Don’t know how to take this Trojan.Cridex!gen2 infection off from my computer. I have XP in my machine. Can anyone tell me how to get rid of it completely? I don’t have too much computer knowledge so it will be really hard for me to remove it by my own. My computer now gets blue screen with error codes many times. I’m so worried cause I think I think this Trojan can steal my information. Please help!

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

Trojan.Cridex!gen2 can cause great troubles to the infected computers as it is a malicious Trojan horse infection. It is created by the bad guys who have evil purposes. Cyber hackers make this infection and distribute it on the web to attack innocent computer users all over the world. PC users can be targeted by this infection in many ways so it will be difficult for them to prevent this infection from invading. Once this dangerous virus comes to the target machines, it will mess up the whole system from many aspects. With the help of this Trojan infection, those bad crooks can achieve their illegal goals. If this infection cannot be removed in time, PC users will suffer from more damages and even financial losses.

It is easy for cyber hackers to spread this Trojan.Cridex!gen2 on the Internet as it is small to hide in the webpages. Generally, cyber criminals can put this infection into the proxy servers which are the websites that have already been controlled by them. In this case, whenever computer users go to the corrupted pages, their computers can be forced to download this infection automatically. It is hard for computer users to judge the infected pages from the Internet as some famous websites can be corrupted if those bad people find the loopholes on them.

When this Trojan.Cridex!gen2 sneaks into target computers, it will perform its vicious work on the background that users will never notice. System registry can be damaged by this Trojan horse with its vicious data. With disordered system settings, the infected computers will operate in poor ways and keep getting unwanted errors during the use. Black screen and BSOD can always happen. Computer users will take a large time to boot up the infected machines or run programs as this Trojan can always waste the CPU usage to 100%. Many junk files can be created by this virus and with this Trojan’s help, a lot of viruses can be downloaded which can make the situation worse and worse.

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.Cridex!gen2 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:


This Trojan.Cridex!gen2 can cause fatal problems to the infected systems once it infiltrates. Cyber hackers who make this infection can take advantage of it to connect to the infected computers secretly and remotely without users’ approval so that they can steal all the information they want especially privacy saved on the infected computers. The corrupted systems can be completely messed up by this harmful Trojan horse. During the use on the infected computers, people will keep getting system problems. Also, people will be received annoying pop-ups when go online. If this infection cannot be eradicated in time, it will assist many other computer infections to come and make more damages to the corrupted systems.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.Cridex!gen2? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 20, 2015 5:36 am

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