How to remove SCR Virus from Computer / Laptop

In this virus removal guide, we are going to learn how to Remove SCR Virus From Computer in simple steps.

There is an inseparable relationship between viruses and computers. The periodically new virus comes over the internet and affects the computers which break the performance of the computer and sometimes it also damage / corrupts the data stored into the computer.

There are various types of computer viruses among which we will cover how to remove images.scr virus from the computer which is often known as computer virus images. Solution Exist had actively covered various topics Virus removal from the computer.

To protect the computer from virus attracts antivirus software are also available on the market but no antivirus is fully capable to secure our computer and hence with respect to that even though antivirus software is installed into the computer is not fully secure and result in affected with virus attack. Solution Exist had previously posted the simplest Windows tutorial on Remove Virus From Pendrive which had actually helped many of the readers.

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Remove SCR virus from computer

Last night I was surfing internet on my computer and during that, I see some .SCR files on my computer’s desktop. and accidentally I double-clicked on that files and later on i came to know that my computer is affected by .SCR virus. If you had also faced the same problem then this post on delete .SCR virus from computer is for you.

What is the ‘.scr’ virus / screensaver virus ? – Computer virus images

The .SCR is a type of file extension. which normally runs a Trojan-oriented script. “Trojans are very dangerous virus and can harm your computer very badly. The .SCR or screensaver virus are usually gets infected along with malicious screen saver that we ever download from the internet or comes from pendrive which was ever inserted in any affected computer, exe files, ZIP files, double extension files, etc.

This makes it more dangerous is .SCR Virus does not get removed by many antiviruses as it is a write-protected file extension. It can only be fixed if you  manually delete this virus to protect your PC from malicious threads. you can read Solution Exist article on How to remove New Folder virus from computer

I have Avast antivirus installed into my computer and still, my computer gets infected with .SCR virus, To remove .SCR virus from my computer I had searched over internet and found a simple trick to remove .SCR virus.

How to Remove SCR Virus From Computer – Steps to remove screensaver Virus

  1. Firstly you need to boot your computer into Safe Mode. Note – If you don’t know how to boot you computer into safe mode follows below steps
    Immediately after the computer is powered on or restarted (usually after you hear your computer beep), tap the F8 key in 1-second intervals.
  2. After booting computer into safe mode navigate to
    Here C: is your Operation System directory. If you had OS installed in some other drive then navigate to that drive instead of C:
  3. Here you need to, search for the file named WINLODR.SCR and then press Shift + Delete buttons simultaneously from the keyboard and delete it.
  4. Now, restart your computer as normal mode. You will see your problem is solved now.

FAQ (Remove screensaver virus)

1. What is SCR virus?

SCR is a Trojan encrypts as a screensaver virus that executes other files and in some cases, it also encrypt files of computer and show a message to pay for the decryption key like .Scr
Ransomware cryptovirus infection

2. .scr virus removal tool download

There are several of tools that are available over the internet but some of them are fake and there are softwares that installs additional malware in your computer. You don’t need any additional software to remove .scr virus. Solution Exist had posted a detailed article on how to remove viruses from computers.

3. How do I remove .scr virus from my computer?

You need to delete winlodr.scr file which is the file that is placed in the system directory of the windows which is causing problem in your computer.

Wrapping Up

Hope you liked the tutorial on how to remove .SCR virus from computer or Remove scr virus from computer. If your computer gets infected with .SCR virus then these simple steps will help you to delete. SCR virus from your system. You can refer to Solution exist articles on Remove Adware From Computer / Pc If you had any doubts then feel free to comment Solution Exist team will help you to deal with errors you faced. For a better response to your question you can join our Facebook Page Solution Exist and Facebook Group Android And Windows Errors Solution.

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Ronak Prajapatit is a Chemical Engineer by profession and a Part-Time blogger. He is a passionate tech blogger who likes to share his knowledge and helped to troubleshoot problems of computers and PC.

4 thoughts on “How to remove SCR Virus from Computer / Laptop”

  1. I have done the above process but after searching some files found but i could not found scr or screen saver files. but found windows scripting files and folders. Is that safe for PC by removing that scripting files.


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