Lately, my AVG keeps detecting a Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA virus and the alert keeps popping up on the screen making me difficult to use my laptop. What is this Trojan Generic virus? Why can’t my AVG catch it? Is this Trojan virus going to steal my private info? How do I get rid of this Trojan infection completely?

Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA Virus Description

Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA is categorized as a Trojan virus that comes from a large family. We also come across the Generic32 groups often. A Trojan virus, unlike malware like AVASoft Profession Antivirus rogue antispyware, can be visibly seen on the computer. Instead, it can only be seen when it’s picked up by antivirus applications. A Trojan virus cannot duplicate itself but can change itself into different names and locations. It can come bundled with free unknown software that you download online. It can also hide beneath web sites that are mostly about porn and ads. Once it’s successfully sneaking inside of a machine, it will start creating all kinds of chaos on the infected computer.

A Trojan infection like this Generic31.ASUA virus is specially created by computer attackers in order to steal personal information to benefit. When the time is right, this Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA virus can even allow remote hackers get into the compromised machine and take over control of it. If that happens, one will be blocked out of his/her own PC since then. As mentioned above that this Trojan infection is put online among many hacked web sites, it’s also able to spread over different networks and infect computers from all over the world. This virus does not have specific targets at certain areas. It can survive under different Windows systems, languages and environments. A Trojan is usually very active in backdoor activities. Sometimes when Trojan viruses are combined with malicious programs, they can also help these unwanted programs sneak into the infected systems without permission from PC owners. By doing that, Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA virus not only extend the damage, but will be able to collect more valuable data for PC attackers.

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Generic31.ASUA Trojan is Threatening

1. Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA virus can help malware and ransomware sneak into the infected machine as well as third parties to take over control of the computer;
2. It can get around or even disable authentic antivirus applications and cause fake pop-up alerts to threaten PC owners;
3. It may even cut you off from the internet or block you from accessing the computer due to system automatically shutting down every once in a while;
4. It can hide under different locations as time goes on and change its names to confuse computer users;
5. It can threaten data storage and system stability.

Steps on How to Remove Generic31.ASUA Trojan

Below are some steps on how to get rid of this Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA manually. But due to the fact that this Trojan virus is changeable all the time, the manual guide here is just giving you a general concept. Files and entries associating with this Trojan will need to be defined before deleted. In case anything unpredictable might happen during the manual removal process, a backup of important things is suggested beforehand.

Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end processed related to [Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA]. 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 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


Nowadays as computer has become a necessity gradually, viruses like this Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA will also come into our daily life. Computer attackers create this kind of Trojan virus to benefit from PC users’ privacies. They can create them every day using different names. Usually, Trojans will come as a group of family. Members in the same groups usually only differ from others by using different numbers or letters. Even though they may function all the same, it still takes time for antivirus applications to store their data and thus catch them. That’s also why this Trojan Generic31.ASUA virus can escape from many antivirus programs. Once it gets itself successfully installed, this Trojan will start by reorganizing some default settings in order to make its stay longer. If your antivirus software is updated well, it will pick up this Trojan infection and report to you. However, whenever it states that it has removed this virus, you will find the virus in another location. Failed to remove this nasty Trojan by antivirus software, manual removal is thus suggested as it’s a guaranteed way. By going through files and entries under different locations to check, define and delete, one can guarantee a complete removal. All in all, a complete Trojan removal should be done before one can go back to use the computer as usual.

Note: Still facing the Trojan Horse Generic31.ASUA pop up after system reboot? Cannot seem to successfully get rid of this Trojan infection? Contact Online PC Expert now to save your computer from suffering and to protect your privacy from being exposed.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 13, 2013 10:46 am

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