Can’t get rid of Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW virus from Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP or Windows 8? It keeps warning from my security firewall alert, it makes my computer runs really slow and almost freeze down. What to do if your computer is infected with such infection that can’t be deleted by anti-virus software?
What is Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW – How to Remove?
The Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW virus is a big Trojan horse that can cause redirect problem that replaces the users typical default browser of either Google, Yahoo, Bing, AOL, Ask, or some other search engine and instead send them to a website that is disguised to be a search engine that is owned by the hackers behind the redirect virus. Do the disturbing and odd pop ups drive you crazy when you searching online? What do you think of your computer if it takes a long time to start up and execute your order? It’s killing you, isn’t it? The symptoms above are the features of Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW Virus. Notorious as it is, the Virus is a descendant of an extended family, Trojan.
In general, this virus invades target computer when computer users open unknown email attachments, instant messages or a picture, or visiting unfamiliar websites and install rogue software mistakenly. Furthermore, it may download and installs other malware to your computer as well. Once finishes installation, Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW Virus will paralyze the performance of your anti-virus software and run a fake scan claiming that your computer is under alarming rate and infected by various virus. Then, it makes a list warning what you should delete. You fail to delete the files even if you have taken the advice from the fake scan. By doing that, you may lead your computer to a vicious circle since you have to purchase special software to eliminate the so-called infections in accordance with the notification of the virus. As a result, your computer will sink in an endless abyss. You should remove it ASAP.
What Does The Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW Virus Do On A Target Computer?
The Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW Trojan redirects your favorite websites to other malicious websites and changes your computer settings and desktop image in its wish. Moreover, other malicious virus may find their way flooding into your computer as the unwanted advertisement pop up. However, the worst scenario is that the virus has access to your personal data by taking control of your computer. In other words, your personal information like password, bank account will be at high risk.
Therefore, you can draw a conclusion by above information that the plausible image presented by Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW Virus is untrustworthy. And it goes without saying that immediate removal is imperative. Once found, you should get rid of it for good.
Manual Removal Step by Step Guide
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the domain. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager.
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 associating files and registry entries of Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW in Registry Editor as below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
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Up to now, you can completely get rid of Win32/SillyAutorun.FTW from your infected computer by following the step by step guide above, however, if the virus has changed its location on the target computer, then it is not easy for common users to fully delete it away, anti-virus program just pick it up but can’t clean it out, many viruses hide deep in system files or registry editor, that is why you need to find an efficient manual removal way to save your computer from all threats including this one, if you are not geek, any mistakes will cause blue screen of death or system crash. The best way to save your computer is to consult with PC experts who can help you absolutely and safely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 14, 2013 11:29 am