The Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware is a malicious application belongs from the rogue viruses, and first started at the end of 2010. This virus is basically developed by Korean hackers, and mostly infects the windows based computers in Korea, but there are cases reported that the computers outside the Korea also infected from this dangerous application. However, mostly the messages are in Korean language which shows that the main target of the hackers are Korean computers. It presents itself as a legitimate anti-spyware program, and when you download it on your computer, it automatically performs a fake scan on the system which shows that your PC as high risk. When you try to fix these errors you will be encouraged to buy the licensed or paid version of the Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware. You must keep in mind that never fall into this trap as it developed to steal your money.

The Manual Removal of Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware

After getting infected your machine with this malicious virus, you have to find a way to get rid of the Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware . There are some reliable automatic tools available through which you can remove this virus easily. Besides that, you can also use manual removal method to delete this virus. The instructions for the manual removal are as under:-

Start the System in Safe Mode

Before starting the manual removal method, you have to reboot the computer in the safe mode with the help of F8 key.

Kill the Associated Processes

Once the computer starts working in the safe mode, the next step which you have to take is removal of the associated processes. You have to start the task manager by using the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys, and hit the processes tab once the windows task manager is accessed. Here you have to find the following processes and remove them quickly from the list of running processes:-

  • %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

Delete the Associated Files

Remove the following suspicious files that are hidden in the system files folder and associated with this malicious application:-

  • %Desktopdir%\Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware .lnk
  • %Programs%\Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware \Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware .lnk

Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry

You also need to clean the windows registry by accessing the registry editor. The registry editor can be started by selecting the “Run” option available in the start menu, and type regedit in the box. Once the registry editor window is visible on the screen, you have to remove the following entries from the list:-

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware \DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware \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\Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware \ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware \DisplayName Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware

In the end you have to evaluate the success of the manual removal process by restarting the system in the normal mode, and if you found that the virus is removed successfully, you have to run a complete system scan.

 

 

How to Remove Rogue:Win32/Onescan Rogue Antispyware ?
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