These days many computers are being infected with .SCR virus which affects all the folders and the users will not be able to save the changes they’ve made.
What is .SCR Extension?
The SCR file type is primarily associated with “script” which is started to be used to transmit a Trojan.
From where the .SCR Virus comes from?
The SCR virus mostly comes along with the screen savers, ZIP files (with double extension), an executable file etc..
Most antivirus programs cannot remove this virus because it is write protected, however we can delete the file causing the virus by following the below steps.
How to Remove/Delete .SCR Virus from the Computer?
- Shutdown the computer and restart it using safe mode (press F8 key while booting).
- Once the loading of windows is completed, go to C:\WINDOWS\system (or the folder you’ve installed your operating system).
- Find the file named “WINLODR.SCR” and delete it.
- Now, restart your computer in the normal mode (without pressing any key) and you can see that the virus has been removed.
Do comment if you face any problem deleting the .scr virus from your computer.
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