How to remove W32.Sasser-A?
What is W32.Sasser-A?
W32/Sasser-A is a network worm which spreads while using the Microsoft LSASS weak spot. Microsoft has made available a patch which protects against this weak spot and from Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011 it can be downloaded. The worm copies itself with the file name avserve.exe in the Windows folder and provides a registration key, so that it starts with the user registration.
W32.Sasser-A is Dangerous
W32.Sasser-A may install other spyware parasites
W32.Sasser-A will replicate and email itself to contacts in your address book.
W32.Sasser-A may come bundled with or spread other spyware
W32.Sasser-A may prove difficult or impossible to remove
W32.Sasser-A violates your privacy and compromises your security
for W32.Sasser-A detection
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Manual W32.Sasser-A removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove W32.Sasser-A, 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 malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these W32.Sasser-A processes:
Remove these W32.Sasser-A files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other W32.Sasser-A infected files and get help in W32.Sasser-A removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing W32.Sasser-A and similar threats.
W32.Sasser-A is a typical worm, which means that it is a viral application that spreads itself via internet without any human intervention save for a simple click, which is enough for a worm such as W32.Sasser-A to infect a system. The main difference between a virus and a worm is that W32.Sasser-A does not have to attach itself to an existing program.
The most popular way for a worm parasite like W32.Sasser-A to infect your computer is to spread through email. It usually comes as email file attachment or within an infected email message. Once opened, W32.Sasser-A will install itself into a user’s computer silently, in the background. Such replication is nearly impossible to notice, as no install wizards, warnings or dialogs are being displayed on your screen.