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Apr 28, 2014

BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL Virus Removal

My computer is attacked by BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL virus. Anti-virus program gives me the virus warning, however, each time when I try to get rid of this nasty Trojan horse, It will come back. How can I remove this threat from my PC completely? Should I have to do it manually? Any help will be appreciated.

Description of BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL Virus:

BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL can be classified as one of the most extremely dangerous virus on the Internet, PC users may get this virus infection while installing free program which downloaded from the unsafe site, usually anti-virus program or firewall will detect the virus infection and give the PC users warning but most of the advanced security tools aren’t able to get rid of it completely, and that is the reason BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL will be shown again and again even it is removed. Thus, manual removal is the best way to remove this threat completely from the infected PC.

In general, BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL can infect all the Windows OS computers especially the PC users who still use Windows XP system, the XP system will be attacked by the cyber criminals easily since Microsoft have stopped most of the service on XP system. Once this virus has been installed to the infected PC, it has the ability to mess up system settings by modifying the registry or creating backdoor process, PC users will find that the infected PC will be wired after being attacked, they have to spend long time on opening some programs or even turning on, anyway, BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL can cause terrible virus infection on the infected PC, PC users need to remove it completely before it causes further damage on it.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid to make any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

How Can This Virus Attack the Computer?

How did you get BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL virus on your computer? Usually these kinds of the viruses will be planted to some programs especially free programs, .exe, .bat or other executable processes and unsafe links. The computer will get the virus infection when the PC users install, open or click on these infected files. Sometimes the virus can even attack the computer by the files on the USB stick as well. Most of the unsafe website and forum will contain the virus infection, the computer can be infected while visiting these webpages.

What Damage Will be Caused by the Virus:

Generally speaking, this virus can cause terrible virus infection on the infected computer like running slowly and even computer crashing. Once this virus has been installed to the computer, PC users will have to spend a long time opening programs or turning on the infected machine. It keeps taking over the high resource of the CPU and attacking the anti-virus program, other threats can be downloaded automatically from the unsafe website as well. What is worst, the cyber criminals have ability to remote control the infected PC due to this dangerous virus, all the information is in a high-risk of being stolen, the whole computer won’t be safe anymore.

Best Way to Handle With the Trojan Virus Completely?

The Trojan horse virus is an extremely dangerous threat on the infected computer. Registry and other system settings can be modified by it completely, that is the reason the nasty redirect virus can escape the tracking of the security tools like anti-virus program or firewall. It is strongly suggested that PC user should get rid of this Trojan horse virus in a manual way to remove it. Learn more from the manual removal guide below.

Step-by-Step Manual Removal Guide:

1. Press Ctrl+Shift+ESC keys together and stop virus process in the Windows Task Manager.

(The name of the virus process can be random)

taskmrg

2. Show hidden files and folders.
a. For XP: Press Win+E together, click on Tools, then choose Folder Options

For Vista, 7 and 8: Press Win+E together, click on Organize, then choose Folder and search options.
b. 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 of the virus and then delete all.

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

a. Press Win+R to get the Run window. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

Run

regitry editor

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

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

%Temp%\random.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

4. Reboot the computer normally to take effective, when the above steps are done.

This Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

As the above mentioned, BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL is a high-risk threat which can damage system files on the infected machine, PC users may suffer other virus infection if this virus can not be removed completely. Cyber criminals will have the chance to get into the infected PC via the backdoor process of the BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL virus, which means the entire information on the browser, local disk and removable device can be viewed and copied, since most of the security tools can not remove this nasty Trojan horse completely, it is strongly suggested that PC users should get rid of this threat in a manual way to keep the infected PC safe.

If you have no idea how to do with that, please to contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on April 28, 2014 1:48 am

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