How to remove Win32.rootkit.agent.niz

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Rootkit Win32.rootkit.agent.niz

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Name

Win32.rootkit.agent.niz

Description

A Win32.rootkit.agent.niz boots up before the computer system fully boots up. A Win32.rootkit.agent.niz may also be able to undermine the authority of a virus detection software. For these two reasons, [NAMEs] are difficult to detect. When infected with a Win32.rootkit.agent.niz, your computer may suffer from malicious data tracking or the installation of unwarranted programs.

Type

Rootkit

Alias

Manual

How to manually remove Win32.rootkit.agent.niz guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Win32.rootkit.agent.niz activity

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

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Rootkit usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Rootkits 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%) Rootkits can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Win32.rootkit.agent.niz from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Win32.rootkit.agent.niz. After turning off the Internet and disabling Win32.rootkit.agent.niz 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.rootkit.agent.niz 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.rootkit.agent.niz one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Win32.rootkit.agent.niz. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Rootkits 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 Win32.rootkit.agent.niz, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Win32.rootkit.agent.niz has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Win32.rootkit.agent.niz 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.rootkit.agent.niz?

Your computer gets infected with Win32.rootkit.agent.niz through installing software.

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I detected Win32.rootkit.agent.niz on my computer. What do I do?

First, you need to disconnect your computer from your local network and the Internet. Otherwise, hackers can control your computer remotely. Then you must scan your computer for Win32.rootkit.agent.niz with your antivirus software.

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What damage can Win32.rootkit.agent.niz do to my computer?

Win32.rootkit.agent.niz is a rootkit-software that interferes with the system by intercepting system functions or replacing system libraries. Simply put, it gets access to your computer and enables hackers to obtain information from your computer.

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What are the main symptoms of Win32.rootkit.agent.niz?

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

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Can Win32.rootkit.agent.niz spread to other computers?

If your computer is a part of a local network, hackers can install Win32.rootkit.agent.niz on other computers that are part of the network.

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Countries with the highest Win32.rootkit.agent.niz infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Win32.rootkit.agent.niz

2016-02-22

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