My computer has Win32/LocalInfect.2, and I have tried a number of different removal ways to no avail. I know it is a bad stuff my computer, and that is why I want to get rid of it as soon as possible so eagerly. I have never thought that it is so hard to remove it as I tried almost 10 kinds of anti-virus programs on the web to eradicate it. Please help!

Brief Introduction to This Trojan

Win32/LocalInfect.2, it can be an unfamiliar word for inexperienced computer users, however, once it has been detected by anti-virus programs, everyone can figure out that it must be a computer threat that can damage the computer system. Definitely, it is a kind of computer virus that can affect computers with Windows operating systems. To be more specific, it is a Trojan horse infection with a long history since the Windows system was invented. It is impossible for us to collect all the Trojans together as there are thousands kinds existed nowadays and many new varieties can be created by cyber hackers day by days. This kind of infection is used by cyber criminals for illegal activities. And the ways to spread it can be various which computer users can hardly notice the invasion of this Trojan before it have done vast damages to the infected computers.

Trojan is a kind of computer infection with specific targets. Windows computer can be the only target for it to attack as most of computers at present have this kind of operating systems. Win32/LocalInfect.2 can infiltrate target computers via many ways. Cyber hackers can put this Trojan on the Internet which is the main method for it to spread. Many websites can be hacked by those crooks and become the proxy servers to store this Trojan. Once people come to the corrupted web pages, visiting computers will download cache files for the websites, and this Trojan can pretend to be one of them to be downloaded. Also, this Trojan can come while people download other freeware, which means those programs have already been corrupted by cyber hackers and implanted this Trojan. So when people install the infected programs on their computers, this Trojan can be installed right away without users’ knowledge.

This Win32/LocalInfect.2 Trojan can be activated once it sneaks into the target computer. It could slow down the target computer by consuming a large percent of the CPU. PC user will have to take a long time to launch other programs. Usually, this Trojan will not come to the target computer alone, it can help to download many other computer viruses once the infected computer is connected to the Internet. What’s worse, cyber hackers can exploit this Trojan to come to the corrupted computer which mean they can access the affected machine without 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 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 Win32/LocalInfect.2 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:


Win32/LocalInfect.2 is classified as a malicious Trojan horse infection with strong destructivity. It can weaken the security level on the infected machine to make it be compromised, so that many other compute infection can come and make further damages. It is not easy for auto removal tools to remove this Trojan as it can corrupt system files to avoid being detected. It is necessary for computer users who suffer from this Trojan on their computers to get rid of it as soon as possible.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Win32/LocalInfect.2? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 29, 2014 1:15 pm

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