My Windows 7 computer caught a virus called Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI that was detected by AVG. When I tried to get rid of it, I noticed AVG didn’t only gave me ‘Remove’ option. It has “Ignore it” option instead. But when I clicked on it, it just said that AVG will prevent you from accessing the infected file. The threat will not be removed. I am hopeless now. Is there any way to remove this Trojan?

How to Remove Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI Virus?

Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI is a stubborn backdoor Trojan found by AVG. Although this virus cannot automatically replicate themselves on your computer, it still poses a huge risk for your system and privacy. It may let users risk system instability or crash once it is downloaded. To make things worse, it owns all the Trojan capabilities that enables remote access to the target computer system without your awareness. AVG can detect and remove a great amount of viruses now, but for this particular Trojan horse, manual removal is needed.

There are many ways for a Trojan virus to infiltrate into your computer. You may get it when you download a free program, play an online game or click on the unknown advertisement which keeps popping up on your PC from time to time. All in all, this destructive Trojan will try it best to use drive-by downloads or install via online games or internet-driven applications in order to reach target computers and make chaos on it.

Once running in the background, it is possible for hackers to access the computer remotely and perform various operations. Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI is a highly dangerous virus as it can cause modification of files, data theft  (including personal information, credit card information, used passwords), keyboard input logging as well as installation of other malware to your PC. Thus, you have to get rid of it as quickly as you can.

Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with redirect virus. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for removal assistance.

Virus Screenshot:

Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI

 Virus Infected Symptoms Are Listed Below:

– This virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers with Windows OS.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Victims can experience constant security pop ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen by cyber criminals.

Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the redirect. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.


Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.


Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI in Registry Editor as below:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]

Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry


Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI is a member of Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8 family that can be detected by running AVG scan. When it is downloaded, AVG Resident shield window keeps popping up from time to time saying that this virus found but it won’t let you remove. Generally you may get this nasty Trojan from visiting some unsafe websites, opening spam email attachments, downloading free applications, sharing files from hacked websites and so on. When it is running, it has an ability to download and run other malware on the compromised computer. Your system goes slow and may experience total crashes in Windows. Other than that, it may monitor web-browsing activity of the user and redirect users to all kinds of ad sites against their wills. If you don’t want to witness your computer is ruined by this virus, remove Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI virus manually as quickly as you can.

Note: Have tried many methods but failed to get rid of Trojan horse Dropper.Generic8.AXHI Virus? To avoid any mistakes, Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 9, 2013 2:10 am

Leave a Reply