How To Remove SCVHOST.EXE Virus?

-Restart your PC and press F8 and select the option Safe Mode Command Prompt Only

-And after you log-in the command prompt you must log-in as Administrator.

-Type cd C:\windows\system32

-Type dir /ah, to display all hidden files on this directory folder. You will see the following files which is used by the virus to spread itself: AUTORUN.INI, BLASTCLNNN.EXE, and SCVHOST.EXE

-Type ATTRIB -H -R -S SCVHOST.EXE

-Type ATTRIB -H -R -S BLASTCLNNN.EXE

-Type ATTRIB -H -R -S AUTORUN.INI

-Type DEL SCVHOST.EXE

-Type DEL BLASTCLNNNN.EXE

-Type DEL AUTORUN.INI

-Type CD\

-Type ATTRIB -H -R -S AUTORUN.INF

-Type DEL AUTORUN.INF


You are almost done, reboot your PC.

Go Start Menu and click the Run and type the REGEDIT command. Take note guys before make any changes into your Registry Editor you must make a full back-up to your registry to avoid system errors. :)

Look the location entry:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, if you see an entry Yahoo! Messengger (it’s spelled like this) with a value c:\windows\system32\scvhost.exe, Delete this entry.

Look the location entry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon, in the entry named: SHELL, a value = Explorer.exe,SCVHOST.EXE. Edit this value, delete the SCVHOST.EXE only and the value must be Explorer.exe. Once you delete all this value, your computer will not login anymore.

We are now done. Please Restart your PC now.