PC infected with .SCR virus? This article could be helpful to delete the .SCR virus from you computer. The .SCR virus in PC has become very common these days and many computers are being infected with it. This virus affects the folders on PC and wont let you save any changes.
What is .SCR file extension?
The .SCR filetype is usually the script that is used to transmit a Trojan. This SCR virus usually comes along with an infected screen saver, ZIP files with double extension, or an infected exe file etc. Most of the antiviruses are not able to remove the .SCR virus as it is write protected. As a workaround, we can manually delete infected file itself that causes the virus. Follow these steps to remove the virus from your infected PC.
How to Remove .SCR Virus from My Computer
- Boot your computer in safe mode. This can be done by pressing F8 while it is booting.
- Once started in safe mode, go to C:\WINDOWS\system (Here I assume you have installed your windows OS in C drive, may need to change otherwise)
- Locate the file named “WINLODR.SCR” and delete it permanently.
- Restart your computer in normal mode ie as you usually do.