Win32/Gamarue.gen!A Removal Guide

Does your computer often stop responding when you attempt to start a program, open a webpage or even open a Word document file? If your antivirus software detects Win32/Gamarue.gen!A after performing a full scan of the computer system but fails to delete it, what should you do? Why your antivirus program is not able to block this Trojan virus from infecting your computer? How can you effectively and completely remove Win32/Gamarue.gen!A?

What Is Win32/Gamarue.gen!A?

Win32/Gamarue.gen!A is an aggressive Trojan virus which gets into system secretly by cyber criminals. Usually, the Trojan virus can invade your machine without permission when you click on unidentified links from spam emails or some famous forums or social sites, visit the websites that have been hacked or install the freeware bundled with the threat. Moreover, it can attack your computer if there are vulnerabilities on your system. To prevent such infections, please be more careful when surfing the Internet.

Win32/Gamarue.gen!A is capable of installing itself on the target machine within a short time without your knowledge. It modifies Windows Registry as well as important system settings, which allows it to be activated and continue performing malicious tasks immediately when you have the infected computer started up. It is insecure to leave it remain in the computer. If not, everything of your system is in your system. It takes a longer time to finish the startup/shutdown process than usual. Besides, when running a program or launching your browser, you may be prompted that the program or the browser doesn’t respond. Users will have to wait a long time for Windows logging in and application responding to constructions. You may even find that some files or programs are missing. Those data are still in the computer, but they are hidden by the virus and you have no way to make them show up. Even worse, cyber hackers have the ability to drop further dangerous malware into the computer via Win32/Gamarue.gen!A, which help them to get access to the computer through the backdoor. Everything is in disorder. Since the Trojan virus can disguise itself as a legitimate part of the system, it is hard for your antivirus program to remove it. You should remove Win32/Gamarue.gen!A manually as soon as possible.

The manual removal requires certain computer skills. If you are afraid of making any mistakes when performing the manual removal due to lack of enough computer knowledge, then you can try to find and use a powerful Trojan virus removal tool.

Manual Removal Guide

Win32/Gamarue.gen!A is so dangerous that it has the ability to bypass system security protection utility and penetrate into the system successfully without user’s prior consent. It reduces system performance sharply and offer access to malware outside to get into the system. More seriously, this Trojan’ prior objective is to obtain your privacy for commercial use. Please carefully treat each step during the process. You’d better back up your computer before any file changes in case of data loss.

Step one: Boot up your computer in safe mode. 
1) Restart your affected computer and hit F8 key multiple times before Windows Advanced Options Menu starts.
2) Use the up and down arrow keys to navigate the “Safe Mode with Networking” option when the Windows starts. And then hit Enter key to process.

Step two: Eliminate show hidden files and folders.
Open Control Panel from Start menu and go to Folder Options.

Under View tab, check Show hidden files and folders and non-check Hide protected operation system files (Recommended). Finally, click OK.

Search for and eliminate all the following files created by the Trojan from your PC.

%AllUsersProfile%\[random]
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\[random]
%AppData%\Local\[random].exe

Step three: Kill the process related to the Trojan in Windows Task Manager.
Right-click on the taskbar (or press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC keys together) to start Windows Task Manager. 
Navigate to the Processes tab, search for its running processes of the Trojan and then kill them by clicking on “End Process” button.

Step four: Remove the registry entries of the Trojan.
Press Windows + R keys and input regedit into the box and then click OK to open Registry Editor.

When Registry Editor opens, search for and remove all the registry entries of the Trojan. You’d better make a backup of your registry in case of data loss.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

Step five: After all the steps are done, please reboot your computer normally to apply all changes.

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