There has been reported that a new Trojan virus has become a big problems to worldwide computer users. More and more security tools begin to catch this TrojanDownloader:win32/upatre.A virus. The warning from the antivirus program is the most obvious clue that the computer has been infected with the virus. But it does set barriers for people to remove the virus since all software cannot eliminate it easily. What is going to be the best way to get rid of the virus?
Learn More about the Trojan Virus
Being categorized as a Trojan virus, TrojanDownloader:win32/upatre.A is not only annoying for it will be reported by the antivirus software to tell you the infection but also brings problems to the computer. An infected computer will work improperly. For instance, computer users have to wait longer when they start the PC up. And they will spend more time opening a common program they used to use often. Besides, there will begin to show up more and more various errors when you run regular software.
Trojan viruses are created for different purposes. There are viruses that can steal the sensitive data such as password and account detail information and also viruses that can make more bugs on the system to enable other kind of threats to get into the infected system. This TrojanDownloader:win32/upatre.A virus is one belong to the letter. It excels on infecting and always creates its own registries and system files in the infected computer. That tells why the infected machine acts slowly because the virus has eaten much system resource. Another visible issue is less usable capacity of the hard drives. Besides the above problems you have to also suffer from some freezing from time to time when you are using the problem computer.
Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection :
– This virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Computer users will experience constant security pop ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen and taken advantages by cyber criminals.
Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Up till now, there is not a perfect antivirus that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it completely. TrojanDownloader:win32/upatre.A has been updated by remote and backstage cyber criminals and is able to escape from the scan of any anti-virus programs thus it is hard to be removed or even found. The most effective way is to remove it manually. The following instructions need quite level of computer expertise. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!
Step A: Check on your start menu if there are any programs that you are not familiar with. The strange ones will often related to the virus process as it can start automatically with the windows. You can press on Windows key or just click on the start menu to view it. Please notice that you need to click on All Programs to have an overall check on it.
Step B: To remove the Trojan the first thing we need to do is to end its process thus we will not get the error message when we delete its files. To do that, open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. You can press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step C: Always any virus files will be hidden files. So we need to show hidden files before we are going to delete them. Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options (As an easy way you can open a folder and hold Alt key and tap on T, O key one by one and folder option window will pops up). 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 Apply and then hit OK.
After we can see hidden folders and files we can go to system files and delete the infected files. The path of the virus often can be found from the antivirus which detects it.
Step D: After we delete the virus files from system data we get to remove the registry of the virus from registry editor to prevent it from coming back. You can get Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
The following is how Windows Registry Editor looks like.
Step E: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this Trojan virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.
Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry Safely:
To Summarize Shortly:
Despite the way TrojanDownloader:win32/upatre.A virus infect a computer, it also puzzles people why the antivirus did not catch the virus the first second when it tried to invade the computer. In most cases, a virus invades a computer not as a simple virus but by bundling any other programs. With the help of many other similar processes in a regular program people can hardly tell if all the files they are decompressing or installing are safe. Do not take any hesitation when you get infect alert from the antivirus tool because the later you get rid of the virus the more troubles you have to deal with on the infected computer. It is highly suggested to remove the virus as soon as possible.
Note: Have tried many methods but failed to get rid of this Trojan virus? If you have no clue, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 13, 2014 1:13 pm