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Mar 13, 2015

How to Remove Worm.conficker Effectively

Worm.conficker is messing up your computer? What if it can’t be removed soon, what can it do to your computer? Is there a better removal tool or solution to successfully get rid of it?

Details of Worm.conficker:

Worm.conficker is classified as a hateful Trojan infection. It has the ability to inject malicious code into your computer and facilitate computer hackers to remote control your computer to perform backdoor activities. Once Worm.conficker is detected in your computer, it is recommended that you should not do any personal activities until the Trojan virus has been removed completely. That is to say, to reduce the losses and damages, you need to get rid of it as soon as possible.

The Worm.conficker has the chance to get into your computer due to your improper online behaviors. Viewing porn sites, opening spam email attachments, clicking unknown links and downloading malicious programs can lead to the infection. The Worm.conficker Trojan will create plenty of problems right after it is in the computer to weaken the system security. More viruses and malicious software will be invited to the infected computer; many pop-up windows ill interrupt you; you are even redirected to unnecessary and corrupted sites online; your personal data stored in the computer or inputted when you surf the web are not safe anymore. To prevent you from suffering more troubles, you should get rid of the Worm.conficker virus as early as possible.

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. Worm.conficker 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:

So far, there is not a perfect antivirus program which is able to detect remove the annoying Worm.conficker virus completely. It is specially designed by cyber criminals to avoid any antivirus program, so it is difficult to be removed by inflexible tools. The most effective way is manual removal that requires professional computer knowledge. And you are advised to process a backup so as to keep your data safe.

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.conficker

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.conficker 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\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

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

(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:

In conclusion, Worm.conficker is a very rampant and dangerous Trojan virus. Everyone has the chance to encounter this infection as long as you go online because it is widely released in the Internet. Even if you have installed multiple antivirus programs to protect your computer system, the Trojan virus still is able to sneak into your computer. Why does that happen? The guys who make this Worm.conficker have qualified and advanced computer knowledge. In addition, there is no a perfect removal tool that can handle all kinds of problems because more and more viruses are created every day and the updates of the antivirus program are always a step behind them. Therefore, antivirus programs are not enough to protect you from all the Internet threats and you need to have good online behaviors. Leaving the Worm.conficker virus on your computer for a long time will result in more problems. If you can’t get rid of the Trojan in time, you will soon suffer from more losses. It can even make your computer stop functioning. Through manual removal, you can get rid of the Worm.conficker completely without reinstalling or formatting the system.

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 March 13, 2015 8:24 am

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