PA MBR Alureon (R-K) selects a driver that corresponds to alphabetical parameters in its name first letter, to certain size criteria and other characteristics. The selected drive is replaced with its own entries, intentionally designed so as to remind the replaced driver in order not to raise suspicion of security tools available on the target PC.
The infection provides for the case of multiple choices, i.e. two or more drivers at once can be identified as a good target for the rootkit to replace with its own entries. In that case, extra comparison characteristics are applied.
Removal of MBR Alureon (R-K) applies to various payloads, for the rootkit pursues a number of goals. In particular, it drops other malwares, derives confidential info, engages affected PC into botnet networks.
Follow the free scan link to get rid of MBR Alureon (R-K) and other malwares as established in the course of computer examination.
MBR Alureon (R-K) details:
Type: Trojan horse, Malware
Detection date: 03.05.2012
URL: blocked\not detected
- MBR Alureon (R-K) may be difficult to remove manually;
- MBR Alureon (R-K) may download and install additional malware;
- MBR Alureon (R-K) may slow your PC;
- MBR Alureon (R-K) may cause system errors and slowdowns, popup ad’s.
How to remove MBR Alureon (R-K) virus?
You can choose how to eliminate MBR Alureon (R-K) infection. Use manual removal guide or delete it automatically:
1. Manual removal process
It is understood that removing MBR Alureon (R-K) manually you deal with only one infection. To get rid of other infections manually you need to find and use other relevant guides. Furthermore, how will you know if there are other threats to exterminate?
To remove MBR Alureon (R-K) infection – delete its files and disable processes (in Task Manager):
After that, remove MBR Alureon (R-K) registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\ CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ random.exe
2. Automatic MBR Alureon (R-K) removal
Antimalware program is a good choice enabling users to clean computer system of all its infections at once, or at least to find out which threats to eliminate. It might happen that MBR Alureon (R-K) malware blocks downloading or installation of antivirus capable of its deleting. If that is the case, don’t give up! Try the following tips to escape the malware aggression:
- rename executable of the downloaded antimalware to “explorer.exe” and run it;
- try to install remover from Safe Mode (press F8 when Windows starts);
- try to download MBR Alureon (R-K) removal tool from uninfected PC and transfer it to infected, using pen-drive.
If you need further help in using the manual directions or downloading the removal tool, please leave your query as a comment below.
Our tests have proved that StopZilla! removes MBR Alureon (R-K) virus