Have you picked up a virus called Conteneur Activex on your system that you don’t know? Got a small window popped up but you were not able to close it? Have tried may anti-virus but no any luck? Are you feel hopeless that your computer will be damaged? Is there any good way to remove Conteneur Activex virus from your computer completely? Here is a post for you:
What Is Conteneur Activex Virus
Conteneur Activex is a rogue add-on that can be downloaded carelessly when you watch videos or flashes. After you opened your web browser, a message would ask if you want to install this activex. However, many people may ignore this message and carelessly click allow. Then they would got this Conteneur Activex virus infection. After you started your computer, a small window of this activex will be showed on the lower right corner, when you tried to click close button, you can’t close it and even it will redirect you to some ads pages. It’s annoying.
Some people also tried to find Conteneur Activex from the Task Manager but they couldn’t. They could not find any name that identifies the open window. Usually, this malware is attached to some other legal programs. When you install them, if you are too careless to uncheck those attached options, you will install this Conteneur Activex at the same time. When you get this virus infection, you will always be redirected to some strange web sites. Those sites are not safe to visit. Most of them are fishing websites. The attempt of the redirect is to promote some products or some other programs to you. Is a word, those redirected web sites are often advertisement pages. When you get this Conteneur Activex installed, you will be annoyed by it because it’s just like your web browser gets out of control.
Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with Conteneur Activex
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 progress which you never found before.
C. Every time you open your browser, you are redirected to some odd web pages.
D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
E. Conteneur Activex always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Best Way to Remove Conteneur Activex Step by Step?
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 related to Conteneur Activex.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = “‘%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RANDOM.exe’
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Conteneur Activex
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, Conteneur Activex is really a very horrible virus which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove Conteneur Activex completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for Conteneur Activex, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, it may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.
Note:If you failed to remove Conteneur Activex with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 13, 2013 5:15 am