My system is corrupted by a bad virus called Trojan.Cryptolocker.AX. I have tried many ways to get rid of it without success. It is really a bad virus as my computer performs in a really poor way. I don’t know what to do now as I have installed several kinds of anti-virus programs on my system, but none of them can help me out of it. What should I do now? Please help!
Brief Introduction to This Trojan
It can be really bad to be infected with this Trojan.Cryptolocker.AX virus on your computer. It is a malicious Trojan horse infection which made by cyber criminals. This virus is used by those bad hackers to achieve their illegal purpose. Usually, this virus can be designed to steal personal information saved on the infected computers so that hackers can take the information to get more illegal benefits. What’s more, with the help of this virus, many other kinds of computer viruses can come to the corrupted systems to cause more troubles. It will be hard for auto removal tools to remove this virus as it can infected system related files to avoid being removed. Also, it can disable the protection system on the infected computers when it sneaks into them.
There are too many ways for cyber hackers to spread this Trojan.Cryptolocker.AX virus to target computers. Also, the targets of this infection are all the computers which run Windows operating systems in the world. That’s to say, all Windows users can be targeted by this infection if they do something wrong on the Internet. Hackers can implant this Trojan infection to the pages that have already been controlled by them so that once innocent computer users come to visit the infected pages, their systems can be attacked immediately. Also, when people install programs carelessly from the web, they can be targeted by this virus as well as hackers can bundle it with other programs.
When this Trojan.Cryptolocker.AX Trojan virus infiltrates target computers, it can make chaos to the entire systems from many aspects. Firstly, it can add its vicious data to the system registry so that it can be activated from the startup. A lot of system related files can be damaged by it which can cause many system errors during the use. The performance of the infected computers can be slowed down sharply by this infection. This virus can generate many pop-ups to users, if people click them on their systems, they will be redirected to some unknown web pages which can contain more malware. The condition of the infected computers can be worse and worse if this virus can stay on them for a long time.
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.Cryptolocker.AX 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:
When you get this Trojan.Cryptolocker.AX Trojan horse infection on your system, you can easily feel that your system performs slowly. You may suffer from many troubles and problems on your infected computer. Black screen and blue screen of death can happen often on your computer. Cyber hackers who make this infection can even be able to connect to your computer without your notice and steal everything they want from you. You will get more losses from this infection if you don’t remove it in time.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 23, 2016 5:20 am