- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes
Trojan.Slanret.A!rootkit is a Trojan horse that uses rootkits to conceal its presence and avoid being detected by security products. Needless to say, those computer safeguard applications that have Trojan.Slanret.A!rootkit in their databases can easily detect it, so before this Trojan inflicts a serious damage on your system, remove Trojan.Slanret.A!rootkit with a computer security program you can trust. That will also help you to protect your system against similar Trojan attacks.
Generally Trojan.Slanret.A!rootkit is a medium risk malware, but that doesn't mean you can take it lightly. For one, since it makes use of rootkits, it can remain in your system undetected for a long period of time, and you might notice that something is wrong only when Trojan.Slanret.A!rootkit has already inflicted extensive damage. The Trojan is able to run undetected because of such component files as sysdrv.sys. The latter file is associated with Trojan.Slanret.A!rootkit and it is loaded and executed as a System Driver File.
One of the symptoms that Trojan.Slanret.A!rootkit MIGHT be responsible is the sudden disappearance of your files. In some cases this Trojan changes general folder and file options into hidden, and it seems as though all of your files have disappeared. However, do not panic. You simply need to check the overall size of your hard disk to see that you the amount of files is still there, they are simply hidden from you. You can change it back by accessing your Control Panel and changing your Folder Options into "Show hidden files and folders".
Nevertheless, your system will go back to normal 100% only if you terminate Trojan.Slanret.A!rootkit for good. So do not wait and do it as soon as possible.