Win64 Malware Gen
Win64 Malware Gen is a Trojan-based virus that can perform a number of malicious actions inside the system. Thus, Win64 Malware Gen should be removed from the compromised computer as soon as possible.
As you may know, the representatives of the Trojan horse category are very dangerous and unpleasant types of computer infections. These are known to cause all kinds of problems within the compromised machines, and their uses typically have very unpleasant consequences for the attacked users. Moreover, most Trojan horses are very stealthy. They are hard to detect and remove, particularly if you don’t have an antivirus or a reliable malware removal tool at your disposal.
In reality, even users who have high-quality antivirus protection can sometimes have a Trojan horse infection hidden somewhere deep in their computer without suspecting it. This is the case with Win64 Malware Gen, as this Trojan horse representative is very new and there is a chance that some antivirus programs have still not added it to their virus definition database in order to effectively detect it. This automatically means that Win64 Malware Gen has a high chance of entering your system without you noticing anything.
However, since you are on this page, we presume you’ve already found something unusual on your computer that made you think there might be a malware infection somewhere in it. And that really is good news – at least you have detected something wrong in your computer, which is the first step towards resolving the problem.
In order to detect and eliminate Win64 Malware Gen or Wup.exe, however, you may definitely need some assistance. That’s why we have listed several manual steps in the guide on this page to help you get rid of the infection quickly and without any hassle. If you find it hard to remove all malicious Trojan-related files with the manual steps or you simply don’t have the time for that, you can also use the professional removal tool that has been linked in the guide. It will do a full scan of your entire computer and will guide you through the automatic removal process in a matter of minutes.
Trojan horses are known for their versatile nature, thus, you can expect many things from such an infection. New threats like Win64:Malware-Gen can be successfully involved in online banking thefts and fraud, as well as the theft of personal information and the eventual money extortion that may follow. Hackers who use Trojan-based infections may often use them as tools for direct system destruction, data corruption, installation of ransomware cryptoviruses and spyware programs and various other sketchy activities.
Sadly, we cannot tell you precisely what a threat like Win64 Malware Gen may do while in your system simply because we cannot know what is in the head of the hackers that control it. They may decide to use it for cryptocurrency mining, or they may set it to secretly collect details about your passwords, online login credentials, your credit or debit card numbers and more. Regardless of what the intentions of the criminals could be, one thing is certain – you mustn’t let the Trojan linger on your computer any longer and take all the necessary actions to remove it.
|Name||Win64 Malware Gen|
|Danger Level||High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)|
|Symptoms||Trojans typically show no symptoms that would given them away, thus, they can be best detected with a trusted security tool.|
|Distribution Method||Hackers often use spam, malicious email attachments, malvertisements and infected web links to distribute Trojans.|
Some threats reinstall themselves if you don't delete their core files. We recommend downloading SpyHunter to remove harmful programs for you. This may save you hours and ensure you don't harm your system by deleting the wrong files.
Remove Win64 Malware Gen
If you are looking for a way to remove Win64 Malware Gen you can try this:
- Click on the Start button in the bottom left corner of your Windows OS.
- Go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstall a Program.
- Search for Win64 Malware Gen and any other unfamiliar programs.
- Uninstall Win64 Malware Gen as well as other suspicious programs.
Note that this might not get rid of Win64 Malware Gen completely. For more detailed removal instructions follow the guide below.
If you have a Windows virus, continue with the guide below.
If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.
If you have an Android virus, please use our Android Malware Removal guide.
If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide
Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.
Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).
WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!
Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous.
Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:
After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders.
Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.
Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.
You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:
Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:
Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.
- Remember this step – if you have reason to believe a bigger threat (like ransomware) is on your PC, check everything here.
Hold the Start Key and R – copy + paste the following and click OK:
A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:
If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.
Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.
Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!