How to remove Troj.backdoor.afa

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Name

Troj.backdoor.afa

Description

Hackers and criminals are known to use Troj.backdoor.afas to compromise computer security, access systems remotely, and use them to steal information, install and run other malware, or use machines to launch other malicious activity. Many Troj.backdoor.afas are installed when unsuspecting users open files or install other applications that may seem otherwise benign.

Type

Backdoor

Alias

Manual

How to manually remove Troj.backdoor.afa guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Troj.backdoor.afa activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Troj.backdoor.afa process running. Use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc buttons combination to open system information window and click Processes tab. Scroll down the whole list and try to find the process named like Troj.backdoor.afa. If you find Troj.backdoor.afa process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Troj.backdoor.afa for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Troj.backdoor.afa using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Troj.backdoor.afa.

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Backdoor usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Backdoors are not so “Active” and they can simply disable some Windows features and options. To disconnect your PC from the Internet you need to plug-off LAN cable (if you use LAN connection) or to turn of the Wi-Fi module (if you use Wi-Fi Internet connection). Most of (not 100%) Backdoors can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Troj.backdoor.afa from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Troj.backdoor.afa. After turning off the Internet and disabling Troj.backdoor.afa process you will need to reboot your PC in so-called Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a Windows mode which allows you to start the System using only important applications and services. Safe Mode does not usually allow Troj.backdoor.afa to load when the system boots (!!!but exceptions can appear!!!). Choose Restart in Windows Start menu and wait until the screen turns off.

    After that you have to follow the next instructions according to the versions of Microsoft Windows you use:

      Windows XP:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Advanced Options Menu and press ENTER.

      Windows Vista, 7:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Use the arrow keys from Windows Advanced Options Menu in order to select Safe Mode and press ENTER.

      Windows 8, 8.1, 10:
    1. Press and hold the Shift button when left-clicking the Restart button on Windows log-on screen.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Troubleshooting boot screen and press ENTER.

  • Step 4: Removing virus files

    Having booted your PC in Safe mode you have to start cleaning your PC manually by deleting every file associated with Troj.backdoor.afa one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Troj.backdoor.afa. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Backdoors use very similar filenames as very important system files do and you can mistakenly remove important system file what will harm your system and you will not be able to boot your PC at all.

    Please, remember that viruses are always progressing and sometimes new files can appear. If you are using our offline PDF guide on How to remove Troj.backdoor.afa, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Troj.backdoor.afa has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Troj.backdoor.afa that were listed above, reboot your system in normal mode and check if your PC works fine or you still have any troubles.

    It it is OK – congratulations! You have made a great job!

    If it is still NOT ok – use OSHI Defender to check your PC.

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  • The first recorded appearance of Troj.backdoor.afa

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How did my computer get Troj.backdoor.afa?

Troj.backdoor.afa is a backdoor, which is a dangerous virus. All backdoors are created to obtain information without the user knowing it. The most common way computers become infected with a backdoor, including Troj.backdoor.afa, is when users install software (such as cryptographic software designed to protect confidential information) with a built-in backdoor.

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I detected Troj.backdoor.afa on my computer. What do I do?

To remove Troj.backdoor.afa, you need to make a copy of all data stored on your computer (personal data and files vs. software). Then scan your computer for Troj.backdoor.afa. Backdoor is often hard to detect and remove. We strongly recommend that you use reliable antivirus software to get rid of Troj.backdoor.afa. OSHI Defender can detect and remove most known and emerging backdoors without damaging your computer.

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What damage can Troj.backdoor.afa do to my computer?

Troj.backdoor.afa threatens the security of all data stored on your computer.

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What are the main symptoms of Troj.backdoor.afa?

High network activity
PC slowdown
System crashes
Unusual browser settings
Unusual programs

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Can Troj.backdoor.afa spread to other computers?

Troj.backdoor.afa spreads through software. It is designed to steal certain data stored on your computer. If the source software is installed on other computers on your local network, you should scan each of them. The OSHI Defender license lets you protect up to three computers simultaneously.

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Countries with the highest Troj.backdoor.afa infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Troj.backdoor.afa

2016-02-22

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