Trojan.Swfpharm Removal Guide

Do you know what Trojan.Swfpharm is?

Trojan.Swfpharm is a recent Trojan infection that may modify your router settings and redirect you to malicious and unwelcomed websites. Trojan.Swfpharm is known to modify mainly the settings on 2Wire brand routers. Trojan.Swfpharm affects all Windows operating system versions. The sites that Trojan.Swfpharm may redirect infected users too are phishing sites designed to masquerade as popular or known websites. This can be devastating if your personal information is stolen which may lead to identity theft.

In non-techie terms: Trojan.Swfpharm is similar to many other Trojan infections in that they can take over certain functions of your computer or install additional malicious files and applications without your permission. It is recommended that computer users remove Trojan.Swfpharm as soon as possible to avoid further damage. Do not under any circumstances give out your personal information on a site that you were redirected too without your permission.

Aliases: Trojan.Swfpharm, SWF_ADHIJACK.E

Trojan.Swfpharm may come from email or various malicious websites. When infected, Trojan.Swfpharm may display an image containing the text "" which may be a phishing website. The image resembles below:

Below is a list of the phishing sites IP addresses that Trojan.Swfpharm may redirect you too if it changes your 2Wire router settings.

(Source: Symantec)


Trojan.Swfpharm Automatic Removal Instructions

Trojan.Swfpharm Manual Removal Instructions

This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Trojan.Swfpharm manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Trojan.Swfpharm will be removed completely. So read the Trojan.Swfpharm removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.

  1. Uninstall Trojan.Swfpharm Program
    Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Trojan.Swfpharm if found.
  2. To unregister Trojan.Swfpharm registry keys (view registry keys removal steps)
    Go to Start > Run > type regedit > press OK.
    Edit the value (on the right pane) by right-clicking on it and selecting the Modify option. Select the Delete option.
    Search and delete these Trojan.Swfpharm registry keys:

  3. If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
  4. Remove Trojan.Swfpharm Directories.
    To find Trojan.Swfpharm directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
    Search and delete the following Trojan.Swfpharm directories:

    Right-click on the Trojan.Swfpharm folder and select Delete.
    A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder [NAME OF FOLDER] and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
    Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting [FOLDERNAME] could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.

  5. To remove Trojan.Swfpharm icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.

You've completed the Trojan.Swfpharm manual removal instructions!
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Trojan.Swfpharm will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.

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