Infected With MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk]? – Manually Remove MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk]

Are you upset with MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] since antivirus is unable to remove it? What can it do once it is downloaded? Follow the manual guide here to completely remove this pesky virus now.

What is MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk]?

MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] is a highly dangerous Rootkit/Trojan that is complicated to find and uninstall from the infected computer system. It takes advantage of system vulnerabilities to access the compromised computer system and violates personal financial information. Once infected, it can destroy master boot record of the infected computer system. And then it uses malicious tricks to download harmful malware infections from the web as well as traces your keystrokes which may turn out your logins, password, credit card details, etc without your awareness. This stubborn virus can make a PC system virtually useless by degrading performance and keeping the computer from starting normally. What’s worse, some users may encounter a hard time when MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] is installed. One of  them said “Avast keeps on detecting this nasty virus and computer keeps on crashing during Windows boot-up and it reboots on itself every time I tried to open any programs. MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] is also redirecting my Internet explorer to other web sites. Since the infection, I notice that some of my folders are missing. All icons on my desktop are lost, also shortcuts on my start menu. The virus hides and deletes important things on my PC.” Facing such situation, we can see this virus is absolutely a nightmare for all the computer owners. Remove it as quickly as you can once upon detection.

MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] is highly dangerous:

It can bypass the legit security tools and destroy your computer secretly.

It prevents you from opening some application because the files are corrupted.

It can make your browser redirected to all kinds of malicious websites.

It is able to allow remote hacker access the compromised system for illicit purpose

MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] Manual Removal Guides:

1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly.

2. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
%AppData%\Protector-<random 3 chars>.exe
%AppData%\Protector-<random 4 chars>.exe

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = %SystemRoot%\system32\blank.htm
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\13376694984709702142491016734454 (random)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “13376694984709702142491016734454

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Manual removal of MBR:Alureon-K [Rtk] requires Expertise, Please take care before performing the steps. If you failed to remove this Malware, you are welcome to contact PC expert to fix the problem.

Published by on May 29, 2012 5:44 pm, last updated on August 18, 2012 4:09 am

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