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Jun 5, 2015

How to remove Worm:Win32/Rikihaki.A

The Worm:Win32/Rikihaki.A is a dangerous computer virus which was first detected on June 1, 2015 and it is classified as severe by Microsoft. This worm can easily spread to other PCs on its own by replicating itself and distributing via removable drives, shared folders, networks, spam email (as attachments and suspicious links).

The worm is broadly classified as a Trojan Horse and is a standalone computer virus that looks for "holes" in Internet and email software to breach your computer security. It can duplicate by itself on the host program and spreading via removable drives, file sharing, network folders and spam emails.

How to Remove Worm:Win32/Rikihaki.A Virus

You may try to manually remove the threat, Worm:Win32/Rikihaki.A if you are expert at handling malware. Otherwise, it is advisable to download a win32 worm removal tool from a trusted source that will protect your PC from future attacks.

The Win32/Rikihaki family of worms try to use the Windows Autorun function, so they can easily spread via removable USB flash drives. It is a good idea to first disable Autorun to stop the infection from spreading on your PC.

Run Full Scan: Your antivirus may be able to delete the infected files. Virus and malware scanning with an updated antivirus may detect hidden malware, but remember to scan any removable drives too.

Then restart your PC in safe mode, stop any suspicious looking processes still lurking around from the Task Manager (CTRL + Shift + ESC). Finally, you may try to remove corrupt registry keys which were added by the worm. Try running a full system scan using sfc scanner and read the report generated to find any other hidden malware.

Use Microsoft Tools: Microsoft tools can sometimes remove the worm. YThen try Windows Defender for Windows 8.1 or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Vista as well as Malicious Software Removal Tool.

PC Protection: It is a good idea to disable Windows Autorun because this worm tries to spread via removable drives, like USB flash drives. Also you should change your passwords after removing the threat and create a more secure password.

Hit Malware downloads the latest virus database from our cloud server which ensures the fastest scan speed. This effective Worm:Win32/Rikihaki.A removal tool quickly scans, detects, locates all Trojan worms, viruses, malware and adware. It safely cleans up all malicious code from your computer, and boosts your PC speed. The tool works in tandem with all the popular antivirus programs which may be already be installed in your computer.

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