How to remove Conficker.E
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Conficker.E is a computer worm which is a type of virus that spreads throughout the internet via e-mail attachments and network messages. However, it is different from most of the viruses as the worm is autonomous and has no need to be a part of some other program in order to multiply itself. This virus hides in the system, uses the computer’s resources and affects its performance. It might delete files or send emails without the user even knowing about it.
Conficker.E is the latest part of the infamous Conficker worm. Conficker.E does not only spread into new systems, but it also updates the ones that have been infected previously with the earlier versions of the virus. It spreads through MS08-067 exploit, so in order to avoid Conficker.E you should always keep your OS updated.
Conficker-E also has some additional features: it downloads W32.Waledac trojan and one of the malware programs Spyware Protect 2009. Please follow the bellow instructions in order to remove Conficker.E from your computer.
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How to manually remove Conficker.E
To get rid of spyware such as Conficker.E you need to remove processes, search and delete registry keys, DLL and other Conficker.E related files from your computer.
Take Note: The manual process of removing spyware from your computer is difficult and puts you at risk of damaging your computer. We advise using our automatic Conficker.E remover.
- Uninstall Conficker.E from Control Panel
Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs. Double click to uninstall.
Delete Conficker.E registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"[RANDOM CHARACTERS]" = "rundll32.exe "[RANDOM DLL FILE NAME]", [RANDOM PARAMETER STRING]"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\"ImagePath" = %System%\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\Parameters\"ServiceDll" = "[PATH TO SECURITY RISK]"
To open registry editor click Start > Run > type "regedit".
Warning! Manual registry entries editing may cause damage to your system.
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