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Apr 10, 2014

HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id Removal Guide

Your antivirus software reports to you that HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id infects your computer? It is a high risk of computer virus, thus, you need to get rid of it immediately. However, it seems your antivirus software cannot solve this problem. So what are you going to do? Will you need to spend a lot of time and money in bringing your computer to a local repair shop? Please read the post to further understand the virus.

Details of HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id:

HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id is a malicious computer virus which is able to allow cyber criminals to remotely access and control your computer. Typically, this virus has the capacity to sneak into the computer without bothering you. Weak points of the computer system and neglect of novice computer users are the main means of the virus to access to the computer. If you want to stay away from this kind of virus, you had better not go to those insecure websites which contain many hidden links. If you click on a malicious link accidentally, your computer will be infected. In addition, you need to be aware of unknown shareware released by cyber criminals on the Internet, all of which are usually free.

Once HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id enters into the computer, it begins to change system settings and Windows registry values so that it can run automatically when the system starts loading and execute malicious tasks immediately. It also consumes a lot of computer resources. As a result, the infected computer works very slowly. When you are editing an important file, you may encounter a blue screen of death or abnormal shutdown. What is more, other malware, spyware or viruses will be dropped in the computer, which makes the computer get into a very dangerous situation. Worse still, it has the ability to record your personal information, including bank account or credit card information, and then send to the cyber criminals. Although some antivirus software may be able to stop it, it can quickly regenerate. Cyber criminals are also capable of changing the settings of antivirus software once they take over your system. In order to protect your computer and your privacy, we recommend that you take action as soon as possible to eliminate the virus.

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 HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id 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 virus 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 HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id

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 HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id 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

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

HEUR:Exploit.SWF.Agent.id is a dangerous computer virus which is spread all over the world through the Internet by the virus makers. Most computerusers do not even know how it gets into the computer. It has many kinds of diffusion ways. If the user visits a malicious web site or open a spam email attachment, it can bypass the antivirus to walk into your computer leisurely. What is worse, the cyber criminals can use it to remotely control your computer. Your personal data in the computer will be stolen. Therefore, you should try the best to eliminate it in the shortest period of time.

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 & last updated on April 10, 2014 1:13 pm

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