How To Delete Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk Safely From Windows Computer


What do you know about Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk?

Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk belongs to the hazardous Trojan horse virus family which aims at attacking the windows based computer with 32 bit operation system. This infection can replicate itself in many copies to infect other PC. It is spread through the machine network to exploit the antivirus bug or vulnerability of the operating system. You should beware of opening unsafe emails and their infected attachments. And also from the website whether the site is safe or not because it is popular for the cyber crooks to inject the malicious codes on the website and from where you get Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk virus onto your computer. And then, it will mess up the normal order of the operation system. Additionally, those file-sharing programs can be taken as an useful propagating platform to transmit such type of nasty virus.

What's worse, the infection Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk will harm the network conditions seriously. The Internet speed will be slowed down. And there will be slow responses on the web browsers when navigating any website. There are large numbers of bandwidth will be consumed wastefully. A lot of network traffic will be increased by the disruption of Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk virus. And the host system’s files will be deleted or damaged by this threat. So, it is strongly suggested that you should eradicate Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk virus at once to avoid being attacked by any cyber criminals.

Harmful Properties of Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk

  1. It will drop many infected and junk files onto the system.

  2. Assist the remote cyber attackers to steal your vital data.

  3. Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk will bypass the antivirus program.

  4. Allow more and more unwanted programs to install on the PC.

  5. Corrupt the important files and damage crucial section of your system.

  6. Modify the default computer settings to execute more harmful commands.



How to Remove Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk from Compromised PC (Manual Steps)

(This guide is intended to help users in following Step by Step instructions in making Windows Safe)

The first step which need to be followed is to Restart Windows PC in Safe Mode

Reboot in Safe Mode (For Windows XP | Vista | Win7)

  1. Restart Computer
  2. Tap on F8 continuously when the PC starts booting and select the option to enter Safe Mode with Networking.

safe mode

For Windows 8/8.1

  1. Press on the Start Button and then Choose Control Panel from the menu option
  2. Users need to opt for System and Security, to select Administrative Tools and then System Configuration.


3.  Next, Click on the Safe Boot option and then choose OK, this will open a pop-up window, next Select Restart Option.

For Windows 10

  1. Start Menu is to be selected to Open it
  2. Press the power button icon which is present in the right corner, this will display power options menu.
  3. Keeping the SHIFT Key pressed on the keyboard, select the restart option. This will reboot Win 10
  4. Now you need to select the Troubleshoot icon, followed by advanced option in the startup Settings. Click on Restart. This will give the option to reboot, now select Enter Safe Mode with Networking.

Step 2. Uninstall Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk from Task Manager on Windows

How to End the Running Process related to Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk using Task Manager

  1. Firstly, Open Task Manager by Pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc in Combination
  2. Next, Click on processes to Find Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk
  3. Now Click and select End Process to terminate Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk.

task manager

Step3: How to Uninstall Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk from Control Panel on Windows

for Win XP| Vista and Win 7 Users

  1. Click and Select on Start Menu
  2. Now Control Panel is to be selected from the list
  3. Next Click on Uninstall Program
  4. Users need to Choose suspicious program related to Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk and right clicking on it.
  5. Finally, Select Uninstall option.





For Win 8

  • Click and Select “Charms bar
  • Now Select Settings Option
  • Next Click on Control Panel
  • Select on Uninstall a Program Option and right click on program associated to Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk and finally uninstall it.



For Windows 10

  1. The first Step is to Click and Select on Start Menu
  2. Now Click on All Apps
  3. Choose Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk and other suspicious program from the complete list
  4. Now right Click on to select Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk and finally Uninstall it from Windows 10




Step: 4 How to Delete Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk Created Files from Registry

  • Open Registry by Typing Regedit in the Windows Search Field and then press on Enter.
  • This will open the registry entries. Now users need to press CTRL + F together and type Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk to find the entries.
  • Once located, delete all Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk named entries. If you are unable to find it, you need to look up for it on the directories manually. Be careful and delete only Worm:Win32/Dorkbot!lnk entries, else it can damage your Windows Computer severely.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random


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