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Danger level 6
Type: Trojans
Common infection symptoms:
  • Block exe files from running
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Slow Computer
  • Slow internet connection
  • System crashes

Trojan.Potao.A

Trojan.Potao.A is a malicious computer threat that breaches your privacy and opens your computer for even further malware infection. Usually this Trojan is dropped in your system by another infection, so it means that if you have Trojan.Potao.A in your system there probably are a lot more parasites residing in your computer than you think. It is especially hard to determine whether you are infected with this Trojan, because there are no accurate symptoms for this infection. If you have an antivirus program installed, it might prompt you about it.

Usually Trojan.Potao.A is detected as a dangerous DLL component. What is more this Trojan has a lot of processes associated with it. What is more, some of them are trying to pretend legitimate ones as, for example, msnsmsg.exe, which is obviously trying to come across as an MSN Messenger process file, while the legitimate MSN Messenger process is msnmsgr.exe.

Most of the time, Trojan.Potao.A connects to a remote server, downloads other threats and executes them in your computer, significantly slowing down the system. One of the files that Trojan.Potao.A downloads is proved to be called “camprainbowgold.ru”. And that is not the only file that is associated with this Trojan. There are a lot of files that get downloaded and settle in various parts of your system. Some can be found in system32 or Microsoft\Windows folders. Trojan.Potao.A can also be responsible for fraudulent security system entering your system and hiding in Temporary files folder or pretending to be an update for your graphics processor.

This Trojan is detected all over the world, in such countries as the United States, Canada, Spain, the Netherlands, Japan and so on, so you are not the only one suffering from this infection. You must remove Trojan.Potao.A from your computer fast. Since the files associated with this parasite are all over the place it might be hard to remove it manually. You are advised to acquire a legitimate security program which will find all the Trojan.Potao.A’s elements and delete them for you.

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How to manually remove Trojan.Potao.A

Files associated with Trojan.Potao.A infection:

cryptnet32.dll
8BF491C5D67.exe
questscan.dll
VideoConverterSetup.exe
B6232F3A377.exe
jeikrqh.tmp
A0317581134.exe
minoral.exe
DAT4B.tmp.exe
daemonupd.exe
tanmnyeljcrfffrf.dll
Security Solution.exe
questscan149.exe
CA1B.tmp
A0317581134.exe
tanmnyeljcrfffrf.dll
sngerpsjqprmdwrmr.dll
8BF491C5D67.exe
Security Solution.exe
VideoConverterSetup.exe
questscan149.exe
questscan.dll
oulwsvm.exe
minoral.exe
CA1B.tmp
B6232F3A377.exe
msnmsg.exe
DAT4B.tmp.exe
cryptnet32.dll
jeikrqh.tmp
daemonupd.exe
sngerpsjqprmdwrmr.dll
msnmsg.exe
oulwsvm.exe

Trojan.Potao.A DLL's to remove:

cryptnet32.dll
tanmnyeljcrfffrf.dll
questscan.dll
sngerpsjqprmdwrmr.dll
tanmnyeljcrfffrf.dll
sngerpsjqprmdwrmr.dll
questscan.dll
cryptnet32.dll

Trojan.Potao.A processes to kill:

questscan149.exe
VideoConverterSetup.exe
A0317581134.exe
A0317581134.exe
8BF491C5D67.exe
Security Solution.exe
VideoConverterSetup.exe
questscan149.exe
oulwsvm.exe
minoral.exe
B6232F3A377.exe
msnmsg.exe
DAT4B.tmp.exe
daemonupd.exe
msnmsg.exe
8BF491C5D67.exe
DAT4B.tmp.exe
Security Solution.exe
daemonupd.exe
B6232F3A377.exe
oulwsvm.exe
minoral.exe
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