Hi there, have you ever suffered this virus called Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj]? I recently accidentally installed this crap into my system, and it now messes up system settings a lot. Startup item seems to be altered and an unknown program always starts automatically while I switch on computer. Windows defender always pops up and tells me what files are infected. Antivirus also keeps warning. But this virus still can’t be removed this nasty virus completely. It always comes back again and again after I restart computer. I have no clue eradicating this stubborn virus from computer system. Please help!

Brief Introduction of Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] Virus

Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] virus is a dangerous and stubborn Trojan horse to hit windows computer through many ways on the Internet. It alters system settings, changes startup items and implants its executable files into registry. If computer gets compromised with this harmful virus, other malicious adware, extension, add-on or potentially unwanted program will be installed into system meanwhile. You will find web browser starts to act abnormally. The most obvious feature is that it becomes sluggish. It will take a long time to load up a page even sometimes can’t display the page that you actually usually log in. DNS server will be changed by the virus or other threats brought by it. Pop-up advertisements keep popping up from the webpage you visit. Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] virus keeps reduplicating itself, changing is location and pathway to bypass detection of antivirus program. That’s the reason why antivirus program can’t completely remove this virus. Also in this way, this stubborn virus can root deeply into system. Gradually, tons of junks and many system loopholes will happen due to this nasty Trojan horse. System resource and capacity will be eaten up by this virus. If you check computer’s CPU usage percentage, you will find it becomes higher. Computer eventually becomes sluggish and laggy.

Besides, Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] virus utilizes vulnerabilities to exploit backdoor to bring other computer threats like worm, malware, ransomware or spyware into system. System will often crash down if it is infected with so many computer infections. Windows firewall even would be damaged by this Trojan horse as well as other infections. What’s worse, cyber hackers even can use this Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] virus to access and control your computer to steal your important data saved in computer disk. If your computer is controlled by remote hackers, you will not do anything on your device but just see cursor moving there, and you even can’t type on your keyboard. To avoid getting such a dangerous Trojan horse, you should be careful with your online activities. Don’t visit unsafe websites, open attachments of spam email, receive unknown links or files from strangers, or click on random pop-ups from webpage. All those stuff things will let you download and install some kind of useless even vicious software or virus into system.

Some Traits about Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] 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 Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] 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 Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] 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”.

Task manager


>>>>>> 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”.

start menu


>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files related to this Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] 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:).

Hard diskdrives

>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] 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.

System 32

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


Win32:Patched-AWQ [Trj] 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 Trojan 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 this Trojan Virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 6, 2016 12:24 pm

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