x
48h OFFER
If you're already a customer of
our homeusers protection,
renew now with a 50% off
RENEW NOW
x
SPECIAL OFFER
If you're already a customer of
our homeusers protection,
renew now with a 50% off
RENEW NOW
x
HALLOWEEN OFFER
take advantage of our
terrific discounts
BUY NOW AND GET A 50% OFF
x
CHRISTMAS OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
BUY NOW AND GET A 40% OFF
x
SPECIAL OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
BUY NOW AND GET A 50% OFF
x
BLACKFRIDAY OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
TODAY ONLY UP TO 70% OFF
x
CYBERMONDAY OFFER
Buy the best antivirus
at the best price
(Only for homeusers)
TODAY ONLY UP TO 70% OFF
Active Scan. Scan your PC free
Panda Protection

Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Encyclopedia GetVirusCard True 0

Delsystem.E

 
Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Delsystem.E
Technical name:Trj/Delsystem.E
Threat level:Medium
Alias:Del-409
Type:Trojan
Effects:  It deletes all the files in certain directories, the Windows system directory included. The computer will experience boot problems.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

Detection updated on:Oct. 31, 2003
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Delsystem.E is a Trojan that deletes all the files in the Windows system directory and other directories. It also deletes the files IO.SYS and COMMAND.COM, which are in the root directory of the C: drive. The affected computer will experience boot problems.

Delsystem.E does not use any specific means to spread. It can reach computers through the normal means used by viruses: e-mail messages with infected attachments, computer networks, CD-ROMs, Internet downloads, FTP, floppy disks, etc.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Delsystem.E is easy to recognize once it has carried out its actions, as the affected computer will experience boot problems.