This page contains data and removal guide to delete Win32:Evo-gen from an infected computer. Follow the instruction carefully to get rid of the virus instantly. On some instances, updating the antivirus software gets rid of the detection if it is due to false positive.
Win32:Evo-gen is a detection for a malware that belongs that download and execute files into the computer. There are several variants of this virus, which perform different payload when executed. Though, most versions from Win32:Evo-gen has a backdoor function. Thus, remote attacker may gain access to the infected computer. Malware authors may also use this link to obtain sensitive data that are saved inside the compromised PC.
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Windows Vista/7
When Win32:Evo-gen is executed, it drops several files under Windows folder. Registry is also altered to run the malware code each time Windows starts. When malware is running, it can configure Windows firewall to allow give a remote server an access to infected system. Win32:Evo-gen also connects to the server to download more threats or programs, which it installs on the computer.
Virus like Win32:Evo-gen can deeply harm affected computer. It can make a compromised computer unusable if Windows’ essential files are damaged. So, it is important to run a virus scan at once when symptoms of Win32:Evo-gen is observed. Running a scan in Windows safe mode is also advice to avoid the virus from loading in the memory area. Because if it does, Win32:Evo-gen may prevent your installed anti-virus program from running.
Win32:Evo-gen spreads in different ways applied by other threats. There is also an observation that malicious links will direct victims to virus download page. These links will reach user via spam email messages, instant messaging software, and malicious blog comments.