I need help to get rid of Virus:DOS/Rovnix.W virus on my computer. It keeps being quarantined by MSE but will reappear on the system when I thought it was removed after reboot. The continuous security alert totally drives me crazy! I have lots of important work on the computer which I can’t afford to lose. How do I remove it completely from my computer without losing any files?
What Can Virus:DOS/Rovnix.W Do? How to Remove This Trojan?
Virus:DOS/Rovnix.W is a pesky Trojan detected by Microsoft Security Essential trying to attack Windows machine across the world. There are many possibilities for Windows users to be attacked by this nasty Trojan virus, especially when they do not behave according on the Internet. Generally speaking, it invades target computers by clicking malicious code or unsafe advertising pop-ups, visiting pornographic website or downloading attachment from spam emails. When it is downloaded, it will start performing its malicious activities which is completely dangerous for your system. Although in most cases, your antivirus won’t give you an alert about this oncoming virus until you run a scan on the computer, you still can feel the affected computer won’t act as similar as before. It may take forever to open a page or get a program responded. In addition, there may be some unwanted pop-up ads shown on the browser or desktop which you are not able to close them.
Except from those visible symptoms, it could cause other troubles like:
System defaults can be automatically adjusted to provide convenience for other threats.
Numerous security popups can be seen on the computer constantly.
Unknown downloads can be automatically started without consent.
System becomes rather sluggish.
BSOD can be expected.
Computer automatically shuts down every once in a while.
Malicious files and registry entries related to Virus:DOS/Rovnix.W virus always take huge amount of space of the system memory therefore it considerably slows down the system performance during system startup or shut down. It also has the same ability like other Trojan viruses which can cause money loss and possibly identity theft because this virus is able to disable firewall and then let remote hackers access the infected system. In such circumstance, your personal information and confidential data will be at high risk and probably be leaked out. Considering this virus violates your privacy and compromises your security, you should get rid of Virus:DOS/Rovnix.W immediately as soon as you detect it on the machine.
Symptoms of Similar Trojan Infection :
– This virus can escape from most antivirus protection and get itself installed on computers especially with Windows operating systems.
– It can cause constant stuck or even blue screen on the infected computers.
– Computer users will experience constant security pop-ups on the computers which may not truly represent the status of the PCs.
– Certain malware or spyware may be prompted by these fake security pop ups which will end up scamming money.
– Sensitive data like privacy can also be stolen and taken advantages by cyber criminals.
Guide to Remove Win64/Rovnix.gen!C Trojan Manually
Step-by-step manual removal guide:
*Special hints: Below are some general steps on how to get rid of Virus:DOS/Rovnix.W pop up manually. But as mentioned before, the virus files and locations can change from time to time in order to hide itself deep inside the system. If you are having troubles identifying the files to delete, look closely and pay attention to those similar system files with different paths. This Trojan horse is capable of renaming its files quite similarly with system files. Confusing letters or digits like “1” and “I”, “0” and “o” may be used.
1. Windows Task Manager.
Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC; or pull up Run box from Start menu to type in taskmgr
Click on Processes tab
End process of items related to the Trojan virus
Click on Applications tab
Right click on the items you want to End
Go To Process
2. Delete virus files and registries from system.
Click on Start button
Search for “folder options” on top right corner
Click on View tab
Show hidden files, folders, and drives
Similar video guide to modify Windows registry:
Virus:DOS/Rovnix.W is a stubborn Trojan horse infection that needs to be removed manually. Users may download it after visiting some unknown or unsafe web sites, installing freeware or rogue programs from the internet. As similar as other Rovnix variants, it can bypass the security scan and hide itself deeply in an infected system. You will detect many unusual programs running on Windows Task Manager that take up a lot of memories, making your computer freeze and crash all the time. Besides, it has the capability to record and send computer users’ confidential information, for instance, credit card, login numbers, etc to a remote hacker. To protect your computer from virus attacks, it is a must to remove Virus:DOS/Rovnix.W without any doubt.
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Published by Michael Myn & last updated on February 14, 2014 12:28 am