A file infector virus is a type of virus that typically attaches to executable code, such as computer games and word processors. Once the virus has infected a file, it can spread to other programs, and even into other networks that utilize the infected files and programs.
How do you manually remove a File Infector virus?
1. Restart the computer in Safe Mode. You can do that, by following the steps in our article, here.
2. Display hidden objects in Windows; information on how to display the hidden object can be found here.
3. Locate and delete the infected file (right-click on the file and then select Delete). In our example the infected file is: C:\test\eicar.com.txt