Is it possible to get this WIN32:Crypt-DAG virus removed in a short time? I have been suffered by it for a long time on my computer. I definitely can tell that my security tool has already quarantine it for me, but what make me feel nervous is that this Trojan cannot be removed by the anti-virus program. I don’t have too much computer knowledge so I don’t thing I can find this virus manually on my machine by my own. Please advise me what I should do.

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

WIN32:Crypt-DAG can be a tricky Trojan horse infection that cannot be removed by most of anti-virus programs nowadays as it is a kind of newly released computer threat that can be able to damage the computer system including the security system to avoid being eradicated by auto-removal tools. It is made by cyber criminals who intent to use it to achieve evil goals and gain illegal benefits from the infected computers. This infection is a type of computer virus that can sneak into target computers secretly on the background. Most PC users will never aware that their computers have been attacked by it until the computers get a lot of problems during the use.

This WIN32:Crypt-DAG infection can use many ways to spread to target computers. Mostly, computers run Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and 8 can be its targets to attack. Cyber hackers can put this infection onto the Internet and users will be hard to realize that as bad guys can put this Trojan to websites which have been hacked. Even some legit and famous web pages can be corrupted by cyber criminals if they find the chances to attack them. So once people go to the infected pages, this Trojan can be downloaded as hackers have designed. Also, when people download programs on the World Wide Web, they can be targeted by this virus as well.

It is not easy for users to know this WIN32:Crypt-DAG is activated on their computers as all activities it does are performed on the background. That also means this Trojan can consume too much CPU usage which can slow down the running speed of the infected machines. Users will have to wait a long time to boot up the infected machines and run other programs. System settings like the registry can be messed up by this malicious Trojan infection. Under this bad situation, the whole system will perform in a wrong way as many system settings have been modified arbitrarily. What’s worse, this Trojan can make the infected computers be totally compromised, which can make a way to help other kinds of infection to attack the affected computers more.

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:Crypt-DAG 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.

XP task manager

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 Trojan, 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:Crypt-DAG is a bad computer virus that users must take immediate action to get rid of it once they have been informed about this infection by their security tools. However, it can be hard for those removal tools to eradicate this Trojan permanently and completely. So, manual removal can be the best choice to get this removal work done as this Trojan can always change its location on the infected computers all the time.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of WIN32:Crypt-DAG? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 21, 2015 9:57 pm

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