Description of TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 and consequences of its residing on your PC’s

TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 is a false positive reported by one of the leading antispyware vendors. The case is associated with dll files, which deletion inflicts damage to computer system. In this connection, removal of TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 is meant to restore deleted by mistake system dll. Since the software product that has committed the faulty extermination does not seem to address the problem efficiently so far, it is recommended to run free scan with security solution available here. This will put an end to the repeated false positive reports.

Technical Details and screenshots:

  • Full name: TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2, TR/ATRAPS/Gen, ATRAPS Trojan
  • Type: Trojan horse, Rootkit
  • Origin: Russian Federation
  • Risk: EXTREME
  • TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 Manual removal: Possible
  • TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 automated removal: Recommended

Signs of being infected with TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2

The most obvious sign of the infection is doubtlessly the alert referring to its name. If you see it iteratively, the notification is a false positive.
To remove TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 issue once and for all and undo the damage caused by unjustified deletion of actually harmless entry, follow the free scan link.

TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 automatical removal:

If you encounter difficulties downloading, installing and running the suggested solution, please try Safe Boot with Networking, which is a system configuration aimed at facilitating introduction of useful program by means of eliminating interference of malicious intruders. The mode is available in boot menu. To enter the menu, please repeatedly tap F8 upon restarting your machine while Windows loading preparation is in progress.

TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 Removal Tool

Manual Removal of TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2:

The manual guide is subject to amendments to cover the deviation within the current detection name. Hence the entries specified below may correspond to several instances: please just skip the entries, if you fail to detect them as these belong to the malware version other than yours.

Remove TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 files and dll’s:

%AllUsersProfile%\Win32/random.exe

Unregister TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 registry values:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ XTray.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN XTray.exe

TR/ATRAPS/Gen 2 removal