System32 Virus, also referred to as "Sys32," is actually a Trojan. The main difference between a virus and a Trojan is that Trojans do not spread themselves. Nevertheless, a Trojan can be very dangerous. A remote hacker can use a Trojan to procure personal information from your computer, such as bank account numbers. In addition, a remote hacker can download additional Trojans onto your computer and change various computer settings.
End Infected Processes
Press "Ctrl + Alt + Delete."
Click on "Task Manager."
Click on the "Processes" tab.
End the following processes. To end a process, simply right-click on it and select "End Process." "server.exe" "system32.exe""system33 trojan v1.1.exe"
Delete Infected Files
Click on the "Start" menu.
Click on "Search Files and Folders."
Search for and delete the following files. Delete only the files listed below. Do not delete the "System32" folder, this is a necessary part of your operating system. To delete a file, simply right-click on it and select "Delete." "server.exe" "system32.exe""system33 trojan v1.1.exe" "system33.txt" "worm.p2p.tanked.11"
Tips & Warnings
- Also update your antivirus program and run a scan. This will help detect and remove any malicious files you may have missed. In addition, keeping your antivirus up to date helps prevent future viruses from infecting your computer.
- The System32 virus uses the name of a legitimate system folder. While cleaning your computer of the virus, don't touch the "System32" folder in your Windows Directory.