W32.SillyFDC is yet another virus that is not as dangerous as others but still needed to be removed from the system. It is a worm that spreads by copying itself to removable media and may download other malicious applications.
W32.SillyFDC is a worm installed by dangerous Trojan horses and is capable of corrupting files on the computer. The worm may also steal confidential information, damage Windows system files and computer hardware.
Possible Symptoms when infected with W32.SillyFDC:
• Browsers may redirect to strange web pages when browsing.
• Can cause blue screen errors.
• Slow startup and shutdown of computer.
Note: Create a System restore point to undo any changes that may not be liked by you.
Following are the solutions to remove the W32.SillyFDC worm.
The better solution is to scan your computer with a good updated Anti Virus as this worm can be easily deleted by many of them. Scan your PC with online scanner that will remove the infection.
1. Disable system restore (My Computer –> Properties –> System Restore –> Turn off system restore on all drives –> Apply).
2. Restart the computer in safe mode.
3. Download and install HijackThis.
4. Run HijackThis and go to Misc Tools –> process manager. Note the paths and kill the following processes (if any):
5. Now go to Misc Tools –> Delete a file on reboot. Provide the same paths as noted above.
6. Run HijackThis for a system scan and delete all the entries with above names.
7. Download Smart Virus Remover and select the option of Delete Autorun.inf files.
8. Reboot the PC and also enable the System Restore.
9. Navigate to the following registry subkeys:
And delete any values associated with the worm in the right pane.
Hope any one of the above fix your problem.