A Brief Detailed On Swdumon
Swdumon is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. It is located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Sizes of file can vary according Windows versions are 11,232 bytes, 13,464 bytes, or 15,672 bytes. The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel. The software is not active and not visible. It appears to be a compressed file.
According to some research report, it is classified as an adware program. After get inside the PC, it can take over all your popular browsers including Edge, Firefox, Explorer and more. It has been detected by several anti-virus software. It shows various misleading pop ups and advertisements and disallows you to perform any tasks on the infected computer. The nasty application follows various dubious tactics and strategy to deceive the user in order to fulfill the motive of damaging the system.
Distribution Method Used By Swdumon
There are several ways that you will get Swdumon on the PC. The most common way is unknown websites. It pretends to a bundled extension of some programs or applications on malicious websites. When you download the programs then, the nasty application automatically comes along with it. Innocent users are tricked this deception because they don’t know which programs are safe to download and which are not, especially for some games.
What Will Swdumon Do To Your Computer?
Swdumon causes tons of advertisements popping out to drive you crazy. These ads only exist for the purpose of promoting certain website that is created by hackers and therefore are totally useless and unhelpful. That’s why your computer seems to run slowly and needs longer time to start, the screen freezes sometimes or system won’t respond. It also displays fictitious security alerts and security-related notifications. Hence, if you want to protect your PC from this unwanted program then, uninstall Swdumon from the infected PC.
How to Uninstall Swdumon from Control Panel from Windows 10
- Click and Open Start Menu option
- Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents
- Click on System option
- On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option
- Now Click on Swdumon to remove it from PC.
How to Eliminate Swdumon from Windows 8/8.1
Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Swdumon related processes and then click to “End Task”
Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Swdumon infection.
Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.
After that, click Add/Remove Program
Uninstall Swdumon associated programs from Windows 8/8.1
Uninstall Swdumon From Window 7/vista
Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode
Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”
First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.
Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Swdumon one by one then click on End Task.
Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.
The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.
Now select Swdumon within programs list and click on Uninstall.
Steps to Eliminate Swdumon from Windows XP
Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Swdumon associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.
Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by Swdumon.
Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Swdumon related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.
How to Uninstall Swdumon From Your Infected Browser
A. Guidelines to Remove Swdumon From Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Swdumon
Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar
Click and select on View advanced settings option
In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”
Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.
How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Swdumon
- Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
- Select specific page or pages under Open with option
- After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as
B. How to Delete Swdumon from Google Chrome
Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions
Select all the malicious extensions including Swdumon and then select trash icon
Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section
In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser
C. How to Uninstall Swdumon From Mozilla Firefox
Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.
A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.
In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.
Find Swdumon add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.
Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.
D. How to Remove Swdumon From Internet Explorer
First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.
Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.
Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.
A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.
A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Swdumon and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE