Tips To Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT from Windows XP
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Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT from Windows 8: Quick Removal Guide
How Dangerous is Poison Ivy RAT?
Unluckily, Poison Ivy RAT is a virulent threat, first spotted in the beginning of 2017, appears to be designed for taking control over compromised Windows 8 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, Poison Ivy RAT 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 Firefox. Moreover, it may slow down your OS 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 8 is compromised with the malware, Throw Out hackers may have control over your OS.
Poison Ivy RAT : Distribution Source
- Misleading websites: Torrent sites and less reputed online software stores deliver Poison Ivy RAT to your OS 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 OS gets penetrated with Poison Ivy RAT.
- Spam Emails Attachments: in various campaigns, threat actors use email services to deliver Poison Ivy RAT to your OS as an important attachment file along with phishing text.
- Infected USBs: when you plug-in infected USB drives to your OS, the virus enters to your Windows 8 without any consent.
Few Common Characteristics of Poison Ivy RAT virus
- Infected Windows 8 may be acting weird including unwanted browser redirects, slow Internet speed, presence of unwanted files or programs on the OS 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 OS to get real time protection against such threats. Now, you must initiate Poison Ivy RAT Removal procedures given below:
|Steps To Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT|
|Steps To Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT|
|Steps To Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT|
Manual Removal Guide to Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT From OS
Method 1: Turn on your OS into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT 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 Poison Ivy RAT 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 Poison Ivy RAT from your OS.
Method 2: Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT 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.
Method 3: Effectively Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT from Control Panel in Windows
Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT 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 Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT
Step 4. Finally, there you see list of all installed programs including malicious programs, select Poison Ivy RAT and click Uninstall.
Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT From Windows 8.1
Step 1. Press Win+R button to open Run Box on your OS.
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 Poison Ivy RAT or other suspicious programs, select it and Throw Out one by one by clicking on ‘Uninstall’ option.
Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT 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 Throw Out Poison Ivy RAT and other malicious software from your OS with ease.
Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT From Windows XP
Step 1. First, go to the Start Menu and select ‘Control Panel’.
Step 2. Now, click on Add or Throw Out programs option.
Step 3. Find Poison Ivy RAT and other suspicious programs and Throw Out them immediately
Method 4: Effectively Eliminate Malicious Registry Entries created by Poison Ivy RAT from Windows system
Step 1. Access Run Box by Pressing Win+R keys on your OS.
Step 2. In Run Box, type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter.
Step 3. Next Windows Registry will be opened on your OS screen. Find and Throw Out all registry entries associated with Poison Ivy RAT carefully.
-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0
-HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\ Poison Ivy RAT
Method 5: Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT from Major Internet Browsers – Firefox
Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT From Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8080.16413
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 Poison Ivy RAT from there and click Throw Out.
Step 4. Also find and Throw Out any other entry associated with this virus.
Steps To Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8080.16413 Browser
Step 1. Close all Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8080.16413 Windows.
Step 2. Select the Advanced tab, and then select Reset.
Step 3. In the Reset Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8080.16413 Settings dialog box, select Reset.
Step 4. When Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8080.16413 finishes applying default settings, select Close, and then select OK.
Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT From Mozilla Firefox:48.0.2
Step 1. You can always Throw Out 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 – Poison Ivy RAT you want to deactivate and click the “Disable” button then Restart Mozilla Firefox:48.0.2.
Steps To Mozilla Firefox:48.0.2 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.
Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT 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 – Poison Ivy RAT and select Throw Out, or select the extension and click the Throw Out button.
Steps 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 OS and re-open Edge for a clean slate.
Uninstall Poison Ivy RAT From Chrome 57.0.2987
Step 1. Start Mozilla Firefox:48.0.2 and go to Tools, there select Add-ons Manager.
Step 2. Next, from left panel click on Extensions option, find Poison Ivy RAT extension or any other unnecessary extension viruses and then Throw Out them immediately by clicking on Throw Out.
From Chrome 57.0.2987
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.