Saturday, February 23, 2013

Know How: Remove Win32/Seirefef.gen!C Step by Step

What Is Win32/Seirefef.gen!C

Win32/Seirefef.gen!C is classified as a Trojan, a Trojan dropper to be specific. It is designed to infiltrate your computer and help other malware to fulfill their installation. The task accomplishment accrues to its ability to build up a backdoor. Once the backdoor is made, the compromised system will be overwhelmed by many more unknown and unexpected programs, infections, leading to a sluggish PC performance. Noticeably, a backdoor is also guilty for allowing remote and surreptitious access to infected systems. To get into the compromised system is not for fun. Just bear in mind that the ultimate goal of each virus is to collect your information for excessive profit, even if it is an auxiliary one.

Win32/Seirefef.gen!C has been for a while and once was a rage in 2012. And now here comes Seirefef.gen!C again, which implies an upgrade is made, let’s keep reading to see what happens with the Trojan.

Troubles with Win32/Seirefef.gen!C

Here’s what one of the victims reported:

‘I noticed a slowdown in my computer response time while web surfing.
I have MS Security essentials as antivirus program, and ran a scan. It detected Sirefef.gen!C. But when i hit the disinfect option it gets the following error:
"Security essentials encountered the following error: error code 0x800704ec windows cannot open this program because it has been prevented by a software restriction policy...”’

Problems are more complicated when it is more powerful to further affect system settings. Win32/Seirefef.gen!C is a Trojan Dropper that needs to be removed as soon as possible because it will cause more PC dysfunctions driving you nut besides the painful error code. Here are more random and erratic PC behaviors concluded by Tee Support experts 24/7 online:

  1. Freezes happen frequently with browsers.
  2. Restore system to a previous date may be failed.
  3. Anti-virus program may crash when loading
  4. Fills up the hard disk space with unwanted malicious items and consumes a lot of CPU memory.
  5. Installs additional malwares, fake anti-spyware, freeware etc.
  6. Lures you to click on filthy adverts and commercials on the Internet
  7. Deletes many system files and other important resources
  8. Redirects Google, MSN search results to other sites
  9. Can be detected and quarantine but not be removed permanently.
  10. Locks up the CPU with randomly-titled process running at 100% usage.
  11. Snail-like PC performance, delay when typing and slow loading times to start or shut down.
Obviously, there's an immediacy to get rid of Win32/Seirefef.gen!C. If you are unable to remove the virus by bypassing the error code, you are welcome to live chat with online PC experts here.

Explicit Procedures on How to Remove Win32/Seirefef.gen!C

1. Reboot your computer and log into Safe Mode with Networking.
Step: Reboot your computer. As the computer is booting but before Windows launches, tap the "F8 key" continuously which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to highlight "Safe Mode with Networking" option and press Enter key.  

2. Show hidden files and folders.
a) Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;

c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by Win32/Seirefef.gen!C :

%Documents and Settings%[UserName]Application Data[random]
 %AllUsersProfile%Application Data.dll
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data.exe(random)

4: Please stop all processes generated by Win32/Seirefef.gen!C

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL key to open Task Manager                    

5. Go to the Registry Editor to delete all related entries listed below
Hold down the Windows key on your keyboard and press the "R" button. Type in "regedit" and hit "Enter" to gain access to the Registry Editor.


Related registries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\MediaResources\msvid eo

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001 \Control\MediaResources\msvideo


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{numbers}


 Video Guide on How to Deal with Processes and Entries

Please be noted: the instruction above is for advanced computer users, since Win32/Seirefef.gen!C is very tricky, it’s hard to handle it without relative expert skills. You want to remove it ASAP? Tee Support 24/7 online agents would help you out soon!

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