How to Remove PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv

You get into the trouble caused by PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv virus? Your computer is as slow as a turtle? Many strange things happen since it enters your computer? You first met this kind of virus that cannot be cleared by antivirus software? Is there an effective method to completely get rid of it? Compromising with it is to hand the computer and valuable information inside the computer over to the virus makers. Don’t panic, please read the entire article to understand the essence of the virus.

Details of PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv:

PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv is a malignant computer virus that has harmed many computers. Usually, it distributes in some suspicious websites or spam emails. Downloading free programs from insecure resources will also make your computer get infected with the virus. Therefore, computer users should not install plug-ins from unknown sites, open attachments or links inside spam emails and download unknown software.

PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv is able to modify important system files and then put some malicious components in the system. You may notice that the CPU occupancy rate is very high, resulting in stuck computer as well as unresponsive programs. You will find other computer threats, which are brought by the virus, such as worm viruses, adware and malware. Successful variation also enables it to destroy files or even encrypt files. It will use HTTP protocol to connect to a remote server. In this case, the cyber criminals can keep track of your Internet browsing history and search habits to capture your sensitive data including bank account password or other online information they need. Many of the victims would like to use a variety of antivirus programs to clean up threats inside the computer, but the antivirus programs are unable to handle all kinds of threats, because there are tens of thousands of viruses being created every day and many viruses have the ability of continuous variation. Antivirus programs are not panaceas. Of course, an antivirus program still can provide basic protection. However, when it comes to some stubborn viruses like PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv, only manual removal can ensure a complete fix. The virus is so vicious that it sticks in the system kernel so as to insert malicious codes and commands to make a mess. If you do not remove it promptly, you will encounter system collapse. In order to avoid further serious consequences, you should take immediate measures to remove it.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

How dangerous is the virus?

1. It allows the virus makers to access your computer remotely without letting you know.
2. It is able to cause system crash and disable your executable programs.
3. It drops some other threats including malware, adware parasites and spyware into your computer.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other important data.

Manual Removal Guides :

PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv is a malicious Trojan virus which can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the hacker to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

1. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link

(3). Click on the Folder Options link

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

2. Delete Virus Files

(1). Delete the related registry entries through Registry Edit

Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random


(2). Find out and remove the associated files of PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv virus.



%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv is a dangerous computer virus which can seriously damage the target computer. Usually, it sneaks into the computer with the help of browser hijackers and spyware. When the user visits unsafe websites, clicks unknown links, downloads programs from insecure sources, the computer will be infected by the virus. It will modify some registry values so that it can run in the background secretly, which increases the burden on system, letting the computer run unbearably slow. In addition, it is able to capture the confidential data stored on your computer and transfer them back to the cyber criminals. Your credit card information and other privacy are likely to be used illegally by the cyber criminals. You should not think that antivirus programs are able to help you deal with all the threats. This stubborn virus has the ability to change its codes. We strongly recommend that you remove PSW.Win32.Fareit.acqv manually as soon as possible.
If you have no idea of how to do that, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on November 14, 2013 11:35 am, last updated on November 14, 2013 11:35 am

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