I had a Trojan virus called Trojan.Swifi!gen4 in my laptop. I just updated the Windows OS to Windows 10 as well as the security program to its latest version. But the anti-virus software didn’t block or delete the Trojan horse from the computer. Some normal programs of the computer stopped working constantly. I know little about computers, so I can’t locate the paths of the Trojan infection in my system. How can I save my computer? Any Trojan removal help will be highly appreciated.
Information about Trojan.Swifi!gen4 Virus:
Trojan.Swifi!gen4 is a nasty Trojan horse that targets PC users all over the world. It affects computers running with Windows 7, Vista, Windows 8 and other Windows OS. It is created by cyber hackers who obtain tricky tactics to put the Trojan and numerous potential threats on compromised websites, spam email attachments and free download packages and so on. It takes chance to penetrate into your computer and then gets installed in the system automatically. The Trojan horse is activated in the background of your computer, and it leads to destructive computer damages. Most of your computer resources will be taken up, and your CPU usage may reach 100% constantly. System stuck, constant freezes and even computer crashing issue may occur to your computer while you do Internet searches, play games and run programs and so on. With the help of the Trojan, potential threats and some unwanted freeware will take chance to enter your computer. Your normal programs can be badly affected by the Trojan horse, thus, your security programs never succeed in dealing with the Trojan infection.
Any improper and insecure activities online will cause this Trojan.Swifi!gen4 virus issue on your computer. That’s because the Trojan mainly spread through hacked websites, unknown attachments, free download sources and doubtful installation packages. Upon initializing, the Trojan horse reduces your computer performance and makes modification to your system files and entries. It creates new files and drops malicious copies to your computer, in order to mess up your system terribly. Also, the infection can change your desktop image, browser homepage and other computer settings to make chaos. When you perform web browsing tasks on the affected computer, you may be redirected to unwanted web pages and receive lots of pesky pop-up ads and messages on your Internet browser. Absolutely, the Trojan horse should not be kept in the compromised system too long. You had better get rid of the Trojan.Swifi!gen4 virus from your computer in a manual removal way.
Note: Manual Removal requires expertise and it is for advanced computer users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with such virus infection.
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Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection:
– This Trojan.Swifi!gen4 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 anti-virus tool that can detect this pesky Trojan virus or delete it entirely. Trojan.Swifi!gen4 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, for manual removal is a complicated and difficult process. 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 Trojan.Swifi!gen4 virus from Registry Editor. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the 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:
To Summarize Shortly:
The Trojan.Swifi!gen4 virus turns out to be a big computer problem to worldwide PC users. It comes from the malicious Trojan family and can be circulated for a long time. It affects your computer performance and disables most of your executable programs. Therefore, you will find it difficult to carry out activities in the contaminated system smoothly. Meanwhile, you may pick up some unknown error messages saying about system, program or other content. Indeed, the infection leads to slow system performance, computer freezes, high CPU usage and other serious problems. Before any further damage occurs, you should take measures to remove the nasty Trojan horse from your computer at an early time.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 30, 2015 1:11 pm