How to Remove Win32/Olmarik.TDL3 Trojan Virus on Computer using Kaspersky TDSSKiller Antirootkit Utility
by: Revengksky Joseph D. Reyes (a.k.a rjdreyes – jcyberinux.com)
Recently I encountered a virus named Win32/Olmarik.TDL3 Trojan, but unfortunately, the ESET Antivirus cannot remove the said virus.
I did my research on this virus, and I found a solution on Kaspersky TDSSKiller Antirootkit Utility. Its very easy to use and convenient tool.
Here are the Steps / Instructions on How to Remove Win32/Olmarik.TDL3 Trojan Virus at your computer.
(Note / Caution : Foran experience user only, i’m expecting you know about Windows registry, Windows system files or a like. In other words, you are professional or qualified technician to used this software. Mishandle or wrong used of this software, may put your computer / files at risk. Ask help for any professional or technician who dealt with this concern. I am not responsible for any loss or damage in the process.)
1. Download Kaspersky TDSSKiller Antirootkit Utility at Official Site. Extract the zip file(using zip extractor tools or file archive tools), after you extract the zip file, Run the TDSSKiller.
2. Before you start the scan, you can change first the settings, by clicking Change parameters. Select or check the box for object to scan such as services, drivers, boot sectors, then for additional options such as verifying of driver digital signature and detect TDLFS file system. Click OK after you choose the settings.
3. Then click Start Scan, to scan or detect and remove if there is any virus or rootkit virus around.
By clicking Start Scan, you’ll see the progress bar and you can stop the scan at anytime, by clicking Stop Scan.
Wait until it finish the scan/detect and remove any rootkit virus. If there is a threat or virus detected, it will give an option depends upon the condition of the virus or the seriousness of the virus threat. Then options like Skip(if you are familiar with the file that isn’t a threat), Copy to quarantine(move the file that involved within the threat), Delete(remove entirely the file or the rootkit virus), and the last is the Cure(which in this case, as I mention, it depends, if the file is a part of the Windows system and its infected with rootkit, it will try to cure it or clean it).
4. After the action taken, that it may request that restart your computer. (or sometimes not depends on the action taken). Look for the TDSSKiller.188.8.131.52_14.10.2011_13.45.11_log.txt (as for an example) on your local drive (C:\) to see the results.
And that’s it, it easy and hopefully this tool helps you out on your concern with the Win32/Olmarik.TDL3 Trojan Virus. 😀
Related Entries / References :
Kaspersky Lab – Official Site
Download Kaspersky TDSSKiller Antirootkit Utility – Official Site