How to remove Iedisco

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Dialer Iedisco

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Name

Iedisco

Description

Iediscos are often used by criminals to generate money through forcing a computer or duping a user into making expensive, premium phone cans from a non-broadband Internet connection. Some Iediscos open pop-up windows and promise special content by connecting to particular numbers, but they deliver malware instead.

Type

Dialer

Manual

How to manually remove Iedisco guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Iedisco activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Iedisco process running. Use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc buttons combination to open system information window and click Processes tab. Scroll down the whole list and try to find the process named like Iedisco. If you find Iedisco process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Iedisco for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Iedisco using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Iedisco.

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Dialer usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Dialers are not so “Active” and they can simply disable some Windows features and options. To disconnect your PC from the Internet you need to plug-off LAN cable (if you use LAN connection) or to turn of the Wi-Fi module (if you use Wi-Fi Internet connection). Most of (not 100%) Dialers can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Iedisco from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Iedisco. After turning off the Internet and disabling Iedisco process you will need to reboot your PC in so-called Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a Windows mode which allows you to start the System using only important applications and services. Safe Mode does not usually allow Iedisco to load when the system boots (!!!but exceptions can appear!!!). Choose Restart in Windows Start menu and wait until the screen turns off.

    After that you have to follow the next instructions according to the versions of Microsoft Windows you use:

      Windows XP:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Advanced Options Menu and press ENTER.

      Windows Vista, 7:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Use the arrow keys from Windows Advanced Options Menu in order to select Safe Mode and press ENTER.

      Windows 8, 8.1, 10:
    1. Press and hold the Shift button when left-clicking the Restart button on Windows log-on screen.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Troubleshooting boot screen and press ENTER.

  • Step 4: Removing virus files

    Having booted your PC in Safe mode you have to start cleaning your PC manually by deleting every file associated with Iedisco one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Iedisco. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Dialers use very similar filenames as very important system files do and you can mistakenly remove important system file what will harm your system and you will not be able to boot your PC at all.

    • iedisco.exe

    Please, remember that viruses are always progressing and sometimes new files can appear. If you are using our offline PDF guide on How to remove Iedisco, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Iedisco has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Iedisco that were listed above, reboot your system in normal mode and check if your PC works fine or you still have any troubles.

    It it is OK – congratulations! You have made a great job!

    If it is still NOT ok – use OSHI Defender to check your PC.

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  • What damage can Iedisco do to my computer?

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  • Countries with the highest Iedisco infection rates.

  • The first recorded appearance of Iedisco

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How did my computer get Iedisco?

Iedisco is installed on your computer with other software. Your computer can also get Iedisco from harmful websites. Your computer gets infected with Iedisco once a Web page has been downloaded.

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I detected Iedisco on my computer. What do I do?

If you are using an out-of-date DSL modem, you must immediately disconnect your modem from the telephone line because Iedisco will try to make toll telephone calls that will be charged to you. If you are using a LAN modem or Wi-Fi connection, you need to scan your computer for viruses.

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What damage can Iedisco do to my computer?

Iedisco can make toll telephone calls from your computer. Iedisco can also steal personal data, install new viruses, etc.

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What are the main symptoms of Iedisco?

PC slowdown
System crashes
Pop-up windows

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Can Iedisco spread to other computers?

Yes, it can. Iedisco is a dialer virus that may be capable of spreading itself over a network. Be sure to update your antivirus software on a regular basis.

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Countries with the highest Iedisco infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Iedisco

2016-02-22

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