The trojan might modify DNS settings on your PC to allow a malicious hacker to transmit data to your computer. Therefore, you might need to reconfigure DNS settings after the trojan is removed from your PC.
Alureon can also infect and corrupt certain driver files, causing them to become unusable. You may need to restore these from backup, which you can read about at our advanced troubleshooting page.
For more information on the Alureon family, see the Alureon family description and the DOS/Alureon description.
In Windows 8.1, Trojan:DOS/Alureon.J may cause your computer to display the following message:
Windows 8.1 might not completely repair your PC. See the What to do now section for more help.
There are no common symptoms associated with this threat. Alert notifications from installed antivirus software may be the only symptoms.