Hello, my Avast keeps popping up and tells that many .exe files are infected with this Downloader.Asruex virus, but every time when it pops up, I run a full scan and click on “Remove All”, but it comes back again and again. And I’m not sure where should be the virus located. Can you please remove this virus completely? I don’t want computer to be so sluggish.

Brief Introduction of Downloader.Asruex Virus

Downloader.Asruex virus is actually a kind of Trojan horse which usually created by cyber criminals to attack windows computer. The cyber hackers use this Trojan virus to download other malware or spyware into system and hack user’s computer to steal important user’s information. The Downloader.Asruex virus implants malicious codes and files into system like registry editor, task manager, system files, program files or windows users to change and disable system files and programs. For this reason, some computer problems will often happens. For example, it will have problems booting up computer, as some files related to starting up have been corrupted or disabled. Sometimes, the computer even can’t turn on but just stuck at error codes blue screen death. Downloader.Asruex virus also can change DNS server settings to block your access to the Internet and continue preventing you downloading security tool together with other new programs. The computer starts to run slowly even though you just run few little programs, it still gets stuck there. The CPU usage percentage suddenly become higher, but actually you just run one or two tasks. Some website can’t be displayed somehow, but usually you can view them normally, in fact, these websites should be blocked by this Trojan horse.

Downloader.Asruex virus will keep doing harmful actions to weaken computer performance together with your antivirus firewall, so that it can create more vulnerability to bring other malware, adware, spyware or worms to corrupt system more severely. At that time, the cyber hackers will easily access your computer and control everything there, and you can’t perform anything on computer, even your keyboard and mouse is frozen there. Then the cyber hackers will freely enter you disks to find steal your important, valuable and profitable data. Also they spy on your online track and record the information like email password, credit card account number & password , online banking details or business trading info etc. in a word, Downloader.Asruex virus is also a big danger for personal information safety. To avoid this Trojan virus or other computer threats, you should know some tips to protect your computer. For example, please don’t visit malicious sites which show bogus updates, ads, fake security warning, naked pictures or video. Malicious sites may be controlled and hacked by cyber hackers aiming at attracting you to click something to let this virus install into your computer. Therefore, having some tips will help protect computer from being infected severely.

Some Traits about Downloader.Asruex Virus

-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.

-Can redirect you to pages you don’t want all the time no matter what you are doing.

-Take a long time to turn on or shut down your computer

-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.

-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

Warm prompt: It’s complicated for people who are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove the Downloader.Asruex Virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Removal Guide for PCs with Windows OS

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.

>>>>>> Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously to get the Task Manager to stop the active processes of Downloader.Asruex Virus. To do this, you will need to click the “Processes” tag at the top then find out suspicious processes and right click on them and select “End Process”.

Task manager


>>>>>> Click “Start” menu at the lower left corner and type “regedit” in the search programs and files box and press Enter key. Then you will open the “Registry Editor”.

start menu


>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this Downloader.Asruex Virus in the Registry Editor, They are usually located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. You need to distinguish them from their “Name” and “Data” at the right column. All of them will be randomly distributed. If you are not good at this, ask for an expert for help.

registry editor

>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Downloader.Asruex Virus locates. Usually, they will be in the operating system drive. To open it, you will need to click Start menu > Computer & My computer. Generally speaking, the Operating System drive is Local Disk (C:).

Hard diskdrives

>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Downloader.Asruex Virus will be located in Windows > System32. Find out all the files of the Trojan virus and delete them. Make sure that all the files you deleted are viruses, but not the files of the operating system. Any mistakes will cause data loss even system crash.

System 32

Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:


Downloader.Asruex Virus can severely attack your computer once it gets on your PC. It corrupts your system files, weakens the security level of the infected computer and modifies all your key registry settings as well as disables your firewall because of its root-kit. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. This Trojan virus helps cyber criminals remotely control the infected PC. So hackers can do anything on your PC and get any information from your computer or by tracking your online history. And users’ personal information like credit card, bank account details, log-in passwords or other financial information could be leaked out. Victims of this Downloader.Asruex Virus will suffer from financial loss. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.

Warm prompt: If you are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove this Trojan Virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 22, 2016 3:28 am

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