I think my computer has been attacked by a virus called Trojan horse SHeur4.CAED. I can’t use my anti-virus software to get it removed as it can always come back after I restart the computer as the security tool requires to make the removal take effect. That’s a real pain in the ass. How can I get rid of it completely and permanently? I’m not a computer person, so please tell me the simplest way to handle it. Thanks in advance.

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

Trojan horse SHeur4.CAED is a dangerous Trojan horse infection that aims on computers which run Windows operating systems. It is a world-wide infection that can be spread through the network. In another word, cyber hackers who create this infection can distribute it on the World Wide Web and hide in many unsafe links. After that, people who open the infected websites or click on those corrupted links, this Trojan can infiltrate the visiting computer by attacking the loopholes of them. PC users can hardly notice it when it comes to their computers until many problems has occurred. If this Trojan horse virus cannot be removed in time, the infected machines can be damaged severely which can lead to complete crash, at that time, the machines will not be useful at all.

In addition, this Trojan horse SHeur4.CAED can sneak into target computer from downloading other kinds of software. If people come to some unreliable web pages to download programs, cyber hackers can bundle this infection into those programs and all they have to do is to wait unsuspecting people to install the infected software to their machines so that this Trojan can be installed at the same time. What’s worse, if there are several computers sharing the same network, once one of them get infected by this virus, this malicious Trojan can also invade other computers in the same network. If a portable device inserted into an infected machine, the device can be attacked by it as well, so other good computers can be targeted by it if the infected portable device is plugged into them.

Trojan horse SHeur4.CAED can make tremendous damages to the infected computers from many aspects. With such a malicious Trojan running on the backdoor, the system registry can be messed up by it as it can modify the settings in it to make itself start to work from the start up. Generally, Trojan horse infection can never come to the target computers alone, with the help of it, many other computer threats can be downloaded. What’s worse, if this infection cannot be removed in time, cyber hackers can even take advantage of this Trojan to infiltrate the corrupted computers secretly without being known by computer users. In this situation, privacy information like bank details can be stolen by cyber criminals and used for other crime like fraud. PC users will suffer from financial losses since the fiscal details are grasped by those bad guys.

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 horse SHeur4.CAED 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.

XP task manager

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 horse SHeur4.CAED is a horrible Trojan horse infection that targets on Windows machine all over the world. It can be widely spread on the Internet and seize every chance to sneak into target computers. It will not only make damages to the infected computers, but also provide help for cyber hackers to invade the victims’ computers to steal personal information. It is bad virus that needs to be removed immediately.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan horse SHeur4.CAED? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 19, 2014 6:15 am

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