W32.Blaster.Worm - How to remove?
What is W32.Blaster.Worm?
The W32.Blaster.Worm is a worm which spreads over the network mainly on the Internet. He uses for this purpose the so-called weak spot DCOM RPC. The W32.Blaster.Worm files itself in the system directory (standard: C:\Windows\System32 or C:\Winnt\System32) under the name MSBLAST.EXE. Because of the change in the registration this file runs on every start of the computer. W32.Blaster.Worm attempts to perform a Denial of Service (DoS) on the Microsoft Windows Update Web server (windowsupdate.com) that tries to prevent the user from applying a patch on the computer against the DCOM RPC vulnerability.
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Manual W32.Blaster.Worm removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Blaster, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Blaster infected files and get help in Blaster removal by using Spyhunter scanner.