Viruses and computers are goes side by side if you are not aware to secure your computer. Virus attack is increasing day by day. People often complain regarding the New folder virus or Newfolder.exe that comes usually through Pendrive. This newfolder.exe is an executable file that starts a malicious process that launches certain bad components or runs a destructive payload. Even if the newfolder.exe file does nothing suspicious, its presence indicates that your computer is infected with a particular threat.
The original name of the virus is: Iddono. If this virus enters your computer, it will run into several system processes making several copies of it, occupies space from both RAM and Hard disk, and thereby increase the system load. This virus is indeed very difficult to eliminate manually, but here is a solution for the removal of the deadly virus. Solution Exist previously also posted various virus removal tutorial and same in this tutorial we will learn easiest method to remove NEW FOLDER virus using cmd.
Steps to remove New Folder virus from computer.
Step 1. The newfolder.exe virus disabled your taskmanager, that’s the reason you have to manually write below stated commands in CMD
Firstly you need to open command prompt in your computer. To open command prompt click on startup or start button and search for CMD. You can also do it by either way i.e. Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command Window
- taskkill /f /t /im “New Folder.exe”
- taskkill /f /t /im “SCVVHSOT.exe”
- taskkill /f /t /im “SCVHSOT.exe”
- taskkill /f /t /im “scvhosts.exe”
- taskkill /f /t /im “hinhem.scr”
- taskkill /f /t /im “blastclnnn.exe”
Typing above stated commands in command prompt had killed the task. Now you have to enable task manager and regedit which has been disabled by the New Folder virus.
Step 2. Enable Task Manager and Regedit
Together press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command Window
Type the commands one by one and hit Enter after each one.
- reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
- reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
- reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableRegistryTools /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
- reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableRegistryTools /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
Step 3. Enable View Hidden Files and delete the virus source files
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, go to Control Panel, find Appearance and Personalization, and then click on Folder Options. Click on the View tab. Under Advanced settings, check Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then click OK.
Navigate to the following directories i.e. C:\WINDOWS, C:\WINDOWS\system32 and C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents and delete below-stated files.
- C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\SCVHSOT.exe
That’s it. You had successfully deleted virus from your computer/PC.
How to protect from new folder virus in computer or PC
In this technology era, protecting from virus attacks is not a easy task. Nevertheless there are some simple steps that one can follow to secure a computer from New Folder virus in install good antivirus in your computer and scan pendrive that you insert on your computer. Pendrive is the easiest source of getting computer affected with virus. Another source of viruses is the Internet. Use the internet wisely and don’t download software and files from malicious websites.
These were the steps that can help you to delete remove NEW FOLDER virus. If you are unable to follow this virus removal guide or are stuck in some steps to delete remove NEW FOLDER virus then feel free to use the comment section. Comment down below and We will help you to remove New folder virus from your computer and Pendrive. There is a way to secure your computer from virus i.e. I recommend you to use Antivirus software in your computer.