Hey, I hope you could insist me in deleting this Trojan horse? it has been on my laptop for several weeks. Now many files and programs are compromised with this nasty virus. And computer often keep freezing in the middle of viewing things, and I have to restart or shut down. I am frustrated with the fact that Avast cannot eliminate it! I have cleared some compromised files with Avast, but the virus is still there. Help me please.

TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A Virus Description:

TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A is a nasty and destructive Trojan infection. If your computer is compromised with this dangerous virus, it will show many problems and troubles. The virus can exploit many system flaws and implant its malicious codes and meanwhile replicate itself. And also in order to avoid being detected by antivirus, it changes it locations and pathway frequently. And it will totally mess up system so the computer will function in a disordered way. Error messages will often show on the screen. If you cannot remove it timely, it will gradually root itself deeply into system. Then TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A will easily exploit more system loopholes to bring other viruses or malware into computer. When other more threats gather in your computer, the computer will act sluggishly. More viruses will destroy firewall of antivirus easily. If the antivirus is destroyed, it will lost the function to protect computer, then the virus will randomly get into anywhere of system to conduct destructive activities. Even worse, when computer becomes more vulnerable, this virus together with other infection will damage the troubleshooting modes on computer. So you’re suggested to remove this virus as soon as possible.

To avoid TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A getting on your computer, you should pay attention to online behavior, as this virus is designed and distributed by hackers on the Internet. It can be spread on those hacked and virus-infected sites, free downloading sites or packaged into free program installation package or spam email. When you surf on the Internet, please don’t visit those unsafe and malicious sites. Those sites are controlled by hacked and inserted with different kinds of malware. Once you visit or open anything from those sites, the virus app will soon drop on computer. If this virus resides in system, it may let hackers get on your computer to pilfer whatever hackers want like identity info, password, and bank account data. When hackers get on your computer, your computer together with mouse and keyboard will be controlled by hackers, and you cannot do anything on it. Anyway, this virus is a big threat to computer security and your personal privacy safety. You should take measures to prevent it from accessing your computer.

Some Traits about TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A Virus

-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.

-Can redirect you to pages you don’t want all the time no matter what you are doing.

-Take a long time to turn on or shut down your computer

-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.

-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

Warm prompt: It’s complicated for people who are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove the TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Removal Guide for PCs with Windows OS

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.

>>>>>> Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously to get the Task Manager to stop the active processes of TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A virus. To do this, you will need to click the “Processes” tag at the top then find out suspicious processes and right click on them and select “End Process”.



>>>>>> Click “Start” menu at the lower left corner and type “regedit” in the search programs and files box and press Enter key. Then you will open the “Registry Editor”.



>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A virus in the Registry Editor, They are usually located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. You need to distinguish them from their “Name” and “Data” at the right column. All of them will be randomly distributed. If you are not good at this, ask for an expert for help.

registry editor

>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Trojan virus locates. Usually, they will be in the operating system drive. To open it, you will need to click Start menu > Computer & My computer. Generally speaking, the Operating System drive is Local Disk (C:).


>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Trojan virus will be located in Windows > System32. Find out all the files of the Trojan virus and delete them. Make sure that all the files you deleted are viruses, but not the files of the operating system. Any mistakes will cause data loss even system crash.


Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:


TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A virus can severely attack your computer once it gets on your PC. It corrupts your system files, weakens the security level of the infected computer and modifies all your key registry settings as well as disables your firewall because of its root-kit. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. this virus helps cyber criminals remotely control the infected PC. So hackers can do anything on your PC and get any information from your computer or by tracking your online history. And users’ personal information like credit card, bank account details, log-in passwords or other financial information could be leaked out. Victims of this Trojan virus will suffer from financial loss. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.

Warm prompt: If you are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove TrojanDownloader:MSIL/Winpud.A virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 2, 2015 9:50 am

Leave a Reply