Remove Winfixer (Removal Instructions)

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Winfixer is also known as: Virtumonde, and Msevents, and more appropriately: Trojan.Vundo. Trojan.Vundo is a component of a Spyware program and is known to be installed by visiting a web site link contained in a spammed email.

How To Remove Winfixer / Virtumonde / MSEvents

Save these instructions to your desktop for later use.

  1. Download the Vundo Fix to your desktop.
  2. Go to your Desktop; double click VundoFix.exe.
  3. Place a check in the checkbox labeled 'Run VundoFix as a task'. You will receive a message stating that VundoFix will close and re-open in a minute or less.
  4. When VundoFix re-opens, click the OK button.
  5. Click the Scan for Vundo button; when it's finished scanner, click the "Remove Vundo" button.
  6. You will receive a prompt asking if you want to remove the files, click Yes. The desktop will go blank temporarily.
  7. When complete, restart your computer. The Spyware infection should now be cleaned from your computer.

If you are still having problems and cannot remove WinFixer / Trojan.Vundo:

  1. Download VirtumundoBegone to your desktop.
  2. Reboot your computer into Safe Mode.
  3. Double click VirtumundoBeGone.exe and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Exit when complete, and restart the computer.

Good luck!

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