Tuesday, July 31, 2012

How to Remove Windows 7 Fix Virus

Windows 7 Fix virus is a fake anti-virus scanning tool made to look like a legitimate Windows program. It displays false information that your computer has a lot of critical problems with hard disks, memory, etc. The virus hides all of your files and folders on your computer.

While Windows 7 Fix is running, it will block legitimate Windows applications on your computer and won’t let you download anything from the Internet. Last, but not least, the rogue will display numerous fake warnings and nag screens. If your PC is infected with this virus, follow the virus removal instructions below:

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Step1:  From the Start button, go to the search field and type %allusersprofile%.  Press Enter. It will open contents of the “ProgramData” folder.

Step2:  If the virus has hidden your system files and folders and you want to see them, follow this steps:
Click Organize->select ”Folder and search options”->open View tab-> Select “Show hidden files and folders” option-> uncheck “Hide extensions for known file types”-> uncheck “Hide protected operating files”-> click OK.

Step3:  If file names are displayed with a series of number or letter (e.g. 2636237623.exe or JtwSgJHkjkj.exe), then rename them (right click on it->Rename) with .exe extension.

Step4: Reboot your computer.

Step5: If your desktop is empty then you can set desktop content through: click Start-> type in Search field %UserProfile%\desktop-> hit Enter. It will open all contents of your desktop.

Step6: You can also restart your computer in safe mode. Install any reliable anti-malware software and start scanning your computer to remove Windows 7 Fix infection(see:Free Antivirus Software 2012 Editions).

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

How to Remove a Rootkit Virus

How to Remove a Rootkit Virus
A rootkit virus is a software program that enables attackers to gain administrator access to a system. Some legitimate antivirus programs also use rootkit programs to counteract the actions of hackers. Follow the given steps to remove a rootkit virus manually.

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***it is recommended that you back up your system before attempting to delete any rootkits.

Step1: From the "Start" menu, go to “Run" box and type "msconfig". Click "OK".

Step2: Go to the “Boot" tab and check the box “Boot Log".

Step3: Click "Apply" and then restart your computer.

Step4: Search for any files that start with the following names in all the folders and directories and remove them. The file names may be followed by some random alphabets.
  • rot
  • gas
  • gaopdx
  • seneka
  • win32k.sys
  • uacd  
  • tdss
  • kungsf
  •  gxvxc
  • ovsfth
  • msqp
  • ndisp
  • msivx
  • skynet

Step5: Go to My Computer> C:> WINDOWS> system32> drivers and note down the entire path of above mentioned file names. Now open the Command Prompt and disable file permission using CACLS command.

For example, "cacls C:WINDOWSsystem32drivers rot.sys /d everyone" and hit Enter. This will disable the .rot file. Do this for every virus file that you made note of. When done, exit Command Prompt.

Step6: Then restart your computer and search for every file that you made note of and delete them. To delete a file, simply right-click on it and select "Delete". Also clear the all temporary files from your system.

Note: If the infected files are not deleted using manual method, you can run rootkit removal tools and scan your system. To get more help you can take online virus removal support from online.

See also: How to Run Virus Scan in Safe Mode
                How to Detect And Remove a Virus From Your Computer

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

How to remove Windows virus hunter

Windows Virus Hunter is a rogue malicious antivirus program which displays fake security alerts, reporting that malware has been detected on your computer. The rogue program detects false infections and displays numerous fake security warnings, alerts using pop-ups. Windows Virus Hunter disables the Windows system utilities, including Task Manager and Windows Registry and prevents you from running certain programs like antivirus. The browser also redirects you to fake websites when you try to visit security websites and also slows down your computer(see:How to Remove the Google Redirect Virus). Follow the given steps to remove the Windows Virus Hunter.

Step1: Restart your computer and during the restart process, press F8 key on your keyboard repeatedly. Select Safe Mode with Networking, and then press ENTER.
How to remove Windows virus hunter 
Step2:  Windows Virus Hunter adds a proxy to your Internet connection, so we need to its settings. It's because of this proxy, your system display various errors when you try to access the Internet. To do this, open Internet explorer>click Tools >select Internet Options. Then select the "Connections" tab.

Step3: In the "Connections" tab, click LAN settings. Uncheck if the "Use a proxy server for your LAN" box is checked. Click OK.

Step4: Download any latest legitimate anti-spyware software to fully remove Windows Virus Hunter from your computer(see:How to Download Free Virus Removal Software). This software scans your computer and removes the virus.

Step5: After removing Windows Virus Hunter, you will need to reset your Hosts file. It is because this virus modifies your Hosts files due to which you encounter browser redirect problems. To reset the Hosts file, rename the old one. Locate the Hosts file, right-click it and click Rename. Rename it to Hosts.old. Now create a new Hosts file in the same location by right-clicking anywhere on the blank space and selecting New> Text Document.

Step6: A new Notepad file will open up. Make sure that the extension of this file is not .txt. Now copy and paste the text data from Hosts.old to this file. Save the changes and close the file.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

How To Remove Win HDD virus

How To Remove Win HDD virus
Win HDD virus infects your computer by acting like a security application that scans your computer for virus, malware infections. Win HDD is a fraudulent system diagnostic and hard drive defragmenter software which displays fake alerts and system errors on computers affected by it. This virus comes when you download files or software from the Internet. Basically it is a part of a fake system utilities family which includes HDD Diagnostic, HDD Defragmenter and HDD Control. This virus prevents you from accessing the Internet. Follow the given steps to remove virus from your computer.

Step1: First, restart your computer in safe mode. To start your computer in safe mode: Start> click Restart > click OK. As your computer restarts but before Windows loads, press F8 repeatedly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the appropriate safe mode option, and then press ENTER.

Step2: Try to delete the temporary files and then empty the Recycle Bin folder also.

Step3: Clean your Windows registry because it store all of your computer's device and file associations information , as well as critical information about drivers, directories, Windows applications and more. If you are using windows XP, then follow the given points to remove virus from windows registry.
  • Click the Start menu button >Click “Run”.
  • Type "regedit" in the text field and press "Enter."

Step4: Scan your computer using good antivirus tools. To protect your computer from virus, you need a strong and reliable antivirus software.

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