How can I locate this Trojan:win32/gleishug on my computer? My security tool didn’t work well on removing this Trojan virus for me so I have to find it manually on my machine. However, to be honest, I don’t know too much about the files on the system. I’m afraid that I would mess up the whole system if I delete something wrong in it. I don’t want to make the situation worse, so please help!

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

Trojan:win32/gleishug is an extremely malicious and tricky Trojan horse infection. Its targets cover from Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. It can make vicious changes to the infected system to make it perform weirdly. It is a kind of evil product that made by cyber hackers who try to get illegal purposes from innocent computer users. Those bad guys can utilize this infection to connect to the infected computers and control them remotely. Users cannot aware that their computers are monitored by someone unknown on the Internet easily as all the activities it conducts are running on the background. With cyber hackers connecting to the infected computers, the privacy like bank details saved on the corrupted machines can be stolen by them and used for other cyber crimes.

Generally, this Trojan:win32/gleishug infection can be spread from the World Wide Web by cyber criminals. They can take every chance to attack those websites which have the loopholes compromised to them. Once hackers attack the websites successfully, those pages will become the proxy servers to hide this infection. In this case, people who come to those affected websites, their machines can be targeted immediately. In addition, this Trojan infection can also be implanted into programs especially those commonly used software like PDF reader, movie player and so on. Once the infected program is installed, this Trojan virus can infiltrate at the same time.

As we have mentioned above, this Trojan virus can cause severely problems to the infected computers. Once it comes to the target computers, it can mess up the system registry as it needs to be activated from the startup so that cyber hackers can connect to the corrupted machine once it is connected to the Internet. Also, it can turn off the system defense system to avoid being caught and removed. With this Trojan:win32/gleishug running on the backdoor, the infected system can be slower and slower as this Trojan can occupy a large part of CPU usage. The infected computer will take a long time to launch programs. What’s worse, users will get black screen and blue screen of death on the infected machines suddenly without any warning. It can be really bad to have been aimed by this kind of infection as it can not only damage the computer system but also do harm to the hardware.

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:win32/gleishug 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:


Trojan:win32/gleishug can establish illegal connection to the infected computers for hackers and will help those cyber criminals to steal personal information from the machines. It is a very bad virus that needs to be removed as quickly as possible. It is not safe for users to use the infected computers in such a bad circumstance as it will cause financial losses and more troubles.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan:win32/gleishug? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 9, 2015 1:20 pm

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