Got a scanning report that your computer infected a Trojan Horse BackDoor.Generic17.AOE? Have no clue on how to remove it? Have tried many tools but the stubborn virus still occupied your computer? How to remove this virus completely without coming back? What is the safest way if anti-virus can’t remove the virus automatically? Read this post then you will have a good idea.

Trojan Horse BackDoor.Generic17.AOE Discription

BackDoor.Generic17.AOE, a Trojan virus has been commonly detected by anti-virus in people’s computers. As its name suggests, a dropper trojan contains malicious or potentially unwanted software which it ‘drops’ and installs on the affected system. Commonly, the dropper installs a backdoor which allows remote, surreptitious access to infected systems. This backdoor may then be used by remote attackers to upload and install further malicious or potentially unwanted software on the system. This threat is detected by the Microsoft antivirus engine. Technical details are not currently available. Let’s read those information from Microsoft Malware protection center: BackDoor.Generic17.AOE is a component of a multi-component family of malware that moderates your Internet experience by modifying search results, and generates pay-per-click advertising revenue for its controllers.

When your computer gets such  BackDoor.Generic17.AOE Trojan infection. It may show different symptoms. Initially, your browser search results will be redirected to some unknown webpages which may be full of malicious advertisements and phishing websites. Just like the Microsoft reports, some part of it will download more other additional malware to your computer. So later, you may find more virus will pop up in your computer, as a result, your computer works more and more slowly as if it’s an old machine out of date. Why has your anti-virus detected the virus but can’t get it away from your computer? BackDoor.Generic17.AOE prevents the firewall from working properly by stopping the service “MpsSvc“, which is a part of the firewall. It also opens and listens on port 25700, possibly for commands from a remote attacker. So the infection will lead to your malware defender in paralytic position.

To make your computer safe, you can follow the guide here (For advanced computer users), or contact YooCare PC Experts online for solutions:

How to Judge If Your Computer Has Been Infected BackDoor.Generic17?

A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.

B. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange progress which you never found before.

C. Some of your computer functions are unavailable or some normal legal program can’t run or there are unusual conditions of them.

D. It always constantly happens that your system has errors somewhere.

E. Later, your computer system will be totally destroyed.

What Is The Best Way to Remove BackDoor.Generic17.AOE ?

Depending on which level of risk of the BackDoor.Generic17.AOE has infiltrated your PC, you might find it is hard to get rid of this sophisticated worm. Some people have successfully cleaned out the stubborn worm, but since one of the primary functions of this virus is to disable security programs,so the method of using anti-virus program is not always a foolproof approach.

Please follow these steps to get rid of BackDoor.Generic17.AOE virus 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 taskmgr 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. 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.

Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random

Step 4: Remove malicious files of BackDoor.Generic17.AOE virus

C:\Program Files\Search Results Toolbar\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\random

Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Registry to Completely Clean BackDoor.Generic17.AOE:

Further more, please be careful when you try to fix BackDoor.Generic17.AOE problem yourself. It’s not so easy for one person who is not familiar with the virus and not well trained in IT filed. The virus can change its name constantly which will make the removal work harder to you. If you don’t have much knowledge of Windows operating system, you almost can’t find it out from so large amounts of system files. And you’d better don’t try so called free software to get rid of this Trojan since the virus is well disguised that anti-virus may delete some system files erroneously. What’s more so called free software may be another cheater. You’d better to find an expert to help you remove this Trojan.

Kindly Reminder: If you failed to remove BackDoor.Generic17.AOE virus with the methods you found from the internet, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 12, 2013 5:22 am

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