How to remove Winlogon Virus?
I have scanned my PC through Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and this have detected 3 viruses.
A trojan, hijacker, and worm. After scanning, it says that the PC should need to restart to take affect the actions. when I restart my PC and Scan again for Virus. the virus is still there.
Can you help me get rid of this virus. I have checked the start up but I dont know what to uncheck. I could not see the name of the virus.
Please Help. Thanks
- TamimLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed in your computer follow the steps carefully:
+First download the latest versions of the following on +another, clean machine+ and burn to CD or copy to a USB memory stick+
RKill http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/anti-viru... this page has a variety of different filenames to download to fool the virus, which will try to block RKill from running. Remember the filename of the version you downloaded.
CCleaner (cleans out caches) http://www.ccleaner.com
Avast! 4 Home: http://www.avast.com/eng/download-avast-home.html
Download these to your desktop and before running them, then change the names of the malwarebyte and combofix files to
Follow these steps in order Don't skip ahead.
Now, start the machine in Safe Mode with networking (hit the F8 function key as the machine boots up, and choose Safe mode)
Turn off System Restore on your machine, but only until you get this fixed - many of these trojans get copied into the System Restore files, which anti-virus programs aren't allowed to touch and the viruses could reinstall themselves from there. My Computer > Properties > System Restore.
The malware actively blocks programs and tools, so before you can start cleaning, you need to get the malware entries out of the registry, and stop the malware's current processes from running.
Double-click FixNCR.reg to run it to clean the registry
Now double click the RKill file (whatever name you downloaded it as) to run it. Wait for it, it could take a while. If the fake antivirus program throws a warning on the screen and blocks RKill, leave the warning up on the screen and run RKill again.
Do not reboot your computer If you reboot it will just load the malware in again.
Then run CCleaner (it'll make scanning faster because it will delete a bunch of temp files and save you from having to scan those.) If the virus blocks CCleaner from running, proceed to the next step.
Then run Malwarebytes (mblah), and clean everything it says.
Then run ComboFix (comfix), and clean everything it says. If it tells you to reboot your machine during the process, do so immediately.
Then install and run Avast - tell Avast to do a boot-scan - click on "schedule boot-scan" - and restart the computer
Let it start and do the Avast boot scan
Then turn System Restore back on.
Now install the antivirus program of your choice to do continuous scanning, and make sure you keep it up to date
Always keep your Windows, web browser and Java software up to date - frequent patches are released to plug security holes.
- 9 years ago
Turn off system restore. Turn on your firewall.
Use the Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool :
Follow instructions here:
- 9 years ago
this will be useful to you, use Boot Time Scan in Avast Antivirus (after installing Avast, run a Memory Scan )
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- Mike SLv 79 years ago
Turn off system restore...and leave it off for 2 days...the virus is recycling through system restore...you may have to delete that virus 2 or 3 more times...before it no longer appears...once it no longer appears...turn on system restore....
Also scan with this free utility also............
- 9 years ago
press alt+f4Source(s): experience