Hello, my laptop is hit by a Trojan virus called Trojan.Cidox!gen6 and I have no clue to get rid of it completely. My son yesterday used my laptop to watch a movie, but while he was watching, there is something flashing and asking to download an unknown program to continue the movie, so my son didn’t think much about that but to click to download. This morning I woke up and turned on laptop, then immediately Avast said this virus affects many files. I was so shocked!! Can you help me eradicate this crap virus as soon as possible?
Trojan.Cidox!gen6 Virus Description:
While you find Trojan.Cidox!gen6 on your personal computer, you should figure out an effective way to eradicate it as soon as possible, as this dangerous and aggressive Trojan virus would create disaster to computer itself even would be a big threat to your personal information and would cause your personal financial loss. First, this harmful Trojan horse will do harm to computer system. The virus can change the crucial system files and programs and implants its own malicious files to mess up system. Sometimes, Trojan.Cidox!gen6 replaces the system files with its files. In this case, system error codes will often happen. If the problem becomes worse, the computer would not boot up. That’s why some strange error codes show on computer when computer gets affected with this Trojan virus. If the start-up items are severely corrupted and damaged by this virus, the computer will have many problems in starting up. The Trojan.Cidox!gen6 virus can change DNS settings to block you to access the Internet normally. Internet browser is hard to get connected to network even though it shows Internet connection is on. Many junk files are produced by this crap virus to take up too much system capacity, and computer will work slowly. In a word, while this Trojan virus is on computer, many computer problems will happen and computer performance will soon slow down.
You should also note that if this Trojan.Cidox!gen6 can’t be removed quickly, it can keep duplicating and root itself into system areas. When it roots deeply and firmly in computer syste, it has the ability to disable your antivirus firewall and damage computer’s troubleshooting modes. Then computer will definitely become more vulnerable and soon be useless and destroyed completely. So first you should have a good awareness of protecting computer from being infected with virus and malware. To avoid this kind aggressive Trojan.Cidox!gen6 virus getting on your machine, you need to be cautious to many online things. For example, if you see some webpage keep popping up different deals, ads, and fake and scaring computer security message, you should notice that you are in an unsafe and malicious webpages. Actually those websites would be controlled by cyber hackers and put virus and malware on there. Once innocent visitor open the sites, some malicious program will soon drop into computer system. And meanwhile, if you click on anything from the website, virus or malware thing also come into computer. Therefore, when you find something strange popping up on strange webpage, you don’t click on that. In a word, please keep an eye.
Some Traits about Trojan.Cidox!gen6 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 Trojan.Cidox!gen6 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 Trojan.Cidox!gen6 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”.
>>>>>> 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”.
>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this Trojan.Cidox!gen6 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.
>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Trojan 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:).
>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Trojan.Cidox!gen6 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.
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Trojan.Cidox!gen6 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 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 Trojan.Cidox!gen6 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 Trojan.Cidox!gen6 virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on March 17, 2016 9:12 am