Have been infected by a Rootkit.Zeroaccess Virus? Can’t remove it with any anti-virus? Do you often find that your antivirus almost updates its virus library every day, but there are still many fierce virus can threaten your PCs no matter how rigorous your antivirus is? If you are at loss on how to remove this virus, why not have a look at this post?
What Is Rootkit.Zeroaccess Virus?
Rootkit.Zeroaccess, the name of this tiny Trojan horse is as ordinary as other Trojan horses; however, its damage power is not tiny at all. It can be everywhere when you open some advertisement pages or malicious websites. Hackers often hide this virus in some click icons such as files download buttons, play buttons and some irresistible pop-up windows. When you carelessly click these icons which are full of potential danger, it means that you make a condition for Rootkit.Zeroaccess to access your PC, though your real intention is not for this satanic stuff. The intelligent crafty Trojan once access your PC, it can be checkless in your computer and capriciously do anything as the prior designed goal of the program demands.
As for this Rootkit.Zeroaccess virus, its purpose is to hijack your internet search engine to redirect your homepages, bookmarks and even all the original configuration. Of course the ultimate aim is to bring lots of malicious and deceitful advertisements or rogue software or viral documents to damage your computers or swindle and ransom your money. After your PCs get infected by such Trojan, it will firstly change the registry entry to make sure it can start automatically when windows start. The further means of its activity is to get away from the Fire Wall or antivirus programs killing it. The most awful and destructive action of Rootkit.Zeroaccess is that it will start background downloading when it has its full swing without your notice and permission. The key point is that those downloaded files are all vicious programs, robber software and with useless even harmful information which can lead to your individual privacy revealed to evildoers that means you will suffer property loss and spiritual damages.
Hidden Danger after Getting Rootkit.Zeroaccess 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 by Rootkit.Zeroaccess.
Key Steps to Remove Rootkit.Zeroaccess
Depending on which level of risk of the Rootkit.Zeroaccess 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.Zeroaccess 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.Zeroaccess
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.Zeroaccess Virus:
Attention: please be careful when you try to fix Rootkit.Zeroaccess 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 Rootkit.Zeroaccess virus 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.Zeroaccess with the methods you found from the internet, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on May 12, 2013 1:54 am