How to Completely Get Rid of EXP/SWF.DY (Step-by-Step Instructions)
In the last 48 hours, there were lots of PC users getting security alerts about EXP/SWF.DY over and over again, and the issue still keeps happening to more users:
“Hi, My Avira has also detected this this today also (4 times) and denied it access. I, too, was accessing a site that I am relatively familiar with. The detection came up as: EXP/SWF.DY (exploit). I have not yet run a full Avira scan. What exactly is this? Is it malware, spyware? And how dangerous/severe is it, if at all? High risk or low? Is it a false positive? Strange how this has appeared on the same day with two different users…”
“I ran a full Avira scan and nothing showed up on it. Very strange. Any explanation/resolution forthcoming from Avira as to what it is, why it’s appeared on several different people’s computers who are using Avira?Is it a false positive? Has it been corrected/resolved yet??”
“Having the same problem: Starting yesterday, I am getting the same error over and over on a trusted website that I have been using for several years. I hope this is a false positive and that they did not get infected. Is there an update? Also, do you need to know the URL of the website in question?”…
Here, I should tell you that, if you are one of those people who kept getting alerts on EXP/SWF.DY, your system is almost in an emergency now, since EXP/SWF.DY is a severe vicious threat uses advanced rootkit to hide deeply in your system and performs malicious acts silently to damage and even steal your confidential data. Your antivirus software such as Avira can detect the infection, while your system protector is not able to find out the virus’ specific location and infected files to clean up them completely. But do not panic, Our Labhas figured out a easy manual removal method for you to get rid of EXP/SWF.DY quickly. Read more details below.
Evil Features of EXP/SWF.DY
EXP/SWF.DY is a very dangerous infection which will mess up your system registry to bring your system all kinds of errors and exploits. Once the threat successfully takes a spot in your system, your PC’s defensive system will be collapsed gradually. At the early stage, you will not find out any obvious harmful activities performed by it, though your antivirus software will keep giving you reports about it. In fact, behind your eyes, this infection will act recklessly to damage your system crucial files and makes your system an easy target for virus attack. Then various threats will use your weak security to infiltrate your system to mess up everything. It will also link your PC to the hacker’s server to facilitate the hacker to intrude your PC, then the hacker hijacks the web browser and monitors your online activities to collect your confidential information such as banking login details, the information that may be used by the hacker for commercial purpose. Such a nasty threat will take high resources to strikingly slow down your computer speed as well as cause big system malfunction. It is totally clear that EXP/SWF.DY is a severe threat to your PC, it’s highly recommended to remove it with manual solution as early as you can. Please do no hesitant to please contact Our agents 24/7 onlineto remove the virus, or follow this step-by-step guide to remove it.
EXP/SWF.DY Spreading Approaches
1. EXP/SWF.DY can be downloaded via malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites;
2. EXP/SWF.DY can be installed through spam email attachments;
3. EXP/SWF.DY can lurk into target PC via media downloads and social networks;
4. EXP/SWF.DY can be executed by other threats on system.
Harmful Properties of EXP/SWF.DY
- EXP/SWF.DY communicates with hackers and steals your confidential data.
- EXP/SWF.DY drops lots of adware and spyware onto your PC.
- EXP/SWF.DY hijacks your browser and changes its default settings.
- EXP/SWF.DY can disable firewall and antivirus program to defense itself.
- EXP/SWF.DY seriously degrades the PC performance.
Cannot Delete EXP/SWF.DY by Antivirus Programs?
The EXP/SWF.DY virus, as many other viruses, is created with malicious code and is changed daily or more often. That’s why any of the antivirus programs can’t keep up to remove the virus. When victim users tried with various security tools, they did not get rid of the virus, but messed up the computer more. Any unsure method is not recommended to remove the virus, but manual removal has always been the most effective way to get rid of it.
EXP/SWF.DY Manual Removal
Step 1: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop EXP/SWF.DY processes in the Windows Task Manager.
Step 2: Detect and delete EXP/SWF.DY associated files listed below.
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\ %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\[random].exe %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]\[random].mof %AppData%[trojan name]toolbardtx.ini %AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallIE.dat %AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallStatIE.dat %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarversion.xml
Step 3: Open the Registry Editor, detect and remove these Registry Entries created by EXP/SWF.DY:
(Click Start button> click “Run” > Input “regedit” into the Run box and click ok)
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PersonalSS.DocHostUIHandler HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardCurVer HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardCLSID HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardThis post is tagged with keywords:How to completely get rid of expswf dy step by step instructions, virus and malware removal, computer issues, How to completely get rid of expswf dy step by step instructions