Computer has been infected with Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus. I don’t know how to remove it from my computer, since AVG cannot deal with it. I enter registry, but there are so many files, how can I tell the virus file from it? I am frustrated! In addition, it seems there are other malware getting on computer, as I always find endless pop ups on the webpages. The internet speed is very slow. I thought all problems should be due to this virus. Please help me remove it now!

Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 Virus Description:

Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus is a very infectious and aggressive Trojan horse to attack computer. .  It enters your computer and then infiltrates the operating system, insets its malicious code into registry editor, start up items and other important windows system field. So some registry values are modified and start-up items are also changed. This virus regenerates itself and implant its codes into another place of system, meanwhile it changes it pathways and location fast to escape security tool’s scanning. When Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 infection roots deeply into system, it will gradually corrupt crucial system files, programs even destroy antivirus firewall. Computer will suffer from many errors and cannot perform well its function. For example, when you still perform tasks on the computer, the machine will weirdly shut down and boot up again. Many strange .exe files show on the desktop but cannot be removed. Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 disables system important files and programs, so some programs cannot run or have not existed on computer. You even are not allowed to download and install new programs. And if your antivirus is destroyed by this virus and your computer security will be in a worse situation. More damages will be triggered. When you find it computer, please eradicate it soon.

Trojan virus like Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 can come to your machine through many ways. To illustrate, when you’re surfing on the Internet, please don’t visit those malicious contents like porn websites, free downloads sites, gaming or gambling sites, etc., as those contents may contain vicious malware. Once you open those malicious sites, the virus or malware will immediately drop into system without your notice. And also those pop ups from these sites will be carried malware or other infection. If you click to open, this Trojan virus or other infection will activate soon and install into computer. Besides, those free software from unlicensed resource also a good way for this virus to get into computer. Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus can be hidden as a component of that software and then while you’re installing that software, it will naturally install into computer. Beside, some spam stuff like junk email attachments, strange links or files form strangers and sharefile, etc. are also carried malware or virus. Therefore, please pay attention to what you do online and figure out some methods to prevent this Trojan virus from accessing to your computer.

Some Traits about Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 Virus

-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.

-Can redirect you to pages you don’t want all the time no matter what you are doing.

-Take a long time to turn on or shut down your computer

-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.

-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

Warm prompt: It’s complicated for people who are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove the Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Removal Guide for PCs with Windows OS

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.

>>>>>> Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously to get the Task Manager to stop the active processes of Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus. To do this, you will need to click the “Processes” tag at the top then find out suspicious processes and right click on them and select “End Process”.



>>>>>> Click “Start” menu at the lower left corner and type “regedit” in the search programs and files box and press Enter key. Then you will open the “Registry Editor”.



>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus in the Registry Editor, They are usually located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. You need to distinguish them from their “Name” and “Data” at the right column. All of them will be randomly distributed. If you are not good at this, ask for an expert for help.

registry editor

>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Trojan virus locate. Usually, they will be in the operating system drive. To open it, you will need to click Start menu > Computer & My computer. Generally speaking, the Operating System drive is Local Disk (C:).


>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus will be located in Windows > System32. Find out all the files of the Trojan virus and delete them. Make sure that all the files you deleted are viruses, but not the files of the operating system. Any mistakes will cause data loss even system crash.


Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:


Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus can severely attack your computer once it gets on your PC. It corrupts your system files, weakens the security level of the infected computer and modifies all your key registry settings as well as disables your firewall because of its root-kit. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. this virus helps cyber criminals remotely control the infected PC. So hackers can do anything on your PC and get any information from your computer or by tracking your online history. And users’ personal information like credit card, bank account details, log-in passwords or other financial information could be leaked out. Victims of this Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus will suffer from financial loss. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.

Warm prompt: If you are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove Backdoor.Weevil!gen1 virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 4:01 am

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