How to remove W32.Downadup.CTuesday, March 10th, 2009 at 5:27 am
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W32.Downadup.C is the newest version of infamous Downadup a.k.a. Conficker a.k.a. Kido worm (learn more about the original Conficker worm). Downadup worm is known for turning computer security off and making a system accessible to remote attacks. The malware runs on every startup to make sure that security-related programs are disabled.
Both Downadup.C and its earlier version put an infected computer in a great danger. The worm joins the compromised machine into zombie network; the pc then might be used for various malicious activities. The only visible sign of W32.Downadup.C worm is nonfunctional anti-spyware, anti-virus, firewall and similar applications. Downadup/ Conficker hides its presence on a system and it’s extremely difficult to remove.
The latest version of this worm is the most dangerous. It is set to receive certain instructions on April 1st. Should you be concerned? Follow this link to learn more and to remove Conficker.C.
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How to manually remove W32.Downadup.C
To remove W32.Downadup.C spyware you must block W32.Downadup.C sites, stop and remove processes, unregister DLL files, search and delete all other W32.Downadup.C files and registry utility. Follow the W32.Downadup.C detection and removal instructions below.
The most typical software removal method is to remove W32.Downadup.C by using "Add or Remove Programs" service. However there may be hidden W32.Downadup.C files, running processes and registries in your computer, so W32.Downadup.C may recreate all other files after reboot.
W32.Downadup.C manual removal instructions
Locate and delete W32.Downadup.C registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”[RANDOM CHARACTERS]” = “rundll32.exe “[RANDOM DLL FILE NAME]”, [RANDOM PARAMETER STRING]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\”ImagePath” = %System%\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\Parameters\”ServiceDll” = “[PATH TO SECURITY RISK]” Read more how to delete W32.Downadup.C registry entries
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