Worm.Win32.Netsky is a new rogue anti-spyware program trojan, which is part of a fake malicious software engineered by Internet hackers. Worm.Win32.Netsky-related (rogue) anti-spyware is a fake anti-spyware program. Do NOT purchase Worm.Win32.Netsky related spyware under any circumstances since it is a fake anti-spyware software.
Are you getting popups from Worm.Win32.Netsky? Have you identified that you have Worm.Win32.Netsky installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Worm.Win32.Netsky completely from your computer?
Why should you remove Worm.Win32.Netsky?
If Worm.Win32.Netsky resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Worm.Win32.Netsky may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Worm.Win32.Netsky removal process.
How can you manually remove Worm.Win32.Netsky
Manual removal of Worm.Win32.Netsky may not be for everyone. Each manual Worm.Win32.Netsky removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Worm.Win32.Netsky removal process.
Worm.Win32.Netsky can be removed manually by following the steps below.
- With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
- Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
- Locate Worm.Win32.Netsky in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Worm.Win32.Netsky, you can continue to step 5.
- Restart your computer.
- Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
- Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
- Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.
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Delete all of the following files that are associated with Worm.Win32.Netsky from your computer.
If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.
If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Worm.Win32.Netsky, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.
Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"
After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Worm.Win32.Netsky by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Worm.Win32.Netsky folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.
Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Worm.Win32.Netsky completely from your computer. If you find that Worm.Win32.Netsky is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Worm.Win32.Netsky removal process.