Koobface is spreading on the social networks. For example, it is distributed on MaySpace and Facebook. It will steal information from the compromised computer and displays links to malicious websites. And the websites are promote with video codec which is usually the Koobaface worm. Koobface is also known as W32/Koobface, W32/Koobface.AZ, W32.Koobface and Boface. It will be installed without reminding the users. Once installed, Koobface will checks whether there are social networks exist, if so, it infects victim’s profile. Otherwise, it simply erases itself. What is more, Koobface can bear pop-ups just like MS Windows error messages. The pop-up shows the following slogan:  “Error installing Codec. Please contact support.”

Here in this post, there are two solutions to remove Koobface.

1. Remove Koobface by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

2. Remove Koobface manually.

Instructions to get rid of Koobface

Instruction for using SpyHunter anti-malware:

Step1. Download SpyHunter by clicking on the icon below.

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Step2. Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter.

Run

SNext

spyhunter setup finish

Step3. SpyHunter will start scanning your system automatically right after the installation has been completed successfully.

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Step4. Select the detect malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses and invaders.

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Step 5. Scan your computer again with Spyhunter to check.

 

Instruction for manually removal

Kill processes:

freddy79 fbtre6.exe mstre6.exe ld08.exe Ld12.exe

Delete registry values:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\”systray” = “c:\windows\mstre6.exe”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\”systray” = “C:\Windows\fbtre6.exe”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Explorer\Navigating

Delete files:

freddy79 fbtre6.exe fmark2.dat ld08.exe Ld12.exe

 

Note: Manually removal is a tough job since there are many related files need to detect and remove. Some files will be hiden so that you cannot find them out and remove completely. If you have been spend much time on manually removal but still cannot fit this problem, you are recommended to download the Spyhunter Anti-malware to help you solve the problem. By the way, with Spyhunter Anti-malware on your computer, your will be under good protection from many computer threats.

 

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