W32.Koobface.A : Virus Solution and Removal

Systems Affected: Windows – AllHow to Remove W32.Koobface.A:

1. Temporarily Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP). [how to]

2. Update the virus definitions.

3. Reboot computer in SafeMode [how to]

4. Run a full system scan and clean/delete all infected file(s)

5. Delete/Modify any values added to the registry. [how to edit registry]

Navigate to and delete the following registry entry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\”systray” = “c:\windows\mstre6.exe”

6. Exit registry editor and restart the computer.

7. In order to make sure that threat is completely eliminated from your computer, carry out a full scan of your computer using AntiVirus and Antispyware Software. Another way to delete the virus using various Antivirus Program without the need to install can be done with Online Virus Scanner.

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