How to remove Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen virus [Guide]

Perhaps you are constantly bothered by tons of junk e-mail, offers of free downloads, and fake web links.  It’s best to avoid these annoyances since they might cause you to lose control of your computer. A variety of computer viruses might be hidden inside those e-mails, files or websites. Just one click on one of these on accident, and in the worst case scenario, you might wind up losing all of the data on your computer and have to re-install your system and start over.  In order to protect your files, you need to keep ahead of the various threats such as the following.


Take one of the most recent viruses–Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen, which is a type of Trojan virus.  Read this article for more about Trojans. Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen is a new virus designed for internet crime such as stealing personal passwords and bank account information, or accessing your personal information by sending out infected e-mails, .exe files, fake web links, and so forth without you being aware of it. And as your computer runs alongside Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen, it will suffer poor performance over time such as slow starting times and irregular operations. Eventually Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen will damage your computer permanently.

The good thing is, this article shows you how to remove Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen virus. Read on to learn more.

HOW TO REMOVE Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen VIRUS

Before we go further, we highly recommend you read our article on top twelve signs that you have a virus, to try and determine if you are indeed infected or not. After reading that article, if you still think you are infected, then continue reading this article to learn how to remove Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen virus.

To remove Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen virus, do the following:

  1. Restart your computer and enter safe mode (press F8 several times right after you restart the computer, or some other way — all computers are a bit different).
  2. Select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
  3. Open “Task Manager” and end all the “explore.exe” tasks.  These are related to the Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen infection.Capture2
  4. Uninstall all the paralyzed infected software that you have noticed using your “Control Panel.” The files that were running slowly that first tipped you off to the possibility of a virus are your computer’s infected files.  These will differ for each computer.  These are the files you should remove in your control panel.  To remove a file in the control panel, select it and then click on the remove/delete button.Capture3                                                 
  5. Restart your computer again.
  6. When back inside Windows, download, install, and scan/clean with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
  7. Done!

For extra protection and cleaning, you can also search your computer’s registry manually to find any lingering shadows or files left over from the Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen virus.  This is a complicated and time-consuming process that requires a thorough search of files that most computer users don’t even know exist.  You would also need to know which files are normal and which are abnormal for your own personal computer – they will differ person to person depending on the software you use.  Since this is outside of the scope of this particular article, we will include a separate guide on searching the registry soon.


That’s it — you just learned how to remove Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen virus and your computer should now be  clean of Exploit.CVE-2014-1761.Gen virus! Enjoy!

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