I installed 3 anti-viruses in my computer, why did my computer still get a virus Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a infection? All the 3 anti-viruses have been detected the Trojan virus but none of them can remove it. I’m really freaking out. Some one released removal help on youtube and I followed the steps there but still can’t remove the virus. So I think the virus will never leave my computer? Who can tell me what I can do? I will try anything if I can as long as the virus can disappear.
Simple Analysis of Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a
Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a, is another covert Trojan which was found in many people’s computer worldwide. This Trojan virus can invade the hardcore of your computer operating system and gradually damage your operating system so that you have to re-install it even you can’t use your computer again. From showing its face to widely infecting a lot of PCs all over the world, this virus has been defined as one of the most dangerous Trojan viruses. In fact, this virus is a derivative of another virus Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.b. However, this virus is much more offensive, secluded and destructive.
Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a comes from the Internet via all kinds of paths, for example, from a malicious web site, an unsafe link or some free software. It’s very small so it can easily be a parasite in other things. Nowadays, the Internet makes people more convenient to communicate with each other. But it also bring about lots of potential safety hazard. When you are view something online or do some other things, you may fall into the trap of this virus. Even you might never know how this virus came into your computer. At the same time, once this virus intruded into your computer, it will open an entrance so that many other threats or viruses can come into your computer. It’s time to git rid of this Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a virus now.
Hidden Danger after Getting the Virus Infection
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 programs can’t run.
D. Some operating system errors always come out.
E. Later, your computer operating system will be totally destroyed.
Key Steps to Rmove Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a
Depending on which level of risk of the Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a 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.
Please follow these steps to get rid of Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a manually:
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.Win64.Cidox.a
C:\Program Files\Search Results Toolbar\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\random
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Registry to completely clean Trojan Virus:
Attention: please be careful when you try to fix Rootkit.Win64.Cidox.a problem yourself. It’s not so easy for one person who is not familiar with the virus and not well trained in IT filed. The virus can change its name constantly which will make the removal work harder to you. 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.Win64.Cidox.a with the methods you found from the internet, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 24, 2013 1:04 pm