How to Uninstall Malware From Windows 8

Remove PC Infection Permanently From Windows 8

Step 1: Boot Windows 8 in Safe Mode

  • First of all, Press the Window key + C altogether and then click to Settings option.

 

  • Click the Power button and then hold down Shift key on the keyboard and then Click to Restart.

  • After that, Click on Troubleshoot option.

  • Now, Select the Advanced Options from the Troubleshoot menu.

  • Then after, click on Start up Settings option

  • After that, Select the Restart button.

  • Now Press 5 on the keyboard to Enable Safe Mode with Networking.

Step 2: Show all the malicious hidden files on Windows 8

  • Go to the Control Panel

  • After that, Type ‘folders’ in search bar and then you have to Select Shows hidden folders and files.

  • Go to the View tab and then Select Show hidden folders and files option.

  • Then after, Click on OK button and then all the malware related hidden files will appear.

Step 3 : End Up all the Malware Related Processes from Task Manager in Windows 8

  • Type ‘Alt +Ctrl + Del’ altogether to launch task manager.

 

  • After that, Go to Process tab to view all the running processes on your machine.

PC Threat Associated Files in Task Manager

%program files% Cryptoshocker /Banker.AMU /Filcout.Auninstall Cryptoshocker /Banker.AMU /Banker.AMU /Filcout.A.lnk
%ProgramFiles%Protected SearchTaskSchedulerCreator.exe
%System%driversUAC[RANDOM CHARACTERS].sys
%Documents and Settings%All UsersApplication Data
%WINDOWS%system32driver Cryptoshocker /Banker.AMU /Filcout.A.sys
%Documents and Settings%[UserName]Application DataT Cryptoshocker Banker.AMU /Filcout.A
C:Documents and Settings[user name]Local SettingsTemporary Internet Files
%commondesktopdir%Cryptoshocker /Banker.AMU /Filcout.A.lnk
%windows%System32drivers[**Random**].sys
C:WindowsSystem32drivers[Random].sys

Select the infectious Process among all the Processes runing their and then Click to End Task.

Step 4: Uninstall Malicious Programs From Control Panel in Windows 8

  • Click the ‘Control Panel’ app of Windows 8 Screen

  • Scroll down and then Select “More Settings” Option.
  • After that, Go to “Programs Category” and then Click “Uninstall a program option”.
  • Click “Programs and Features” icons in Classic View
  • Then after, Select all the infection related Programs and then Click to “Remove” button.
  • Click Yes, if Windows ask for confirmation.

Step 5: Delete Infectious Registry Entries from Windows Registry Entries in Windows 8

  • Press ‘Win + R’ key altogether to Open ‘Run box’.

  • Type ‘regedit’ to Open Windows Registry Editor.

Malware creates the following registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnceEx
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\Ru
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\13376694984709702142491016734454
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

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