How to get rid of Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen virus that picked up by my anti-virus? It keeps coming back after any reboot. We have tried many solutions but without success, how do you delete this nasty virus from your laptop or desktop permanently?

Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen Virus Description

The Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen virus is extremely dangerous Trojan horse.  Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen hides within the code of another program—a business application, a utility, or even a game. Once it is downloaded, it will effect any disk used by computer, making chaoes on the hard disk so that your computer got blue screen of death. And the virus can result in a serious possibility of irreversible data loss and unstable PC performance. The rapid delivery of the ads can cause the system to use all of its available memory and the overload can cause the system to crash, damaging the computer.

Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen plays one of the major parts in this nasty role. It is an online threat you will be constantly warned to because of malware interference. And your anti-virus keeps warning the virus is harmful and your computer is in high level risk, only after you cleaning out of the infection, otherwise, your computer will go to dead.  Don’t worry, although virus removal tool won’t be able to help, you can fix this issue manually here.

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?

Like we said above, once successfully installed on a target computer, the Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen virus modifies the master boot record, that is why you caught system crash and windows errors. This is a dangerous infection and can actually completely terminate the antivirus software on the computer, which would then never alert the user that there was a potential risk. There are ways to check to see if this virus has hit your computer without using an antivirus program.

This virus slows down your computer and then to successfully crash systems. It occupied so much of the system memory. There are some symptoms of Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen virus that is attacking the computer:

  • The desktop background image has been changed and the home screen icons have been rearranged.
  • While browsing several pop up advertisements are displayed, often times speeding up to the point where it locks the computer and crashes the browsing session.
  • The overall speed of the computer is slowed down and programs take longer than normal to open. The Internet is also slowed down and simple tasks like shutting the computer down are also slowed.
  • Antivirus programs on the computer will be shut off and disabled to prevent detection of the virus.

Steps on How to Get Rid of Trojan.Win32.yakes 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.
Windows 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.
Folder Options

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:
Run+Registry Editor

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


I seem to have picked up Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen virus from a web page I was viewing. have followed instructions to remove but am having no luck. the virus I have appears to be slightly different from what is stated. Up to now you understood this virus will change important settings of your computer performance that will cause a complete crash, but not before potentially stealing all of the data from the computer. There is no anti-virus software can delete the Trojan.Win32.yakes.coen virus absolutely and and every time you put it on safe mode it give me an error message with a blue screen, manual removal necessary but professional assistance is the best way for you to save the computer.

Note: Still having the same problem after every reboot? If you don’t know how to remove this 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 Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 26, 2013 2:41 pm

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