A warning from Norton emerges telling you that your computer is infected with Win32/RBrute.B? The alert message is so annoying because it keeps popping up? Why is the virus always there even if you press the remove button and restart the computer? Is there any solution to get rid of it completely? Read this article to learn more.
Win32/RBrute.B is classified as a hateful computer virus. In general, such a virus is so tricky that it pretends to be a useful executable program to attract computer users to download it. It can bypass most antivirus protection tools to let itself install in the computer without the consent of the owner. Usually, the stubborn virus aims at stealing private information for the cyber criminals. You should be wary of this kind of infection for it can cause serious damages. Therefore, when you are aware of the presence of this infection, you should try to remove it from the computer as soon as possible to prevent any possible damages.
Win32/RBrute.B won’t appear on the screen of the computer as an application or a web page. On the contrary, it hides in the infected computer and takes over high CPU usage. Everything in the computer including visiting a webpage, opening a document and running a program will be really slow. And Win32/RBrute.B is capable of changing your system files as well as registry entries for other vicious threats to flow into the system. As a result, your computer will be in a risky condition once you neglect or delay removing it. Moreover, the most dangerous factor is that it also injects malicious code to help virus makers connect to the infected system remotely to steal your valuable information. As we mentioned above, it can cause many serious problems which drive you crazy. There seems to be no perfect antivirus program that is able to remove this particular virus, thus, you need to fix the computer manually.
1. It has the ability to download additional components and other infections in the target computer in order to fully complete its penetration.
2. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.
3. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other private data.
The malicious Win32/RBrute.B can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. Through making use of advanced technology, it maintains the ability to combine its components with system files or to generate fake system files, which confuses computer users as well as antivirus programs. They cannot identify it accurately and timely, let alone remove it thoroughly. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to drive it away from your computer. In this case, you are advised to delete every file generated by it manually so as to spare all later trouble. The manual removal needs to be handled carefully so as to avoid any subsequent damages. Users can follow the manual guide here to have the virus removed instantly.
1. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end the processes of Win32/RBrute.B
2. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization
(3). Click on Folder Options
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window
*For Win 8 Users:
Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries of Win32/RBrute.B through Registry Editor
Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
When the computer is infected with Win32/RBrute.B, it will be very slow with continuous blue screen of death problems happening. The virus is able to occupy extensive CPU resources without putting in an appearance so that computer users do not know the cause. Computer will get infected due to malicious sites and corrupted free programs which are bundled with the virus on the Internet even with antivirus protection in. So computer users should be more careful on the Internet and avoid visiting unknown web pages or downloading programs from unfamiliar sources. This virus is not easy to be removed for its files are changeable. As a result, antivirus programs often fail to complete the removal. If the virus cannot be deleted, it has the ability to help the virus makers get into the infected computer and even take over the computer. You had better have Win32/RBrute.B removed as soon as possible.
The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on April 4, 2014 8:52 am