Trojan KOOB_FACE is a very nasty Trojan horse virus and it has ability to affect Microsoft Windows operating system, Mac OS X and Linux. It is known as several other names as W32/Koobface.AZ, W32/Koobface, Boface, OSX/Koobface.A, W32/Koobfa-Gen, Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.a Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.b and Worm:Win32/Koobface.gen!F. In fact when it get success to infiltrate into any online computer then it search cookies of social network sites as Facebook, MySpace, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, Twitter, hi5, Friendster, Bebo etc. Thereafter in infects victims profile and further spread through social websites. If it does not find any cookies and other information of social networking sites then it turned into a fake pop-ups that pretends like a OS based error message “Error installing Codec. Please contact support.” there after the Trojan virus become more wild and connect your computer with “zzzping.com” to download and execute more malware.
Trojan KOOB_FACE has been developed by cyber criminals and they spread this Trojan infection by sending Spam messages that contains hyperlink as a copy of infection to friends and contacts of already infected users. On a contaminated computer the user suffers with lot of dangerous situation. On an infected computer the Trojan virus allow cyber criminals to access victim's personal identifiable and confidential informations as for example online banking information, credit/debit card details, logging details with passwords etc. it is considered as a severe infection and big security risk for computer users. It has developed with advance anti removal techniques so anti virus programs are not able to detect and remove Trojan KOOB_FACE on an infected computer. Adversely, Trojan KOOB_FACE can block anti virus and firewall services on compromised computers. It drops many other malware and Trojan viruses on your computer and completely ruin your computer. So you are suggested to remove Trojan KOOB_FACE from your computer and make your computer infection free.
Steps to Delete Trojan KOOB_FACE
Step: 1 Restart your Windows PC in Safe Mode
Find the complete details on how to Reboot your PC in Safe Mode (if you are a novice, follow the above given instructions on how to boot up your PC in Safe mode irrespective of the Windows Version that is being used as Windows XP, 7, Win 8, 8.1 and Windows 10)
Step:2 Remove Trojan KOOB_FACE from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Trojan KOOB_FACE Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Trojan KOOB_FACE virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete Trojan KOOB_FACE Related Startup Items
Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.
Now press Enter Key or Select OK.
“Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab
Now Search for Trojan KOOB_FACE Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Trojan KOOB_FACE
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete Trojan KOOB_FACE from Windows Registry
- Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
- This will Open the registry entries.
- Find Trojan KOOB_FACE related entries from the list and carefully delete it. However be careful and do not delete any other entries as this could severely damage the Windows Component.
Also, after completing the above steps, it is important to search for any folders and files that has been created by Trojan KOOB_FACE and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Trojan KOOB_FACE
- Click on the Start Menu
- Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
- Click on view hidden files and folders Options, For your convenience, we have included complete process on how to unhide files on all Windows Version. This will delete all the files and folders associated with Trojan KOOB_FACE that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of Trojan KOOB_FACE using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Trojan KOOB_FACE.
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