1.SysWOW64 is a polymorphic backdoor Trojan and passes through the system fast without your notice
2.SysWOW64 installs itself fast to place a lot extra useless files to slow down your system running level
3.SysWOW64 can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs
4.SysWOW64 mutates fasts to lurk to trace your keyboard clicking information/ records your sensitive personal secret
5.SysWOW64 makes many shortcuts in your desktop to mislead you
6.SysWOW64 has the ability to shut down your machine constantly to make personal data snooping easier
How does SysWOW64 enters into my PC and how to prevent ?
As SysWOW64 is often hidden behind other freeware that can be downloaded from the Internet, It is always helpful for you to read Terms and Agreements of your new downloads before you completely installing them into your PC. To protect against SysWOW64, it is better for you not to click on links or pop-up boxes if you’re not sure what they are and avoid opening email attachments that come from unknown sources. Moreover, make sure your PC’s antivirus software is always smack bang up to date, and scan your system at regular intervals.
Solution one: Manually Delete SysWOW64 From Your Computer
To perform this procedure, please restart your computer and keep pressing F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press ENTER to get into that mode.
Step 2- Open Windows Task Manager and end all SysWOW64 running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)
Step 3- Show all hidden files
Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you’re in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, check Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.
Step 4- Remove these SysWOW64 associated files on your hard drive such as:
%AppData%\<random>.exe %CommonAppData%\<random>.exe C:\Windows\Temp\<random>.exe %temp%\<random>.exe C:\Program Files\<random>Step 5- Open the Registry Editor and delete the following entries:
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "random " HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\random HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Inspector
Reference The Video Below to Clean up SysWOW64
If you are not familiar with files, registries and process manual removal, you'd better choose automatic scans to remove SysWOW64 permanently from your PC
Solution Two: Automatically remove SysWOW64 from PC by using SpyHunter
1. Download SpyHunter by clicking the following download link:
2. Double-click on the downloaded file. If asked to allow program to make changes to this computer, click “Yes” button.
3. In this step, please accept the Licence Agreement and click “Next >” button.
4. After the definition database is downloaded, system scan will automatically start.
5.Tick "Select all" and press "Remove" button to get rid of all the detected threats on your computer.
Additional Guide: Improve your PC performance by uninstalling all the unnecessary programs
With Perfect Uninstaller, you can uninstall unneeded applications in your system easier and faster. The Standard Add /Remove Program often can't completely uninstall some applications and broken registry keys, unlike your own pc Add/Remove Program , Perfect Uninstall can't only uninstall the applications it selves, but also can clean the registry files they leave over, it will protect your PC from corrupted registry errors , improve your PC performance and speed !
Step 1. Clicking the icon as below.
Step 2. Finish the installation process.
In a few seconds you will see an alert box like the one in the figure below. Select "Run" to download and install Perfect Uninstaller. If you prefer you may save the Perfect Uninstaller setup file (PerfectUninstaller_Setup.exe) to your computer and install the software later by clicking on the 'Save' button.
Step 3. After the successful installation, you may be able to see all your installed programs details. Choose the one you want to uninstall and click “Next” to remove it completely and thoroughly.
Note: If you choose manual removal method, to completely remove SysWOW64 you need to find out and remove all its process, files and registry entries. Be careful and patient during the whole manual removal process as SysWOW64 hides deeply in the system. If you have spent too much time in manual removing SysWOW64 and still not make any progress, you can download and install Spyhunter here to see how SysWOW64 is removed easily and completely from your system.