How to remove Irc-worm.becky

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Worm Irc-worm.becky

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Name

Irc-worm.becky

Description

A Irc-worm.becky is designed to spread between computers and is a program that can cause disruptions in network traffic, damage host computers, and create 'zombie' computers that can be controlled remotely. Irc-worm.beckys are commonly used by spammers and hackers, and they have even been used to blackmail companies and individuals.

Type

Worm

Alias

Manual

How to manually remove Irc-worm.becky guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Irc-worm.becky activity

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

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

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

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

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

    We do not guarantee that Irc-worm.becky has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Irc-worm.becky 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 Irc-worm.becky?

Irc-worm.becky can infect your computer without any user interaction. One computer infected with Irc-worm.becky can infect other computers.

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I detected Irc-worm.becky on my computer. What do I do?

Scan the entire system with your antivirus software and remove all traces of Irc-worm.becky. Otherwise, Irc-worm.becky will slow down all processes on your computer and infect other computers on your local network.

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What damage can Irc-worm.becky do to my computer?

Irc-worm.becky can steal data, damage files and your operating system, and use your computer for DDoS attacks on Web servers.

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What are the main symptoms of Irc-worm.becky?

HD space runs out
Contact-list spam
Unusual programs

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Can Irc-worm.becky spread to other computers?

Yes, it can. To avoid this, you should immediately remove all Irc-worm.becky files from the system.

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Countries with the highest Irc-worm.becky infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Irc-worm.becky

2016-02-22

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