My computer is running win 7 64 bit home pro. Today, when I run anti-virus program, it finds Win32/Alureon.GQ virus. However, for some reasons I cannot get rid of it completely because it keeps recurring after I removed and rescanned the PC. I am trying to find a way to delete it permanently, any tips?? please help!!!!

Infected With Win32/Alureon.GQ? – How to Remove?

Win32/Alureon.GQ is categorized as a highly dangerous Trojan coming from the Alureon family. It is as similar as its company called Trojan:Win32/Alureon.GD by infiltrating into the compromised PC system without a user’s knowledge and permission. It uses the technology of the rootkit to hide from antivirus programs and conceal itself deep into the affected computer system. Then it works in the background in order to download and install additional malware threat into the PC to cause more serious damage. From that time, your computer must be ruined and it will be difficult for you to get rid of Win32/Alureon.GQ. Even though your antivirus indicates that this Trojan has been removed but it appears again and again every time you start the computer.

Similar to many other members in the same category, this pesky virus can make your computer slow and weird. It may open a backdoor to the attacker without your notice so that cyber criminal could keep an eye on every keystroke or mouse click, then collect your vital information and use it for illegal purpose. Besides, it has the ability to change your browser settings along with the privacy settings, also it can redirect you to certain unwanted websites. You may discover various ads popping up whenever the Internet is on. In a word, this Trojan is designed to harm your PC and get your money, you need to remove it as soon as possible before it messes up your computer.

Note: If you are not ready to give in and lose private info to this Win32/Alureon.GQ virus, contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts now for removal assistance if you are not familiar with any virus removing process.

Manual Removal Guide of Trojan Virus

Win32/Alureon.GQ virus characters:

Win32/Alureon.GQ virus, like many other Trojan viruses, is created by computer hackers and put online to many fishy and hacked web sites and programs waiting for its chances to activate in the targeted computers. There isn’t a certain group of computers that will be specially attacked by this Trojan virus. It attacks computers that run most of the systems including Windows 7, XP and Vista. And even though antivirus protection is installed, a computer can still be targeted by such Trojan infection because it can escape from these PC protection tools. And unlike malware or spyware, this virus is more of a backstage running virus. This is quite dangerous especially when it’s associating with certain malware or even third parties. It can allow the entries of these unpleasant resources to your computer.

A step-by-step manual removal:

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the Trojan. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager.
taskmanager

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.
FolderOptions

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

Step D: Delete all these associating files and registry entries of Win32/Alureon.GQ in Registry Editor as below:

c:\Windows\System32\random letter
%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random letters}\
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\{.exe}

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Summary

Win32/Alureon.GQ is a serious threat that can mess up the whole system by changing some settings and opening backdoors to connect with remote hackers. Once running, it may implant many other threats into the infected computer, making the computer vulnerable to remote attacks. Even though it doesn’t show you any notable signs, users should know it threatens your security and privacy as it can collect user’s online account, password information or even system information and finally send them to a predefined remote IP address. This virus tries to consume maximum system resources which results in slowing down of system and performance. Therefore, it is strongly recommended users to follow the manual guide above to have this Trojan removed for good.

Note: To avoid any consequences mentioned above from happening, contact YooSecurity 24/7 Online Experts now to get help on a complete virus removal if you have failed to remove Win32/Alureon.GQ on your own.

Published by Michael Myn & last updated on June 23, 2013 4:07 am

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