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Manual Removal of W32/Koobface.AQO Worm

Manual Removal of W32/Koobface.AQO Worm
W32/Koobface.AQO is a worm. The worm will infect Windows systems.
This Worm Copies its files to Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE52, Program Files\sFX and Windows folder as hidden files or active non-hidden files.
This worm information updated on August 3, 2009.
Other names of W32/Koobface.AQO Worm:
This worm is also known as Win32:Koobface-R, Win32.Koobface.worm, WORM_KOOBFACE.KO.

Damage Level : Medium/High
Distribution Level:
Download Registry, Taskmanager and Folder Options Repair Tool
W32/Koobface.AQO Worm Manual Removal Instructions
Recommend Removal from Safe Mode:

How to Start in Safe mode:
Restart your Computer, Press F8 Repeatedly, when your Screen turns on, Select Safe mode, press enter.

The Infected Files Can be Seen in these folders and names also Running in Tasks
End the Following Active Process Before Removal
  • [ Kill the Process, Use Killbox if your Access Denied ]
Download W32/Koobface.AQO Worm Known File Removal Tool
[In Windows Vista Run As Administrator, After Execution System Will Restart]
  • %Windows\ld12.exe
  • %Program Files\sFX\sfX.sys
  • %Program Files\sFX\SfX.dll
  • %Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE52\pp.10[1].exe
  • %Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE52\pdrv[1].exe
    [ No Exact Information about Files, search above related files in Program files Folder ]
    If you have any of these files in running process from task manger, end the process before removal.
    Note: if task manager is disabled, Download the following file, Click to Download - Enable Registry.reg
    [ Right Click - Save Target As/Linked Content As ]
    Open it with Regedit.exe [%system32\regedit.exe], then it Confirms Add to registry Yes or No, Confirm Yes, then click Ok.

W32/Koobface.AQO Worm Entries Manual Removal From Registry
Click Start, Run,Type regedit,Click OK.
Note: If the registry editor fails to open the threat may have modified the registry to prevent access to the registry editor.
  • Download this UnHookExec.inf, [ Right Click - Save Target As/Linked Content As ]
    and then continue with the removal. Save it to your Windows desktop. Do not run it at this time, download it only.
  • After booting into the Safe Mode or VGA Mode
  • Right-click the UnHookExec.inf file and click Install. [This is a small file. It does not display any notice or boxes when you run it.]
  • Or Download Regfile to enable Registry editor
  • Download Registry Enabler [ Right click - Save Target As ]
  • Open it with Registry editor
W32/Koobface.AQO Worm modifies registry at the following locations to ensure its automatic execution at every system Startup:
Delete The Entries

Delete file entries from right side
Search Registry For W32/Koobface.AQO Worm File Names listed above to remove completely,
Edit Menu - Find
, enter Keyword and remove all value that find in search.

Exit the Registry Editor,
Restart your Computer.

Recommended Removal Tools:
Killbox (Freeware)

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