Recently came across a nasty Trojan virus? My antivirus found and deleted it but the next day the virus was back? I have tried lots of security tools but none of them can get rid of it? How to remove Trojan.Agent/Gen-Siggen? Read this post to learn more.

A General Description of Trojan.Agent/GenSiggen

Trojan.Agent/Gen-Siggen is a malicious program that can infect your computer and make it almost unusable. This is one of the extreme dangerous viruses that very popular recently, you can complete a quick survey to continue. The tricky Trojan comes along with Internet access and most of the infection occurs when users are accidently clicking on unsafe pages from adult sites or opening the attachment from suspicious emails. The virus will firstly block your antivirus from running and updating, and then starts to damage your computer. It gradually slow down your computer’s performance until it completely crash down. Trojan.Agent/GenSiggen is so destructive that it can bring great damages to your computer that you can’t ignore. Trojans are divided into a lot of different categories based on their function or type of damage and this one belongs to the extremely dangerous kind. Thus, It’s important to get rid of this virus as soon as possible to avoid loss of data and corruption of files on the computer. How to remove Trojan.Agent/Gen-Siggen permanently? Follow the manual removal guide below so that you can have it done.

Common Signs of Trojan.Agent/GenSiggen Infection

A) Windows firewall is disable and it would not be activated even you try to turn it on.
B) The Trojan virus can block the functions of your antivirus program, you can’t run them as well as updating them via Internet.
C) Fails to view hidden files; fails to make files viewable or hidden, since Trojan.Agent/GenSiggen sets all your folders on your partitions to be hidden.
D) The virus propagates very fast and thus leads to great consumption of system resource and network bandwidth thus severely reduces the performance of your computer.
E) The nasty Trojan forces your computer restart or shutdown frequently and unreasonably. Sometimes you even found your PC is totally crash down.
F) Create backdoor for intended hackers who will be able to control your computer and steal your important information such as private data and banking details.
G) The trojan virus attack and damage your system files and programs, you will find your computer is running weirdly and some programs are not able to run any more.
H) TrojanAgent/Gen-Siggen pretends as system files and automatically downloads other threats from remote servers when the Internet connection is available.
I) Other threats were found bundled with the trojan virus.

If there’s any difficulty for you to remove Trojan.Agent/Gen-Siggen from your computer, please contact YooSecurity professionals to keep your computer safe and virus free, or you can follow our step-by-step virus removal instruction below to clean the virus yourself. (For advanced computer users)

Best Way to Remove TrojanAgent/Gen-Siggen Step by Step:

Firstly, please go to the folder option to show hidden files, here’s the guide:

1) Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel
2) Click on Appearance and Personalization item

3) Click on Folder Options item
4) Click on View tab in the Folder Options window

5) Check the box of Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

Next, please follow these steps to get rid of Trojan.Agent/Gen-Siggen manually:
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in task-mgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager.

Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe related to TrojanAgent/Gen-Siggen. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.

Step3: Remove malicious files of Trojan.Agent/GenSiggen.


Step4: Delete malicious registry entries of Trojan.Agent/GenSiggen.

“EnableShellExecuteHooks”= 1 (0x1)

Video Show You on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

In conclusion, Trojan.Agent/GenSiggen is created by hackers to invade computer operation and collect sensitive information, or facilitate access to private computer system. The destructive trojan virus can also communicate with certain remote server automatically to upload your confidential data files and meanwhile download other threats onto your computer, which can make your system totally vulnerable to cyber criminals to remote in. How to delete Trojan.Agent/Gen-Siggen? I just scanned my computer with AVG and Norton they detected the virus but didn’t seem to have deleted it. Even I updated the database of the antivirus it’s still of no help. After landing on your hard drive, the trojan virus pretends to be something else such as system files or other regular program files so that your anti-virus just can’t catch it at all when you’re performing a full scan, therefore manual removal is considered to be the best solution to get rid of Trojan.Agent/Gen-Siggen permanently.

Kindly reminder: Manual removal needs expert skills, if you fail to remove Trojan.Agent/Gen-Siggen by yourself,please contact YooSecurity professionals to keep your computer safe and virus free.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 21, 2013 10:03 am

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