VBS:Malware-gen : How To Delete? (Worm Removal Report)

Know More About VBS:Malware-gen

VBS:Malware-gen is identified as computer worm that will spread onto the local and network shared drives. This threat is typically create as a Visual Basic Script file which functions based on the configuration of code. Although, there are few certain reasons why the developers created such noxious worm. Based on the recent observation and constant monitoring on this system worm, it was identified that the threat has huge payload which differs for several breed of the malware. VBS:Malware-gen virus may have mild effect onto the infected machine. Once executed onto the targeted system, it may trigger complex trouble. Usually, such type of malicious threat arrive on the PC unsought through junk email messages delivered by other victims which is attached as a ZIP file. Besides, by using a deceptive content, the cyber hacker can easily convince its victim to execute the malicious file.


Once the attached file is opened, the malware runs and drops a harmful copy of itself bundled with the Autorun.Inf file. Then after, it starts and infects some other drives on the affected system when the compromised drive is accessed by the threat. Moreover, USB drives and removable drives are the most prone to VBS:Malware-gen infection. Hence, you need to implement a strong security measures onto the external drives to protect your PC against virus invasion. When this worm manages to infiltrate your machine and infects the removable drives, there would be no any other solution, but to clean affected devices completely. By following the instructions provided below in this post, you will be able to delete the worm and its associated Autorun file that the malware has dropped on your computer.

Malicious Symptoms of VBS:Malware-gen

  • It can corrupt the system registries and other crucial files.
  • Deactivate the installed anti-virus tool and security apps.
  • Slows down the performance of your PC and reduces Internet speed.
  • Steal your confidential data and transfer it to the criminal hackers.
  • VBS:Malware-gen may cause identity theft and data loss situation.
  • The worm cannot be removed by using common anti-virus softwares.

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How to Uninstall VBS:Malware-gen from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option


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


  • Click on System option


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


  • Now Click on VBS:Malware-gen to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate VBS:Malware-gen from Windows 8/8.1

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


Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the VBS:Malware-gen related processes and then click to “End Task”


Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by VBS:Malware-gen infection.


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


After that, click Add/Remove Program


Uninstall VBS:Malware-gen associated programs from Windows 8/8.1


Uninstall VBS:Malware-gen From Window 7/vista

Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode


Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”


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


Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with VBS:Malware-gen one by one then click on End Task.


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.


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


Now select VBS:Malware-gen within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate VBS:Malware-gen from Windows XP

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


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


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 VBS:Malware-gen.


Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the VBS:Malware-gen related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.



How to Uninstall VBS:Malware-gen From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove VBS:Malware-gen From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall VBS:Malware-gen

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


Click and select on View advanced settings option

advance settings-edge

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


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

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall VBS:Malware-gen

  • 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


B. How to Delete VBS:Malware-gen 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


Select all the malicious extensions including VBS:Malware-gen and then select trash icon


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


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


C. How to Uninstall VBS:Malware-gen From Mozilla Firefox

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


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


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


Find VBS:Malware-gen 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.


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


D. How to Remove VBS:Malware-gen 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.


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.

A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select VBS:Malware-gen and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE


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