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May 19, 2014

How to Remove Worm/autorun.aa

Antivirus program displays a warning telling you that your computer has been infected with a dangerous virus which has a strange name called Worm/autorun.aa? You may think that this is not a big problem, but you gradually know that the virus is very troublesome because it is able to regenerate again and again? What can it do in the computer? Is there a good method to delete it without prejudice to the computer?

Details of Worm/autorun.aa:

Worm/autorun.aa is a new computer virus released by cyber criminals which has the ability to enter the target computer to complete its own installation secretly. Antivirus software only can detect it after the installation completes, let alone prevent its attack. The virus is able to infect computers actively even if you do nothing improper when you use the computer. Moreover, junk email attachments, malicious web sites, links posted by cyber criminals and free programs from suspicious sources often contain such kind of malicious virus.

Many computer users do not know that Worm/autorun.aa has completed penetration to the computer until the antivirus program displays a warning. When you start the infected computer, the virus will immediately become active. There is no way to stop it from executing malicious tasks unless you have it removed completely. It can modify system settings so as to pretend to be a system process. The engaged programs will always get stuck or shut down suddenly without allowing you to save your important data. Sometimes, you can’t even start the infected computer. Some files cannot be found in the original place for they are hidden by the virus. If you want to restore these files, you need to remove the virus. Furthermore, it is able to bring more other viruses, malware and spyware into your computer constantly. They will make joint efforts to reduce the computer performance, resulting in many serious system problems. Virus writers have the capacity to access the infected computer at any time when the computer is connected to the Internet. They may look at you when you use the infected computer. It is so horrible that these evil people know your privacy. The virus cannot be removed by any automatic removal tools. Antivirus software is unable to identify the virus accurately because of its rapid renewable components. Therefore, you need manual removal if you want to get rid of Worm/autorun.aa completely.

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 Worm/autorun.aa 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 Worm/autorun.aa 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 Worm/autorun.aa

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 Worm/autorun.aa 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 CHARACTERS].exe

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

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

%Temp%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Worm/autorun.aa is a dangerous computer virus which can destroy the infected computer and record your personal information. If you’re not careful when you visit websites or use online resources, your computer is vulnerable to virus attacks. It has the ability to slow down the computer performance seriously. The computer user’s personal information may be got by the virus makers through the virus, such as credit card or bank account details and social contacts’ information. Therefore, the best way to cancel the malicious behaviors of Worm/autorun.aa is to get rid of it 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 May 19, 2014 7:50 am

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