What should I do as my computer is attacked by this TR/Trash.gen? It can be extremely complicated for me to remove it by my own as I don’t have too much computer knowledge. I can feel my computer is slower and slower than before. Is there a way that I can check and remove this by myself? I have tried some kinds of anti-virus programs but with no luck. Any advice?

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

TR/Trash.gen has been proved to be a malicious Trojan horse infection with great damages. It can sneak into target computers without being noticed by cyber hackers from many ways. For most computer users, it can be a tricky virus for them to handle as it is able to hide deeply in the corrupted systems and damage the security systems to avoid being caught. Users can get constant problems on the infected computer if this infection cannot be handled properly. Cyber hackers who make this infection can utilize it to gain some vicious and illegal purposes. It is better for computer users who realize this infection is attacking their computers to take immediate actions to get rid of this Trojan virus in time to prevent more damages and losses.

TR/Trash.gen usually can be spread on the World Wide Web by cyber hackers who design it. Those bad people can hack into many websites and make them for their own use. Those hacked websites can be modified to be the proxy servers for this infection. Under this circumstance, when people come to the corrupted pages can be targeted by this TR/Trash.gen virus instantly. It can infiltrate target computers as a cache file for the website. What’s more, computers that share the same network can be infected as it can be spread from the local area network. It is not easy for PC users to avoid this infection as it can also be implanted on the software that already have been edited by cyber criminals.

As soon as this TR/Trash.gen infection comes to the target machines, it can cause severely problems and troubles to the whole systems. The system registry can be the first target for it to mess up. It can add its vicious data into the registry to make sure it can take effect from the startup. In this case, when people turn on the corrupted computer, this Trojan can be activated once the desktop is loaded. Also, it can slow down the performance of the infected computer to make them slower and slower. Users will spend a lot of time on opening programs as this Trojan consumes a large part of CPU resource. It is not good for users who get this infection on their machines to keep on using them as cyber hackers can take advantage of this Trojan to control the infected computers remotely.

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 TR/Trash.gen 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:


TR/Trash.gen is a malicious computer virus that can be used be cyber hackers to get illegal goals. It can be spread from the Internet with many invisible ways. Once people get this infection on their machines, the corrupted computers can be messed up by it. The infected computers can be compromised to be targeted by more computer Trojan and viruses as this infection can break down the security system.

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

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 2, 2015 11:18 am

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