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How to remove the reset virus

Most antivirus programs identify reset.bat as malware, such as Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Zlob, and Avast identifies it as BV:Malware-gen.
The free file information forum can help you find out how to remove it. If you know more about this file, please leave a comment or a hint for other users.

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Reset.bat file information

The process does not contain any indication of the producer (the software author) or the software with which it is associated.

Description: Reset.bat is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. reset.bat is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 238 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/reset.bat.html 
The program has a visible window. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). Reset.bat is not a Windows core file. reset.bat seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify reset.bat related errors

Important: You should check the reset.bat 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.


User Comments

It's situated on runonce folder
Reset.bat should not be on your computer, unless you saved it there.
I installed it for a service pack update. I made it, so it is fine.

Summary: Average user rating of reset.bat: based on 2 votes with 3 user comments.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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