Does your antivirus pop up a box saying your computer is infected by Generic BackDoor!1sw? Have you tried many antivirus programs but none of them work to cope with such malicious virus? This step-by-step guide can help you safely and quickly remove this pest without any risk.
Generic BackDoor!1sw is classified as a tricky Trojan that encompasses keylogging characteristics. After installed, it can steal confidential data such as user names and passwords without your awareness, and even may use your private IM and email accounts to initiate mass email attacks.
Generally, this virus hides deeply on system by using root-kit techniques so that it can easily bypass from security tools. It will target every computer users that range from individual, educational institutions, up to known organizations. Such pest can open doors for other types of spyware/adware without your permission. Besides, it can occupy high resources which will strikingly slows down your computer speed and even causes your computer stuck frequently. Generic BackDoor!1sw aims to gather your personal data such as credit card info, log in numbers and then connects to a remote IRC server and forward the data to cybercriminals. Hence, users should eliminate it instantly without a doubt to completely secure your computer.
Slow down your PC speed notably.
Add other dangerous Trojan or Spyware to your system secretly.
Allow the hacker to access your entire system.
Collect all your personal information and transfer to a remote hacker.
Destroy critical system files and make PC unstable.
1. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
2. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(Generic BackDoor!1sw)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
If you failed to remove this malware with the instructions above or need any assistant, you are welcome to contact YooCare experts to resolve all the problems completely.
Published by & last updated on August 17, 2012 5:25 pm