Hello, I’m dealing with a TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX virus. I’ve gotten as far as opening the registry editor; however I’m not completely sure how to continue in removing the virus. So I am hoping you’d be able to assist me in removing Trojan horse downloader virus from my registry. I feel my computer set stuck a lot and don’t want this virus on my computer any longer.

TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX Virus Description:

TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX is hazardous and stubborn Trojan horse to attack windows computer worldwide. It has ability to root deeply and firmly in system and then destroy computer system. Creators of this Trojan are qualified with certain level of computer skills and they upgrade it to have a strong ability to disorder the system and trigger fatal errors. When it drops on the targeted computer, it will plant malicious rootkits into operating system, and those rootkits can give system wrong commands and instructions. In this case, if the system receives those wrong commands and follows its instructions to run, some programs or processes will not run, because those wrong command and instructions will disable or stop some normal programs from running. If the infected computer is corrupted severely by TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX virus, computer will take a long time to turn on or shut down, and computer even keeps crashing down and going to black or blue death screen which can further damage the computer hardware as well. Whenever you run a video or more than one process, windows will crash constantly. If you find your computer has been infected with this Trojan virus, you must remove it at once.

This horrible TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX infection is very tricky and can escape from some antivirus programs scanning and sneak into computer. This Trojan can help hacker to take control of the infected computer and hackers can get any information they want, especially your banking details, and use your email to send out ads, fake message to scam your friends, relatives to get money. On the other hand, it acts as a browser hijacker to invade your browsers and redirect you to malicious websites where pop-up ads are flying all the time. It may lurk on networking in form of hidden pages or some normal files and change your DNS to block you access to the Internet. Sometimes, the keyboard and mouse might be controlled by this TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX virus and you cannot use them at all. When you want to download some new apps or programs, you will find that windows will pop up some message to block your downloading. What’s worse, Trojan horse always looks for vulnerabilities to attack PCs and bring other viruses into your computer to make further damage to your computer. Therefore, you are strongly advised to remove this Trojan threat as soon as possible.

Some Traits about TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX 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:Win32Upatre.AX. 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:Win32Upatre.AX 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”.

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>>>>>> 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”.

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>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX 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.

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>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the Trojan virus locate. 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:).

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>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX 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.

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

Summary:

TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX 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 virus will suffer from financial loss. This TrojanDownloader:Win32Upatre.AX infection 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:Win32Upatre.AX virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on May 27, 2015 4:25 am

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