My Norton keeps warning me that there is a Trojan called Trojan:Win32/Pirminay.A detected on my computer. I was given this alert every time I turn on my computer. I tried to remove this Trojan by using the Norton, but it seems that the protection tool is not able to get this Trojan removed completely. Do I need another anti-virus program to eradicate it? Or is there any other way that I can get rid of it permanently? Please advise.

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

Trojan:Win32/Pirminay.A is easily to be categorized. It belongs to Trojan infection which has a long history with in computer industry. Trojan infection can be launched at the background which is different with other legit applications. And the ways for it to come into computer are dirty and secret as it is classified as a computer threat that every PC user hates. For those cyber hackers who create this Trojan, they mainly use the Internet to hide and spread this Trojan to inexperienced PC users all over the world. Those crooks can hack many websites’ servers and implant this Trojan and edit the malicious script of it into them. Once people come to visit those infected websites, this Trojan will be downloaded into the visiting computers automatically. In addition, cyber criminals can embed this Trojan with other free programs that can be downloaded on the Internet. People who download and install the infected programs on their computers, this Trojan can come at the same time.

The two ways that mentions above are the main means for hackers to spread this Trojan. Also, spam E-mail can be used to spread this Trojan, and this mean can be easily saw through if the computer user is careful when noticing the content of it. However, hackers can even forge the title and the content of the E-mail just trying to convince people to open the attachment which actually is the executable file of this Trojan. Once the attachment has been opened, this Trojan can be installed. Once this Trojan:Win32/Pirminay.A is activated on target computers, it can start to destroy the whole system bit by bit. Trojan mainly aims on computers with Windows OS, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7/8 can all be infected.

The first thing for this Trojan:Win32/Pirminay.A infection to do on the infected computer is to disable the anti-virus and the system firewall which can provide a safe environment for it to make further damage. With a lower security level, this Trojan can download other Trojans and viruses if the infected computer has a connection to the Internet. That is not a pleasant thing to keep so many threats in computer. This Trojan is able to modify the system registry and add its malicious values into it which can make the infected be activated whenever the infected machine is turned on. This Trojan can consume too much CPU usage which causes the infected system run slowly and abnormally. If this Trojan cannot be removed in time, the PC user will suffer from more damages and losses.

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:Win32/Pirminay.A 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:Win32/Pirminay.A is a dangerous Trojan infection which targets on Windows computers. It is mainly spread from the Internet by many means. For those people who are not good with computer, it is necessary to form good online habits to avoid being infected by this Trojan. Once this Trojan has been installed on target computer, the infected computer can get a poor performance and many unwanted errors can happen suddenly during the use. If this nasty infection can’t be removed soon, a complete crash can happen to the infected computer.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Trojan:Win32/Pirminay.A? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 26, 2014 5:27 am

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