Bdbicextractor.exe is a Trojan Horse that turns computers into remotely-controlled bots and adds them to a massive botnet network. Bdbicextractor.exe can use the resources of your computer for different malicious tasks but it may also be utilized in other harmful ways like espionage and Ransomware-disribution.
One of the Trojan Horse category’s recent versions, a malware program named Bdbicextractor.exe, has been terrorizing the web users, and some of them have reached out to our “How to remove” team with a request to assist in the struggle against this dreadful piece of malware. Therefore, in this article, we are going to try to explain some of the things you can can expect from this malware, and what you can do to protect your system in the future. But even more importantly, and what’s likely the most urgent issue for you right now, we’ll give you a set of comprehensive instructions on how to remove Bdbicextractor.exe from your system. You can find them just below this post, in the removal manual that follows it.
General information about Trojans
The Trojan Horse infections are universal computer threats, that have the ability to harm their victims in a wide range of ways. That’s what makes them such a common choice for many hackers and cyber criminals around the globe. Unfortunately, due to their versatile nature, we can’t accurately identify the type of risk you’re facing with an infection like Bdbicextractor.exe inside your system.
Trojans like this one and Wup.exe are masters of user espionage, as they can carry out many activities that would allow the criminals behind them to keep track of their victims remotely. One way they can do that is by hacking into your webcam or your microphone. Other techniques for espionage, and data theft can involve keylogging, or secret data transmitting to remote servers. With the help of such techniques initiated by the Trojan, the criminals can see everything that you do on your computer, as well as all the information that you type, see, or share. Needless to say, very delicate data such as passwords, online banking details, and more can be secretly handed over to the criminals that are behind the nefarious piece of malware.
What are the harmful abilities of threats like Bdbicextractor.exe?
With all that we’ve just said in mind, you should know that we have merely scratched the surface of what the Trojan Horse infections can do. Threats like Bdbicextractor.exe are usually extremely stealthy, and in many cases they can operate unnoticed for months, if not more, before the victims detect them. So, it’s very fortunate you’ve actually been able to spot the Bdbicextractor.exe virus on your system, and can now take actions to remove it. Once you deal with the Trojan, however, you should also be sure to take care of the safety of your computer. This implies investing in some adequate security software that could block, and alert you in case such malware is trying to attack you. But you should also apply some basic Internet safety rules to your day-to-day browsing, as even the strongest antivirus program won’t be able to protect you if you go looking for trouble. Therefore, we advise you to avoid suspicious web content, and shady-looking web pages. Try not to click on click-baits, random online advertisements, and messages that may pop up every now and then on your screen, as these can often be used as malware transmitters.
Remove Bdbicextractor.exe Malware
Before you start the detailed instructions in the removal guide below, here we offer you a few quick steps that may help you remove the Bdbicextractor.exe-related entries from Programs and Features:
- Tap on the Windows Start button and click on Control Panel.
- Next, open Programs and Features and select Uninstall a Program.
- Search for unfamiliar programs in the list and try to locate Bdbicextractor.exe.
- When you find it, click the Uninstall option at the top to remove the Trojan.
After you complete these steps, it is time to use the more detailed removal steps below and dig deeper in your system in order to find and remove all other entries that Bdbicextractor.exe may have added.
First, tap on the star icon found on the upper right corner of your browser’s URL field to Bookmark this page. This will help you to easily find the guide and complete it in case you are required to close down your browser or restart your computer during some of the steps that follow.
Also, we recommend that you enter your computer in Safe Mode before you start with the guide. This mode will run only the most necessary processes and will make the detection and removal of Bdbicextractor.exe easier.
WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!
As soon as your computer boots in Safe Mode, press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC keys from the keyboard. Windows Task Manager will immediately open on the screen. Go to the Processes Tab and search for Bdbicextractor.exe-related processes in the list.
When you find a process that looks questionable or seems to be related to the threat, simply right-click it and select Open File Location. Drag the files found in that location in the free online virus scanner that is available here and run a check:
When you see the results from the check, you will know if the selected process and its related files are malicious or not. If the checked files are flagged as dangerous, immediately end the processes from the Processes tab by right-clicking on it and selecting “End Process”. After that, go to its file location and delete all of its folders and their files.
Once you are done with that, press the Start and R keyboard keys and type appwiz.cpl in the Run window that pops up.
Click OK and you will immediately find yourself inside All Control Panel Items>>>Programs and Features>>>Uninstall or change a program. Search for Bdbicextractor.exe or entries related to it and Uninstall them. Keep in mind that when you click the Uninstall option, a prompt window looking like this may show up:
Make sure that you select NO and complete the uninstallation process.
Next, open the System Configuration app by typing it in the Windows search field.
From the tabs that are available, click on the Startup tab. Look for suspicious entries in the list and remove their checkmark if they seem to be related to Bdbicextractor.exe or have a Manufacturer that is “Unknown”.
The last location where you have to look for traces of Bdbicextractor.exe is the Registry. Open the Registry Editor by typing Regedit in the windows search field and pressing the Enter key. Once the Editor opens, press CTRL and F and type the name of the virus. Then, click on Find Next and delete any results that are found with that name.
Finally, go manually to the following directories and delete/uninstall them to ensure that there are no entries that are left behind:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory.
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
Attention! If you suspect that some other malware (like ransomware or spyware) has compromised your PC, please do the following:
Hold the Start and R keyboard keys together and copy this command in the Run box:
The Hosts file will open on the screen. Scroll down and find Localhost. Then, look for suspicious IPs below, just as explained in the image below:
If you find any, please leave us a comment below this post, as this might indicate that your computer is hacked.
In case that Bdbicextractor.exe still doesn’t want to get removed after you complete all the steps from this guide, then use the professional removal tool listed on this page to scan your computer and follow its removal steps. Also, feel free to leave us a comment with any question that you may have. We will do our best to help you out.