Got infected with Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b virus and do not know how to remove it completely from Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8? Have been stuck with the nasty Cidox.b virus for days but can’t get rid of it? Does your anti-virus software perform normally to delete the virus entirely? If not, how to delete this nasty virus successfully and completely? What is the best way to remove cidox.b on computer? Learn more from this post and follow removal guide below to remove the Trojan horse safely.
Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b is a malicious rootkit infection that widely spreads all over the world. It’s reported lately to be quite active on the internet and has managed to attack a great numbers of computer users and hack into different systems to steal sensitive data. This Cidox.b virus is quite nasty that it can’t be picked up by anti-virus security software. It patches user32.dll to change the registry key mentioned above to another value, randomly generated. All dynamic libraries listed in this newly created registry key will then be injected automatically in every program linked against user32.dll. This allows stealth automatic dynamic libraries injection. And through this kind of injection, it takes over the entire system soon and starts to implement all kinds of harmful activities on the background without your consent. As soon as accessing a compromised computer, the Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b will modify the default settings of the infected system, and then whenever victims launch a browser or search engine, open a new tab, they will be shown to redirect the original websites. The pop-ups cause online traffic and then handicap the contaminated browser completely. The malfunction of a browser is a headache for Internet users, and users keep getting warning from anti-virus programs. Virus removal is required for victims.
Usually, it invades your system through junks email attachments, torrents, and arrives bundled with malicious downloads. Those malicious downloads usually contains fake anti-virus, browser hijackers and key loggers. With the help of these kinds of spyware, it may permits to contact remote servers to download more harmful threats items to install into your system and enables hackers to use these to monitor the compromised computer remotely. It is also known as a stubborn virus that would modify critical system files and bring other malicious files and malware to the infected PC. As a result, computer resources are highly taken up and system sluggish to crash down from time to time. Besides, hacking your user accounts to use as security shied for illegal schemes is a common trick for this kind of scam. It collects confidential information such as full name, email address, phone number and financial data on the infected computer for illegal purpose. It puts all of your private info in a high risk.
After taking over a targeted browser, the Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b Trojan virus is supposed to install additional threats on the septic computer without any approval. For instance, other viruses will be introduced to the targeted computer to do more something harmful. Additionally, the virus may gather victims’ vital details and then utilize such information for velvet underground. The exploitation of victims’ privacy will be a nightmare for those innocent users. Therefore, please get rid of the cunning Trojan horse as soon as possible before it brings some serious results.
The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this harmful Trojan, you can start a live chat with YooCare experts now.
※ It will allow cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without noticed
※ It disables executable program and cause system crash
※ It will change your registry settings and key value which makes it hard to be removed
※ It will display numerous fake infections of exaggerated security threats
※ It violates your privacy and records your data in the infected computer.
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop processes of this virus in the Windows Task Manager.
2. Go to Folder Options from Control Panel. Under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended), and then click OK. Remember to back up beforehand.
3. Press Windows+ R keys and search for regedit in Run. Delete associated files and registry entries related to Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b from your PC completely as follows:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1′
4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.
To put it simple, Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b must be removed immediately because once it has infected your computer, it will do tremendous harm to the victim computer and corrupt your system and files. It can slow down the performance of your computer, disconnect Internet frequently, hijack your browsers and disable all the anti-virus programs and firewall settings in order to enable hackers invade to your computer. It can also disable the security settings on the system to help other computer malware and viruses to install on the computer. Under that circumstance, you cannot use any security software to remove it. The most effective way to handle with this nasty virus is to remove it manually since it will block not only anti-virus software but also any other normal software that makes security programs functionless. The most effective way is to remove this Cidox.b virus manually.
Published by Andrew Gonzalez, last updated on December 30, 2013 2:21 am | How to Guides