Just got a Trojan.Agent.ED alert on your computer? What is this virus? Is it dangerous to PCs? Even though the antivirus can scan and report this virus but it can’t seem to remove it successfully? Constant security alerts keep popping up on the screen? Is this virus going to attack my personal info? How does one get rid of it completely?

What’s Trojan.Agent.ED

Trojan.Agent.ED is defined as a computer infection that can be detected by antivirus applications as a Trojan. Trojan virus is one of the major computer issues that attacks computers every once in a while. Computer hackers create this kind of virus and put it online among many fishy or hacked sites and malicious programs. Trojan Agent.ED virus is specially created by hackers in order to help them collect valuable information. So it can escape from many antivirus programs and get itself installed without permission from PC owners. If this Trojan virus cannot be removed soon, chaos will be experienced on the infected computer and private info is in risks of being stolen by it.

Not all the computers are targets of this Trojan.Agent.ED virus. Computers that are lack of protections or are weak in security can be targeted by this Trojan. As mentioned above that Trojan agent.ed virus is put online and hidden among many places. Once computer users land on these web sites or download malicious programs, this virus will somehow be allowed to enter the computers. Computer users won’t notice it right away but will realize how nasty it is once it starts bringing all kinds of  troubles on the infected computers. As stubborn as Trojan:JS/Seedabutor.B virus, Trojan.Agent.ED can make itself difficult to remove by antivirus programs by changing some settings on the infected machine. The longer it stays, the more dangerous your private info could face. Under specific circumstances, the entries of third parties could even be allowed by this Trojan virus.

To save your computer and private info from this Trojan.Agent.ED virus, please remove this Trojan virus off your computer ASAP. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts if you have no idea on how to do that. Manual removal is suggested here.

How Dangerous is Trojan Agent.ED

Trojan.Agent.ED virus can bring all kinds of troubles on the infected computer once it has got itself installed successfully. But most importantly, Trojan viruses are used by computer hackers to collect private information from their victims. Computer hackers can benefit from this info later on inappropriately. Other than that, this Trojan infection can also create many chaos to annoy computer users and threaten them.

# Trojan.Agent.ED virus can escape from many antivirus programs and sneak into computers without permission.
# It may sometimes disable antivirus software and create many fake security alerts to threaten PC users into believing their computers have gone bad.
# If the Trojan is associating with malicious programs, it can get them inside once the time is right.
# It can help remote computer hackers collect or steal important personal info.
# System stability can be threatened causing system shut down occasionally.

How to Remove Trojan Agent ED

Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end processed related to [Trojan.Agent.ED]. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time or right click on bottom Task Bar and select Start Task Manager.
Windows Task Manager

Step 2: Open Control Panel from Start menu. Go to Folder Options and under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and non-select Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK.
Folder Options

Step 3: Go to Registry Editor. First press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search. Delete registry entries associated with this Trojan.Agent.ED Trojan infection:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[tmp]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit”
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{rnd}=disable

Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry


Trojan.Agent.ED virus is believed to be one of the newly released viruses among hundreds. Trojan viruses can be created every day by PC hackers and put online to hide among many fishy web sites or malicious programs. These sites and programs pretend to be common ones so that computer users won’t be able to notice. Once this Trojan virus has successfully got inside from these places, it will start to change some default settings on the infected computer in order to make it stay long enough to help remote hackers benefit. Trojan viruses are believed to be active in backstage and can bring malware in as well if it’s associating with some. When the system becomes more vulnerable, third parties could even be allowed into the computer to take over control of it. You will be blocked out of your own computer if this Trojan Agent.ED virus cannot be removed in time.

Note: The above manual removal steps can’t help you get rid of this Trojan.Agent.ED virus? Contact Online PC Experts now to get help with a complete removal in order to save your computer from suffering and to protect your privacy from being stolen.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 26, 2013 2:06 am

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