The Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z is stealthy virus that is considered as the dangerous Java runtime environment applet which has the ability to disable your antivirus program once it installed on your computer. The purpose of developing this tricky java runtime malware is to steal the personal as well as financial information of the user. It has the ability to display pop-up ads on the screen of infected computer, and this malicious application can also corrupt the registry files of the windows operating system. The Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z can also changes your browser settings, and every time you try to search anything or open any website, you will be redirected towards certain websites where you are encouraged to purchase unauthentic products. Once it installed on your PC, it will start automatically every time you start your windows, and performs a so called scan in which they show that the computer is infected from a number of errors. When you try to fix these errors, you are asked to buy the licensed version of this malicious application, which is totally fake.
Manual Removal of Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z
Following are the steps that you need to complete in order to remove the Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z manually from your computer.
Reboot the Computer in Safe Mode
In order to stop the malicious processes associated with the Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z, you have to start your computer in safe mode. In this regard you need to restart the computer and use F8 key to see the boot option screen where you can choose safe mode option.
End the Associated Processes
Once the infected computer is rebooted in the safe mode, now it is possible for you to end the running process of Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z. You have to start the windows task manager, and click on the Processes tab to see the list of running processes. You have to identify as well as end the processes that are associated with the Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z.
Delete Associated Files
After stopping the malicious associated processes of this virus, the next step is to remove the associated files from your computer. Following are the files that you need to locate as well as delete by using the file explorer:-
- %Program Files%\Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z\Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z.exe
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z\Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z.lnk
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z\Help.lnk
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z\Registration.lnk
- %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z.lnk
Remove Registry Entries
Finally you need to get rid of the malicious registry entries created by this malware in order t complete the manual removal process. In this regard you have to start the registry editor by executing the regedit.exe command. Once the registry editor started, you have to look for the following registry entries, and delete them to remove the Exploit.Java.CVE-2013-0422.z completely from your computer:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “13376694984709702142491016734454?
Close the registry editor after removing such registry entries, and restart your computer to check the effectiveness of manual removal process. To avoid this type of infections in future, you need to update your current antivirus program, and make sure that you are only doing secure browsing.