Hey, there. I don’t know what is going on now? I couldn’t browse well. I was redirecting to some unfamiliar websites. I realized that my computer must be infected by a kind of virus. I must find it out. Norton told me that my computer was infected by Trojan.Sysridge!gen1. But I can’t use Norton to remove this virus completely. Can anyone help me remove this virus step by step? Thank you very much!
Trojan.Sysridge!gen1 is a threat that is used to take over a computer and give a third party access to the target computer. This Trojan is classified to be the member of malicious Trojan family which is created by vicious cyber criminals with the purpose of hacking all kinds of Windows computer users around the world. This virus can be attached to the third applications like spam emails, junk email attachments, suspicious websites, freeware downloads and infected links, ads, pop-ups and so on. Therefore, this virus can get into your computer through the process of downloading freeware, visiting suspicious websites or links, reading or responding spam emails as well as its attachments and installing unsafe programs on your computer. So, you can see that the ways of virus distribution are various. If you want to avoid being infected by the virus, you should be more cautious while you are online. Please think twice before you do something.
Once infected, Trojan.Sysridge!gen1 has the ability to pose a significant threat to your privacy and data security. Because this virus may steal your sensitive data once it installed, so you should remove it as soon as you can. Besides, this Trojan may disable your security programs and damage your firewall. Thus, other infections may get into your computer easily, such as adware, other related Trojans, malware, spyware and worms and so on. Otherwise, it may monitor your computer and then change your crucial programs on your infected system to stop you use the program normally. You may get blue screen or errors frequently if you leave this virus on your computer for a long time. Removing Trojan.Sysridge!gen1 from the infected computer is your priority thing you should take care. If you want to fix your problem within the shortest time, it is strongly recommended to use manual removal guide which is the most effective way to remove this virus.
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 WTrojan.Sysridge!gen1 virus, 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.Sysridge!gen1 virus 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.Sysridge!gen1 is a dangerous computer infection which may perform several actions when executed. This malicious Trojan comes through spam emails, bundled downloads or by p2p sharing networks. Once installed, this Trojan may control your Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) by altering search results and gaining online profit for its authors. In addition, it is capable of allowing unwanted programs as well as infections to access the targeted computer without any consent. Moreover, this infection will change your registry settings and other important windows system files. If Trojan.Sysridge!gen1 is not removed it can cause a complete computer crash. In one word, This Trojan must be removed as fast as possible to avoid further damages if you detect this nasty thing on your computer.
Published by Selina Lynmich, last updated on September 1, 2016 4:35 pm | How to Guides