Cannot successfully get rid of Trojan:Win32/FakeSysdef virus? What is the best solution to deal with it? If it cannot be deleted as soon as possible, what dangers can it bring to your computer?
Trojan:Win32/FakeSysdef is categorized as one of the nasty Trojan infections that you may come across on your computer. Once it’s been detected by your antivirus program, please try to get rid of it immediately with manual steps instead of antivirus software. It is believed that this Trojan virus can escape from auto removal of virus protection tools.
Where did you pick this virus up? Ways to be infected vary from different online activities. Visiting hacked sites, download malicious programs or opening spam emails are the common ways to be attacked by Trojan:Win32/FakeSysdef virus. What damages can it bring to your computer? A) Its mainly purpose is to help remote hosts to collect your personal information in order to make illegal benefits out of them; B) It can create system security flaws so as to bring more viruses and malware to damage your computer and steal more money from you; C) There will be a lot of constant pop ups showing on your screen; D) Infected files can be scattered anywhere in your computer pretending to be authorized system files so antivirus software cannot detect them any more; and E) Your computer will be running slower than before. Once the infection is done, this Win32/FakeSysdef virus will secretly change several default settings of your computer so that it can remain steadily inside your computer. Therefore, to completely remove this Trojan virus, you will need to manually delete its associating files and folders.
As mentioned above, to completely delete this Trojan:Win32/FakeSysdef, you will need to manually remove it. And in case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages, please spend some time on making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:
1. Restart the infected computer and keep pressing F8 key to log in with Safe Mode with Networking;
2. Open Control Panel from Start menu and go to Folder Options;
3. Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended);
4. Press Windows+R keys to open the Run window and type in regedit to open Registry Editor;
5. Find out and delete all these associating files as below:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]
6. Find out and remove all these associating registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[Trojan Win32 FakeSysdef].exe”
7. Restart the computer to normal mode when the above steps are done.
Note: You have equal opportunities to be infected by this Trojan:Win32/FakeSysdef virus as long as you are exposing yourself on the Internet. A Trojan virus can be widely spread via social networks. If luckily enough, your antivirus software will detect the existing of this Trojan in your computer so that you can take quick actions to deal with it. Otherwise, you may notice it later or not even know its existing when it’s successfully brought some other scamware to your computer asking money from you to sign up. If in case the infected computer is the one that you do all your school work, or you have a lot of important data in it, you’d better let experts have an overall check on it since there might not be just one virus/malware. Besides, as mentioned before the manual removal processing requires better computer skills, so it’s suggested that the above steps should be done by PC advanced users. Any kind of small mistakes during the operating could lead to unpredictable damages to your computer. If you still find it difficult to understand or follow the above instructions to delete Trojan:Win32/FakeSysdef virus, and in order to prevent more problems from accessing your computer without approval, you can contact YooCare Online Expert and tell them what you’ve been through so far. YooCare is a 24/7 online company that provides services for any kind of PC problems. You can Google it up and get yourself a fast and satisfied online service.
Published by Vinson J.Porche on July 30, 2012 | How to Guides