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WIN32/SOCTUSEER! is responsible for infecting following browsers

Chrome VersionsChrome 51.0.2704, Chrome 49.0.2623, Chrome 57.0.2987, Chrome 56.0.2924, Chrome 52.0.2743, Chrome 53.0.2785, Chrome 55.0.2883, Chrome 50.0.2661, Chrome 54.0.2840
Mozilla VersionsMozilla Firefox:39, Mozilla:38.5.1, Mozilla:38.0.5, Mozilla Firefox:49.0.2, Mozilla Firefox:43, Mozilla Firefox:38, Mozilla:45.1.1, Mozilla Firefox:38.1.0, Mozilla Firefox:48, Mozilla:41, Mozilla:43.0.2, Mozilla Firefox:41.0.1, Mozilla:44.0.2, Mozilla Firefox:47.0.2, Mozilla:45.0.1
Internet Explorer VersionsInternet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18372, Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8112.16421, IE 8:8.00.6001.17184, IE 8:8.00.7000.00000, Internet Explorer 7-7.00.5730.1300, IE 10:10.0.8250.00000, Internet Explorer 8-8.00.7000.00000, IE 9:9.0.8080.16413, Internet Explorer 10:10.0.9200.16384, Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8080.16413, IE 8:8.00.6001.18702, Internet Explorer 7-7.00.6001.1800, IE 8:8.00.7600.16385, Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702

Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Windows 7: Quick Deletion Guide

How Dangerous is WIN32/SOCTUSEER!?

Unluckily, WIN32/SOCTUSEER! is a virulent threat, first spotted in the beginning of 2017, appears to be designed for taking control over compromised Windows 7 and perform vindictive activities that would be beneficial for threat actors. In fact, it developed by highly skilled threat actors. Though, it has no bug. During threat analysis, we saw the threat has no unique features. Just like other malware, WIN32/SOCTUSEER! might hijack your web browsers and replace your browser's homepage/search engine with malicious domain and cause countless redirects. Even, it may install several spyware extensions or plugins on your Chrome. Moreover, it may slow down your PC performance and cut down your Internet speed as well as use your internet data for loading unnecessary pages or malicious files or updates from remote servers. Such malware could encipher your important files using military grade cipher and demand ransom payment. Worse, while your Windows 7 is compromised with the malware, Fix hackers may have control over your PC.

WIN32/SOCTUSEER! : Distribution Source

  • Misleading websites: Torrent sites and less reputed online software stores deliver WIN32/SOCTUSEER! to your PC using deceptive methods. They might suggest you to use customized downloader before downloading any file or software. Please note that customized downloader always performs optional programs installation along with your regular download.
  • Bundled Programs: nowadays, most of all free programs come bundled up with optional programs when you install any of such programs, your PC gets penetrated with WIN32/SOCTUSEER!.
  • Spam Emails Attachments: in various campaigns, threat actors use email services to deliver WIN32/SOCTUSEER! to your PC as an important attachment file along with phishing text.
  • Infected USBs: when you plug-in infected USB drives to your PC, the virus enters to your Windows 7 without any consent.

Few Common Characteristics of WIN32/SOCTUSEER! virus

  • Infected Windows 7 may be acting weird including unwanted browser redirects, slow Internet speed, presence of unwanted files or programs on the PC etc.
  • Your private files may have been modified/deleted without your authorization.
  • Important files may have become useless or encrypted and may be featuring weird extensions.
  • You may be seeing suggest to buy products or install fake security software while your online session.

Therefore, we recommend you to keep reliable security software installed and updated on your each PC to get real time protection against such threats. Now, you must initiate WIN32/SOCTUSEER! Deletion procedures given below:

Refrences

Uninstall WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Windows XP

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Manual Deletion Guide to Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From PC

Method 1: Turn on your PC into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Fix WIN32/SOCTUSEER! Safely

Method 2: Remove Unwanted Processes of WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Task Manager on your Windows Machine

Method 3: Effectively Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Control Panel in Windows

Method 4: Remove Malicious Registry Entries created by WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Windows system

Method 5: Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Major Internet Browsers/Reset Browsers

Method 1: Turn on your PC into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Fix WIN32/SOCTUSEER! Safely

For Windows 8.1/10 Users

Step 1. First, click on Start menu then hold Shift button and from the Power option select Restart.

Step 2. Now you see a blue screen entitled as ‘Choose an option’. Choose ‘Troubleshoot’ from there.

Step 3. Next, you need to click Advanced option.

Step 4. Then you must choose Startup Settings.

Step 5. Finally, you see ‘Enable Safe Mode’ option, click it and click on Restart button.

Step 6. Next, press ‘F5’ button to enable Safe Mode with Networking option to proceed deletion of WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from your computer.

For Windows XP/Vista/7 Users

Step 1. Press Windows Button and from Shut down select Restart.

Step 2. Now during the Restart process, keep pressing ‘F8 button’ continuously.

