Step by Step Guide to Remove TR/ATRAPS.gen2 Virus Permanently
Detection of TR/ATRAPS.gen2 Virus by Avira
TR/ATRAPS.gen2 is one of the most stubborn Trojan horse that has been annoying computer users for a long time. Highly crafty to this virus, antivirus programs have no ability to delete it once for all, no matter how many times users have tried. Once installed, computer will be greatly affected, which presents in the aspects of slowing down computer performance, high CPU degree, uselessness of part of program functions or system freeze.
However, the really terrible payload related to TR/ATRAPS.gen2 is that it will open backdoor access to download computer with other malware like browser redirect virus, adware and rogue program. Computer will be flooded with endless advertisements or even malicious codes for aiming at collecting and stealing sensitive information to online hacker for making illegal profits. So, being one of the victims, it is important to get rid of TR/ATRAPS.gen2 timely to guard for the security of your PC.
Best way to terminate TR/ATRAPS.gen2 permanently
As you know, TR/ATRAPS.gen2 is so stubborn a virus which is able to skip various removal from antivirus software. It will just show up again after the system has been rebooted and the virus wouldn’t be removed completely by simply utilizing antivirus programs. However, manual removal solution is significant to all of the malware and spyware. It can be used to find and wipe up the infected files correctly and thoroughly. It is worthy for giving it a shot. Right now, it’s your time to say goodbye to TR/ATRAPS.gen2 with the following guides.
Manual instruction to remove TR/ATRAPS.gen2 efficiently
Manual removal method is very helpful to get the virus removed thoroughly. However, it is a little risky for those who have little knowledge on the area of computer. In case for any mistake would be made, it is advised to backup system files first before making any change.
Step one: Press “CTRL + Shift + ESC” to open Task Manager, search for TR/ATRAPS.gen2 processes and stop them.
Step two: Click on the “Start” menu, Search and delete these files created by TR/ATRAPS.gen2 on the “Search programs and files” box:
Step three: Click “Start” Menu and type “Regedit” into the search box and click “OK” to proceed. When Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\ "(Default)" = 'Application'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ".exe" = "\.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe "(Default)" = ''
Please do the following:
- disable System restore: right-click on My computer -> choose Properties -> go to System restore tab and check "Turn off System restore..."
- restart the computer in safe mode (press several times the “F8” key until a selection list appears)
- perform a full scan (all files) and clean all infections
- restart the computer normally and enable back system restore