This page aims to help you remove Bit.dll Virus. These Bit.dll Virus removal instructions work for every version of Windows.
To our mutual disappointment, the topic of today’s article is a very popular malware variant: that known as Bit.dll Virus. This Trojan horse virus may be exploited for a variety of negative purposes and could indeed cause great harm to your computer and to you as an individual. In the following text we are going to try to explain all the characteristic features of this kind of malware and to give you some useful advice on how to deal with such an infection successfully. Moreover, you will be given some more general tips about keeping your system healthy. We believe that our article is going to contain exactly the info you need to remove the contamination, and prevent your PC from getting infected by such viruses in the future. Although nowadays in the cyber world there are indeed a lot of different dangerous malware-based programs, the malware family we are discussing today, Trojans, as well as its typical representative- Bit.dll Virus, are the ones to be blamed for the greatest number of malware-caused infections that have ever occurred so far.
Why are these viruses called Trojans? Do they function in a way similar to that of the popular Trojan horse from the famous Greek myth?
Indeed, the alias ‘Trojans’ derives from the infamous Trojan War and the myths and legends about it. This software has this particular name because of the way it normally functions. And it is similar to what the first Trojan horse supposedly served for. At first, these viruses may appear harmless, but then they may end up harming your PC to a big extent. Typically, such a virus will stay hidden inside your system before the right time comes for it to accomplish whatever malicious deed it had been programmed to accomplish.
What are the potential usages of a virus like Bit.dll Virus?
Normally, such a virus is programmed to harm you and/or your PC in one way or another. An illustration of that is that the criminals who create such malicious software could make it destroy files and format drives. In such a case the victim user could lose important information and files. Another potential usage of Bit.dll Virus could have is to track all of the victim user’s private details that he/she enters while online. No credentials or accounts are safe in such a case. Thus, you may end up broke or all your social media accounts might get hijacked, modified or exploited for dishonest activities by the hackers. One more terrible thing, which any the existing Trojans may be programmed to do is to exploit your PC resources. Your device might get transformed into a bot and all its system resources may get exploited by the hackers for distributing spam and other forms of malware. All of these possible usages are horrid and, to be honest, one of the worst probable scenarios that may happen to you is to become a victim of some of the aforementioned bothering activities.
Possible sources of such a typical Trojan horse virus:
These malicious programs may have as many possible sources as their potential purposes may be. You could get acquainted with such a virus personally if you aren’t cautious enough while dealing with your emails, for example. Any suspicious letter or any of its corresponding attachments (images and documents; also .exe files) could be spreading Trojans. Also, the fake popping up advertisements, which every single page on the web may broadcast, could redirect you to locations, infected with malware of you could end up getting infected immediately. Where else you can come across Bit.dll Virus is inside any illegal website, which shares movies, videos, software or other information for free.
Does prevention matter?
Our advice to you is to learn some habits when it comes to surfing the Internet. What we consider best is NOT to fully trust anything that comes from the Internet. It’s better to use only a few software sources with a good reputation than to download anything from not particularly trustworthy places. Moreover, it’s essential that you load only the electronic letters from senders you know; and not download any attachments if you don’t expect any. Also, stay as away as possible from all kinds of suspicious torrents, movies, web pages or programs.
Is the removal of Bit.dll Virus something possible?
Luckily, we have created a set with some elaborate instructions to help you remove this Trojan. All you should do is scroll down and see what we have included in our guide. Using it, you will be able to successfully remove Bit.dll Virus from your system.
|Danger Level||High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)|
|Symptoms||Not noticeable most of the time,highly dangerous because of that.|
|Distribution Method||Via fake requests, ads; also inside spam emails and their attachments as well as contaminated pages.|
|Detection Tool||We generally recommend SpyHunter or a similar anti-malware program that is updated daily.|
Bit.dll Virus Removal
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Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).
WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!
Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous.
Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:
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After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders.
Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.
Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.
You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:
Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:
Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.
- Remember this step – if you have reason to believe a bigger threat (like ransomware) is on your PC, check everything here.
Hold the Start Key and R – copy + paste the following and click OK:
A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:
If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.
To remove parasite on your own, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. If you were to do this, you need to be extremely careful, because you may damage your system.
If you want to avoid the risk, we recommend downloading SpyHunter - a professional malware removal tool - to see whether it will find malicious programs on your PC.
Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.
Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
If the guide didn’t help you, download the anti-virus program we recommended or ask us in the comments for guidance!