AVAST says my laptop is infected with the MBR:Alureon-G [Rtk] virus, and I have no idea how to get rid of it completely because it keeps coming back after removal. It really frustrated me because since my computer was infected, I have detected many things working weird. Firstly, my browser always redirects me to ad sites when I tried to go somewhere else, and the computer refuses to shut down normally sometimes. When I turned it on, it got blue screen of death. Please guide me how to remove MBR:Alureon-G [Rtk] virus completely. Thanks in advance.
Have you heard of MBR:Alureon-G [Rtk]? How to Remove?
MBR:Alureon-G [Rtk] is a risky Trojan Horse that poses a huge risk for your computer because it can infect the Master Boot Record (MBR). Generally, this virus infiltrates in the system via freeware downloads, peer to peer file sharing, spam emails and after it is installed, it will damage your computer performance badly. By affecting Master Boot Record of the vulnerable system and changing vital system settings, victims will find their computers unstable all the time. This Trojan will slow down your PC work and make it operate weirdly. For example, your infected system may experience excessive display of pop-up advertisements while browsing the Internet. And it takes up lots of your CPU and RAM room so that every time you open a browser or a program, it takes forever to load up. This virus is tricky that it is able to disguise itself as legit system files and process to protect from antivirus detection and root deep inside the system to wreak big chaos. It has the capability to record and send computer users’ confidential information, for instance, credit card, login numbers, etc to a remote hacker. In order to protect your computer, you should remove MBR:Alureon-G [Rtk] at once without any hesitation.
What If You Can’t Clean Out The Trojan Horse Completely?
The danger of this virus is its ability to install additional malware and spyware once it is installed. When all of these attacks begin to install themselves deep into the system files the user will notice that simple computer operations will appear to be slower and even sluggish. With so many resources being used by these attacks simple tasks such as shutting down or starting up will take a noticeable longer amount of time than normal. This is a very strong indication that the system has been compromised and there are dangerous threats on the computer.
It is important to remove MBR:Alureon-G [Rtk] virus as quickly as possible before the hackers are able to get information that can be used for fraudulent purposes and other cyber crimes. The only way to remove it fully is to follow the manual removal instructions located below.
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the domain. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associating files and registry entries of Trojan Horse Generic29.AHHS Virus in Registry Editor as below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
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MBR:Alureon-G [Rtk] is able to corrupt system files and computer settings, change desktop background and homepage and also redirect you to unfamiliar website bundled with harmful threats. It annoys you by displaying lots of pop ups and ads as well as open backdoor to help other malware and adware easily enters into the target computer. Once installed, your antivirus program may detect the virus but will definitely fail to remove it because this virus is capable to disable any antivirus programs. The longer it stays on your PC, the more damages it can bring to your PC because it can make all the personal or confidential information secretly passed over to the intended attacker who would further misuse it for stealing money from your bank account or leaking the confidential information out to other sources. Hence, MBR:Alureon-G [Rtk] must be removed as soon as possible once upon detection.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 18, 2013 10:24 am