My computer was affected by this Win32/OpenCandy virus while I was downloading a PDF file from a web page. After getting this adware virus, my computer began to perform slowly and it was frozen up sometimes. I tried to scan the whole system and delete all detected items. But I still got the Trojan adware alert after restarting the system. I have no idea how to get rid of the adware virus from my computer. Any Trojan virus removal instruction will enable me to clean the computer effectively.

Information about Win32/OpenCandy Virus:

Win32/OpenCandy is a malicious adware virus which is designed by cyber hackers to target worldwide computer users. It spreads through the network, including malicious websites, spam emails and fake downloads etc. It enters computers running with Windows 7, Vista, XP and Windows 8 and so on and performs many malicious actions on the contaminated system. Such a Trojan adware is supported with potential threats, so it usually comes bundled with parasites, worms, rootkits and other harmful infections. Upon the arrival of the adware, your computer will be messed up terribly. Indeed, the affected computer just results in slow system performance, poor network environment and other weird symptoms. It can modify your system files and entries and drops malicious items to the computer without any consent. Constant computer freezes may occur to the system while you browsing webs, running programs and playing games etc. With the Trojan adware, your CPU usage will reach 100% constantly. The longer the adware stays in the system, the more damages it brings to your computer. Consequently, the Trojan adware should be removed from the system immediately.

PC users should be aware of this Win32/OpenCandy infection, for it is a risky computer infection that does great harm to the target computer. It may help some notorious add-ons, extensions and plug-ins add to your system secretly. It also interrupts users’ online activities a lot. In detail, the adware virus may redirect your favorite web search results to non-beneficial web pages that are associated with browser hijacker or doubtful third parties online. That is why you get to other weird web pages every time you search for your favorites. Besides, you will get many pesky pop-up ads or messages showing on your web browsers while you surf the Internet. What is worse, the adware may help remote hackers to steal your vital information from the system without your knowledge. To save your computer, PC users should delete the harmful Win32/OpenCandy virus from the computer 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 Win32/OpenCandy 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.

Win32/OpenCandy Virus 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. Win32/OpenCandy 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 Win32/OpenCandy virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect 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:

The Win32/OpenCandy virus is a potentially unwanted program installed in the target computer automatically. It is designed to perform harmful actions on the contaminated system and pilfer precious information from unknown victims. It becomes the main cause of slow computer performance and poor program functions. It also messes up your computer files and entries and changes your computer settings at random. When you surf the net, play games and perform other tasks on the system, you may find that the system gets stuck or frozen up easily. You can be freaked out with lots of popups displayed on the web browsers when you click on web links or open new tabs. Moreover, the adware may cause pesky redirect issue during your Internet searches. To resolve the adware issue, manual removal with expertise becomes the better choice.

Note: Have tried many methods but failed to remove this Win32/OpenCandy virus? If you have no clue, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.

Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on December 28, 2014 1:52 pm

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