How to remove Win32.sb.dialer

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Dialer Win32.sb.dialer

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Name

Win32.sb.dialer

Description

A Win32.sb.dialer is designed to cost computer users money by forcing their systems to call premium phone numbers or by encouraging users to dial premium numbers by offering special content, gifts, or prizes. These programs can also be used to deliver malicious payloads that include viruses, backdoors, and other malware.

Type

Dialer

Manual

How to manually remove Win32.sb.dialer guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Win32.sb.dialer activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Win32.sb.dialer 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 Win32.sb.dialer. If you find Win32.sb.dialer process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Win32.sb.dialer for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Win32.sb.dialer using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Win32.sb.dialer.

  • 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 Win32.sb.dialer from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Win32.sb.dialer. After turning off the Internet and disabling Win32.sb.dialer 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 Win32.sb.dialer 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 Win32.sb.dialer one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Win32.sb.dialer. 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.

    • SetCredential.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 Win32.sb.dialer, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Win32.sb.dialer has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Win32.sb.dialer 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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How did my computer get Win32.sb.dialer?

Win32.sb.dialer is installed on your computer with other software. Your computer can also get Win32.sb.dialer from harmful websites. Your computer gets infected with Win32.sb.dialer once a Web page has been downloaded.

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I detected Win32.sb.dialer 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 Win32.sb.dialer 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 Win32.sb.dialer do to my computer?

Win32.sb.dialer can make toll telephone calls from your computer. Win32.sb.dialer can also steal personal data, install new viruses, etc.

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What are the main symptoms of Win32.sb.dialer?

PC slowdown
System crashes
Pop-up windows

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Can Win32.sb.dialer spread to other computers?

Yes, it can. Win32.sb.dialer 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 Win32.sb.dialer infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Win32.sb.dialer

2016-02-22

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