How to Remove “Windows 7 Repairâ€ Malware
Removing External Threats from Windows 7
Windows 7 Repair is a false optimization program which is usually installed on a Windows 7 PC through a Trojan. The moment the Trojan enters the hard drive, users would witness fake messages that the computer is infected with dangerous threats. In order to remove those threats, users would be asked to download and install the full version of Windows 7 Repair Tool. You should try to avoid these messages and implement other methods to remove the Trojan. As a safety measure, do not share your personal details. In case you have already clicked on the given link then the fake program would easily make an entry on Windows 7. This can easily affect all the other programs too. As a result, Internet access would get disabled and the malware would try its best to hide within the system and data files. In addition, Windows 7 Repair Tool may slow down the speed of the entire machine. However, there are few ways with which you can remove and get rid of this fake program.
Although, the malicious application may have blocked the Internet, the user can try to get hold of an extra computing device to download the removal tool for Windows 7 Repair. To carry out the procedure for removing Windows 7 Repair, download Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware tool along with RKILL.exe and Unhide.exe and save all the files on a portable device. Subsequently, the downloaded files have to be transferred to the infected computer. Run the executable for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware to install on the infected computer. If the installation does not complete then the same file can be executed with a different name. The main role of copying RKill is to scan the machine in order to stop the processes and application related with Windows 7. The user is recommended not to stop the intense scan performed by RKill and allow it to look for the warning messages related with Windows 7 Repair. Additionally, you should not restart the computer after the RKill scan is over.
Last but not the least; follow this method to enable the Internet connection on the infected system. The Internet would help the user to update the installed Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware application. Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware application would automatically install the updates and prompt to restart the system. After the computer is rebooted, run the scan with Malwarebytes’ by clicking on the ‘Scanner’ tab and scan the hard drive. Once the scan gets over, the antimalware program would show a list of all the malicious files related with Windows 7 Repair. By clicking on the ‘Remove’ button, Windows 7 Repair can be completely removed. The user should restart the system and make use of Unhide.exe to show up those hidden files which borrowed the hidden trait from Windows 7 Repair.