My laptop is not performing well! I need to get rid of this Trojan Win32/AutoKMS. I have used many anti-virus programs to remove it from my computer, but none of them worked. It can be back in every time I restart my laptop. This drives me crazy. I can’t do anything on my computer now, because it is too slow to open any application on it. Now, my computer is screwed up. I just want it back to normal. I need help to remove this Trojan.

Brief Introduction to This Trojan Win32/AutoKMS

Win32/AutoKMS belongs to the family of Trojan infection which can cause destructive damage to the computer. It can spread to computer in every corner of the world. For those people who are using Mac can be safe as this Trojan infection only aims on machines with Windows operating systems. From Windows XP to the latest Windows 8.1, this infection can infect the computer through the vulnerabilities of the computer. Usually, this infection use the Internet to spread, people can be easily infected if they come to malicious websites especially pornographic web pages or legit websites which have been hacked by cyber criminals. Those crooks can implant this Trojan into those domain that they can take control of. Except this, this Trojan can also infiltrate computers by installing free programs which have already infected by this Trojan Win32/AutoKMS.

Once computer is infected by this Win32/AutoKMS, this infection can start its evil work right away. The same traits for all Trojan infections, it can disable the anti-virus program without computer user’s notice and approval. No doubt that the PC user will wonder why their anti-virus programs cannot help with this Trojan. Due to this Trojan infection, the anti-virus tool is totally corrupted and computer user cannot even open it in the startup. Also, the system firewall can be shut down. In this situation, the security level of the infected computer can be null. Under this circumstance, this Trojan can use loopholes of the infected computer to download other viruses or Trojans. The windows registry can be messed up severely. Many system related entries can be deleted or disabled. PC user cannot use some specific functions of the system, and during the computer use, user will face many unwanted problem, like taking too much time to open a program or spending several minutes to boot up the computer.

The main purpose for hackers to create this Trojan Win32/AutoKMS is to steal personal information from innocent people and use the privacy for illicit activities. Computer user will suffer from financial loss if they get the bank details from the infected computer. Also, cyber hackers can use this Trojan to take control of the infected computer remotely and do everything they want without the PC user’s approval.

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 adware.
-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 Win32/AutoKMS 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 PUP, 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 Win32/AutoKMS, 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 Win32/AutoKMS, 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:


Win32/AutoKMS is pesky Trojan infection which can damage the Windows system heavily. However, the anti-virus program is not able to remove it completely although it can detect this Trojan once it tries to invade the computer. This Trojan can make chaos in the infected computer if it can stay long in the infected computer. Computer can be slower and slower and it can take much time to response. Computer can run improperly and can face black screen error or even blue screen of death. Please take action to this Trojan fast.

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

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 19, 2014 5:15 am

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