RevServicesX Removal (July 2018 Update)

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This page aims to help you remove RevServicesX. Our removal instructions work for every version of Windows.

The text that you are about to read contains some really important information about one recently discovered Trojan horse infection called RevServicesX. This infection could cause many problems once inside your computer. It could be employed for carrying out dreadful activities such as system corruption, file modification or deletion, disk formatting, insertion of Ransomware and other viruses as well as many more harmful activities. That’s why, the sooner you detect and remove it, the better the chances of saving yourself and your computer system from the unpleasant consequences of its attack. In the Removal Guide below, we have described the exact steps which you need to follow to safely get rid of RevServicesX and clean your PC from it. In the next lines, you will also learn how to protect your computer from this nasty malware piece in the future. Stay with us and let’s together deal with this nasty Trojan once and for all.

How harmful is RevServicesX?

RevServicesX is a new addition to the infamous Trojan horse malware category. Security experts have recently detected this new hazardous piece of software in various web locations and have already registered some of its first victims. RevServicesX could trick a large number of web users and infect them secretly by presenting itself as some legitimate or harmless looking file, attachment, link or installer and make them believe they are interacting with safe content which, in reality, is very malicious. This insidious Trojan malware virus could be exploited for numerous criminal and dangerous tasks. The reason these viruses are named after the myth about the ancient Greek wooden horse used to conquer the city of Troy has to do with the stealthy nature of that malware category and the ability of Trojan viruses to get inside one’s PC and to start operating and executing their malicious activities without getting noticed.

How to successfully remove RevServicesX?

Dealing with a Trojan horse could be challenging. Fortunately, on this page, we have published a detailed Removal Guide, which contains the exact steps that you need to take to remove RevServicesX from your system. It is really important that you follow them carefully to maximize the chances of a safe and successful removal. In addition, we recommend you scan your PC with the professional anti-malware program from the current page to ensure that no malicious scripts have remained hidden in your system and that no other malware is present on your computer.

RevServicesX Removal


 

Step1

Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

Step2

WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!

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Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous. 

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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. 

Step3

Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.

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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:

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Step4

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:

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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:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

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:

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If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.

Step5

WARNING!
To remove parasite, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. Making a mistake and deleting the wrong thing may damage your system.
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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—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random

If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!

On the Internet, there are many versions of Trojan horse infections with different uses. In many cases, such a virus could even get reprogrammed to do something else after its initial task has been achieved. An infection like RevServicesX is not only tricky to deal with but also awfully difficult to detect and remove on time. What is more, you could never be sure what type of harm it could cause to your machine. The hackers who stand behind it may decide to obtain remote access to your machine and establish full control over the infected system. With the help of the Trojan, they may steal any information they want, they may spy on you through your camera or your mic, delete, modify and corrupt your files and your software. The crooks may also decide to turn your PC into a bot and use its resources for distribution of spam and viruses, as well as some other activities that benefit the hackers such as cryptocurrency mining. They may even crash the entire computer or cause some other forms of malfunction and performance issues. Since you can’t really predict what is going to happen to your computer, we highly recommend you eliminate the Trojan virus ASAP the very moment you realize it has invaded your machine.

Where could RevServicesX be lurking and how to protect your PC from them?

There are lots of ways in which RevServicesX may infect your computer. Advanced viruses like this one might get delivered to your email inbox as through spam messages. Such spam letters may contain malicious attachments, misleading links or files, which may prompt you to download them without having even the slightest idea that they could be so malicious. Other possible sources could be deceitful ads, pop-ups, and links on your screen, as well as some fake software update notifications, infected software installers, torrents or even some contaminated pages that you may visit. In almost all of the cases, the victims are misled about the real nature of the Trojan and are prompted to interact with the infected transmitter, believing they are actually interacting with something legitimate and/or useful. In many cases, the only somewhat reliable way of detecting such well-camouflaged transmitters is to have reliable antivirus software. However, you must still remember to rely on your own protection habits and common sense since no antivirus program is flawless and the best protection that your machine could ever get is the one that you provide it with.

SUMMARY:

Name RevServicesX
Type Trojan
Danger Level  High (Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware)
Symptoms  There might be no visible symptosm of this infection. 
Distribution Method  Malicious email attachments, spam messages, fake ads, misleading links, infected software installers, torrents, insecure web pages. 
Detection Tool We generally recommend SpyHunter or a similar anti-malware program that is updated daily.