Floxif Malware Virus Removal (Sept.2017 Update)

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This page aims to help you remove Floxif Malware virus. Our removal instructions work for every version of Windows.

Has your system been infected with a Trojan horse named Floxif malware virus? If you are not really sure what this threat may cause and how to deal with it, then you have landed on the right place. In this article, we are going to disclose all the specifics of this malware as well as Trojan horses in general and will give you some specific instructions on how to remove Floxif virus from your computer. Being infected with a Trojan horse is not a nice thing and your privacy and your PC might be put in great danger, so the sooner you eliminate all the harmful scripts, the better. The removal guide below contains all the details, but before you scroll down, let us first give you an idea of the nature of Trojans and their dreadful and destructive abilities.

Trojans are among the most widespread internet threats!

The chance of catching a Trojan horse while you are browsing the web is greater than catching any other type of malware. This is so because Trojans are considered some of the most widespread and tricky malicious infections. Their criminal creators prefer them more than the normal viruses because they can easily be masked as something very harmless-looking and can easily trick unsuspecting online users. This ability to camouflage gives them the chance to infect the computers without the victim’s consent and secretly perform the criminal deeds they have been programmed for. What is more, Trojans usually lack visible symptoms and for this reason, they may remain on the machine for long periods of time before they get detected. If the antivirus fails to recognize them, such threats can stay on the PC for months or even years before the victim realizes their presence. In fact, in most of the cases, the users come to know about the infection only after serious damage is done.

Floxif Malware Virus Removal


 

Step1

Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

Step2

WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!

We get asked this a lot, so we are putting it here: Removing parasite manually may take hours and damage your system in the process. If you want a fast safe solution, we recommend SpyHunter. 

>> Click to Download Spyhunter. If you don't want this software, continue with the guide below.

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Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous. 

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Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:

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After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections. 

Step3

Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.

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You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:

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Step4

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:

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Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.

  • Remember this step – if you have reason to believe a bigger threat (like ransomware) is on your PC, check everything here.

Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:

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If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.

Step5

WARNING!
To remove parasite, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. Making a mistake and deleting the wrong thing may damage your system.
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Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.

Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random

If the guide didn’t help you, download the anti-virus program we recommended or ask us in the comments for guidance!

What damage may Floxif malware  cause?

Floxif malware is a new Trojan virus that has recently been detected. As per the latest reports, this threat has the capacity of performing a wide range of criminal tasks. The hackers, who control it, may use it for obtaining some personal information or credentials from your computer. With its help, they may steal your passwords and login credentials, banking details or credit card numbers. Your working files, contacts and correspondence may also be compromised, so basically, all of your data may easily be transmitted to the criminals and can be used for a number of malicious deeds. In some cases, the information on your computer may be completely destroyed or encrypted with the help of a Ransomware virus, which the Trojan may have the task to insert in the system. The crooks may also spy on you or use the machine as a bot and get you involved in spam and malware spreading without your consent. With all this in mind, we believe you don’t need more reasons to remove Floxif virus from your system as soon as possible and eliminate all of its traces. The guide below can be very helpful if you are dealing with such a treat for the first time, so we highly recommend you use it. Alternatively, if you are not confident that you can detect the correct malware manually, you can scan the computer with the professional Floxif virus removal tool. This software can automatically detect the Trojan and remove it along with all the related malicious scripts.

How to protect your PC from Trojans

Once you remove Floxif malware, don’t think that the battle is over. It is of no less importance to protect your system against future infections of this type. For this reason, you should first ensure that your PC has all the needed system updates and security patches as well as reliable antivirus software that can detect new threats like Floxif malware.  Of course, this may not guarantee you a 100% of protection, so we advise you to use a few safety tips, especially when you surf the web. Trojans and other malicious threats may be found almost anywhere on the web but you should use your common sense to avoid them as much as possible. Some of the main sources from where you might get infected include malicious emails and attachments as well as fake ads and malvertisements. Our advice for you is not to click on every new pop-up, new tab, link or attractive looking email and keep away from attachments that come from an unknown sender. Stick to safe and trusted web locations, carefully choose your software sources and do not open spam messages, emails or other sketchy content. This may greatly reduce the chance of bumping into a well-hidden infection and may really save you from unpleasant Trojan horse encounter.

SUMMARY:

Name Floxif
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms  This threat usually has no visible symptoms and can infect your PC in a very stealthy way. 
Distribution Method  Spam messages, emails, malicious attachmnets, fake ads, pop-ups, missleading links, torrents, pirate content, free sketchy software installers. 
Detection Tool We generally recommend SpyHunter or a similar anti-malware program that is updated daily.

Keep in mind, SpyHunter’s malware detection tool is free. To remove the infection, you’ll need to purchase the full version.
More information about SpyHunter and steps to uninstall.