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Danger level 9
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Slow Computer

Virus.Wixud.A

Virus.Wixud.A is a virus infection that should not be taken lightly.

Virus.Wixud.A has one main objective: to spread itself via shared folders of peer-to-peer file sharing applications. 

What Virus.Wixud.A will do once embedded in these forums is seek data files in these shared folders, and replace these files with its very own zip archive, which, yes you’ve guessed it – contains malicious content.

Virus.Wixud.A was designed to infect executable and .EXE files, in folders which are affiliated with file sharing applications.

Virus.Wixud.A will download and execute remote files, which in turn will continue to perform malicious activity within the infiltrated computer system.

One thing to bear in mind is that Virus.Wixud.A may enter into a computer system covertly – meaning – the user will not have any idea that the infection has infiltrated their system.

Virus.Wixud.A tends to display the following characteristics:
• Downloads code from the internet
• Reduces system security
• Installs itself in the Registry
• Modifies browser settings

Virus.Wixud.A tends to target these peer-to-peer networks, so as to ensure the dubious activities they were created for are carried out to precision.

As is typical of these type viruses, Virus.Wixud.A relies on the covert nature of installation – this way ensuring the user of the infected computer system is completely unaware of its presence - this way allowing for the virus to implement its dubious actions.

Virus.Wixud.A is capable of propagating itself via various mediums, namely: emails, pirated software and removable media the likes of CD’s and DVD’s.

In order to avoid any unneeded risks of damage to your computer system, it is highly recommended to make use of a reliable and legitimate anti-spyware application, so as to remove Virus.Wixud.A and all its components from the infected computer system.

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How to manually remove Virus.Wixud.A

Files associated with Virus.Wixud.A infection:

monitor.exe
NeroCheck.exe
MotiveSB.exe
hpztsb11.exe
iaanotif.exe
YAHOOM~1.EXE
LMPDPSRV.EXE
hkcmd.exe
ps2.exe
jusched.exe
qttask.exe
PCMService.exe
cpqset.exe
spools.exe
ISUSPM.exe
igfxtray.exe
NeroCheck.exe
MotiveSB.exe
ISUSPM.exe
issch.exe
hphupd08.exe
PCMService.exe
spools.exe
jusched.exe
cpqset.exe
eRAgent.exe
iaanotif.exe
igfxtray.exe
hkcmd.exe
UdaterUI.exe
monitor.exe
LMPDPSRV.EXE
hpztsb07.exe
qttask.exe
hpztsb11.exe
ps2.exe
iTunesHelper.exe
YAHOOM~1.EXE
eRAgent.exe
issch.exe
UdaterUI.exe
hpztsb07.exe
hphupd08.exe
iTunesHelper.exe

Virus.Wixud.A processes to kill:

ps2.exe
issch.exe
iTunesHelper.exe
MotiveSB.exe
hphupd08.exe
hpztsb07.exe
UdaterUI.exe
igfxtray.exe
ISUSPM.exe
monitor.exe
hpztsb11.exe
hkcmd.exe
eRAgent.exe
qttask.exe
jusched.exe
spools.exe
iaanotif.exe
PCMService.exe
cpqset.exe
NeroCheck.exe
NeroCheck.exe
MotiveSB.exe
ISUSPM.exe
issch.exe
hphupd08.exe
PCMService.exe
spools.exe
jusched.exe
cpqset.exe
eRAgent.exe
iaanotif.exe
igfxtray.exe
hkcmd.exe
UdaterUI.exe
monitor.exe
LMPDPSRV.EXE
hpztsb07.exe
qttask.exe
hpztsb11.exe
ps2.exe
iTunesHelper.exe
YAHOOM~1.EXE

Remove Virus.Wixud.A registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN Yahoo! Pager
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN iTunesHelper
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN PS2
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN QuickTime Task
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN HPDJ Taskbar Utility
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN LMPDPSRV
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN Ulead AutoDetector v2
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN McAfeeUpdaterUI
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN HotKeysCmds
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN IgfxTray
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN IAAnotif
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN eRecoveryService
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN Cpqset
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWIND
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