4 Easy Steps to Remove System Fix Virus from Your Computer
How can you remove system fix virus manually ? ‘Virus’ is the term used to refer to programs that can duplicates itself and then it spreads throughout the computer system and disrupts the proper functioning of the system. It creates a lot of problems and results various malfunctions in the system. It can be of several types, ranging from simple to complex and dangerous viruses. Among these is a type which is a virus but at the same time it is not. Sounds complicated when it is mentioned like that, but actually it is not.
Basically, these viruses, also known as the System Fix Viruses, are critically forged programs which send error reports and messages to the user of the system. These reports are actually false information that is produced by such programs about our system files and reports that there are a lot of glitches in the system due to the presence of viruses in the system.
It sometimes reports data loss and system crash, even when there might not be such problems and our system is alright. This false information is produced by such forged programs which might force the user to buy new Anti-Virus Software to deal with the issue, even when it is not required. Now the question is that how do such programs get installed in our system?
System fix virus can result in the disappearance of desktop icons, wallpaper gets changed, some links in the start menu gets missing and some other minor changes. Sometimes it also spams with a window saying HDD failed (I think, at least some sort of critical error) and starts a “scan”.
The answer to this question is very simple. The source to these programs is sometimes software groups or family of anti-viruses and hence when we install these programs, our systems got infected by system fix virus. These viruses gain entry into our system via online websites and through cookies, and then produce such error reports. However when we use the anti-virus software to take care of the matter and try to scan and repair the system, then it reports to have made a mistake. Hence we waste both our valuable money and energy.
How do we Remove Such System fix viruses from our System ?
To every question there is an answer, but we would always prefer to hear the best and the most profitable answer among them. The best way to fix such viruses is by keeping our temporary folder clean; as such programs are generally installed to this folder. This can be done easily by following a number of steps.
These steps are as follows :
1. Press Ctrl+R to open the run command or simply select it from the start. Type in %allusersprofile% in the command box and hit enter. We will get the all users data folder opened. Here you can find if there is any kind of suspicious folders which are translucent (hidden folders) then scan it with your antivirus and it will remove system fix virus from it, if there is any!
2. We must ensure that all our files are visible and hence change the hidden file settings by clicking on Tools and then we click on Folder Options, the View. Inside the view tab we have select Show Hidden Files option and click on OK. This will show all the hidden files in the specific folder and you can manually remove the files which looks suspicious.
3. Now select Application Data. The files which have a number series or alphabet series for their name are the System Fix files. We can rename the files and change their extension to .exe which will help them to stay intact rather than getting affected by virus and malwares which will result in the creation of system fix viruses.
4. Now reboot your computer. This completely makes our system free of system free viruses. When we delete the system fix files, there are possibilities that they get generated eventually. So just after you remove them, perform a system reboots to completely remove all the files.
Now every user who have similar harms with their system can follow these 4 simple steps to restore their system to normal state and ensure proper functioning of the system. Instead of wasting our money on silly software and programs which might harm our system, we should do the job ourselves.
In extreme cases wherein sometimes the viruses enter and corrupt system files we might have to use proper Anti-Viruses with a good reputation in the market. Otherwise in cases which involve the fear of loss of valuable information, we might use LifeLock.com which is an online support for proper monitoring of our system.