Worm:Win32/Codbot is a deadly Trojan being developed by Cyber crooks to bring lots of damage onto victim's computer. The terrible Trojan has been so shrewdly created with hidden techniques that it can bypass several security and soon after getting in your computer alters its default setting and brings lots of undesirable changes. It will inject its malicious executable code within OS after which it activates itself as soon as system boots up. Once your computer gets infected with Worm:Win32/Codbot you will be unable to access Internet as soon after getting inside it locks up all your installed browsers including the popular one and alter its settings. Your search engine and default homepage will be replaced and instead of your desired search result you will be redirected to some bogus or infected sites. In addition, you have to encounter sluggish Internet speed and nonetheless tons of ads in numerous forms will irritates you. Moreover, if Worm:Win32/Codbot might pop-up scam message and more worse you can close it as it lock up your screen. All you have to do restart your system to close the message. It can be more dangerous if you left it unattended for long time.
Many victim's have no idea how Worm:Win32/Codbot infect his PC. Basically, this terrible Trojan transmitted via other malware that already exist into your system. The other possible ways behind its intrusion are clicks to bad links, ads, banners, visits to adult sites, respond to junk mail and more using infected gadgets. The obvious symptoms after its intrusion you will notice that PC performance will slows down, slow start-up, random redirection, blue screen and even system shut down unexpectedly. As time passes, Worm:Win32/Codbot takes up system resources and pull the CPU to high usage. What worst can it do? It weakens the system security by blocking firewall settings and opens a backdoor so that other malware easily target your PC. Moreover, you can loss huge money to Cyber crooks as it continually monitors your browsing and computer activities to collect sensitive and private information. Hence, it highly suggested you to delete Worm:Win32/Codbot as soon as you noticed any of the symptoms stated above.
Steps to Delete Worm:Win32/Codbot
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 Worm:Win32/Codbot from Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Worm:Win32/Codbot Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Worm:Win32/Codbot virus from Task Manager at once.
Step:3 How to Delete Worm:Win32/Codbot 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 Worm:Win32/Codbot Related applications on Startup Items
Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Worm:Win32/Codbot
Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode
Step: 4 How to Delete Worm:Win32/Codbot 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 Worm:Win32/Codbot 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 Worm:Win32/Codbot and if found must be deleted.
Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Worm:Win32/Codbot
- 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 Worm:Win32/Codbot that was existing on your compromised system.
Still, if you are unable to get rid of Worm:Win32/Codbot using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Worm:Win32/Codbot.
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