Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c – Complete Research Report

Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c has been entitled as a Trojan horse recently detected by AV Vendors. This Trojan horse is very capable, once your PC gets infected, it does paralyze the whole Windows system. When it infiltrates from Peer to peer networks, Spam email attachments, malicious websites, removal media devices. It forces a compromised PC to randomly restart and load malicious source code because of it your PC may respond even to normal functions. It is also responsible for causing a system to become unstable and even crash. It also put your important data at high risk of being destroyed or stolen by a remote hacker. It doesn't matter whether your PC's operating system is Window 10, 7, Vista or XP. It is programmed to dysfunction all versions of Windows OS.

Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c is very smartly created rootkit, so it may stay on your system undetected for a very long time. Since, it hook itself into the source code of legitimate programs like Adobe Flash player, so it becomes very difficult for Antivirus to detect it. Moreover, whenever you restart your PC, you just get the BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) with a Page Fault in very specific NonPaged Area. After that, it tries to reboot again and again. This loop will keep repeating without your permission. If you try to boot PC into 'Safe mode with Networking', it causes hang on CLASSPNP.SYS for a very long time.

Besides, when you try to remove the rootkit using Trojan removal tool, it breaks the partition information of your system. As a negative result, now you have to boot your Windows into Recovery mode to fix your partition information. If you luckily did so correctly, then you will be able to use your Windows system otherwise you have to bear a huge data loss. In some circumstances, Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c

Significant characteristics of Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c

  • Leaks system configuration details and your credentials among Hacker which can bring you a number of troubles in your normal life

  • May cause a huge data loss such videos, documents, database files. Pictures etc

  • Randomly keeps rebooting your Windows constantly without your authorization.

  • Degrades your PC performance and occupies a huge space on local disk by creating Junk files .

  • Terminates your PC's important processes and functions which leads to many system errors and unsecured environment.

Therefore, we recommend you to follow the instruction to terminate Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c from your infected Windows PC.

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How to Uninstall Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option

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  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents

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  • Click on System option

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  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option

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  • Now Click on Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c from Windows 8/8.1

Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c related processes and then click to “End Task”

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Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c infection.

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Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.

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After that, click Add/Remove Program

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Uninstall Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c associated programs from Windows 8/8.1

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Uninstall Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c From Window 7/vista

Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode

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Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”

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First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.

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Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c one by one then click on End Task.

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Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.

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The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.

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Now select Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c from Windows XP

Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.

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Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c.

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Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.

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How to Uninstall Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar

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Click and select on View advanced settings option

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In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”

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Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c

  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as

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B. How to Delete Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c from Google Chrome

Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions

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Select all the malicious extensions including Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c and then select trash icon

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Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section

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In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser

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C. How to Uninstall Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c From Mozilla Firefox

Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.

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A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.

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In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.

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Find Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.

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Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.

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D. How to Remove Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c From Internet Explorer

First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.

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Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

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A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.c and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE

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