Have you heard of Win32/MediaGet? You don’t know why the computer runs so slowly? You think that your computer will not be infected with any virus, because you have a well-known antivirus program installed on your computer, but then you feel surprised to see that the antivirus program reports the virus? What is worse, it cannot be deleted by the antivirus program?
Win32/MediaGet a computer virus developed and released by cyber criminals to steal personal information from computer users, such as account passwords and secret work files. It is a serious threat to Windows computers. With the rapid development of computer network technology, the Internet has reached to every corner of the world, which not only brings convenience to people’s lives, but also encourages network crime. The virus is spread to the world through the Internet. If you access a suspicious website, open a junk email attachment or download a malicious free program to your computer, the Win32/MediaGet virus can enter your computer.
Once Win32/MediaGet successfully enters the target computer, it can modify the system registry settings and files immediately. It starts automatically in the infected computer. Virus makers are trying to reduce the size of the virus, so it can execute malicious tasks in the computer quickly and quietly. It can also remove, hide or modify your files. If you let it go for a long time and unfortunately you don’t back up your data, you may lose more and more important things stored in the computer. Some legal applications will be invalid on your computer. Many strange boxes will pop up constantly to harass you when you use the computer. In addition, it has the ability to download other malicious viruses in the infected computer, including spyware and keyboard recorder to collect your privacy. Cyber criminals can collect your information. As a result, your chat contents or account passwords may be known by them. No one will know how they deal with your personal information. Since Win32/MediaGet is able to bypass antivirus software, it becomes a splitting headache for many computer users.
1. Win32/MediaGet 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.
Malicious Win32/MediaGet itself can install into a computer system without your consent and consciousness. It leads to computer performance decrease. What is worse, it is a tool that can be used by cyber criminals to invade the infected computer and steal your information. It also has the ability to change the positions of its components randomly so as to confuse the computer users and antivirus programs. Therefore, antivirus programs are difficult to completely eliminate it. If you want to get Win32/MediaGet off your computer, you can try manual removal. Computer users can follow the manual guide here immediately to fix the computer.
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/MediaGet
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/MediaGet 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\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
Win32/MediaGet is a very hateful and stubborn virus. It is implanted in spam email attachments and some free programs. Once you touch these unsafe online resources accidentally, your computer will be infected. In addition, you may not know that it exists on the computer, because it can be hidden in the system. You begin to realize that the computer is infected after you see something strange happening frequently in the computer. It changes your system settings in order to help cyber criminals to collect your personal information secretly. Thus, Win32/MediaGet needs to be 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 June 10, 2014 12:38 pm