My laptop has been targeted by this Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie virus. I don’t know what to do to remove it from my machine. I’m not a computer tech. Now I’m afraid to use my computer as I think I will make the situation even worse. My ant-virus program can pick this thing up and quarantine it, but it won’t be removed. That’s really weird. What should I do now? I want this thing off from my computer as soon as possible!
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
From its name, we can simply know that this Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie is a kind of computer infection which can be called Trojan horse virus. There are more than thousands kinds of Trojan viruses now have been reported by victims, and cyber hackers now are still designing different types of Trojan day by day. It is not easy for all auto-removal tools to find the solution on removing the newly released computer viruses. So this kind of infection can damage the entire system before the auto-removal tool can be able to eradicate it. However, we have found that this kind of Trojan infection is capable to damage the security program as well to escape from being removed. It can be really bad as it can do harm to the infected computers from many respects.
Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie can be widely spread on the Internet by cyber criminals. Those bad crooks can use every mean to make it come to the target computers without users’ notice. They can put this infection to websites that have been corrupted by them. Under this circumstance, people who come to the infected pages can be immediately targeted by this Trojan on their computers. In addition, people who like to download programs onto their computers can be aimed on by this virus as well. Cyber hackers can implant this virus into the commonly used programs like movie player, PDF reader and other kinds of software and put them on unsafe websites for people to download. Unsuspecting computer users who download them on their machines, after installing them, this Trojan can sneak into the machines on the background.
As soon as this Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie infiltrates the target machines, it can conduct malicious activities right away. In order to be activated from the start up, it can make arbitrary changes to the system registry and add its data into it. As what we have mentioned before, it can also disable the protection system. It will bring a lot of troubles to the infected computers. During the use, users will face black screen and blue screen of death randomly which can do harm to the hardware. What’s worse, without any protection, the infected machines can be targeted by more computer viruses on the Internet.
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/Downloader.Geral.sie 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:
Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie can make chaos on the infected machines. It is a bad virus that can damage the whole system on the background. The affected machine will get a poor performance as many system settings on it have been modified by this virus into wrong status. The longer it stays on the computer, the worse the computer will be. It is an evil thing produced by cyber hackers for illegal purposes, so it is necessary for us to get rid of it in time.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 28, 2015 12:15 pm