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Remove Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK virus

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Post Thu Mar 06, 2014 2:23 pm

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Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK is a malicious worm and trojan horse that mainly attacks computers which run on Windows operating system. When it comes to your computer, this virus can make chaos to your PC because it is so powerful that, at the beginning, no antivirus could detect this virus because Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK hides deeply.

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After Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK lands on your computer successfully, it will begin to carry out what it is programmed to do. First, it opens backdoors in your computer, just like other trojan does. Then next, it will damage your system by deleting system files and programs files. If it just deletes your program files, then the problem is not so serious because you could reinstall the program. But,unfortunately, Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK deletes your system files, well, quite a lot of problemsn will emerge and your question will be fully explain if you see some error messages popping up telling you some memory error or other errors. Some victims may have seen that their antivirus programs(like, Norton or Malwarebytes) reports this threat and they remove it. But next time when you turn on your computer , you will see that your antivirus find it again. What happened? That’s because Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK has many mutants in your computer and it keesp changing itself,making it hard to find the original virus. Therefore, it is suggested that you should take manual approach because you can remove its executive files and corrupted registry values in your computer. If you have difficulty removing this threat, please feel free to contact our 24/7 online tech support for solutions or refer to our instructions.

How to remove Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK --removal Guide:

Step 1: Launch your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
Keep hitting F8 when you restart your computer and then choose Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter.

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Step 2: End the Process of Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK[PUP]
Hit Ctrl+Shift+Esc to enter Task Manager and then find Worm:Win32/Vobfus.XK and stop it.

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Step 3: Show all hidden files.
Click : Start->Control Panel->Appearance and Personalization->Folder Option->View.
under the View tab, check Show hiden files, folders and drivers. And uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

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Step 4: Go to registry editor and delete related registry values:
press Win(the key between Ctrl+Alt) + R and then type regedit to enter registry.

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The find the following regsitry values and delete them:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "random.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "random.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "random.exe"
%appdata%
%temp%

Step 4: restart your computer.

If you haven’t sufficient experience in handling program files, processes, DLL files and registry entries, it is not recommended to delete by yourself because you may delete some system files by mistake. Any pivotal system files are removed, you cannot log in Windows at all. Please click here to get online tech support.

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