My computer is so slow due to a virus called Trojan.Browrat!gen1. I have been attacked by this infection for almost a week. During this week, I kept trying different methods to get rid of it, but what I have done was completely in vain. This virus is still on my system now. I don’t know what to do now. Can somebody help me out of this? Thanks in advance.

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

It is not an easy thing for most users to remove this Trojan.Browrat!gen1 virus completely and permanently. It is an evil product designed by cyber hackers. This infection can mess up the whole system once it comes to the target computer. All of its activities can be performed on the background so it will be hard for computer users to notice that their computers have been targeted by it. Also, this newly- released computer infection can bypass the detection of the anti-virus programs installed on the infected computers. That’s to say, computer users will not be able to receive the virus warning from their security tools when this infection sneaks into their computers. While this virus is running on the infected computers, the systems can encounter a lot of unwanted errors during the use.

There are too many ways for cyber hackers to spread this Trojan.Browrat!gen1 infection and the World Wide Web can be the main source for them to hide this infection. Those bad crooks can put this infection to many websites so that as soon as people go to those corrupted pages, their computers can be targeted instantly. Web pages especially like those porn sites and unsafe pages that provide software downloading can be the main targets for hackers to control, even some famous pages can be attacked by hackers as well.

Once this Trojan.Browrat!gen1 virus infiltrates target computers, it would make chaos to the whole system configuration. In order to be activated from the startup, this infection can add its vicious data to the system registry and change many other system settings. The infected computers can get a lot of problems with the disordered settings. People can keep getting blue screen of death and black screen on the infected computers. With this malicious Trojan’s help, many other malware can come to the infected systems can make the situation worse. Once this Trojan is activated on the background, it will be able to help cyber hackers to collect the privacy saved on the infected systems and send the information to criminals in a secret way.

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.Browrat!gen1 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:


Trojan.Browrat!gen1 can cause great damages to the infected computers and it can assist cyber hackers to steal personal information on the infected computers so that they can get illegal benefits from innocent people. It is a really bad computer Trojan horse infection as it can not only damage the system by its own, it can also make the infected computers be compromised to other computer infections. So if your computer is infected with this virus, you will find that the performance of your computer can be poorer and poorer. To prevent more troubles occur, this Trojan infection must be eradicated in time with effective method.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.Browrat!gen1? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 12, 2015 5:52 am

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