My computer is attacked by a virus called Adware.Downloader.U. My Norton catches it. I am always very careful when I am browsing the internet. How can I be invaded by a Trojan? And is there a way to get rid of the virus completely and quickly? Norton could not eliminate the virus and I don’t know why. Anyone can give me some advice?
Information about Adware.Downloader.U:
Adware.Downloader.U is a newly popular Trojan infection which has been detected by great amount of different antivirus software on computers. However, it is generated from a common infection named ask.com. This pesky Trojan is always trying to grasp the chances to infect a targeted computer. In common cases, this virus, being given strong offensive ability, can destroy large amount of data and system files in a computer. It comes as a result that the infected PC will perform worse and worse. This downloader Trojan usually contains malicious or potentially unwanted adware or toolbars which it downloads and installs onto the infected operating system.
This Trojan virus in fact is part of some malware viruses that can moderate your internet experience and some previous settings. In this way you may not be able to run some programs installed on your computer. Antivirus program do help us a lot on removing most viruses but when the viruses take use of the weakness of the operating system they are not powerful enough to rid the viruses off. Another reason is that some viruses can camouflage as system files by which mean the antivirus cannot detect. Such cases make the removal of viruses more and more complicated. Computer newbie always falls down into the failure in eliminating some pesky Trojan viruses.
With this virus inside the computer, various unwanted symptoms may be shown on computer. Your browser may keep redirecting you to other pages, and crazy and annoying pop-up window may be filled with your whole screen to interrupt your browsing activities. Besides, unknown toolbar is added on your browser and doesn’t allow you to uninstall it. Therefore, it is advised users to follow the manual removal instruction to remove Adware.Downloader.U as quickly as possible.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced computer users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with such virus infection.
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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. Adware.Downloader.U 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: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. To do that, 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 B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. 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 OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with Adware.Downloader.U 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:
The most awful and destructive action of the virus is that some Trojan virus will start background downloading when it has its full swing without your notice and permission. Those files that this virus downloads from the internet are often modified by some infectious components. Many anti-virus can remove some components of a malware. But if the malware viruses are not removed completely, they will start to recover themselves. So that’s why more and more viruses are getting cleverer and anti-virus can’t get rid of them.
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 Michael Myn & last updated on March 4, 2014 1:03 pm