AVG detects a Win.Trojan.Symmi in your computer? AVG says it is removed but it appears again and again in the scan result? Is there a good way to delete the Trojan virus? Will it steal your personal information if you do not remove it?
Win.Trojan.Symmi is classified as a Trojan horse virus that is specifically designed by cyber criminals and helps them to gather valuable information. Different from other normal Trojan viruses, it is able to bypass many antivirus programs to install in the computer itself. It is not a malware or ransomware which will show up brazenly. It will hide in the system once it has the chance to get in the computer. The Trojan virus can enter a system with vulnerabilities. And these vulnerabilities are often caused by computer users.
As mentioned above, Win.Trojan.Symmi can bypass most antivirus tools. Usually, the Trojan is in some hacked sites, unknown free software and spam e-mail attachments. It can infect your computer if you access these unsafe resources when you surf the Internet. Once it’s in the computer, antivirus software will detect it out if you keep the antivirus software updated and pop up security alerts to show you the Trojan. However, when you try to use your antivirus software to delete it, it does not seem to be completely removed from the computer.
1. Win.Trojan.Symmi 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.
Win.Trojan.Symmi can help computer hackers to collect valuable information from personal computer users and related malware as well as spyware may extend the damages to your computer. Therefore, it is suggested that you should delete it earlier. In order to eliminate this kind of Trojan virus completely, checking the whole computer system is needed.
1. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end the processes of Win.Trojan.Symmi
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
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries of Win.Trojan.Symmi 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_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”
Trojan viruses are currently very active in the Internet world. They have reached many places because computer become very important to most people and Internet is developed nowadays. Through various communication networks, Win.Trojan.Symmi has its specific target groups which are those computer users who lack of security consciousness. As long as a computer is connected to the Internet and the computer user touches an unsafe thing online, the Trojan can take the chance to get in the computer without permission. It will bring a lot of troubles to annoy you. For example, you will encounter other malicious programs in the computer and be redirected to other hacker websites when you surf the Internet. The network connection is often cut off. The system itself may restart per minute in line with this Trojan’s command. In conclusion, Win.Trojan.Symmi should be removed as soon as possible if you don’t want to experience any of the above results and do not want to lose your data.
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 September 22, 2014 10:33 am