How to remove viruses manually
In rare instances, BullGuard is not able to remove an infected file automatically.
Note: This guide is for BullGuard v8.0. If you are using Windows Vista, choose the following guide: BullGuard v8.0 for Vista.
Why BullGuard cannot remove some infected files
BullGuard does not have the legal rights to modify some types of archives (such as email archives, .cab archives, .zip or .ace) or to modify some system, protected files and locations such as System Restore.
BullGuard cannot remove an infected file when:
The virus is already loaded in the active processes.
The infected file is started as a system service.
The active (loaded in the memory) infected files are not system files.
It is trojans, vbs viruses, backdoors, flooders or applications, which are stand-alone files and don't infect other files.
Boot sector viruses
These viruses need special attention and removal tools - in this case you should contact our support directly.
You can find detailed information about known viruses here.
We have created a number of user-friendly guides in order to help you remove infected files manually in an easy and understandable way.
Email archives - Learn how to remove an infected file in email archives.
How do I recognise an infected file in mail archives
System Restore - Learn how to remove an infected file in System Restore's folder.
How do I recognise an infected file in System Restore
Quarantine - Learn how to remove quarantined files.
How do I recognise quarantine files
Boot viruses - Learn how to remove boot viruses.
How do I recognise boot viruses
Temporary files - Learn how to remove temporary files.
Why should I remove temporary files
If you did not find the solution you were looking for, please feel free to contact our Support.
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