Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika – How to Remove

Your computer works slowly and strange? You know Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika virus is in the computer but do not know how to remove it? Various antivirus programs are only able to detect it but unable to get rid of it? Is this Trojan virus dangerous? You have tried everything but it still stations in your computer firmly? In this case, please read the article which shows detailed information about the Trojan horse.

Details of Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika:

Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika is a dangerous Trojan virus made by cyber criminals to destruct the target computer. The Trojan gets into the computer via lurking in some free software, spam email attachments and plug-ins, unknown links or pop-up windows in some malicious websites. It mainly attacks computers provided with various Windows operating systems around the world because the virus makers have it spread globally. It can finish its installation in your computer when you do not know so that you realize belatedly that the computer is infected after you see the warning from antivirus program. If you are not so cautious when online, your computer may be infected by this kind of Trojan virus.

In addition to modifying important system files and registry settings, this Trojan adds its malicious files and registry entries to your computer system in order to make it run actively in the background and consolidate its presence. A lot of system resources are occupied by the virus, which reduces the speed of your computer greatly and even disrupts the computer. Besides, it is capable of bringing many other threats into your computer, making the computer vulnerable to remote attack. Cyber criminals can monitor your online activities so as to collect and use your sensitive information illegally, such as bank account details, confidential work files and contact numbers of your friends as well as family members. If you find that your computer is infected with Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika, you had better get rid of it as soon as possible before it destroys your computer. It is very stubborn since it is able to be hidden in the computer system with quick variation speed. Although some antivirus programs may prevent it temporarily, it will break out again to scare you if you do not remove it completely. The cyber criminals also can access to your system easily to change antivirus software settings. Therefore, only manual removal can solve the problem thoroughly.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

What Can the Vicious Virus Do?

1. It has the ability to download additional components and other infections in the target computer in order to fully complete its penetration.
2. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.
3. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other private data.

Manual Removal Guide:

The malicious Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika 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 cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. Through making use of advanced technology, it maintains the ability to combine its components with system files or to generate fake system files, which confuses computer users as well as antivirus programs. They cannot identify it accurately and timely, let alone remove it thoroughly. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to drive it away from your computer. In this case, you are advised to delete every file generated by it manually so as to spare all later trouble. The manual removal needs to be handled carefully so as to avoid any subsequent damages. Users can follow the manual guide here to have the hijacker removed instantly.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika

2. Show Hidden Files

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

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

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

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

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

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

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


(2). Find out and remove the associated files.



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

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In conclusion, Trojan-PSW.Win32.Tepfer.sika is a malicious Trojan infection that has the ability to change system settings and destruct important system files. Once your computer is infected, cyber criminals can hide in the system background to monitor and record the process you use the computer, which means that your private information including credit card password and bank account information is not safe. The Trojan makes your computer work as slow as a snail. At the same time, it puts other serious infections in your computer to cause further damages. In order to protect your computer and your privacy, we strongly recommend that you remove it as soon as possible.

The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by on December 19, 2013 5:24 am, last updated on December 19, 2013 5:24 am

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