Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A Removal

The computer is infected with Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A? Paid antivirus software cannot delete it? You don’t major in computer technology, so you don’t know what to do? Can you still use the computer safely with the virus in the computer? Can it be removed? What is the most effective way to solve the problem?

Details of Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A:

Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A is a compurter virus created by cyber criminals which is able to make many computer users mad. Computers with low security strength are its best targets. Through the use of loopholes in the system, the virus has the ability to slip into the computer easily. Then, the original system settings will be changed and some malicious files will be added to the system in order to achieve the ultimate goal — controlling your computer. Accessing unsecure web sites, downloading unsafe free software and opening spam email attachments will make the computer infected. So if you want to stay away from it, you need to be more careful when you are online.

After Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A enters the target computer, you will encounter a series of problems. Damages brought by the virus cannot be ignored because it can put a lot of malicious things into the computer including adware, spyware and Trojan viruses. Gradually, you will come to find out that your computer runs more and more slowly. If you open the task manager, you can see that CPU resources are highly taken over even if you don’t run any program. In addition, the virus can cause many pop-up windows on the screen and add a lot of useless applications on the computer. It has a connection to a remote server, which sets up a convenient way for the cyber criminals to control the computer and collect the important data stored in a computer. You should eliminate the virus as soon as possible. In order to get rid of it completely, you can’t just rely on antivirus programs because they cannot delete all the files associated with it. Therefore, manual removal is worth trying.

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:

Rootkit technology makes Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A more complex and advanced. You may not know how it accesses your computer. In fact, a lot of things can be its carriers in the Internet world. For example, if you click on unknown links or download unsafe free programs, your computer will probably be infected with it. Other sources include spam emails and phishing websites. The virus is so evil that it has the ability to change system default settings to control the computer. It also provides a shortcut for cyber criminals to access the computer to steal your privacy. You can endure that it makes the running speed of the computer become more and more slowly, but can you tolerate that it brings other viruses into your computer? We believe that everyone’s answer is absolutely No. In any case, if your computer is infected with Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A, you had better do what you can to get rid of it.

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:MSIL/Crilock.A

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:MSIL/Crilock.A 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

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


(2). Find out and remove the associated files




%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A is a dangerous virus released by the cyber criminals that can gain unauthorized access to the target computer. By hiding in spam emails, malicious web sites and unknown free programs, it is able to get into the computer without any more ado. Its main purpose is to collect valuable information for further attacks and other illegal business activities. It will inject malicious code into the computer to modify the important system files. Because many unknown programs and malicious viruses are implanted into the computer, the computer will become very strange. It has the ability to steal your personal information. In order to protect the computer and your data, you should remove Worm:MSIL/Crilock.A promptly.

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 on June 7, 2014 5:21 pm, last updated on June 7, 2014 5:21 pm

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