Tuesday, September 30, 2014

How to Remove Trojan.Gen.SMH? Stop Damages and Potential Dangers

remove Trojan.Gen.SMH
that leads to computer crash

  • Basic knowledge about Trojan.Gen.SMH
  • How does Trojan.Gen.SMH affects computers?
  • FAQ - how dangerous is Trojan.Gen.SMH?
  • Follow steps to remove Trojan.Gen.SMH quickly and completely
  • Final
  • Other related posts

Basic Knowledge about Trojan.Gen.SMH

Trojan.Gen.SMH is strictly identified as a Trojan Horse. Such Trojan is a self-contained and standalone computer virus that mainly takes advantage of vulnerable Internet and emails to initiate infiltration. By self reproducing to Host Application, Trojan.Gen.SMH is capable of connecting itself to designated web sites/ server to load down complementary vicious items or transfer collected information or generating vicious keys under Root section to enable unauthorized access from hackers directly.

How Does Trojan.Gen.SMH Affects Computer?

Trojan.Gen.SMH mainly attacks computers both 32-bit and 64-bit through the vulnerability within system or installed programs. This makes it a point to scan for vulnerability regularly and install/update patches for precaution and prevention.

Usually PC users who fit the below listed would very likely to be attacked by the Trojan horse:
  1. Lazy in updating system and installed programs.
  2. Use no extra attention when accessing some websites with luring content.
  3. No examination before access to some third-party program or online game website.

FAQ: How dangerous is to get hit by Trojan.Gen.SMH?

Trojan.Gen.SMH is no doubt has the ability to Trojan.Gen.SMH build-in functions. According to troubleshooting efforts made by wide range of PC users, Trojan.Gen.SMH blocks boot time scan and hinder Rescue CD from running/ starting. Error messages even pop up when attempts are made to remove Trojan.Gen.SMH with aggressive methods. In such case, the Trojan manages to cause system failure somehow and it depends on the condition of target machine.

In effect, Trojan.Gen.SMH will not arouse such horrible troubles the moment it lands on a target machine since it needs to copy itself to various directories so that to shape a backdoor in the background to load more payloads down on the compromised machine. Thanks for the backdoor invisible to PC users, additional installations of virus are achieved. That’s why affected people will run across troubles like:
  1. Full scan will freeze before the scan is complete.
  2. Some anti-virus programs are not able to detect Trojan.Gen.SMH while some others can.
  3. More infections may very well be found soon after the attack by Trojan.Gen.SMH, such as mywebsearch.com.
  4. Computer become tardy in response due to highly consumed CPU usage.
  5. Error issues may occur.
  6. Some programs mounted on the target machine may fall in failure.
It is worth the mentioning that, tracking cookies are the frequent caller should there be any backdoor/ vulnerability, and the Trojan is programmed to collect information stored on memory and sites visited, there is a big risk of losing personal data. So why the waiting? Follow the steps to help yourself remove it.

Take Manual Steps to Remove Trojan.Gen.SMH

please close down System Restore function as Trojan.Gen.SMH could inject its vicious code into every detected restore points and restore itself automatically after being remove incompletely.

enter into Safe Mode to run full scan with anti-virus program and note down the path name directing to Trojan.Gen.SMH.

Windows 7/Vista/XP
Restart the affected computer > keep tapping on “F8 key” when the computer is booting > select ‘Safe Mode’ on  “Windows Advanced Options Menu” screen > press Enter key.

Windows 8
Restart the affected computer > hold the Shift button and keep tapping on the F8 key as the computer is booting >  ‘See advanced repair options’ > ‘Troubleshoot’ > ‘Advanced Options’ > ‘Windows Startup Settings’ > ‘Restart’ button.

end the running processes related to Trojan Trojan.Gen.SMH according to the path name shown in Task Manager and System Information respectively.

Access Task Manager > View > select columns > tick "PID" and "Path name" > go to open up System Information > end the process with path name directing to Trojan.Gen.SMH 's path or the path that doesn't belong to system.
(tip: find the services directing to Trojan.Gen.SMH' s path or the path that doesn't belong to system for step 5)

unveil all hidden items and remove items generated by Trojan.Gen.SMH from local disk.

Windows 7/XP/Vista- Control Panel > user accounts and family safety > Folder Options > View tab > tick ‘Show hidden files and folders’ > non-tick ‘Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)’ > OK button.

Windows 8 - Windows Explorer > View tab > tick ‘File name extensions’ and ‘Hidden items’ > OK button.
  • Access the detected path and remove all the items there.
  • Access the following folders to remove the items generated on the day when Trojan.Gen.SMH was firstly detected:
C:\Users\[your username]\Documents\
C:\Program Files\

access Database to remove the services generated by Trojan Trojan.Gen.SMH found in Step 3.

Press down Win key and R key together > type “regedit” > hit Enter key > press down Ctrl and F key > Find box > type the detected services > hit Find button > remove any found items.

remove restore file that help Trojan.Gen.SMH to recover from removal.

Win+R key combination > Run box > type "CMD" > hit Enter key > type "-h -r C:\_RESTORE" > hit Enter key > type "DELETE _RESTORE" > hit Enter key.

All Trojan.Gen.SMH wants is money. Corrupting computer is not such a fun. By loading its keylogger, the Trojan is capable of recording accounts and passwords. Such information will be uploaded to its remote server for the cyber criminal backstage to steal money from the online bank directly, steal the account (online game account) especially or resell computer-gaming outfit for money. Therefore it is kind of hurry to remove it. The longer Trojan.Gen.SMH stays on a machine ,the more dysfunctions will be incurred. Thus, it is advisable to adopt feasible steps and remove it upon its detection. Do not be panic when unexpected issues happen, just ask Online Experts for help.

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