Is your computer suffering from Rootkit.Boot.Pihar virus? Don’t know how to delete it and even your antivirus software can’t remove it successfully? Follow the instructions here to do the manual removal by yourself.
Rootkit.Boot.Pihar is defined as a Trojan virus infection that targets a lot of computer users from all over the world. Cyber criminals create this virus to bring troubles to innocent computer users and to collect as much money as possible at the same time. This Trojan serial virus is used to do online financial crimes. It has become a common phenomenon in today’s society and as a human being who lives with computer, you should not underestimate the great damages this virus can bring.
Do not rely on your antivirus software as it is said that there is no antivirus programs can delete Rootkit.Boot.Pihar infection successfully. When it sneaks into your computer without your approval and notice, it will start with changing system default settings and registry entries so as to make it steadily stay in your computer as long as possible. It is known that this Trojan virus can seek for the security flaws of the system and then take advantages of them in order to bring more troubles and unwanted programs into your computer through backdoor activities without your permission. There will be lots of pop up ads and websites to interrupt and annoy you. If you don’t want to mess with Rootkit.Boot.Pihar Trojan infection and want your computer back as soon as possible, you should not go on looking for some unknown free antivirus programs and should start to do the removal manually.
a. Other viruses and malware will come along with it and install in your computer without approval;
b. It can change your homepage and redirect all your searching results to malicious links and websites;
c. It can create a fake website for you to enter critical personal information and allow cyber criminals to capture them;
d. It may slow down the overall speed of the computer and cause frequent stuck.
You may wonder why your legitimate antivirus software stops this virus from getting into your computer in the first place. Same as most Trojan infections, Rootkit.Boot.Pihar virus is well created by its designers who have qualified with better knowledge of computers. What’s more, the intention is not only to mess with you but also to make a profit via this infection. To achieve that, it will have to pass the detection and auto-removal from antivirus programs at first. That’s why the removal job should be done manually with expertise.
How to Remove Rootkit Boot Pihar Trojan Step by Step?
In case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages, please spend some time on making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:
1. Restart the infected computer and keep pressing F8 key to log in with Safe Mode with Networking;
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard at the same time or right click on the bottom Taskbar to open the Windows Task Manager;
3. Click on Processes and Select to end the process [random].exe;
4. Press Windows+R keys to open the Run window;
5. Find out and delete all these associating files as below:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[ RootkitBootPihar]
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(Trojan Rootkit.Boot.Pihar)
6. Find out and remove all these associating registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[rnd].exe”
7. Reboot again when the above steps are done and log in with normal mode.
Note: If you don’t have much computer background knowledge and have failed to remove the virus by the above instructions, please contact YooCare Experts for a fast and professional removal.
Published by Vinson J.Porche, last updated on November 13, 2012 6:32 pm | How to Guides