Computer got infected with Adware generic5.SRC and AVG was unable to remove the threat? Well,  my computer with AVG and other antivirus software, but only AVG can pick up this virus, it keeps warning me, when that happened, a strange extra task could be seen on task manager, but it disappeared soon. Even I updated the database of the antivirus i still get suck. How do I remove it? Any suggestions?

How Do You Know About Adware generic5.SRC Virus?

Adware generic5.SRC (Adware generic5 SRC) is a new variant of Adware generic5 family, which is designed by hackers to carry out certain harmful actions on the target computer. Sometimes, you still receive the Ukash virus which will make your whole screen blank, so it is also called White Screen Virus. Adware generic5.SRC can modify your system setting, disable antivirus program and slow down your computer in all  Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 Or Windows 8. And it contains all the Trojan capabilities that can make all the personal or confidential information secretly passed over to the intended attackers who would further misuse it for stealing money from your bank account or leaking the confidential information out to other sources. Besides, it makes your computer work in a bad and risky situation. It may display numerous annoying advertisements and freeze your computer. In a word, this Trojan represents security risk for the compromised system and its network environment. Do not hesitate to remove it before a precious mess to your computer.

For example, you will soon find out more and more threats invade your computer without your permission after this Trojan accesses to your computer. Moreover, it bypasses Windows firewall settings by making some changes on the registry. Thus, your computer may get random errors pop up and become more and more fragile. Good to know the most scaring thing is that the Trojan can steal your personal information and financial information on purpose. Just like other Trojans, it may permit a remote attacker to access the infected computer. This approach lets the crook to perform some dodgy actions such as stealing of private data, download files, and monitor certain activities. If you want to avoid this situation, it is a must for you to delete Adware generic5.SRC from your machine quickly.

If this is complicated for you to remove Adware generic5.SRC Virus from your computer, please contact YooSecurity professionals to keep your computer safe and virus free, or you can follow our step-by-step virus removal instruction below to clean the virus yourself. (For advanced computer users)

Common Signs of Adware generic5.SRC Virus Infection

1) Annoying pop-ups keep appearing on your PC every time you on your computer.
2) Slow computer, blue screen at Startup. Computer is working very slowly because the virus propagates very fast and thus leads to great consumption of system resource and network bandwidth.
3) The Trojan virus can block the functions of your antivirus programs,  and the virus will return after a boot.
4) The Trojan virus attack and damage your system files and programs, you will find your computer is running weirdly and some programs are not able to run any more.
7) Fails to view hidden files; fails to make files viewable or hidden, since Adware generic5.src Virus sets all your folders on your partitions to be hidden.
8) Strange e-mails that you didn’t write keep sending to all your contacts. Windows firewall is disable and it would not be activated even you try to turn it on.

Variant: (adware generic5, adware generic5.ttq, adware generic5.op, adware generic 5, adware generic5.qvf, adware generic5.bxe, adware generic5.drp, adware generic5.fvq, adware generic5.rqr, adware generic5.rqt, adware generic5.pfr)

How to Remove Adware generic5.SRC Manually With Step by Step Guides:

Step 1: Restart computer in safe mode with networking. To do this, just need to press F8 key before the system is started like this (If your system is Windows 8, please click here for the guide):

safe mode with networking

Step 2: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress. Because the name will be changed fast, it will be show with different name.

Step 3: If you can’t fine anything files, please go to the folder option to show hidden files, here’s the guide:

1) Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel
2) Click on Appearance and Personalization item

3) Click on Folder Options item
4) Click on View tab in the Folder Options window

5) Check the box of Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

Step 4: Please follow these steps to get rid of Adware generic5.SRC Virus manually:
If you did press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC but couldn’t open the Windows Task Manager.
Try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in task-mgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager.

On the Windows Task Manager  window please click on the Processes tab. Next find out some the processes related to Adware generic5 SRC Virus. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.

Step5: Remove malicious files of Adware generic5.SRC Virus.


Step4: Delete malicious registry entries of Adware generic5.SRC Virus.

“EnableShellExecuteHooks”= 1 (0x1)

Video Show You on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

In conclusion, Adware generic5.SRC virus has been removed from your system completely if you did follow the guide correctly here. And since you understood this is a big hoax that may mess up your system files and your AVG anti-virus was unable to clean it out. Many viruses always spread from the internet, especially the malicious web sites or porn sites. One click on the pops up can lead to spyware or worm, etc. After realizing the possible source that the virus comes from, you need to be cautious when surfing the Internet later. Otherwise, your computer will get more viruses including Adware generic5.SRC. To reduce the risk, you must keep in good habits. Like we said before, according to our experience and victims’ lessons, manual removal with expert skills is the only effective way to remove the stubborn virus completely.

Kindly reminder: If you have spent a lot of time but failed to remove Adware generic5.SRC  by yourself, please contact YooSecurity professionals 24/7 in time to keep your computer clean and safe.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 21, 2013 10:52 am

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