Recovering from downadup, kido, and conficker!
The Downadup computer virus exploits unprotected Windows computers, and once running calls back to another server to get updates and further instructions.
How dangerous is the Downadup virus?
This site will help you remove W32.Downadup worm from your computer. The Downadup virus has spread to millions of PCs. Since this virus connects to remote web sites for instructions, it can become dangerous at any moment. It spreads through weak network passwords, unpatched Windows software, and USB stick drives. Because this virus can disable auto updates from Microsoft and anti-virus companies, your PC's "immune system" becomes degraded and exposed to future threats. Finally, this virus highlights the Autoplay dangers on Windows - which we can show you how to fix here.
Do I have downadup / conficker on my computer?
You may receive messages from virus scans telling you that you are infected with Downadup, Kido, or Conficker:
Keeping us Free:
Connection and Windows Errors.
- Automatic updates for Microsoft or your anti-virus product repeatedly fail?
- Windows Defender cannot update
- Random errors about "svchost?"
- Unable to browse to certain security-related web sites?
Windows services failing are unable to start?
wuauserv: Windows Automatic Update Service
BITS: Background Intelligent Transfer Service
wscsvc: Windows Security Center Service
WinDefend: Windows Defender Service
ERSvc: Windows Error Reporting Service
WerSvc: Windows Error Reporting Service
Cannot connect to antivirus and security product domains containing the following: