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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) advised on the Web site to remove SETI@home, what to do when attempting to execute badware removal and advocate from it with comely removal tool. There were a wheen of rules passed to supervise setting up of program suspecting to be SETI@home when combating to remove it. Customary, SETI@home dirty platform does not pass the desease to other PCs. But this doesn't constrain SETI@home less ill-intentioned than viruses and its dure necessity to remove SETI@home less urgent. Some sorts of SETI@home mask themselves as security software. If you don't wish to remove SETI@home or purchase special removal tool, you can abate privileges of specific attackable global Internet-facing proceedings such as IE software. In Windows Vista system the problem with SETI@home removal and issues it cause, was tried to be saved by default reduced consumer privileges.

SETI@home intrusion method

SETI@home copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (*.*). Then it creates new startup key with name SETI@home and value (*.*). You can also find it in your processes list with name (*.*) or SETI@home. Also, it can create folder with name SETI@home under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

If you have further questions about SETI@home, please call us on the phone below. It is toll free. Or you can use programs to remove SETI@home automatically below.

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Features of SpyHunter 4

* Removes all files created by SETI@home.

* Removes all registry entries created by SETI@home.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

* Removal is guaranteed - if SpyHunter fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Spyware Helpdesk Support included into the package.

Download Stronghold AntiMalware by Security Stronghold LLC

Download antimalware designed specifically to remove threats like SETI@home and (*.*) (download of fix will start immediately):

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Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by SETI@home.

* Removes all registry entries created by SETI@home.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

* Removal is guaranteed - if Stronghold AntiMalware fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Helpdesk Support and 5 hours of Remote Support via GoToAssist included into the package.

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Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.

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* Technical details of SETI@home threat.

* Manual SETI@home removal.

* Download SETI@home Removal Tool.

How to remove SETI@home manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with SETI@home, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by SETI@home.

To get rid of SETI@home, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

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Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use SETI@home Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use SETI@home Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

SETI@home can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to SETI@home before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov Protection Status

This threat often comes with: remove mydoom

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