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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Remove (Uninstall Guide)

Tell your friends: is a ZeroAccess rootkit-related browser hijacker that redirects users to totally different websites when they click on links on Google and other web search engines. In the bottom right it says Waiting for which I'm fairly sure is not something you recognize. Therefore it is not surprising because this domain was bought only a few months ago. The redirects happen when using major search engines in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. This rootkit may affect other web browsers as well. Once infected, your computer may become noticably slower. ZeroAccess virus blocks legitimate anti-malware programs, injects malicious code into Windows system files to bypass firewall. is only a gateway to dangerous websites. Most of the time, it promotes spammy websites and services, however, this rootkit may redirect you to infected websites too. Usually, cyber criminals use fake you tube and adult websites to distribute malware. It could be anything really, from adware to baking trojans. The rootkit starts a process with a very unique name with the following structure: numbers:numbers.exe, for example 34956595:36788464.exe. Just open up Task Manager and you'll see it.

To remove ZeroAccess rootkit and to stop this annoying redirect problem, please follow the steps in the removal guide below very carefully. It's worth mentioning that this virus cannot be removed manually. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us or just 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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Anonymous said...

I have a 64 bit windows 7 operating system. What can I do to get rid of this?

Anonymous said...

on the 1st step, it said "unable to open root drive"

Admin said...

Ok, skip step 1 and run TDSSKiller. said...

Did everything--no use. Now what?