The Nattly Search virus is a nasty computer infection that installed on the windows based computers as a browser add-ons that can infect most of the bro0wsers including the Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox. When you look at the interface of this application, it looks like any legitimate program that is designed to help the users, but in reality this is virus that is designed to trap the innocent users. This malicious application is developed by the hackers to perform the identity theft, and export all the sensitive information of the user to the hackers who then use this information to steal the money, and get other financial benefits. Once entered in the computer, the Nattly Search virus performs certain changes in the computer including the security, and browser configuration to perform its illegal actions.
The Manual Removal of Nattly Search virus
You have to get rid of the Nattly Search virus once it invades the system. You have two options through which you can remove this lethal parasite. The first option is automatic tools that are easy to use. Besides that, you can also use the manual removal method to remove this infection. The instructions for the manual removal are detailed below:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
You must boot the system in the safe mode before starting the actual manual removal process. Restart the system, and use the F8 key repeatedly to access the list of boot options. Select the safe mode option from the available list before hitting the enter key to boot the system in the safe mode.
End the Malicious Processes
Once the PC starts operating in the safe mode, you have to access the windows task manager to remove the associated processes of the Nattly Search virus. There is a list of all the running processes available under the processes tab in the task manager window. You must remove the following associated processes of this deadly dangerous virus one by one through the “End Process” button:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Remove the Associated Data
Get rid of the following suspicious files associated with the Nattly Search virus by using the Delete key:-
- %Desktopdir%\Nattly Search virus.lnk
- %Programs%\Nattly Search virus\Nattly Search virus.lnk
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
Start the registry editor by executing the “regedit.exe” command through Run option of the Start menu. Remove the following corrupt entries associated with the Nattly Search virus by using the registry editor:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Nattly Search virus\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Nattly Search virus
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Nattly Search virus\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\Nattly Search virus\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Nattly Search virus\DisplayName Nattly Search virus
You have to restart the PC in the normal mode after closing the registry editor, and see the effectiveness of the manual removal efforts. Run a complete system scan after updating the current antivirus software to remove the infections caused by the Nattly Search virus.