My computer was affected by the W32.Cridex!gen4 virus and it resulted in weird symptoms and poor performance. I might pick up the Trojan when I downloaded a video file from the Internet. Why can’t my antivirus protect my computer against Trojan threat or delete it? What should I do? I am not good at computers. How can I get rid of the Trojan infection? If you have no clue, please remove the Trojan from the computer manually with following instructions.

Information about W32.Cridex!gen4 Virus:

W32.Cridex!gen4 is a risky Trojan virus released by cyber hackers to attack computer users all over the world. It is designed to compromise your security and violate your privacy on purpose. The Trojan is capable of targeting computers running with XP, Vista, Windows 7, Winnows 8 and other Windows OS. Once the Trojan attacks the computer, it will activate and launch as a background program. By this way, it takes up lots of your computer resources. For example, you will find that your CPU usage goes to 100% constantly when you load websites, launch large programs, play games and watch videos and so on. Absolutely, the Trojan slows down your system performance in every possible way. It triggers constant computer freezes and crash particularly while you perform your computer activities. Actually, your system files and entries can be modified by the Trojan, which makes your computer in a big mess. Vicious as the Trojan is, it is possible to disable your Firewall and security programs in order to affect your computer without any obstacle. Therefore, it is necessary to clean out the Trojan virus immediately and completely.

Though you own advanced anti-virus software, you will find it unable to protect your computer against all computer threats. In fact, the tricky W32.Cridex!gen4 virus takes chance to enter your computer while you gain access to harmful websites, spam emails and doubtful sources. The infection does not affect your computer alone, but it comes bundled with adware parasites, worms, malware and spyware. What is worse, some notorious freeware like add-ons, plug-ins and extensions take every possible way to get installed in your computer without any permission. While being affected, you will find it difficult to perform web browsing tasks. You may result in pesky redirection and pop-ups when you try to visit favorite websites or search for specified content. In fact, this W32.Cridex!gen4 virus becomes a big computer issue which should be resolved manually with expertise.

Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced computer users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with such virus infection.
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Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection:

– This W32.Cridex!gen4 virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Computer users will 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 and taken advantages by cyber criminals.

Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions

Up till now, there is not a perfect anti-virus tool that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it entirely. W32.Cridex!gen4 has been updated by remote and backstage cyber criminals and is able to escape from the scan of any anti-virus programs thus it is hard to be removed or even found. The most effective way is to remove it manually. The following instructions need quite level of computer expertise, for manual removal is a complicated and difficult process. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. 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 W32.Cridex!gen4 virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.

Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry Safely:

To Summarize Shortly:

This W32.Cridex!gen4 virus is a potentially unwanted program installed in target computers automatically. It is often released through network and targets the computer during your visits to malicious websites, spam emails and freeware download sources. Soon as the Trojan affects the computer, it will launch as a background program which occupies high CPU usage and other computer resources a lot. With this risky infection, the affected computer will suffer from slow system performance and disabled programs etc. Also, the infection makes changes to your computer settings and triggers redirection during your Internet searches. Unfortunately, your advanced security program gets disabled, so it will lose functions to deal with any computer threat. In this case, you had better delete the Trojan infection in a manual removal way.

Note: Have tried many methods but failed to remove W32.Cridex!gen

Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on May 9, 2015 1:14 pm

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