Monday, March 22, 2010
Worm.Win32.Netsky is a new rogue anti-spyware program trojan, which is part of a fake malicious software engineered by Internet hackers. Worm.Win32.Netsky-related (rogue) anti-spyware is a fake anti-spyware program. Do NOT purchase Worm.Win32.Netsky related spyware under any circumstances since it is a fake anti-spyware software.
Are you getting popups from Worm.Win32.Netsky? Have you identified that you have Worm.Win32.Netsky installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Worm.Win32.Netsky completely from your computer?
Why should you remove Worm.Win32.Netsky?
If Worm.Win32.Netsky resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Worm.Win32.Netsky may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Worm.Win32.Netsky removal process.
How can you manually remove Worm.Win32.Netsky
Manual removal of Worm.Win32.Netsky may not be for everyone. Each manual Worm.Win32.Netsky removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Worm.Win32.Netsky removal process.
Worm.Win32.Netsky can be removed manually by following the steps below.
- With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
- Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
- Locate Worm.Win32.Netsky in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Worm.Win32.Netsky, you can continue to step 5.
- Restart your computer.
- Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
- Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
- Find all of the following registry entries and delete them.
You may need to return to this removal process for removing Worm.Win32.Netsky.
Delete all of the following files that are associated with Worm.Win32.Netsky from your computer.
If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Worm.Win32.Netsky, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted.
Image 2. Select “Safe Mode with Networking”
After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Worm.Win32.Netsky by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Worm.Win32.Netsky folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.
Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Worm.Win32.Netsky completely from your computer. If you find that Worm.Win32.Netsky is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Worm.Win32.Netsky removal process.
Automatically Remove Worm.Win32.Netsky
Automatically remove Worm.Win32.Netsky for free. Free automatic Worm.Win32.Netsky removal process.
Do you wish to automatically remove Worm.Win32.Netsky from your computer? Are you looking for a free method to remove Worm.Win32.Netsky from your computer? If so, you can utilize the free automatic Worm.Win32.Netsky removal process below. Each step is designed to aid in the use of the program SmitfraudFix, which is a free tool created by S!Ri to remove parasites such as Worm.Win32.Netsky. Just so you know there’s no guarantee that SmitfraudFix or any other spyware remover will remove Worm.Win32.Netsky completely. These instructions are provided as a guide and are to be used at your own risk.
Download the SmitfraudFix tool to your computer by using our free download link here. Save the downloaded file to your desktop.
Image 1. Save SmitfraudFix.exe
Restart your computer into safe mode. Safe mode will allow malicious files that are normally loaded into memory to be easily deleted by the SmitfraudFix program.
After booting into safe mode, double-click on the SmitfraudFix.exe icon that should be located on your desktop. Follow the on-screen instructions. Option number 2 should be selected once the program starts.
Image 2. Click on SmitfraudFix.exe icon
After SmitfraudFix performs the initial removal processes it will ask you “Do you want to clean the registry?” Select Y for yes.
Image 3. For “Do you want to clean the registry?,” select Y for yes
- Once SmitfraudFix has finished the registry clean you can restart your computer now.
- Worm.Win32.Netsky should be removed from your computer. If not, you can start the automatic removal process over. It may take more than one try in some rare cases.
There’s no guarantee that SmitfraudFix will remove all files due to the complex nature of new spyware files that are ever-changing. If necessary, you may need to get help from a person who knows about computer and spyware.
Type : Trojan
Category : Win32
Also known as: Win32.Alureon, Win32/Alureon!generic
Alueron is a family of trojans with a variety of components that can download and execute arbitrary files, hijack the browser to display fake web pages, and report affected user's queries performed with popular search engines.
To fix this problem, please visit this webpage for download links below, and instructions for running ComboFix tool to help you clean the Win32 Alureon Trojan generic virus infection: