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How to remove Adware.Renos.B



THREAT NAME

Adware.Renos.B

 

CLEAN INSTRUCTIONS
1. Restart the system in Safe Mode.


2. Open Windows Explorer, go the the Windows folder (C:\Windows), locate and delete the file xpupdate.


3. Go to Start > Run type regedit and press OK.


4. Locate and delete the following registry key:


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, Windows update loader


5. Restart the system and run a full system scan with BullGuard.



SYMPTOMS


1. A message appear telling you that the computer is infected with spyware.

2. Presence of the xpupdate file in the Windows folder.

 

DESCRIPTION

1. When it is run, it will create a copy if itself in the Windows folder, with the name xpupdate.


2. It will add itself in the registry in order to run at startup. It creates the following key:


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, Windows update loader


3. A red icon will appear in the task bar and a message will pop up telling you that the computer is infected with spyware.


When you click the icon, it will try to launch the BraveSentry application. BraveSentry is a malicious program that issues

fake warnings in an attempt to trick you into buying it.

Author:
The BullGuard Team

 



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