Backdoor.Agent.RCGen often comes bundled with an instance of FakeHDD virus. However, the link between those threats is casual, and exists as far as one and same rootkit is used to introduce the two threats onto one and same compromised machines.
The backdoor has an ability to propagate without assistance of other threats. Its copies are created on all drives, especially shared, so that already infected machines work as a source of the backdoor as when they supply info from their location containing obfuscated copy of the malware to other computers the receiving operating system gets a copy of the malicious applet.
Removal of Backdoor.Agent.RCGen is mainly considered as elimination of secret channel maintained by the infection to enable remote hacker spy on the infected machine and deliver advertisement that corresponds to user’s profile associated with the corrupted PC. However, the infection has other unwanted features e.g. it may blocks desktop items and corrupt important data. Click here to run free scan and get rid of Backdoor.Agent.RCGen, as well as other infections detected. Please note the trojan in question will be register with another name.
Type: Trojan horse, Malware
Detection date: 11.04.2012
URL: blocked\not detected
- Backdoor.Agent.RCGen may be difficult to remove manually;
- Backdoor.Agent.RCGen may download and install additional malware;
- Backdoor.Agent.RCGen may slow your PC;
- Backdoor.Agent.RCGen may cause system errors and slowdowns, popup ad’s.
How to remove Backdoor.Agent.RCGen virus?
You can choose how to eliminate Backdoor.Agent.RCGen infection. Use manual removal guide or delete it automatically:
1. Manual removal process
It is understood that removing Backdoor.Agent.RCGen manually you deal with only one infection. To get rid of other infections manually you need to find and use other relevant guides. Furthermore, how will you know if there are other threats to exterminate?
To remove Backdoor.Agent.RCGen infection – delete its files and disable processes (in Task Manager):
After that, remove Backdoor.Agent.RCGen registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\ CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ random.exe
2. Automatic Backdoor.Agent.RCGen removal
Antimalware program is a good choice enabling users to clean computer system of all its infections at once, or at least to find out which threats to eliminate. It might happen that Backdoor.Agent.RCGen malware blocks downloading or installation of antivirus capable of its deleting. If that is the case, don’t give up! Try the following tips to escape the malware aggression:
- rename executable of the downloaded antimalware to “explorer.exe” and run it;
- try to install remover from Safe Mode (press F8 when Windows starts);
- try to download Backdoor.Agent.RCGen removal tool from uninfected PC and transfer it to infected, using pen-drive.
If you need further help in using the manual directions or downloading the removal tool, please leave your query as a comment below.
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