Mal/Generic-A has been originally observed in Windows Restore Points. Its original detector encountered difficulties to get rid of Mal/Generic-A.
In the meantime, recently a popup has been detected as an alert from deceptive security tool which in vain mentioned the name of Restore Point threat. The assistance required in such case would target fake antivirus, for it is the highest priority threat: only upon its elimination or at least quarantining a genuine antivirus could execute deletion of actual viruses.
Click here and proceed to free scan in order to remove Mal/Generic-A popup through extermination of the fraudware responsible for producing the misleading alert in question. However, if you are in need of help in extermination of the actual Restore Point malicious survivor, the above solution is still a working remedy for you.
Type: Virus, Malware
Detection date: 12.01.2012
URL: blocked\not detected
- Mal/Generic-A may be difficult to remove manually;
- Mal/Generic-A may download and install additional malware;
- Mal/Generic-A may slow your PC;
- Mal/Generic-A may cause system errors and slowdowns, popup ad’s.
How to remove Mal/Generic-A virus?
You can choose how to eliminate Mal/Generic-A infection. Use manual removal guide or delete it automatically:
1. Manual removal process
It is understood that removing Mal/Generic-A 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 Mal/Generic-A infection – delete its files and disable processes (in Task Manager):
After that, remove Mal/Generic-A registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\ CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ random.exe
2. Automatic Mal/Generic-A 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 Mal/Generic-A 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 Mal/Generic-A 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.
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