I need help in removing Trojan PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv virus. My antivirus detected it. But I don’t know where its files are on my computer, thus I cannot remove it. I am not a computer savvy so I want to know if someone can guide me step by step or remove the virus for me completely. I just cannot stand with the weird phenomena on the infected laptop any more. It works badly. Many programs cannot run which greatly affects my regular use of the computer. I want this Trojan virus off quickly. Can you help?
Antivirus Detects PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv –How to Remove it?
PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv is a vicious and perilous computer threat which comes from the family of Trojan virus infection. It is developed and created by cyber hackers to lurk into a target computer to perform evil activities for illegal purposes. It has been designed in very good way and is coated with severe theatrical code so that general antivirus may fail to find out its existence and remove it from the victimized machine. Also PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv is a spread online risk and every time when you are surfing the web or the machine is connected to the internet, it exhibit plenty of bogus advertisements and links as your search results which does not have any relation with your original search query.
What is more, PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv Trojan virus is a password stealing Trojan that is a component of a spam email campaign. The fake email fools attacked PC users into downloading and installing PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv onto their computers. The bogus email announces the target PC user that there is one export license as well as payment invoice, which he/she has got. The fraudulent email then asks the victim to open an attachment, which carries this Trojan virus, while announce that the residual payment has been sent the day before. If the victimized computer user opens the malevolent attachment, his/her PC is corrupted by the Trojan infection. The Trojan is taking advantages of computer users to help it spread more widely and rampantly. It not only does the stealing tricks but also slows down the speed of a infected PC significantly. It also modifies other files of some regular programs and makes them unable to run or run improperly. To summarize shortly, it just leads the target computer to a bad situation to work. All things seem to be out of order and more and more errors appear on the invaded machine. It is gradually damaging the infected computer.
Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection :
– This virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screens on the infected computers.
– Computer users will experience constant security pop ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen and taken advantages by cyber criminals.
Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Up till now, there is not a perfect antivirus that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it completely. It has been updated by remote and backstage cyber criminals and is able to escape from the scan of any anti-virus programs thus it is hard to be removed or even found. The most effective way is to remove it manually. The following instructions need quite level of computer expertise. If you don’t know how to that correctly, please contact with YooSecurity online support now!
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Trojan infection. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this Trojan virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.
Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry Safely:
Trojan virus PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv, as a specific Trojan item which steals any passwords in a compromised machine pilfers them to its cooperators thus the privacy of the infected computer user will be revealed. This nasty Trojan is capable to infect your system and install additional malware, including Trojans, viruses, and other parasites. It will open up a huge security hole on your machine, allowing remote attackers to reach your system and sensitive personal information. In addition, it may also generate unwanted popping ups of ads on your screen. Do not take the infection of this PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv as a tiny issue to your computer as it will definitely leads large problems in the near future. It should be removed as soon as you find the threat!
Note: Have tried many methods but failed to get rid of this Trojan virus? If you have no clue, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 13, 2013 4:44 am