BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby Removal Guide For Computer

 “Somehow my Windows 7 computer has get infected with BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby virus. It has detected by anti virus program on my computer. After several continuous detection and removal attempts it wouldn't go. Now i am facing critical situation because many software programs, inbuilt utilities and even anti virus program has been disabled by BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby. What should i do to remove BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby if my anti virus program has stopped working?

BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby is described as a generic Trojan Horse program which is disguised as legitimate software application but contains malicious codes to perform very harmful actions on infected computer. It often comes to your computer when a user doesn't follow safety measures while Internet browsing and PC practices. Your computer also got infected with BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby when the security settings of operating system or web browser are quite flaccid. There are several stealthy methods are employed by the authors to distribute this Trojan virus. This malicious program cab be easily attached with the freeware by using bundling of software. So when any user download such bundled low cost or free of cost softwares the Trojan program comes frequently piggyback on the downloaded software. The infection also reaches to your computer by peer to peer network and sharing of program, or visiting suspicious websites, or opening Spam email attachments also.

However, when your computer get infected with BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby Trojan virus then it slows down your computer very seriously. The PC takes too much time to start or shut down and your web browser also work very slow. The malicious program completely muck up your Internet settings and change the default homepage of your web browser. It creates new shortcuts on Windows desktop and also change desktop background images. While web browsing you will find annoying appearance of pop-up ads, banners, coupons and other advertisements and BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby also secretly track your Internet activities to gather confidential informations. It steals sensitive data and destroy the system so you should to remove BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby as soon as possible.

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Manual BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby Removal Guide

Step 1: How to Start your PC in Safe Mode with Networking to Get Rid of BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby

(For Win 7 | XP | Vista Users)

  • first of all PC is to be rebooted in Safe Mode with Networking
  • Select on Start Button and Click on Shutdown | Restart option and select OK
  • when the PC restarts, keep tapping on F8 until you don’t get Advanced Boot Options.
  • Safe Mode with Networking Option is to be selected from the list.



(For Win 8 | 8.1 | Win 10 Users)

  • Click on Power Button near Windows Login Screen
  • Keep Shift Button on the keyboard pressed and select Restart Option
  • Now Select on Enable Safe Mode with Networking Option



In case BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby, is not letting your PC to Start in Safe Mode, then following Step is to followed

Step 2: Remove BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby Using System Restore Process

  • PC need to be rebooted to Safe Mode with Command Prompt
  • As soon as Command Prompt Window appear on the screen, select on cd restore and press on Enter option


Type rstrui.exe and Click on Enter again.


Now users need to Click on Next option and Choose restore point that was the last time Windows was working fine prior to BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby infection. Once done, Click on Next button.



Select Yes to Restore your System and get rid of BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby infection.


However, if the above steps does not work to remove BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby, follow the below mentioned steps

Step:3  Unhide All Hidden Files and Folders to Delete BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby

How to View BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby Hidden Folders on Windows XP

  1. In order to show the hidden files and folders, you need to follow the given instructions:-
  2. Close all the Windows or minimize the opened application to go to desktop.
  3. Open “My Computer” by double-clicking on its icon.
  4. Click on Tools menu and select Folder options.
  5. Click on the View tab from the new Window.
  6. Check the Display contents of the system folders options.
  7. In the Hidden files and folders section, you need to put a check mark on Show hidden files and folders option.
  8. Click on Apply and then OK button. Now, close the Window.
  9. Now, you can see all the BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby related hidden files and folders on the system.

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How to Access BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby Hidden folders on Windows Vista

  1. Minimize or close all opened tabs and go to Desktop.
  2. Go to the lower left of your screen, you will see Windows logo there, click on Start button.
  3. Go to Control Panel menu and click on it.
  4. After Control Panel got opened, there will two options, either “Classic View” or “Control Panel Home View”.
  5. Do the following when you are in “Classic View”.
  6. Double click on the icon and open Folder Options.
  7. Choose View tab.
  8. Again move to step 5.
  9. Do the following if you are “Control Panel Home View”.
  10. Hit button on Appearance and Personalization link.
  11. Chose Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  12. Under the Hidden File or Folder section, click on the button which is right next to the Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  13. Click on Apply button and then hit OK. Now, close the window.
  14. Now, to show you all hidden files or folders created by BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby, you have successfully considered Windows Vista.




How to Unhide BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby Created Folders on Windows 7

1. Go to the desktop and tap on the small rectangle which is located in the lower-right part of the system screen.

2. Now, just open the “Start” menu by clicking on the Windows start button which is located in the lower-left side of the PC screen that carries the windows logo.

3. Then after, look for the “Control Panel” menu option in the right-most row and open it.

4. When the Control Panel menu opens, then look for the “Folder Options” link.

5. Tap over the “View tab”.

6. Under the “Advanced Settings” category, double click on the “Hidden Files or Folders” associated with BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby.

7. Next, just select the check-box in order to Show hidden files, folders, or drives.

8. After this, click on “Apply” >> “OK” and then close the menu.

9. Now, the Windows 7 should be configured to show you all hidden files, folders or drives.


Steps to Unhide BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby related Files and Folders on Windows 8

  1. First of all, power on your Windows PC and click on start logo button that is found in left side of the system screen.
  2. Now, move to program lists and select control panel app.
  3. When Control panel is open completely, click on more settings option.
  4. After, you will see a Control panel Window and then you choose “Appearance and Personalization” tab.
  5. In Advance settings dialogue box, you need to tick mark on Show hidden files and folders and clear the check box for Hide protected system files.
  6. Click on Apply and Ok button. This apply option helps you to detect and eradicate all types of BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby related suspicious files.
  7. Finally, navigate your mouse cursor on close option to exit this panel.

win 8 unhide folders


How to View BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby associated folders on Windows 10

1. Open the folder if you wish to unhide files.

2. Search and Click on View in Menu bar

3. In Menu click on to view folder options.

4. Again click on View and Enable Radio Button associated with Show hidden files created by BrowserModifier:Win32/ShieldSoftCby, folder and drive.

5. Press apply and OK.

win 10 Options

Step 4: Press Start Key along with R- copy + paste the below stated command and Click on OK

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

  • This will open up a new file, in case if your system has been hacked, some IP’s will be shown at the bottom of the screen


Click on the Start Menu, Input “Control Panel” in the search box —> Select. Network and Internet —> Network and Sharing Center —> Next Change Adapter Settings. Right-click your Internet connection —> Select on Properties.

  • In case if you find Suspicious IP in the local host –or if you are finding it difficult and have any problem then submit question to us and we will be happy to help you.