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Jan 17, 2016

How to Remove Win32/Delf.NRJ Worm (Manual Removal Guide)

Hi there. My laptop just got infected my Win32/Delf.NRJ worm and I really need help removing it. I tried a few programs but none of them worked. The virus keeps coming back. I don’t have a system restore point so system restore is not an option. Any idea? How do I get rid of this virus completely?

Infected With Win32/Delf.NRJ Virus – How to Remove?

Win32/Delf.NRJ is defined as Worm which is a self-replicating virus that can enter your computer without your permission and consume system resources to slow down any tasks on your PC. As we all know, a Worm virus is designed to propagate and spread across networks. It is known to propagate using one or several of different transmission vectors like email, IRC, network shares, instant messengers (IM), and peer-to-peer (P2P) networks. Generally, you can be infected by simply visiting your favorite Web site, or just by leaving your computer on, overnight while you’re asleep. This virus uses a computer network to spread itself, relying on security failures on the target computer to access it. When it is installed, it may be used to carry out a number of operations on the targeted computer. Your computer will be filled with various junk files and it always takes a long time for you to open a program or file. It may carry one or more payloads in order to compromise your privacy and lead to information theft.

Win32/Delf.NRJ Worm is created by cyber criminals to mess up computer system and introduce other malware. It can implant key-logger and spyware to record your computer operating traces, corrupt your important documents and steal your private information stored in the computer. In addition, it may modify system files and lead to blue screen of death or total system crash. This malignant worm replicates by exploiting the Domain Name System (DNS) Server Service vulnerability and via network shares. It can disable all kinds of security tools and block firewall. Therefore, it is highly recommended to remove Win32/Delf.NRJ virus manually to secure your computer.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this nasty Trojan, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

Dangerous Actions Performed by This Virus:

1. It can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software.
2. It forces you to visit websites and advertisements which are not trusted and may lead you to pay money wrongly for worthless products.
3. It takes up high resources and strikingly slows down your computer speed and even causes your computer stuck frequently.
4. It may allow cyber criminals to track your computer and steal your personal information.

How Does This Virus Get On Your Computer?

From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.

About Win32/Delf.NRJ Virus Removal:

Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.

1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.

Once Win32/Delf.NRJ virus is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.

(The name of the virus process can be random.)

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window:

task manager

2. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

Click the View tab.

Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

Folder Options

3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.

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

a. Press Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

Run

Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:

registry editor

b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:

%AllUsersProfile%\[random]
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\[random]
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Temp

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Win32/Delf.NRJ virus targets worldwide computers and it has the ability to copy itself from machine to machine. Usually it spreads through e-mail or instant messages and any form of attachment or link in an email may contain a link to an infected website. Once inside a system, it can drop down other files through network exploits which cause your PC in great danger. What’s worse, this dangerous virus has the capability to record and send computer users’ confidential information, for instance, credit card, login numbers, etc to a remote hacker. So you should get rid of Win32/Delf.NRJ without any hesitation in order to secure the stability and normal operation of your computer.

Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on January 17, 2016 2:55 am

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