Manual removal instructions:

Today we will find out what is SMW.SYS, how it works and how to delete SMW.SYS from your computer.
The main purpose of SMW.SYS is to display ads on your PC and to hijack your browser by changing its settings.

SMW.SYS usually infiltrates your computer while being downloaded in a bundle with a popular hacked programs or while being included in downloaded file with a bunch of other trojans.

SMW.SYS causes the great problems for you, such as replacing your browser starting page with malicious one, browser search redirecting, changing security settings and allowing popup advertisements to show up.

SMW.SYS virus accomplishes this tasks by registering virus process in startup or by automatically launching malicious sites.

How to remove SMW.SYS?

Deleting SMW.SYS is a complex task and is required a full system cleaning.
Make a full backup of your PC before starting.

Follow the next steps to clean your system out:

  1. Uninstall SMW.SYS using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
  2. Open Task Manager and terminatel "SMW.SYS" processes.
  3. Use Windows search to find and remove "SMW.SYS" files and folders.
  4. Run services.msc and disable a "SMW.SYS" Windows service.
  5. Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "SMW.SYS" scheduled tasks.
  6. Open regedit.exe and delete SMW.SYS registry keys and values.
  7. Inspect the properties of your desktop and Start menu shortcuts for SMW.SYS presence and "http://" links.
  8. Open your browser and disable SMW.SYS plugins. Disable all unknown plugins. Reset the browser settings.
  9. Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.
  10. Restart your computer and check results.

SMW.SYS is related to: Win32-PUP-gen, SMW.SYS.

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