software you are going to install
2. Uncheck hidden options which attempt to install additional programs you never need.
3. Scan all downloaded attachments of email before you open them.
4. Never open any attachments of unknown or spam emails.
5. Do not visit adult/ porn websites or other suspicious website.
6. Do not update any app from nonofficial websites.

Manual Removal Guide:

This malicious Trojan virus  can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of Trojan: Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus

2. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of Trojan: Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Conclusion

Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus is much more complex than an average virus which can be installed silently on a unprotected system and let a remote hacker control the system over the network. It sneaks into your computer via many channels such as download of some freeware programs, opening of spam emails or unwanted emails, visiting some suspicious websites or legit websites that have been compromised. To avoid virus, you need to be more careful online. The purpose of this Trojan virus is to disrupt the normal functionality of your computer, gradually stopping it from working altogether. To avoid being detected and removed, it makes genuine software behave erratically and slow down the operating system. This Trojan virus is capable of deleting your files, downloading more viruses, helping hackers to monitor your computer activities and steal your sensitive information. After it has been on your computer for period of time, you may see ads, fake alert and system error now then. The computer runs slowly and freezes. You barely can use it to work or study. To avoid information leak and protect your computer, remove Win32:Crypt-QPQ Trojan virus in time. As the virus is able to disable block your security program, manual removal is recommended. It is the most effective way to delete virus completely and permanently.

Trojan virus manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by Andrew Gonzalez & last updated on April 28, 2018 6:32 am

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