When I clicked on a pop-up advertisement, I picked up this pesky TrojanDownloader.Adcurl virus on my Dell laptop. Immediately, lots of pop-up ads appeared on my screen, asking me to visit annoying content and download unwanted freeware. The computer ran much more slowly, and it got frozen up frequently. Why can this Trojan virus bypass my security program? How to remove the Trojan from the computer completely? Read this post and follow removal instructions below to deal with the Trojan horse manually.
Information about TrojanDownloader.Adcurl Virus:
TrojanDownloader.Adcurl is identified as a risky Trojan horse that targets PC users from the worldwide. It is changed into different variants which all together can be circulated for a long time and perform malicious actions on compromised systems. The Trojan is a potentially unwanted program installed in your computer without any permission. It is activated in the background of your computer every time the system gets started. It takes up lots of your computer resources in order to trigger great damages. To be more specific, the Trojan usually comes bundled with additional threats like adware, rootkits, worms and malware so as to affect your computer deeply. For instance, your CPU usage may go to its peak when you browse webs, play games and launch large programs on the affected computer. Obviously, your computer goes bad to worse, and it gets stuck and frozen up frequently every time you use it. Besides, the Trojan affects your security programs and other executable programs to make them malfunctioning. In this case, manual removal becomes a better way to save your computer.
This TrojanDownloader.Adcurl virus usually penetrates into your computer while you visit hacked webs, download doubtful freeware and read spam email attachments and so on. It reduces your computer performance and weakens your browser security. To mess up your computer terribly, the Trojan is designed to create new harmful files and drops its copy to the contaminated system aggressively. It also makes changes to your important system files, entries and computer settings. When you search the web on the computer, you may get browser redirect issue. Thus, almost all your Internet searches go to unwanted web pages which are full of pesky pop-up ads or messages. In fact, you should take measures to delete the TrojanDownloader.Adcurl virus from your computer manually with expertise.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced computer users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with such virus infection.
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Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection:
– This TrojanDownloader.Adcurl virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Computer users will experience constant security pop ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen and taken advantages by cyber criminals.
TrojanDownloader.Adcurl Virus Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Up till now, there is not a perfect anti-virus tool that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it entirely. TrojanDownloader.Adcurl has been updated by remote and backstage cyber criminals and is able to escape from the scan of any anti-virus programs thus it is hard to be removed or even found. The most effective way is to remove it manually. The following instructions need quite level of computer expertise, for manual removal is a complicated and difficult process. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with TrojanDownloader.Adcurl virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.
Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry Safely:
To Summarize Shortly:
We learn that the TrojanDownloader.Adcurl virus is capable of affected PC users all over the world. It spreads through the network and gets into your computer together with potential threats in order to affect the compromised system deeply. It causes your computer to have slow system performance and poor network environment. With the Trojan activated in your computer, computer freezes, system crash and file missing errors may occur constantly. Your computer settings and system files can be modified by the Trojan at random. Moreover, if you visit webs or search for specified keywords on the target computer, you are apt to suffer from redirection and random popups. Therefore, it is necessary for you to get rid of the Trojan horse from your computer immediately and manually.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on August 1, 2015 5:50 am