au.exe CPU Loss – How to Eliminate au.exe?
Netizens who have never met au.exe Trojan have all chances to experience it these days. This computer threat is a Trojan that can stay long without being detected and deleted because it pretends to be a download utility. In fact, it turns the workstation into the robot that will work in the favor of the cyber criminals.
You can face au.exe attached to different cost-free software that hackers place on the random sites. Usually, users download malware samples without their direct intention to infect their workstations. They fail to read installation requirements and obtain this miner as a bonus.
Remember, it is mandatory to know that au.exe Trojan Miner happen because of careless online behavior. The process of the installation should go really careful on the part of Internet visitors. You have to read download agreements before the installation to know what exactly you will obtain in the end. Select Customer Installation instead of Customer to decrease the risk of invasion. Social networks are also dangerous as there are a lot of addiction to click on suspicious links or visit unknown sites. We offer you to use GridinSoft Anti-Malware tool on the regular basis as an additional helper for your current anti-virus. Scan your computer and keep the system clean.
No doubt your computer has au.exe Miner Trojan if:
- The CPU and GPU lose their power rather often and without concrete reasons.
- Computer load factor has multiplied in comparison with previous value.
- Games constantly freeze and stuck.
- Mouse often does not react on your movements.
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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.
Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.
Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.
After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.
Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.
Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:
Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.
How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the au.exe virus
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.