Hey, there, I have a warning message from my AVG program. There is a virus called IDP.ALEXA.51 on my computer. I tried to use the security tool to get rid of it but it failed all the time. Every time I restart my computer to make sure the removal takes effect, this virus can always restore itself. I don’t know how to remove it as my security too doesn’t work. What should I do now? Any advice?
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
This IDP.ALEXA.51 virus is a newly designed Trojan horse infection that spread by cyber hackers. It mainly attacks computers which run Windows operating systems. Once this infection comes to the target computers, it can start to make chaos to the whole systems right away. People will get a lot of problems and troubles during the use. It is not an easy thing for auto removal tools to remove this virus completely for computers users as this virus is new to those tools. The removal ways need to be developed so that the tools can remove it for users, but it takes times. Once this virus sneaks into target computers, it can disable the system firewall and the anti-virus programs installed.
This IDP.ALEXA.51 virus can make the infected computer be totally compromised, which means the infected computers can be out of any protection. Under this case, this Trojan virus can be able to help many other kinds of malware to come and make more damages. The performance of the infected computers can be worse and worse if this virus cannot be removed in time. People will keep getting blue screen of death and black screens on the infected machines as the system settings are changed by this virus. System related files can be corrupted by this virus so that it can avoid being removed by security tools.
This IDP.ALEXA.51 Trojan can also corrupt browsers installed on the infected computers. The default homepages can be changed to be some strange and dangerous domains. When users go online, they can be received a lot of pop-ups. It is really dangerous for computer users to click those links as they are also designed by cyber hackers. Those links are used for specific purposes for hackers. If people open those links, their systems can be targeted by more malware. What’s worse, this virus can be able to help cyber hackers to collect personal information saved on the infected computers. Sensitive information especially financial details can be stolen by hackers so that they can get more illegal benefits.
Some Traits about This Trojan
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this IDP.ALEXA.51 for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Trojan provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Trojan, and delete them all.
Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
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If your system is targeted by this IDP.ALEXA.51 virus, don’t rely on your anti-virus program only. This virus is hard for those auto removal tools to remove. Once this virus infiltrates target systems, it will begin to cause plenty of system errors to PC users. This virus can help other computer malware to come and make further damages. If people don’t take this virus away from their computers, this virus can grasp the personal information on the infected computers for hackers. People will suffer from more damages and losses if this virus can stay on the infected machines for a long time.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 14, 2016 1:23 pm