Conficker Removal

Conficker Worm Detection and Removal

The Conficker/Downadup worm first surfaced in 2008. Since then, it has infected thousands of business networks. Unpatched computers are most at risk of infection, with Conficker exploiting these computers by overcoming weak passwords and propagating itself through unprotected USB storage devices.

Sophos Scan & Clean is a free, no-install, second-opinion virus removal scanner, designed to rescue computers that have become infected with Conficker, as well as spyware, rootkits, trojans, worms and other forms of advanced malware. Sophos Scan & Clean is capable of both detecting and removing deeply embedded persistent threats and other malware that traditional antivirus solutions fail to detect.

How to Remove Conficker with Sophos Scan & Clean

Simply download and run the program, register your email address, choose your settings, and click the "OK" button to begin a Conficker virus scan.

Since Sophos Scan & Clean runs on demand, it does not need to be installed in order to use it. Start Sophos Scan & Clean directly from USB's and portable drives, CD's, external hard drives/portable SSD's or hard disks – which makes it particularly useful in situations where malware prevents the installation of security software.

Proprietary Cloud-Assisted Miniport Hook Bypass technology allows Scan & Clean to defeat Conficker on any hard disk driver. Behavioral Scanning can reveal and remove virus infections in programs and binaries that look and act like malware by seeking structure anomalies, impersonation, tampering, reputation, origin and relation to other memory, file, and registry objects.

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Automatically Updates with Every Scan

Sophos Scan & Clean removes Conficker and other threats while the operating system is running and it blocks reinfection by protecting registry keys and file locations. Plus, thanks to proprietary cloud technology, Sophos Scan & Clean is always up to date – no need to install updates each time the program is run.

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For 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows

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