Your antivirus program like AVG has detected a threat called Win32/Tifen.A? Your computer performs slowly and weirdly, which makes you feel so annoyed? Where does Win32/Tifen.A come from? What can it do to your computer? Is it harmful to your data and personal files in the infected computer? How to remove it completely?
Win32/Tifen.A is a notorious Trojan virus designed by cyber criminals, which is able to occupy the infected computer and mess up the computer seriously. Usually, visiting malicious websites or clicking on unknown links, opening spam email attachments and downloading or installing some hacked freeware may result in its access to the computer. This Trojan is rampant, therefore, please be careful when surfing the Internet.
Once Win32/Tifen.A is triggered, it modifies essential system settings and registry entries immediately, which allows it to be active and polytrophic in the computer. You computer will run very slowly and weirdly. Running programs or the computer will shut down automatically and abnormal shut-downs may damage the computer significantly. Moreover, it can record your computer using traces. The information about what programs you run, what websites you visit and what you type will be sent back to the cyber criminals. No one can predict what they will do with the information. All are done in the backdoor and you know nothing. To protect your computer and privacy, you shall have this Trojan removed as soon as possible.
Win32/Tifen.A is able to change the settings of the antivirus programs, which prevents the antivirus programs from updating successfully and even disables them. Thus, manual removal can be the most effective way. Please notice that you need to be careful during the removal for the virus is very tricky to hide itself deep and can automatically regenerate.
1. Show hidden files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
2. Delete virus files
(1). Delete the related registry entries to this Trojan virus through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this Trojan virus.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
In a word, Win32/Tifen.A is a dangerous Trojan virus that will cause damages to the infected computer and facilitate the cyber criminals to collect your personal information without your awareness. The infected computer will run extremely slowly and it will take a much longer time for you to start the computer and run programs. Win32/Tifen.A can hide deep in the infected computer system and also disables antivirus programs leaving your computer in a risky condition. If antivirus programs do not work, the best way to rid of it is manual removal. We suggest you to remove it immediately.
Published by Deb Mirren & last updated on April 28, 2013 8:21 am