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May 14, 2014

Trojan.Gen.SMH Virus Removal

My laptop has been infected by Trojan.Gen.SMH virus while surfing on the Internet. This Trojan horse attacks my computer by passing through the security tools, each time when I try to remove this Trojan horse by anti-virus program, it will keep coming back. I want to do the manual removal but have no idea about it, how can I remove this threat and keep my PC safe? Any help will be appreciated.

Description of Trojan.Gen.SMH Virus:

Trojan.Gen.SMH virus is a latest Trojan horse virus. Usually the PC users may get this virus infection while installing the unsafe programs or processes. Once this Trojan horse has been installed to the infected PC, it will be able to cause terrible virus infection such as changing the homepage, desktop image and other items, the security tools may be disabled as well. Trojan.Gen.SMH has become one of the most dangerous virus processes on the Internet, PC users need to remove this virus process to keep the infected PC safe.

In general, Trojan.Gen.SMH virus can cause a slow performance on the Windows OS computers. All the versions of the Windows OS can be the target of this Trojan horse. Usually PC users have to spend a long time on running programs or turning on the infected PC after being attacked by this virus, some of them may even get the blue screen of death frequently. If Trojan.Gen.SMH can not be removed completely, it has the ability to download other virus from the malicious site, and that is the reason PC users may get more than one virus infection on the same computer. Thus, it is suggested that PC users should remove this virus as soon as possible to avoid further damage.

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

How Can This Virus Attack the Computer?

How did you get Trojan.Gen.SMH virus on your computer? Usually these kinds of the viruses will be planted to some programs especially free programs, .exe, .bat or other executable processes and unsafe links. The computer will get the virus infection when the PC users install, open or click on these infected files. Sometimes the virus can even attack the computer by the files on the USB stick as well. Most of the unsafe website and forum will contain the virus infection, the computer can be infected while visiting these webpages.

What Damage Will be Caused by the Virus:

Generally speaking, this virus can cause terrible virus infection on the infected computer like running slowly and even computer crashing. Once this virus has been installed to the computer, PC users will have to spend a long time opening programs or turning on the infected machine. It keeps taking over the high resource of the CPU and attacking the anti-virus program, other threats can be downloaded automatically from the unsafe website as well. What is worst, the cyber criminals have ability to remote control the infected PC due to this dangerous virus, all the information is in a high-risk of being stolen, the whole computer won’t be safe anymore.

Best Way to Handle With the Trojan Virus Completely?

The Trojan horse virus is an extremely dangerous threat on the infected computer. Registry and other system settings can be modified by it completely, that is the reason the nasty redirect virus can escape the tracking of the security tools like anti-virus program or firewall. It is strongly suggested that PC user should get rid of this Trojan horse virus in a manual way to remove it. Learn more from the manual removal guide below.

Step-by-Step Manual Removal Guide:

1. Press Ctrl+Shift+ESC keys together and stop virus process in the Windows Task Manager.

(The name of the virus process can be random)

taskmrg

2. Show hidden files and folders.
a. For XP: Press Win+E together, click on Tools, then choose Folder Options

For Vista, 7 and 8: Press Win+E together, click on Organize, then choose Folder and search options.
b. Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries of the virus and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press Win+R to get the Run window. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

Run

regitry editor

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.

This Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In summary, Trojan.Gen.SMH virus is an extremely dangerous virus that can do anything to damage the infected PC. Cyber criminals can get the information from the infected PC via the backdoor process of the this nasty Trojan horse, which means the entire personal data on the browsers, local Disk will be in a high-risk situation of being stolen. Since the anti-virus program is not the best way to get rid of this nasty Trojan horse, we suggest that PC users should remove this threat manually and completely.

If you have no idea how to do with that, please to contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on May 14, 2014 2:39 am

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