Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Swaptor Worm

Swaptor malware description and removal detail
Visible Symptoms:
Files in system folders:

Platforms / OS: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista

Detecting Swaptor:


[%PROFILE%]\start menu\programs\swaptor

Registry Keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\menuorder\start menu2\programs\swaptor
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\wise solutions\wise installation system\repair\[%PROGRAM_FILES%]\swaptor\install.log

Removing Swaptor:

An up-to-date copy of ExterminateIt should detect and prevent infection from Swaptor.

If you do not have ExterminateIt and you are worried that you may have infected computer, you could run trial version of ExterminateIt, or remove Swaptor manually.

To completely manually remove Swaptor malware from your computer, you need to delete the Windows registry keys and registry values, the files and folders associated with Swaptor.

  1. Use Task Manager to terminate the Swaptor process.
  2. Delete the original Swaptor file and folders.
  3. Delete the system registry key parameters
  4. Update your antivirus databases or buy antivirus software and perform a full scan of the computer.

We recommends that all Internet users back up any important information on their computers, enable maximum protection from network attacks and malicious code on their computers, refrain from executing suspicious programs received from untrustworthy sources.

ExterminateIt effectively and automatically removes Swaptor from you computer and is a good solution for those who are seeking easy and effective protection for their computer from Trojan Horses, Rootkits, Backdoors, spyware, botnets, keystroke loggers, dialers and other malicious software(malware).

Download ExterminateIt! to instantly get rid of Swaptor!

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