The Downloader.BobLyrics is a dangerous adware that is specifically designed to attack the windows based computers. The Downloader.BobLyrics sneaks the computer secretly without getting the permission of the user. This malicious application spreads through the removable storage devices, spam email attachments, unsafe browsing, social media links, and sharing resources with other infected computers. After settling down in the system, it performs several harmful activities, and opens the backdoor after modifying the windows firewall. The hackers use this backdoor to access the private data of the targeted users, and takes complete control of your computer. These private details are used by these cyber crooks to steal your money. Besides these activities, the Downloader.BobLyrics infection makes the system super slow as most of the system resources are utilized by this infection. You will also see more frequent system crashes and screen freezes because of this deadly dangerous adware infection. Your screen will be flooded by the targeted pop-up ads according to your browsing preferences.
The Manual Removal of Downloader.BobLyrics
As soon as you realized the presence of the Downloader.BobLyrics infection in your PC, you must remove this virus without wasting time. You can select any automatic tool to get rid of this infection within a few minutes. Besides that, the manual removal is also possible that is described below:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
Reboot the system in the safe mode before following the steps of manual removal of the Downloader.BobLyrics. First of all you have to restart the system which terminates the normal mode, and use the F8 key to get the options regarding booting. Once the boot options are visible on the screen, Select the Safe Mode option and hit the Enter key to start the safe mode operation.
End the Malicious Processes
Access the windows task manager by holding the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together, and selects the processes tab to see the list of processes running in the background of your computer. Delete the following malicious processes one by one by using the “End Process” button before closing the task manager window:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Remove the Associated Data
Once done with the above mentioned steps, you have to delete the following associated files of the Downloader.BobLyrics infection from the system files folder:-
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
Open the registry editor in order to remove the associated entries of the Downloader.BobLyrics virus from the registry section. In this regard, you have to open the star menu, select Run, and type Regedit in the box to access the registry editor. Delete the following suspicious entries one by one before closing the registry editor:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Downloader.BobLyrics\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Downloader.BobLyrics\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Downloader.BobLyrics\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Downloader.BobLyrics\DisplayName Downloader.BobLyrics
If the virus is removed successfully, you have to update your existing antivirus program before running a complete system scan on your machine to remove any of the infected files.