Hey, there. Last night, I was downloaded a new song from a link which was sent by my friends on Facebook. After that, I got my computer shut down and then went to bed. However, when I booted my computer this morning, I got a report from my Kaspersky stating that my computer was infected by Trojan.Swifi!gen6. I was shocked! What should I do? I don’t know why I get this big problem on my computer. I find that some of my programs files are damaged. I can’t run them normally now. I just need this Trojan be removed off my computer. Please help!
Trojan.Swifi!gen6 is a newly created Trojan virus which is produced and spread by cyber criminals. This malicious Trojan virus used to target at the Windows computer around the world, including Windows 7, Windows 8, Window 10, Window Vista and Window XP and so on. Once this Trojan gets into your system, it will take the whole control of your online activities and then stop you to do anything normally on the compromised computer. This malicious Trojan may get the chance to gets into your system while you are doing something wrong online. In most cases, people used to bring this Trojan into your computer by clicking on something by mistake (such as links, ads and pop-ups), visiting malicious websites (likes porn webs, unknown webs and violent content sites, etc.), downloading “free” applications from unauthorized websites (such as porn videos, pdf files, coupons, documents and so on), Once this Trojan gets into your computer, it may not do anything good on your system. You’d better to remove it as soon as you detect it by your antivirus programs, such as Norton, AVG and Kaspersky.
What will Trojan.Swifi!gen6 do on the compromised computer system? Can you ignore this Trojan when you detected on your system? Definitely, no, you can’t. This malicious Trojan virus must be removed immediately when you detect it. Once installed, this Trojan may take control of your whole computer and then install lots of Trojan-related stuff on your system. As soon as you boot your computer, this infected and its related products will run automatically at your backgrounds. As long time you run your system, as slower system performance your computer will works on. During the time you are using your computer doing anything, your computer often gets struck, webpage crashed, white screen and even blue screen of death. Additionally, this Trojan may change your important system files so as to prevent you from running and using your programs normally, such as DNS settings, browser settings and your registry and so on. The most important thing is that it may disable your system antivirus programs and damage your firewall security. As a result, other infections will get into your system more easily, such as adware, malware, other Trojans and spyware and so on. Anyway, you must remove Trojan.Swifi!gen6 from your computer immediately when it is detected by your antivirus.
1. Desktop background image and Browser homepage settings are changed. Google, Yahoo Searches are redirected.
2. It may slow down your computer considerably and you will feel like your computer is stuck. This includes opening programs, shutting down your computer, and slow Internet.
3. It is capable to corrupt your windows registry and uses it to deploy annoying pop up ads out of nowhere. You will get many unwanted pop-ups on your computer.
Note: No matter how the virus accesses your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of Trojan.Swifi!gen6, professional manual guide is needed.
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Trojan.Swifi!gen6 is installed,computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
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 and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:
Trojan.Swifi!gen6 is a malicious and tricky virus that made by cyber hackers with evil purposes. This infection can spread in a variety of ways. It often arrives as an attached file to spam email messages pretending as worthy material from a reputable company. If you read the email, you get this virus into your computer. This virus also can dive into your system while you are installing unsafe programs or visiting suspicious websites (porn webs). Once installed, as soon as you boot your computer, it may run itself and conduct lots of activities at your background. In addition, if your computer is infected with this virus, you will realize your machine can be slower and slower and there will be a lot of junk files saved. It may create files on different target locations on your computer so that you may not detect it easily with general antivirus programs. In a word, if you detect this infected or its related threats on your computer, you should remove it as early as you can. It is said that only manual removal way can get rid of this stubborn virus effectively and completely.
Published by & last updated on January 25, 2016 1:32 pm