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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Remove (Uninstall Guide)

Tell your friends: is a ZeroAccess/Sirefef rootkit-related browser hijacker that redirects users to totally different web pages having nothing to do with the search inquiries while searching with Google, Bing and other search engines. While the redirect is loading it says Waiting for and then goes straight to spam websites or even worse, sites that load malicious software.

Not only is this annoying and frustrating, but it can potentially be very harmful to your computer if you don't do anything about it. As a matter of fact, sometimes ZeroAccess rootkit drops a virus called Virus.Win32.RLoader.a. That's how Kaspersky identifies it. Besides, ZeroAccess/Sirefef alone is a very frustrating rootkit, it injects Windows system files to bypass Firewalls. It goes without saying that you need to delete this virus from your computer.

Users usually have no idea how they've gotten this virus on their PCs. However, it's very easy to identify this virus because it starts a process with a very unique name with the following structure: numbers:numbers.exe, for example 2324325:6823764.exe.

Unfortunately, you can end it and you can't delete the malicious files manually. The infected file has to be repaired. Thankfully, there tools designed to remove ZeroAccess/Sirefef and associated malware: Webroot ZeroAccess removal tool and TDSSKiller. Both utilities are free. Then you should use recommend anti-malware software to remove the leftovers or additionally installed malware from your computer. To remove the rootkit and to stop redirects, please follow the removal instructions below. If you need help removing this virus, please leave a comment below. Good luck and be safe online! removal instructions:

1. First of all, download and run ZeroAccess/Sirefef/MAX++ removal tool. (works on 32-bit systems only!)

2. Then use TDSSKiller.

3. Finally, scan your computer with recommend anti-malware software to remove the leftovers of this virus from your computer.
NOTE: if you get the following Windows Security Alert, please click on Unblock button. This alert is caused by ZeroAccess rootkit.

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