W32.Blaster.Worm Removal – Fits All Variants
W32.Blaster Worm was initially a reengineered Microsoft patch for certain Windows vulnerability. The reengineering was performed, according to the official court documents, by Chinese group of hackers called Xfocus. The worm very promptly became a prevalent infection, mostly because it was evolving very rapidly. Its most notorious version was B variant. For its creation a teenage US hacker was arrested in 2003 and was sentenced for 18 months imprisoning. In spite of that the worm has been circulated in the web around ten years, which is incredibly long term for computer infection, it remains a topical issue as many hackers, especially beginners, keep modifying it so that contemporary versions of the worms have few things in common with its pioneer editions. W32.Blaster.
Worm removal is still a matter of swift response, for the worm’s payload remains extremely destructive. Further on, whereas old versions of the worm mainly tended to humiliate Microsoft addressing hidden in the scripts of the worm messages like
“billy gates why do you make this possible ? Stop making money and fix your software!!”
the art-of-the-day versions may have rather commercial payload, for instance, to retrieve passwords to user’s account. Worm, as well as to fix vulnerabilities and other viruses disordering your computer system.
W32.Blaster. Removal Manual
Incomplete or incorrect extermination of files and registry values constituting the infection, e.g. deletion of harmless files and registry entries instead of those specified below due to mistyping, is quite possible. Furthermore, resent observations on fake security tools have shown that this kind of malware might strike back, i.e. make harm to computer system in response to attempt of deleting its components.
If you are a Windows user, secure your computer system before proceeding to the adware extermination by means of system and registry backup prior to launching deletion of the adware components.
4 easy steps to remove fake antivirus:
Step1. System Backup
Step2. Install patch
Download and install this patch .
Step3. Killing Processes (in Windows)
You must kill W32.Blaster processes:
Once system and registry backup is complete, make sure the infection you want to get rid of is not currently running any processes; otherwise kill its processes in the Task Manager.
Step4. Delete System Registry Values
Edit System Registry deleting the following entries:
*You must delete "windows auto update = msblast.exe"