What is Smitfraud-C.generic virus and how does it affect your PC?
Being recognized as the most destructive group in the computer virus family, Trojan virus is one kind of stubborn and nasty virus that can bring fatal damage to your computer. Just like the Trojan horse in the Greek mythology, this kind of virus acts very cunningly in your computer and it’s pretty difficult to be found out and removed from the system. As a member of Trojan virus, Smitfraud-C.generic virus is created by intended hackers and become a tool by which they can make money or achieve their wicked motive. This nasty virus can slip into your computer when you visit illegal websites such as pornographic or violent sites, an action of downloading free software or attachment from spam emails may lead to the infection as well. Once you got this stubborn virus in your computer, you will find there are some odd things happening within your beloved machine: Smitfraud-C.generic virus will automatically download unknown malicious files and thus severely slow down your computer with high consumption of CPU and Internet bandwidth. It can also block your anti-virus from updating as well as Windows Firewall. It copies itself and propagates very fast and wreaks chaos inside your computer until your system totally crash down. What’s worst, Smitfraud-C.generic virus may open backdoor for hackers to control your system easily via which they are able to steal your important private information such as user name, password, credit card number, business secrets, etc. Therefore, this Trojan must be removed from your computer completely as soon as possible before further damages.
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Best Way to Remove Smitfraud-C.generic virus Step by Step:
Firstly, please restart your computer and get in safe mode with networking:
Please follow these steps to get rid of Smitfraud-C.generic virus virus manually:
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in task-mgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe related to Smitfraud-C.generic virus. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Video Show You on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Step3: Remove malicious files of Smitfraud-C.generic virus
Step4: Delete malicious registry entries of Smitfraud-C.generic virus.
“EnableShellExecuteHooks”= 1 (0x1)
Note: This article just offer an reference of possible solution to clean Smitfraud-C.generic virus for advanced and experienced computer users. Because the hackers create and update the virus from time to time, also the tricky virus may changes all the time and disguises itself, therefore it may happens that you can’t find and kill it completely according our step-by-step instructions. Meanwhile, the manual removal of virus needs expert skills. If you haven’t sufficient expertise in dealing with PC issues, especially in dealing with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, it is not recommended to try it yourself, because any mistake may lead to fatal damage to your system.
If you can’t clean the virus successfully with the instruction above, you’re welcome to consult YooSecurity certified experts to fix the problem.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 26, 2012 9:21 am