Step 3. Next, you see Advanced boot menu on your computer screen. Choose Safe Mode with Networking to proceed removal of WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from your PC.

Method 2: Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Task Manager on your Windows Machine

For Windows 10/8.1/7/Vista/XP Users

Step 1. Press and hold ‘ALT+Ctrl+Del’ buttons continuously on your keyboard.

Step 2. Click Task Manager from the displayed options.

Step 3. Now, you must find malicious/suspicious processes and kill them by selecting End Task option.

Step 4. This way you can terminate malicious processes associated with WIN32/SOCTUSEER! on your affected system.

Method 3: Effectively Fix WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Control Panel in Windows

Fix WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From Windows 10

Step 1. Press Start button and select Settings from the menu.

Step 2. Choose System option from there.

Step 3. Next, You have to click Apps and Features option to find and Fix WIN32/SOCTUSEER!

Step 4. Finally, there you see list of all installed programs including malicious programs, select WIN32/SOCTUSEER! and click Uninstall.

Fix WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From Windows 8.1

Step 1. Press Win+R button to open Run Box on your PC.

Step 2. Type ‘control panel’ (without quotation mark) and hit the Enter button to open ‘Control panel’ on your system running Windows 8.

Step 3. Select ‘Uninstall a program’ from Programs menu.

Step 4. Now you need to find WIN32/SOCTUSEER! or other suspicious programs, select it and Fix one by one by clicking on ‘Uninstall’ option.

Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From Windows 7

Step 1. Press Windows Logo key on your keyboard.

Step 2. And then click ‘Control Panel’ from the the Start Menu.

Step 3. Select Uninstall a program option from the Programs menu.

4 Finally, you are at the place where you can find and Fix WIN32/SOCTUSEER! and other malicious software from your PC with ease.

Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From Windows XP

Step 1. First, go to the Start Menu and select ‘Control Panel’.

Step 2. Now, click on Add or Fix programs option.

Step 3. Find WIN32/SOCTUSEER! and other suspicious programs and Fix them immediately

Method 4: Effectively Eliminate Malicious Registry Entries created by WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Windows system

Step 1. Access Run Box by Pressing Win+R keys on your PC.

Step 2. In Run Box, type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter.

Step 3. Next Windows Registry will be opened on your PC screen. Find and Fix all registry entries associated with WIN32/SOCTUSEER! carefully.

-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”

-HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random

-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0

-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random

-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesWpm

-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”

-HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\ WIN32/SOCTUSEER!

Method 5: Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from Major Internet Browsers – Chrome

Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702

Step 1. Launch IE and go to Manage Add-ons from Tools menu.

Step 2. A new window opens, from there click on Toolbar and extensions.

Step 3. Then simply find WIN32/SOCTUSEER! from there and click Fix.

Step 4. Also find and Fix any other entry associated with this virus.

Know How To Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702 Browser

Step 1. Close all Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702 Windows.

Step 2. Select the Advanced tab, and then select Reset.

Step 3. In the Reset Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702 Settings dialog box, select Reset.

Step 4. When Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702 finishes applying default settings, select Close, and then select OK.

Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From Mozilla Firefox:42

Step 1. You can always Fix unwanted add-ons by clicking the “Firefox” menu option at the top of the Firefox window and selecting “Add-ons.”

Step 2. Select “Extensions or Appearance or Plug-ins.”

Step 3. Pick out the add-on – WIN32/SOCTUSEER! you want to deactivate and click the “Disable” button then Restart Mozilla Firefox:42.

Know How To Mozilla Firefox:42 Browser

Step 1. Open Firefox, Click the icon that looks like three stacked lines at the top right of the browser window.

Step 2. Select the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

Step 3. Select ‘Troubleshooting information’ in the slide-out menu.

Step 4. Select the ‘Reset Firefox’ button at the top right of the new Web page.

Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Launch Microsoft Edge.

Step 2. Select More (…) to open the menu.

Step 3. Select Extensions from the menu.

Step 4. Right-click the extension – WIN32/SOCTUSEER! and select Fix, or select the extension and click the Fix button.

Know How To Reset Microsoft Edge Browser

Step 1. Access the “Settings” menu by clicking the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner of the Edge window and choose “Settings.”

Step 2. Under Clear browsing data, tap “Choose what to clear” and then click “Show more.” There are a lot of data types here. Select them all and click “Clear.” Restart your PC and re-open Edge for a clean slate.

Remove WIN32/SOCTUSEER! From Chrome 50.0.2661

Step 1. Start Mozilla Firefox:42 and go to Tools, there select Add-ons Manager.

Step 2. Next, from left panel click on Extensions option, find WIN32/SOCTUSEER! extension or any other unnecessary extension viruses and then Fix them immediately by clicking on Fix.

From Chrome 50.0.2661

Step 1. On your Windows system, launch Chrome.

Step 2. At the top right, click More Settings.

Step 3. At the bottom, mouse click Show advanced settings.

Step 4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.

Step 5. In the box that appears, click Reset.