Trojan.snowal.gen.1 is a new type of computer virus that is propagated worldwide by the virus makers. Computers with antivirus software can also be attacked by the virus because it is very rampant. After its successful invasion, antivirus software can detect it but always can’t delete it. Do you want to know why the virus is so stubborn and what terrible things will happen if you do not remove it timely? Please read this article.
Trojan.snowal.gen.1 is a terrible computer virus designed by the awful cyber criminals. It has the ability to take the initiative to attack computers that have many security vulnerabilities and then embed the more other malicious viruses in the computer to cause further damages. The Internet not only brings convenience but also facilitates the spread of the virus. Virus makers make use of computer user’s curiosity. They hide the virus in some media which have attractive contents. Usually, if you accidentally open spam email attachments, download unknown free software, access to suspicious web sites or open strange links, you will make your computer infected.
Trojan.snowal.gen.1 is able to perform the tasks set by virus makers and run in the background quietly while you don’t know what is going on. System startup settings are changed so that it can be activated immediately every time you turn on the computer. Through the acquisition of large amount of system resources, it makes your computer’s performance become much worse. In order to install malicious files and registry entries to your computer, it also restarts the computer randomly, which will greatly interfere with your work and cause data loss. In addition, it is capable of taking advantages of system loopholes to help dangerous Trojan viruses, spyware, worms and malicious software infect your computer to further consolidate its survival and gain better control of your computer. Cyber criminals can monitor your online activities and steal your personal information. If you let it stay in the computer for a long time, you will suffer from a greater loss. Therefore, the urgent problem now is to remove the virus. There are many dangerous viruses being created every day in the Internet world. As a result, antivirus programs need time to update the virus database. Some famous antivirus programs may be able to find out that the computer is infected with the virus. However, they cannot successfully remove it. You can try the flexible manual removal.
Trojan virus allows cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without being noticed and it could disable executable programs installed on your computer and cause system crash. Also it will change important settings on your computer to allow remote control from cyber criminals. Other than that, it will modify your registry settings and important key value to make it difficult to be removed. As soon as you use Norton to remove it, you will get an error saying that Remove Failed just like the following picture shows:
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
Step1. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
Step2. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
Step3. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
Trojan.snowal.gen.1 is a malicious Trojan virus which implants itself to the infected computer secretly and makes your computer and other working process slowly during infection. It can install the itself into the computer system without your awareness and consciousness. To make matters worse, the Trojan is used as a tool for hackers to achieve hacking purpose to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it with a complete and fast procedure. Users can follow instruction here to have it manual deleted instantly.
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Trojan.snowal.gen.1
Step 4. Clear all the malicious cookies in browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
Trojan.snowal.gen.1 is a new computer virus which has the ability to destroy the infected computer. It can be revealed by some well-known antivirus software. However, it is able bypass the removal function of the antivirus software to stay firmly in your computer. It is good at disguising its malicious components as system files and implanting other dangerous virus in the computer in order to cause more troubles. What is worse, it also is a serious threat to computer users’ privacy. It can help cyber criminals collect your personal information in the infected computer secretly. If you don’t want to often encounter serious problems such as the blue screen of death, you had better take action in time to clear Trojan.snowal.gen.1 virus.
Published by & last updated on May 11, 2014 3:13 am