My PC got infected with TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ. Each time I start my Windows PC its behaving weirdly and suddenly the performance also decreases. I tried to delete TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ using the anti-virus program but it failed to detect the Trojan virus. I am very much worried. I noticed alert messages on my system and asking me to make updates. I have no idea what to do in such situation. Need help!! Please, guys if anyone of you know how to remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ then kindly guide me.
TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ is a newly detected threat and is classified as harmful Trojan horse. It has the ability to download malicious files on the targeted PC and it mostly on the Windows based computer system. However, it uses spam email attachments, infected removal devices, pornographic websites, etc to spread its infection all around. If once it get executed on your system then it opens backdoor and help the hackers to remotely control your PC. What more, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ is smart enough to hide its presence behind the legit system files. It also changes its files name and location so as to remain undetected for longer and creates mess inside your PC. This very Trojan virus disable the firewall protection and Task Manager without any authorization.
Besides this, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ changes the registry entries and install itself as start-up item so as to run automatically whenever you boot your PC. It shows fake alert messages, annoying pop-ups appear on your computer screen and lots more. The Trojan horse is also responsible for sluggish PC performance and slow speed of the Internet browser. It download malware, spyware, adware, worms, rootkit, etc on the infected PC and collect essential details including your personal data and left you with identity theft. More-over, it has the ability to replicate itself and spread its infection in all parts of the targeted PC so as to poorly damage your PC. Thus, if your PC is also infected with the Trojan virus and you are facing similar troubles then it is advised to remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ quickly from your Windows PC.
Steps to Delete TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ
Step: 1 Restart your Windows PC in Safe Mode
Find the complete details on how to Reboot your PC in Safe Mode (if you are a novice, follow the above given instructions on how to boot up your PC in Safe mode irrespective of the Windows Version that is being used as Windows XP, 7, Win 8, 8.1 and Windows 10)
Step:2 Remove TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ Related Startup Items
Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.
Now press Enter Key or Select OK.
“Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab
Now Search for TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ from Windows Registry
- Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
- This will Open the registry entries.
- Find TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ related entries from the list and carefully delete it. However be careful and do not delete any other entries as this could severely damage the Windows Component.
Also, after completing the above steps, it is important to search for any folders and files that has been created by TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ
- Click on the Start Menu
- Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
- Click on view hidden files and folders Options, For your convenience, we have included complete process on how to unhide files on all Windows Version. This will delete all the files and folders associated with TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre.CQ.
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