Do you know some information about this W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus? My antivirus Norton told me my computer is infected computer and the computer now is at highly risk. Norton cannot help me remove it but just pops up every 30 minutes to tell me this report. The computer now is running at a very slow speed, and some programs cannot run well. What can I do now? Can you give me some advice on how to get rid of it?

W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 Virus Description:

W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus is stubborn and pesky Trojan horse to infect windows computer. Once it gets in the targeted computer, it will perform many evil activities to mess up computer function severely. It enters the start-up item and registry editor to change system settings by changing and disabling the important system files or replace the system files with its own one. Thus when you start up your computer, it will automatically run in system and change its location and pathway as soon as possible. In this way, it can bypass the detection of antivirus. W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus corrupts crucial system files and programs to make computer function abnormally. The corrupted program will cannot run at all because the important executable files of program are missing due to this virus. And you may get several different error messages about why you cannot run the program you want, even when you start up computer, some error message will show on to tell you. To prevent you downloading new advanced antivirus program or other security tool, it blocks you to access the Internet to tell you current security setting doesn’t allow downloading this program. In system background, W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus works as a backdoor virus to bring more other threats. At that time, CPU usage will suddenly be higher, rest system capacity is fully eaten up and Internet source also is taken up. Many junk files are produced in system. Computer gets stuck and crashes down frequently or gets a blue screen of death. Anyway, this Trojan virus just does crazy damages to system, and to remove it soon to save your machine earlier.

W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus is very cunning Trojan virus which can sneak into system without notice of antivirus, and when the antivirus detects it, it has been on the computer for a short period. To keep this Trojan virus from entering your machine, please keep a good online behavior, as this virus is spread online. It usually stays on virus-infected websites which may provide free game, gambling, and porn video and so on, and then if you watch the video or open something, this W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus will automatically comes. Also in those websites, this Trojan horse may show in a form of flash picture or attractive ads banner to attract you to click on. Besides, there may be some fake software updating message or fake computer security warning popping up from those malicious websites to ask you to make an update as it requires, an did you trust that and do what it instructs, then this W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus comes into your machine. In addition, this virus will come with bundling with free software downloading. Hackers insert it into those programs. When you install the program you need, this virus comes. In order to prevent it from accessing your computer, please choose customized installation which will let know and uninstall the unwanted add-on. In a word, don’t visit malicious websites or click suspicious stuff thing online.

Some Traits about W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 Virus

-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive.

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can redirect you to pages you don’t want all the time no matter what you are doing.

-Take a long time to turn on or shut down your computer

-Your sensitive information can be stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this Trojan.

-May pretend as an anti-virus program and cheat you that computer is in dangerous, and ask you to pay to remove the threats.

Warm prompt: It’s complicated for people who are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove the Trojan W32.HfsAdware.C3E7. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Removal Guide for PCs with Windows OS

There is a removal guide of Trojan provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

>>>>>> Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously to get the Task Manager to stop the active processes of W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus. To do this, you will need to click the “Processes” tag at the top then find out suspicious processes and right click on them and select “End Process”.



>>>>>> Click “Start” menu at the lower left corner and type “regedit” in the search programs and files box and press Enter key. Then you will open the “Registry Editor”.



>>>>>> You will need to find out the suspicious registry files in the Registry Editor, They are usually located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. You need to distinguish them from their “Name” and “Data” at the right column. All of them will be randomly distributed. If you are not good at this, ask for an expert for help.

registry editor

>>>>>> After you find out the suspicious registry files, you need to find out where the .exe files of the virus locate. Usually, they will be in the operating system drive. To open it, you will need to click Start menu > Computer & My computer. Generally speaking, the Operating System drive is Local Disk (C:).


>>>>>> Basically speaking, all the related files of W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus will be located in Windows > System32. Find out all the files of the Trojan virus and delete them. Make sure that all the files you deleted are viruses, but not the files of the operating system. Any mistakes will cause data loss even system crash.


Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:


W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus can severely attack your computer once it gets on your PC. It corrupts your system files, weakens the security level of the infected computer and modifies all your key registry settings as well as disables your firewall because of its root-kit. The CPU usage percentage will become higher than before, which will cause constant blue or black screen death and system freeze. this W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus helps cyber criminals remotely control the infected PC. So hackers can do anything on your PC and get any information from your computer or by tracking your online history. And users’ personal information like credit card, bank account details, log-in passwords or other financial information could be leaked out. Victims of virus will suffer from financial loss. This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.

Warm prompt: If you are not computer savvy or not familiar with the virus to remove W32.HfsAdware.C3E7 virus. You can contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC professional online service for help:

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 27, 2015 4:51 am

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