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How to Remove Worm/Generic2.CLCO easily

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on November 3rd, 2012 | Leave a comment

Worm/Generic2.CLCO is classified as worm virus that can infect a target computer via removable media devices and network-shared files. Once infecting a computer, it will scan for all drives and then create copies of itself so that it can get into more and more computers. Worm/Generic2.CLCO can download infected files without users’ acknowledgment. It also records sensitive information. The infected computer will be corrupted severely. For example, task manager can not run or safe mode is disabled.

Harmful Effects of Worm/Generic2.CLCO

  • Automatically download in your computer through some malicious websites and attachments in spam emails
  • Make a lot of its copies in the system to hinder the computer user or antivirus software to remove it easily
  • Allow the remote server to access your computer system
  • Steal your personal information in the computer
  • Modify your system settings and make your system more vulnerable, and become easily be infected by other dangerous viruses such as Backdoor.ciadoor

Worm/Generic2.CLCO manual removal instruction
This manual removal way is a brief one telling you which files and registry entries you should remove from the computer, but it may be not that easy to delete a file or a registry entries as Worm/Generic2.CLCO could persist on the background.
1. Delete following files

%Windir%\ssms.exe
%Windir%\version.txt
%Windir%\winhelp32.exe
%DriveLetter%\DrivesGuideInfo.lnk
%DriveLetter%\DrivesGuideInfo\autorun.exe
%DriveLetter%\DrivesGuideInfo\[CLSID]\autorun.exe
%DriveLetter%\DrivesGuideInfo\[CLSID]\desktop.ini
%DriveLetter%\autorun.inf

2. Replace %Windir%\winlogon.exe with a legitimate one
3. Delete registry entries created by Worm/Generic2.CLCO

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”NVIDIA Media Center Library” = “%Windir%\winlogon.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”NVIDIA Media Center Library” = “%Windir%\winlogon.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Connections\”DefaultConnectionSettings” = “[BINARY DATA]“

Solve the Worm/Generic2.CLCO Infection At Once
Worm removal is no easy feat, it usually takes a skilled technician to analyze the affects of a Worm on a computer and take the necessary steps to remove it completely. I’m afraid only computer repair expert or computer wiz can go about this process.

Another method involves running an automated software program to detect and remove Worm/Generic2.CLCO automatically. A professional Worm removal tool, on the other hand, will have the to identify the threat at hand and eliminate it once and for all. If you equip your computer with Spyware Cease, you can clen up Worm/Generic2.CLCO yourself. Also your computer will be away from viruses, rootkits, and spyware – all of which can wreak havoc on any computer.

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