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How to remove Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie trojan horse

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What is Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie
Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie is a trojan horse which attacks your PC and cripples your firewall. When Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie first comes to your computer, it makes change to your registry by adding start-up values so that it is able to load itself every time you turn on your computer. We should have known that trojan horse can open backdoors to let hackers into your computer, so does Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie. It offer assistance to hackers by leaving backdoors open to let them in. Besides, Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie can be used as a spyware which can spy on you. What does that mean, you might ask. Here is the example, when you log into accounts, hackers can watch what you do on your computer, and record your keyboard activities at the same time. So they can hack into your acccount easily. Most hackers would prefer Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie as a perfect media to spread other powerful virus, such as ransomware or malware.

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How did it infect the computer? May people have the same questions. How? Typically, there are three. First, it can be distributed by spam E-mails. When somebody receive a spam, they always like to open it without checking out who sends it. Once you open a spam or download the attachment, your computer will be infected. Second,when you visit other websites, do not click those pop-ups or ads or link. Most of them may actually redirect you to a website is loaded with virus. Last but the least, Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie can be distributed via free programs. So when you download a program, you should make sure that it comes from legal sites.

AVG or MSE may report this virus but they do not have effective solutions to remove it as Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie really tricky and changes a lot. So here it is suggested that you should take manual approach to remove this virus. If you are not familiar with the whole process, you can contact our 24/7 online experts and we will work out a perfect solution for you.

How to remove Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie--manual removal instructions

Step 1: End the Process of Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie.
Hit Ctrl+Shift+Esc to enter Task Manager and then find Trojan/Downloader.Geral.sie and stop it.

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Step 2: Show all hidden files.
Click : Start->Control Panel->Appearance and Personalization->Folder Option->View.
under the View tab, check Show hidden files, folders and drivers. And uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

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Step 3: Go to registry editor and delete related registry values:
press Win(the key between Ctrl+Alt) + R and then type regedit to enter registry.

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Then find the following regsitry values and remove them :
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Step 4: Clean those system files:
%appdata%
%temp%

Step 5:Restart your computer.

Attetnion: you should be careful when you carry out manual removal process as one step wrong in deleting registry values will cause a big failure to the system. If you are not sure about what to do, contact our 24/7 online experts and we will take care of your PC.

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