Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW Virus Description
The Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW virus is a very serious attack that is designed to compromise the computer system and allow hackers to gain access remotely. The Trojan virus installs without any warning and can easily be picked up from opening attachments included in spam emails from unknown senders, from visiting illegal download and file sharing sites and downloading a file that has been baited with the virus, or by visiting a malicious website that promotes the virus.
Once the Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW virus is in the computer it can install other malware and spyware programs that all attack the system and slow down the performance considerably. This is a sure sign that the computer has a virus, as these attacks will use up a very large percentage of the computers resources and memory, causing all functions and operations to be slowed down.
The goal of any Trojan attack is to gain access to the computer, and this virus gives the hackers remote access, allowing them to gain entry at any time from their location. They can then search through all of the files on the computer and steal any information that they want. They will typically be searching for personal or financial information that they can sell on the black market or use to commit identity theft and fraud with. If you notice that the icons on your desktop look different or the background image has changed this can mean that the Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW virus is on the PC.
To absolutely clean out this virus, you can follow the guide here if you are computer savvy. As the anti-virus won’t be able to help, so manual removal is suggested here as it is a guaranteed complete removal. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Expert to get further help to sort it out.
How Dangerous The Infected Computer Is If The Virus Has Been Downloaded?
Since they can access the computer at any time they will also install keystroke recording software and then compare that to the browser history in order to uncover login details to social media sites and email accounts, and they then use this information to spam all of the contacts with advertisements or even other virus attacks. They will also use this approach to attempt to identify online banking details, and if they get their hands on this you can be sure that they will liquidate any account they can get their hands on right away. The damage that they are capable of through the Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW virus is extensive!
What this attack is capable of:
- Once installed it will give the hackers remote access to the computer from their location at any time.
- It has the ability to disable and uninstall programs on the computer and eventually crash the operating system.
- The Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW virus can redirect the default browser to sites that contain additional viruses and attacks.
- Over time it can install additional spyware and malware onto the computer.
- Keystroke and browser history recording allows the hackers to gain valuable personal and financial information that will be used to commit additional crimes by the hackers themselves or it will be sold on the black market to other criminal groups.
Steps on How to Get Rid of Generic32.QYW Virus
Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end processed related to the Trojan horse. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time or right click on bottom Task Bar and select Start Task Manager.
Step 2: Show hidden files. Go to Folder Options from Control Panel. Under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and non-select Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK.
Step 3: Go to Registry Editor. First press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search for virus. Delete all the following or those related to the following files and registry entries:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVCare.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVCare.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVENGINE.EXE
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVENGINE.EXE\Debugger svchost.exe
Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry
Since the Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW virus does so much damage and changes so many settings there isn’t a quick fix to just wipe all of the infected files from the system. It will all have to be done manually in order to regain full original settings prior to the attack. We provided detailed instructions below that will clean up the system and restore the original settings and rid the PC of all files linked to the Trojan Horse Generic32.QYW virus.
Note: Still having the same problem after every reboot? If you don’t know how to remove Generic32.QYW virus from your computer and don’t want to make thing worse. Contact Online PC Experts 24/7 online in time to get professional help.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on April 1, 2013 3:54 am