I am having trouble with Trojan.Agent/Gen-Poison removal. It keeps being quarantined by AVG but can’t seem to be deleted successfully. My system becomes very sluggish ever since this Trojan infection is quarantined. And I also get many unwanted pop ups telling me that my computer has been attacked by all kinds of potential threats. How do I get rid of these pop ups? What steps do I take to remove the Trojan virus completely?
Trojan.Agent/Gen-Poison – Remove Trojan Infection
Trojan.Agent/Gen-Poison is a stubborn Trojan horse which is reported to be found on computers causing lots of troubles lately. This particular Trojan infection, due to its ability to escape from many antivirus protection programs, is rather difficult to get rid of by average computer users. Running security scans via these protection programs does not help you delete the virus completely as users often find it constantly reappear on the system. With this Trojan virus activated on the computer, security issues can be caused. In other words, security settings can be adjusted automatically by the Trojan virus and other potential malware can sneak onto the computer. Unknown third-party could even gain access to the infected system with malicious codes injected by this Trojan horse. To remove the Trojan and prevent all the potential consequences, manual removal is more efficient.
There are many online resources that can be used to bundle with this Trojan.Agent/Gen-Poison virus and help it install on the targeted computers without permissions from users. For instance, clicking on unknown popups or downloading unknown programs or attachments on unidentified resources could both get you to this Trojan virus infection. In order to avoid security protection tools and stay long enough on your computer to benefit remote hackers, this Trojan pop up can hide in the computer memory or show up as system files located in different paths. To successfully delete the Trojan, advanced computer knowledge is needed during the manual removal. Computer can suffer from lots of problems before the Trojan infection is removed:
System defaults including security settings and firewall can be automatically adjusted.
Numerous popups can be seen on the computer constantly.
CUP usage is quite high than usual and system becomes rather sluggish.
It takes much longer to finally boot up the computer.
Certain start-up programs are disabled without consent.
Computer automatically shuts down every once in a while.
How to get rid of Trojan.Agent/Gen-Poison completely without reappearing?
As mentioned above, to delete this Trojan pop up on computer, a manual removal is much more efficient than antivirus removal. This type of Trojan horse is often enabled to terminate these security settings and programs automatically. And its hiding paths change from time to time on the infected system. To completely get rid of this infection, perform the removal manually can usually guarantee a better result. A general guide on how to manually remove the Trojan pop up is given below. Expertise is needed to follow these steps.
Guide to Remove Trojan Infection Manually
Step-by-step manual removal guide:
*Special hints: Below are some general steps on how to get rid of Trojan.Agent/Gen-Poison pop up manually. But as mentioned before, the virus files and locations can change from time to time in order to hide itself deep inside the system. If you are having troubles identifying the files to delete, look closely and pay attention to those similar system files with different paths. This Trojan horse is capable of renaming its files quite similarly with system files. Confusing letters or digits like “1” and “I”, “0” and “o” may be used.
1. Windows Task Manager.
Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC; or pull up Run box from Start menu to type in taskmgr
Click on Processes tab
End process of items related to the Trojan virus
Click on Applications tab
Right click on the items you want to End
Go To Process
2. Delete virus files and registries from system.
Click on Start button
Search for “folder options” on top right corner
Click on View tab
Show hidden files, folders, and drives
Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:
Trojan.Agent/Gen-Poison is a type of Trojan horse which is specifically used as illegal remote tool by computer hackers to remotely access the targeted computers to steal valuable information from computer users around the world. This Trojan infection, bundled with different spam resources online, is able to install on your computer without knowing. In order to activate its program each time PC is started up, the virus can be set as the start-up process of the infected system. When it’s fully activated, the infected computer will be disabled by all types of problems. Potential threats from the internet can sneak onto the infected computer to cause further problems. Even unknown remote hackers can gain access to the computer. If you are not ready to give up your computer to this nasty Trojan virus, manually remove the Trojan pop up ASAP from your computer.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on January 6, 2014 8:23 am