I have some problem that I can’t remove Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b virus. It has been listed on my anti-virus scan report but my anti-virus can’t remove it. I followed the path and found the virus, but when I clicked delete, it would not be removed. When i received a virus called Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b, how can I remove the pops up completely from my computer?
Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b has been detecting in many users’ PC in Windows 7, Windows8, Windows Vista and Windows XP recently. The strange thing is that this Trojan virus can escape from anti-virus scanning. No anti-virus can remove it. Some people bought several kinds of anti-virus but still no luck. Usually, we define this virus as a Trojan virus for its miniature and elusive features. Although its a tinny virus, when it’s planted into your computer, it can engender huge damage of your computer 0perating system. It can mutilate operating system so that the performance of your computer will be worse and worse until it’s completely crashed. People usually know they get this virus when their anti-virus tell them that their computers gets this virus infection.
How did this Boot.Cidox.b Trojan virus come into your computer? People thought they have anti-virus. It’s impossible for that virus coming into their computers. Unfortunately, no perfect anti-virus that can prevent all viruses over the world and Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b is such one which you can’t use any anti-virus to remove it. It’s very easy to get this virus. When you surf on the Internet such as watch some videos or view some web sites, you may get this virus if you are not viewing a healthy web site or watching some odd videos or downloading some strange files. It’s the same nasty as other rootkits. Never leave it in your computer for a long time. You will be regretful once it caused a irredeemable damage.
As Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b virus hides deeply in your system, it effects Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8. To make your computer safe, you can follow the guide here (For advanced computer users), or contact YooCare PC Experts online for solutions:
How to Judge If Your Computer Has Been Infected This Trojan Virus
A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
B. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange processes which you never found before.
C. Some of your computer functions are unavailable or some normal legal program can’t run or there are unusual conditions of them.
D. It always constantly happens that your system has errors somewhere.
E. Later, your computer system will be totally destroyed.
What Is The Best Way to Remove Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b Trojan?
Depending on which level of risk of the virus has infiltrated your PC, you might find it is hard to get rid of this sophisticated worm. Some people have successfully cleaned out the stubborn worm, but since one of the primary functions of this virus is to disable security programs, so the method of using anti-virus program is not always a foolproof approach. How to get rid of the virus and prevent it from coming back? First of all, please make sure you have installed an anti-virus program. Update it in time so that it can catch up with the virus renew speed. Besides, make sure running the anti-virus program constantly to protect your computer. Second, avoid visiting the unsafe websites, downloading unknown free software. As we have mentioned, sometimes, this virus not only can escape anti-virus program’s scan but also can change the position itself. Therefore, if your computer infects this virus unfortunately and can’t get rid of it unfortunately, please contact YooSecurity experts through live chat. They will help you remove Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b virus manually.
Please follow these steps to get rid of this virus manually (For advanced Users):
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in taskmgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Rootkit.Boot.Cidox virus
C:\Program Files\Search Results Toolbar\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\random
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Registry to completely clean Rootkit.Boot.Cidox:
Possibly, you may still can’t remove this virus after you tried many steps because the files of the cunning virus would be changed every time. Even the names of the virus would be named randomly. Please be careful when you try to fix Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b virus problem yourself. It’s not so easy for one person who is not familiar with the virus and not well trained in IT filed. If you don’t have much knowledge of Windows operating system, you almost can’t find it out from so large amounts of system files. And you’d better don’t try so called free software to get rid of this Trojan since the virus is well disguised that anti-virus may delete some system files erroneously. What’s more so called free software may be another cheater. You’d better to find an expert to help you remove this Trojan.
Kindly Reminder: If you failed to remove Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b virus with the methods you found from the internet, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Michael Myn & last updated on March 5, 2014 11:47 am