My PC was attacked by dangerous infection called Serpens last night when i downloaded free application from Internet. After my PC start working weirdly and i get error message time to time. Not only this some of my important apps start responding slow. At last i decide to run my security software to remove this threat. But even after dong that i am getting issues. Is the security software not working? How can i completely remove Serpens from my PC?

What is Serpens?

Serpens virus is a hazardous Trojan horse responsible to turn PC into scrap within short time interval. This noxious trojan has detected by the different malware researchers including the Microsoft. They all have mentioned that it is a sever one need to be removed immediately. They have mentioned lots more details about this threat. Serpens virus is only developed to cause problem with Windows OS supported PCs and System without considering there version. The currently released Windows 10 and 8 OS has also get affected by this threat. User from different part of the world (France, Tokyo, Germany, Canada) has lodge the complain against this noxious trojan in different security center. Author of this threat spreading it via different ways such as junk e-mail attachment, in-text link, pop-up message, hijacked site and other. Just after getting into the system by any of the mode does modification in few setting such as browser, registry, media player, firewall and other. After altering required setting Serpens virus start
different illegal activity like creating backdoor in security, inserting rogue program, allowing hackers to access PC remotely and many other.

The Serpens will also help the hackers to enter the system through the baackdoor who can remotely access your system. You may notice that several applications get automatically open or closed, some of the files are missing or misplaced. You also have to beware as the hackers can not retrieve the user id and password of the accounts that you access on the system. When the job of trojan is done it will corrupt all the files in the drive and make the system unusable. So you need to remove Serpens immediately.

How Serpens Intrudes into the System?

This hazardous threat infiltrates the system through several ways. First of all, it comes bundled with freeware like PDF converter, flash player etc. It also enters into the system when you open spam email attachments unknowingly. Along with it, it also invade into the system through visiting unsafe sites and also through clicking on intrusive ads and pop-up appears on browsing screen by the adware to attract user towards it. So, whenever you go through all these, you should carefully handle in order to protect system from getting infected.

Harmful Traits of Serpens

Mostly, Serpens is a tricky Trojan virus which makes system works weirdly after getting installed into system. There are also many destructive disorder of this suspicious threat as mention below:

Slow speed and performance of system
Disable task manager and control panel.
Redirect to unknown sites.
Steal personal information
Hijacks web browsers.

Method 1: Remove Serpens by Using SpyHunter.

SpyHunter is a useful malware removal tool that detects and removes many malicious threats that several of the major brands can’t detect. This tool will be able to find out and delete Serpens and other related threats from your PC without much trouble. Now follow the steps below to automatically remove the Trojan horse:

Step 1: Download and install SpyHunter on your PC.

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Step 2: Upon the installation, launch SpyHunter and perform a full system scan by clicking “Scan Computer Now”.

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Step 3: Wait for the scan to complete. Then, you will be shown all detected threats on your PC.

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Step 4: To clean up all threats completely, click “Fix Threats” and restart your PC.

Method 2: How to manually get rid of Serpens?

Restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking.

For Windows 8:

Reach the desktop on Windows 8 first.
Press Ctrl + Alt + Del keys together.
Open Switch User interface.
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And then hold down the “Shift” key and click on “Shut down” button.
Select Restart option from the pop-up page.
From the next page to choose “Troubleshoot”.
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Click on “Advanced Option” and choose “restart”.
Under Startup Settings, press F5/5 key to navigate to the Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 7, XP and Vista:
Shut down the affected computer first.
Press F8 key repeatedly until Windows Advanced Option Menu loads.
Select the Safe Mode with Networking option by using the up and down arrow keys.
Hit Enter key to reach the desktop.

Step 2: Open Task Manager by tapping Alt+Ctrl+Del keys together. Move the mouse pointer to “Processes” tab. Detect the fake process created by the Serpens popup and click on “End processes” to terminate them.

You can skip this step if you do not find any file associated with Serpens popup.

Step 3: Uninstall Serpens popup programs from the Control Panel.

Remove Serpens popup For Windows 7| Vista

  • Click on Start menu and tap Control Panel.

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  • Select “Programs” option and choose “Uninstall a Program”.

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  • Detect all the malicious programs associated with Serpens popup and click on Uninstall button.

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Steps to Delete Serpens popup From Windows 8

  • On the right edge of the screen, Click on Search button and type “Control Panel”. Click on search button.

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  • From the search results, select Control Panel. Its Window will appear on the screen, click on Programs and Features option.

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  • Identify the unknown programs and click on Uninstall button to get rid of Serpens popup permanently.

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Steps to Delete Serpens popup From Windows 10

  • Click on Start button.

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  • To show all the contents, you need to click on Settings option.

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  • Tap System.

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  • From the System menu, Choose Apps and Features option.

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  • Find Serpens popup from the list.

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  • Finally, Click on Uninstall button to protect the system from Serpens popup.

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Step 4.Uninstall Serpens via System Restore.

System Restore is a utility which comes with Windows operating systems and helps computer users restore the system to a previous state and remove programs interfering with the operation of the computer. If you have created a system restore point prior to installing a program, then you can use System Restore to restore your system and completely eradicate the unwanted programs like Serpens. You should backup your personal files and data before doing a System Restore.

Steps:

a. Close all files and programs that are open.

b. On the desktop, right click Computer and select Properties. The system window will display.

c. On the left side of the System window, click System protection. The System Properties window will display.

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d. Click System Restore and the System Restore window will display.

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e. Select Choose a different restore point and click Next.

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f. Select a date and time from the list and then click Next. You should know that all programs and drivers installed after the selected date and time may not work properly and may need to be re-installed.

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g. Click Finish when the “Confirm your restore point” window appears.

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h. Click Yes to confirm again.

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Conclusion

Serpens is categorized as a malicious Trojan virus that usually proliferates through malicious websites, spam email messages, unsafe downloads. It can enable cyber-criminals to spy on you, steal your sensitive data, and gain backdoor access to your system. Once installed, it slows down your system performance and disconnects the Internet frequently. You may experience system crash and file missing problems. Your firewall will be turned off or disabled immediately. Besides, the virus can create a backdoor and connect to a remote server, allowing a remote attacker to gain control on the compromised computer. Thus, your private and critical information may be captured by a remote host who will use them for Internet crimes. It gives your computer fatal damages so you need to delete Serpens immediately once upon detection.