Remove Brontok Virus Easily


Brontok is a computer worm that affects Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.It is widespread and very difficult to remove. However with certain removal utilities, it is a breeze to remove it permanently. Below are the symptoms and removal instructions. If you are in a hurry, jump straight to removal instructions.


  • You cannot start regedit.exe.
  • Folder options are disabled.
  • System restarts if you try to open some other registry editor or some other exe files.
  • The virus makes several executable files having icon similar to the folder icon in windows. When executed, “My Pictures” or “My Documents” folder are opened.
  • Presence of the following files:
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\smss.exe
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\services.exe
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\lsass.exe
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\csrss.exe
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\inetinfo.exe
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\winlogon.exe
    %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Empty.pif
    %WINDIR%\%CURRENT_USER%’s Setting.scr
  • All these files have the size of the worm’s main executable: 42,028 bytes.

Removal Instructions

  1. Download Brontok Removal utility from here
  2. Let the autoscan complete.
  3. Hit the “SCAN” button. Relax and have a coffee while it scans your computer.
  4. Fix the problem once the scan is complete. The access to registry editor and folder options will be restored by the removal tool.

Congratulations, your computer is now officially free from Brontok Virus.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Remove Brontok Virus is really not Easy  for me .

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