Help! I have an awful infection called Trojan.Annieco on my computer. I have no clue on removing it as my computer knowledge is quite short. I have tried to download several kinds of anti-virus programs to get rid of this virus, but none of them can help me eradicate it completely. I don’t know what to do now. I don’t want to mess up my computer. Any good idea?
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Trojan.Annieco is newly released by cyber criminals. It is a dangerous Trojan horse infection that can infiltrate target computers with many ways. Computers that have Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and 8 can be the main targets of this infection. With the help of this infection, cyber hackers can be able to achieve their illegal purposes easily. Also, the infected computers can be completely messed up as this Trojan horse can damage system related files and disable the protection systems. Without any protection, the infected computers can be compromised which can be targeted by more and more computer viruses coming from the Internet. In one word, once your system is targeted by this infection, the condition of your computer will be worse and worse and you will always get troubles during the use.
Cyber hackers who design this Trojan.Annieco virus can spread it with various ways on the web. Mostly, those bad crooks can hack into many websites which they find loopholes. They will control the websites that have been hacked and upload this infection to the servers of those websites. Once computer users come to visit those corrupted pages, their systems will be aimed by this infection instantly. Moreover, computer users will be targeted by this virus if they download programs on the Internet carelessly as those hackers can bundle this Trojan with other commonly used software and upload them to the web for people to use.
As soon as this Trojan.Annieco virus sneaks into target computers, it will start to make chaos to the entire systems right away. The first thing for it to do is to add its vicious data to the system registry so that it can be activated from the startup whenever computer users boot up the infected computers. Secondly, in order to avoid being removed by security tools, it can spread itself to many branches and infected system files. With wrong system settings and bad files, the infected systems will perform abnormally. Computer users will keep getting black screen and blue screen of death during the use.
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 Trojan.Annieco 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 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:
It can be a nightmare to be infected with this Trojan.Annieco virus as it will make severe damages to the system. It can cause a lot of problems to slow down the performance of the infected computers. What’s worse, cyber hackers can be capable to connect to the infected computers remotely and secretly without notice. All the sensitive information saved on the infected computers can be stolen by those bad guys once they have access to the systems. Also, those bad hackers can put more viruses to the infected computers to gain more benefits from victims. To save your computer and protect your privacy, this infection must be removed as soon as possible.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.Annieco? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 1, 2016 10:48 am