Worm.Goldrv Removal Help – Methods To Remove Worm.Goldrv From Computer

"I don't have awareness or consent how I got Worm.Goldrv on my PC. MSE detected it as a threat of high risk level on my Windows 7 computer, but failed to completely remove Worm.Goldrv from my computer. Since appearance of Worm.Goldrv on my PC, I have noticed a big deterioration in speed and performance. I PC takes much time to boot and complete any task. Worm.Goldrv also affected my web browsing, now all web browsers on my PC is taking much time to browse any web page and also redirecting on strange websites. I am not so skilled to locate and delete Worm.Goldrv elements completely from my computer. How can I get rid of Worm.Goldrv on my PC?"

Worm.Goldrv Summary

So your computer get infected with Worm.Goldrv? It is a very stubborn and contagious computer worm that enters on your targeted online computer and work in the back ground to complete its vicious objective. In actual the developers and distributors of this program are expert cyber criminals. The program has developed with such malicious codes and algorithm that it can avoid its detection and removal by ordinary anti virus. Worm.Goldrv worm is very dangerous because it can spread itself from one to another computer very rapidly and also exploit vulnerabilities on your computer. It make ways for infiltration of many other malware, spyware and viruses on your computer for allow hackers to access your personal and confidential information used on your PC. Thus it works like a gateway for in other malware and as a hacking tool on your computer for cyber criminals.

How Can You Get Worm.Goldrv On Your PC?

Infected Removable Drive and Networks – Worm.Goldrv is able to spread to other offline computer by copying itself on network drive and removable drive but it has also multiple methods to infect an online computer via online sources.

Spam scams – To send a tricky email that pretends like a receipt, invoice, governmental or judicial notice etc. and contains an attachment file to spread the infection is called email Spoofing. This technique is also used for distribution of this threat over online computer very widely.

Bundled Freeware – Worm.Goldrv can get a stealthy installation on your computer if you opt automatic installation of bundled freeware without verifying extra applications.


Manual Worm.Goldrv Removal Guide

Step 1: How to Start your PC in Safe Mode with Networking to Get Rid of Worm.Goldrv

(For Win 7 | XP | Vista Users)

  • first of all PC is to be rebooted in Safe Mode with Networking
  • Select on Start Button and Click on Shutdown | Restart option and select OK
  • when the PC restarts, keep tapping on F8 until you don’t get Advanced Boot Options.
  • Safe Mode with Networking Option is to be selected from the list.



(For Win 8 | 8.1 | Win 10 Users)

  • Click on Power Button near Windows Login Screen
  • Keep Shift Button on the keyboard pressed and select Restart Option
  • Now Select on Enable Safe Mode with Networking Option



In case Worm.Goldrv, is not letting your PC to Start in Safe Mode, then following Step is to followed

Step 2: Remove Worm.Goldrv Using System Restore Process

  • PC need to be rebooted to Safe Mode with Command Prompt
  • As soon as Command Prompt Window appear on the screen, select on cd restore and press on Enter option


Type rstrui.exe and Click on Enter again.


Now users need to Click on Next option and Choose restore point that was the last time Windows was working fine prior to Worm.Goldrv infection. Once done, Click on Next button.



Select Yes to Restore your System and get rid of Worm.Goldrv infection.


However, if the above steps does not work to remove Worm.Goldrv, follow the below mentioned steps

Step:3  Unhide All Hidden Files and Folders to Delete Worm.Goldrv

How to View Worm.Goldrv Hidden Folders on Windows XP

  1. In order to show the hidden files and folders, you need to follow the given instructions:-
  2. Close all the Windows or minimize the opened application to go to desktop.
  3. Open “My Computer” by double-clicking on its icon.
  4. Click on Tools menu and select Folder options.
  5. Click on the View tab from the new Window.
  6. Check the Display contents of the system folders options.
  7. In the Hidden files and folders section, you need to put a check mark on Show hidden files and folders option.
  8. Click on Apply and then OK button. Now, close the Window.
  9. Now, you can see all the Worm.Goldrv related hidden files and folders on the system.

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How to Access Worm.Goldrv Hidden folders on Windows Vista

  1. Minimize or close all opened tabs and go to Desktop.
  2. Go to the lower left of your screen, you will see Windows logo there, click on Start button.
  3. Go to Control Panel menu and click on it.
  4. After Control Panel got opened, there will two options, either “Classic View” or “Control Panel Home View”.
  5. Do the following when you are in “Classic View”.
  6. Double click on the icon and open Folder Options.
  7. Choose View tab.
  8. Again move to step 5.
  9. Do the following if you are “Control Panel Home View”.
  10. Hit button on Appearance and Personalization link.
  11. Chose Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  12. Under the Hidden File or Folder section, click on the button which is right next to the Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  13. Click on Apply button and then hit OK. Now, close the window.
  14. Now, to show you all hidden files or folders created by Worm.Goldrv, you have successfully considered Windows Vista.




How to Unhide Worm.Goldrv Created Folders on Windows 7

1. Go to the desktop and tap on the small rectangle which is located in the lower-right part of the system screen.

2. Now, just open the “Start” menu by clicking on the Windows start button which is located in the lower-left side of the PC screen that carries the windows logo.

3. Then after, look for the “Control Panel” menu option in the right-most row and open it.

4. When the Control Panel menu opens, then look for the “Folder Options” link.

5. Tap over the “View tab”.

6. Under the “Advanced Settings” category, double click on the “Hidden Files or Folders” associated with Worm.Goldrv.

7. Next, just select the check-box in order to Show hidden files, folders, or drives.

8. After this, click on “Apply” >> “OK” and then close the menu.

9. Now, the Windows 7 should be configured to show you all hidden files, folders or drives.


Steps to Unhide Worm.Goldrv related Files and Folders on Windows 8

  1. First of all, power on your Windows PC and click on start logo button that is found in left side of the system screen.
  2. Now, move to program lists and select control panel app.
  3. When Control panel is open completely, click on more settings option.
  4. After, you will see a Control panel Window and then you choose “Appearance and Personalization” tab.
  5. In Advance settings dialogue box, you need to tick mark on Show hidden files and folders and clear the check box for Hide protected system files.
  6. Click on Apply and Ok button. This apply option helps you to detect and eradicate all types of Worm.Goldrv related suspicious files.
  7. Finally, navigate your mouse cursor on close option to exit this panel.

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How to View Worm.Goldrv associated folders on Windows 10

1. Open the folder if you wish to unhide files.

2. Search and Click on View in Menu bar

3. In Menu click on to view folder options.

4. Again click on View and Enable Radio Button associated with Show hidden files created by Worm.Goldrv, folder and drive.

5. Press apply and OK.

win 10 Options

Step 4: Press Start Key along with R- copy + paste the below stated command and Click on OK

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

  • This will open up a new file, in case if your system has been hacked, some IP’s will be shown at the bottom of the screen


Click on the Start Menu, Input “Control Panel” in the search box —> Select. Network and Internet —> Network and Sharing Center —> Next Change Adapter Settings. Right-click your Internet connection —> Select on Properties.

  • In case if you find Suspicious IP in the local host –or if you are finding it difficult and have any problem then submit question to us and we will be happy to help you.