This Trojan.AdClicker is annoying me a lot. I can’t find an effective way to remove it from my computer as I have tried almost all the ways posted on the web to get it off with no luck. It can always come back after I restart my computer. It can be quarantined by my anti-virus program but just can’t be removed. That’s really weird, I have paid for my anti-virus program, but it just can’t get rid of it for me? What can I do now?
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
Trojan.AdClicker is a tricky Trojan horse infection with malicious purposes. The targets of it can be those computers with Windows operating systems. From Windows XP, Vista to Windows 7 and 8, this Trojan can get every opportunity to infiltrate the target computers through many ways. It is very hard for computer users to watch out for this infection all the time. Even though anti-virus programs can be able to detect it for computer users, to get it removed is never a simple thing as we have found there is no a perfect auto removal tool can remove it completely from the computer. What’s worse, this Trojan can generate many other problems on the target computers if it can’t be removed immediately.
PC users can be easily attacked by this Trojan.AdClicker if they go to some malicious websites or click on some unsafe links. Cyber criminals can implant this Trojan into those websites which have already been hacked and controlled by them. In addition, this Trojan can come to target computers via E-mails, which means cyber hackers can add this infection as an attachment in E-mails, also, in order to lure people to open the attachment, those bad guys can forge the titles and contents of the E-mails and send those corrupted E-mails randomly to users. If people install some corrupted programs to their computers, this Trojan can also be installed as it can be a part of the corrupted programs that implanted by cyber hackers.
When this Trojan.AdClicker is activated on the infected machine, it can cause many problems during the use. The system registry can be messed up by it and it can add its own data to it. Wrong system settings can cause blue screen of death constantly which may cause hardware damage somehow. That can make the infected computer completely useless. Also, this Trojan can help many other computer viruses to sneak into the infected computers and make further chaos. Programs on the infected machines will perform strange and sometimes they can be closed automatically without any sign. PC users will be disturbed by heaps of unwanted advertisements, those annoying things can occupy many CPU resource, that can slow down the computer obviously.
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.AdClicker 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:
Trojan.AdClicker is notorious computer infection that comes from Trojan horse family. It mainly aims on computers with Windows operating systems all over the world. People can get this infection on their computers if they visit some unreliable web pages on the Internet. As a malicious Trojan horse infection, what it can do to the infected machines is really bad. Cyber hackers can even access the infected machines remotely with the help of this Trojan to get illegal benefits.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan.AdClicker? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 28, 2014 5:52 am