Unable to remove Win32/Sirefef.EZ by running ESET? Are you still frustrated with this pesky virus? How to clean up this stubborn virus for good? Learn more.
Win32/Sirefef.EZ is a terrible virus that is promoted via spam e-mails, malicious or hacked web pages, peer-to-peer networks. It can destroy the infected computer system and interfere with numerous harmful program processes. The virus resides in the infected system and wreaks chaos.
The most noticeable symptom on the presence of this Trojan is extreme reduction on performance of the PC. It encompasses backdoor capabilities, which enable it to connect to the web and drop other harmful files. It also may potentially damage your personal files. Research has shown that this type of Trojan may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result in loss of money and identity theft. Moreover, it may infect your registry and use it to launch annoying pop up ads out of nowhere. You can’t do anything just with the pops up. Don’t hesitate to remove such malicious Trojan out of your machine to avoid further damage.
Computer slows down dramatically.
System crashes suddenly and repeatedly.
Random files and folders will be created in your computer.
Numerous unexpected messages come in front of you when you are working.Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the manual removal step-by-step guide for all computer users.
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:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[Win32/Sirefef.EZ].exe”
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 July 27, 2012 1:06 pm