I want to get rid of this Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] immediately. My computer has been hit by this Trojan for a long time. But after I have tried many different anti-virus programs to get it removed by my own, I give up, because it still sticks in my computer. I don’t know what to do so that I can remove it completely. I’m not a computer literate. Can somebody help? I will appreciate the huge help!
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] is categorized as a Trojan infection which targets on Windows computers. Windows XP, Windows Vista and Window 7 and 8 can all be attacked by this Trojan infection. Cyber hackers who create this Trojan mainly use the Internet to spread this Trojan to computers all over the world. Many websites’ servers can be hacked, even some famous web pages. Hackers can implant this Trojan into those hacked servers, once people come to visit those infected websites, the Trojan can attack the target computers instantly without users approval. In addition, this Trojan can also hide in many free software which is also a main way for this Trojan to transmit. This Trojan infection can also be forged as a E-mail attachment for people to open, once PC users click on the attachment, it can be saved in the target computers immediately.
Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] is designed by hackers for many evil purposes. Once it is activated on the infected computer, it can destroy the system gradually. As a Trojan infection, many reputable anti-virus software are able to detect it for computer users. However, in order to stay long on infected machine, this Trojan can damage the anti-virus program by removing related files or duplicate itself to many pathways in hard drive, even corrupt system files severely. Infected system will get a bad performance. PC users will get black screen or blue screen of death frequently during the use of the infected computer. With the help of this Trojan virus, it can let many other computer threats to come. Also, this Trojan can create many junk files on the computer hard disk which can take much space.
The main purpose of this Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] is able to help remote hackers to create illegal access to the infected computers. Once those infected computers are connect to the Internet, hackers can connect to them remotely without users knowledge, they can do anything they want once the connection is on. Generally, hackers target on the financial information like bank account, credit card details and other useful privacy. The sensitive information are mainly be used for other illicit activities like fraud or something else. Except that, this Trojan infection can slow down the performance of the infected system by consuming much CPU usage. It can take a large amount of time to boot up the infected computer and open programs.
Some Traits about This Trojan
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.
-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this trojan.
-Cay give you many redirects all the time no matter what you are doing.
-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected. If you are not a computer savvy,Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Trojan (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Trojan provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Try to find the files which relate to this Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj], and delete them all.
Step 4: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to this Trojan, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step 5: Click on Start button or press Win+R, then type regedit in the box to open Registry Editor, after that, try to find
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\
Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:
Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj] is a malicious computer Trojan infection that can damage the machines with Windows operating systems. Once it is activated on the infected computer, it can modify the windows registry arbitrary without user consent. It can slow down the performance of the infected system as well. The worst work of it is to let hackers take control of the infected computer and steal personal information from it. Computer user will suffer from money losses if this Trojan can’t be removed in time.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Win32:Agent-APRIK [Trj]? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 15, 2014 5:56 am