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Remove Falling Star - Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

Remote Access Trojan or RAT for short is form of trojan horse that is often called backdoor because it provides the intruder, or remote user (hacker) special access (hole) to your PC from some control features to full control. Falling Star is classified as RAT because of it affect to infected system. Falling Star is considered to be very dangerous as it uses special technic to hide its activity from user and antivirus applications. Usually firewalls can detect its activity as Falling Star regularly tries to access internet to grant an access to its owner.

Description of Falling Star and certain parameters of the threat.

The server part runs on a controlled PC and receives instructions from the client, which is installed on other remote host. Remote administration tools are divided into ill-intentioned and legitimate softwares. Falling Star allows the intruder to supervise computer hardware devices, revise concerned settings, shutdown or restart a computer without asking for user admittance. Widely spread ill-intentioned Falling Stars manipulate mostly PCs running Microsoft Windows OS. The next illustrations display how strong and awfully harmful these pests can be. Falling Star can change IP address, DNS system address, machine name, by-default gateway, etc.

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Falling Star



Win32 (Windows 9x, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven)


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You can try two other options: remove Falling Star manually or using proffesional support of our specialist:

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Falling Star - ways of infecting

Falling Star can infect your PC from different sources. It can infiltrate computer through peer-to-peer applications, adult sites and also it can come bundled with adware or spyware. Then it copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is microsoft.hta . Then it creates new startup key with name Falling Star and value microsoft.hta and will then load on every boot up. You can also locate it in your processes list with name microsoft.hta or Falling Star.

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Manual guide for Falling Star removal?

Falling Star can be manually removed by locating and deleting all registry keys and files connected with Falling Star and, of course, removing process from running on startup as well.

1. Remove the following processes:

  • fs_client.exe
  • fs_server.exe
  • exp1orer.exe
  • w1dap32.dll

Warning: you should delete only those files with the names exactly the same as in the list and located in folders listed below. There may be legitimate system files with the same or near the same names. We recommend you to use FREE WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for guaranteed threat removal.

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2. Following folders created by Falling Star also need to be removed:

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3. Using registry editor find and remove this registry entries:

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