TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen is a Trojan horse specially detected by Avira. Using anti-virus programs to remove the Trojan horse fails and the virus keeps re-creating itself under a different file name back into the C:\Windows\Temp folder. Sometimes the detection says TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen is a .dll file in e-mail program and the other time says differently. In brief, the location of the file often changes.
Some of the victims throw doubt on TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen and consider it might be false positive as nothing bad happens. It should be informed that there is latency stage for Trojan horse to put vicious files in place. Some victims would run into the following troubles upon its detection only because of the weak protection:
As a Trojan horse, TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen is capable of loading keylogger and making backdoor to upload collected information to remote server and download new orders. The moment when the Trojan horse gets on a computer, drivers concerning security defense and startup configuration are numerated and overwritten with its vicious code so that its running stream will be injected into the background processes. As a consequence:
Making virus is to make money. This is why cyber criminals are so wild about making virus. To get more money, TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen helps download additional infections, Trojan horse particularly. It can also exchange the collected information for money. This well explains why additional programs and infections are detected to install on the machine after the attack by TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen.
It is wise to remove TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen before it loads down more items in the machine to take up resource. Below is the manual thread to follow up. Since the location and name of vicious files could be various, only thread is offered to help identify and locate them rather then the exact ones happen to a computer once. This requires certain level of computer skills and virus knowledge to be involved for a complete removal, Otherwise, please feel free to contact VilmaTech Online Support by starting a live chat window here.
1. Access Task Manager and Running Tasks to end the processes related to TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen.
Tip: combine the image path name in Task Manager and the path for each service/program in Running Tasks to end the processes related to TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen.
2. Access system service to disable the ones with similar name to the processes spotted in the first step.
3. Show hidden files and folders to remove Temp files and the ones generated on and after the day when TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen was firstly found.
Tip: to show the items’ creation days:
- Right click on the space of a window.
- Choose “Arrange by”.
- Select “Day”.
a. remove the items according to the creation day to remove the ones associated with TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen.
b. remove all the temp files and folder listed down here:
C:\Documents and Settings\[user name]\Local Settings\Temp
C:\Documents and Settings\[user name]\Local Settings\Temporary Internet File
4. Uninstall the programs you didn’t install from Control Panel.
As what has been learned from the preceding paragraphs that drivers concerning pivotal parts are overridden with its malicious codes, TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen manages to disable certain services and thus weaken security defense. What’s worse, it displays as a .dll module and applies Rootkit technique to change names and locations constantly and to remove the executable file once all the components are put into places. By doing so, TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen manages to hinder the anti-virus programs from locating the viron.
Therefore, manual removal measure is highly recommended. If you are not that technically sound to carry out the instruction correctly, please do feel free to get one-on-one assistance by starting a live chat window here.
Based on practices and the reports by VilmaTech’s clients, downloading games and other media will incur TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen’s harassment. The detected .dll files including CryNetwork.dll, CrySystem.dll and CryAction.dll are non-system processes and they can be originated from software you installed on your system. Most applications store data in system’s registry. The longer one has the program that loads down or affected by TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen, the more likely that registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC’s performance.
Apart from drive-by download, TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen owns other dissemination routines:
It is recommended to remove all the related items after removing TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen completely so as to prevent from its re-image to the greatest extent. For corresponding solution, please navigate to virus reservoir.
It is a time consuming work to remove the additional programs one by one if TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen has downloaded a lot of unwanted programs. Besides, a restore point can help restore the services to a previous time when they were working, which reduces the difficulty in removing TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen. Here’s the video to show how.