How to remove Kbface

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Malware Kbface

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Name

Kbface

Description

A Kbface uses a program's built-in programming language to spread and affect software, and possibly cause detrimental effects to a computer. Microsoft Word is most often associated with Kbface, as this program is one of the most common programs that use a macro language. A Kbface affects documents and templates rather than programs.

Type

Malware

Alias

Manual

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

  • Step 1: Basic check for Kbface activity

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

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Malware usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Malwares 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%) Malwares can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Kbface from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Kbface. After turning off the Internet and disabling Kbface 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 Kbface 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 Kbface one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Kbface. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Malwares 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.

    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 Kbface, please check if you have it’s latest version.

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

    After removing all files associated with Kbface 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 Kbface?

Kbface may not necessarily need user interaction to get installed. It can get into your system by exploiting weak spots in your browser or operating system. In most cases, though, Kbface needs to be installed manually (open a file, install software, etc).

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

Start OSHI Defender or another antimalware program to immediately remove Kbface. Remember that widely used antivirus software may not detect Kbface in your operating system.

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What damages can Kbface do to my computer?

Hackers may use Kbface to hold your data hostage and extort money from you, steal personal and valuable data from your computer or get access to your bank accounts.

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What are the main symptoms of Kbface?

Extra HD activity
High network activity
PC slowdown
System crashes
Unusual browser settings
Pop-up windows

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Can Kbface spread to other computers?

To install Kbface on other computers in your network, you must perform the same action you did on your infected computer.

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Countries with the highest Kbface infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Kbface

2016-02-22

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