How to remove the boot virus
Most antivirus programs identify boot.vbs as malware, e.g. Kaspersky identifies it as Backdoor.VBS.Sheller.b, and BitDefender identifies it as Trojan.Script.29668.
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Boot.vbs file information
Description: The file boot.vbs is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 758 bytes.
The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File boot.vbs is not a Windows system file. boot.vbs seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify boot.vbs related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as boot.vbs, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the boot.vbs process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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