If you are a Windows user, you should be aware of Virtumonde, which is a high risk adware threat that exploits the backdoor vulnerabilities of the Windows operating systems. This adware program downloads and shows pop ups of commercial advertisements. It further blocks access to the Windows Update, alters the structure of Windows Explorer and modifies registry files. This harms the computer system and affects the efficiency of the system. Read the following blog to learn how to delete this harmful adware program. You can also choose to consult our Kaspersky Antivirus Technical Support experts to get a step-by-step assistance on this issue.
Make a System Restore Point
Before you proceed ahead to delete Virtumonde from the computer, make a system recovery point. This may come handy in case the virus or adware might destroy your Windows. However keep in mind that certain viruses use System Restore points to re-install themselves.
Install latest antivirus, anti-spyware or adware protection software
There are several good antivirus programs available in the market such as McAfee, Avast, Kaspersky etc. you can also choose some good antimalware programs such as Malware Bytes.
Scan your computer for viruses
Once you have installed the antivirus or antimalware program, scan your whole system and quarantine any malicious files that you find in the scan.
Disconnect your system from network and avoid using IE
Disconnect your computer from internet and refrain from using internet explorer. Now delete the malicious files which you found in the anti-spyware scan.
Scan your computer with Windows Live OneCare
Reboot your computer and go to Windows Live OneCare website. Scan the whole system with the help of website and once the scanning is finished, restart the system again.
Run Windows Update
Run Windows update and look for any latest updates available for your system. Scan the system again with the help of anti-spyware program and Windows Live OneCare to check for any sign of Virtumonde.
Hopefully, this way you will be able to delete Virtumonde from your system. For any issue regarding your antivirus program, contact our AVG Antivirus Support Phone Number 1-800-293-0867.