I got this Worm.Win32.AutoRun.gmem on my computer. I don’t know how it enters my computer without my consent. I have AVG installed on my laptop. It can catch it but it seems that it is not able to remove this nasty thing for me. Now what should I do now? I don’t want it messes up my files. Any suggestion will be highly appreciated.
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Worm.Win32.AutoRun.gmem is an extreme dangerous Trojan horse infection that has been reported and detected by many reputable computer security companies. This baleful Trojan is designed to attack computers with Windows operating systems as the Windows computer users are still in the majority. This harmful Trojan virus can sneak into target computers through many ways, and we will list the main 3 ways of the invasion. First, this Trojan can be implanted into websites, that means the makers of this Trojan can hack into many web pages and once they take control of those websites’ servers, they would edit the scripts of this Trojan and upload the Trojan into them. When computer users come to visit the infected websites, their computers will create the crash files for those websites automatically, and the Trojan can pretend to be one of them.
For computer users who receive some E-mails that don’t come from legit places, they must be cautious about those E-mails as they can be sent by cyber hackers. Usually, cyber criminals can adhere this Worm.Win32.AutoRun.gmem as an attachment like a picture or document into forged E-mails, and send them to computer users randomly all over the world. When people open the infected attachment which actually is the executable file of the Trojan, this Trojan can be installed at once without user approval and knowledge as the whole process is invisible. If people download and install freeware which are embedded this Trojan from unreliable resources on the Internet, their computer can be infected by it because this is one of the most commonly used way to spread this virus by hackers.
Once this Worm.Win32.AutoRun.gmem is installed on the infected computer, the tremendous disaster will come if this thing can’t be handled properly. The infected system will be messed up by it as it is capable of corrupting the system files. It would modify and infect important files and make them work for the Trojan. The system registry can be changed arbitrary. It will add its vicious values to the windows registry so that it can be activated from the start up. The whole system would run abnormally and slowly as this Trojan can waste too much CPU usage. It will take a long time to turn on the infected computer and run programs on it. The infected computer can get overheated all the time and it can increase the possibility to cause shut down suddenly which can damage the hardware on the infected computer.
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 Worm.Win32.AutoRun.gmem 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:
Worm.Win32.AutoRun.gmem is a very bad virus that can damage Windows computers. It will not only making the system runs slowly, also it is able to steal personal information from the infected computer for hackers. And it can help hackers to access the infected machine remotely without user approval. The best way to deal with this thing is to get it removed as soon as possible once it comes to your computer.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Worm.Win32.AutoRun.gmem? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 9, 2014 12:41 pm