How to Remove Win32 Nimda-O from PC?

13 Jun

Details on Win32 Nimda-O

Win32 Nimda-O is a serious malware infection and it is classified as a Trojan infection. It is a self-replicating infection and it distributes is files and payloads in multiple location. Once it settles down, it starts to damage the important registries and System files. Thus, many important applications start to malfunction including the Operating System, MS Office docs, and browsers and so on. It can attack any version of Windows OS and starts corrupting Windows files. One of the attributes of Win32 Nimda-O is to allow cyber-criminals to remotely access the work-station. They get illegal accessibility to the work-station and compromise with the security of confidential information such as login credentials, password, and so on.

The payloads and files related to Win32 Nimda-O manage to start-up entry and thus it becomes active as soon as the System is booted. It also initiate robot to begin repetitive suspicious activities and they have all the capability to operate over Internet automatically. It uses networks to spread its payloads in multiple computers. Win32 Nimda-O circulates spams and often leads to data-theft by recording keystrokes and sensitive data used during the filling of Online forms. It also tries to find System vulnerabilities and expose it publically so that other severe malware infection could make their way in the work-station secretly.

How Does Win32 Nimda-O attacks?

The prime way of malware attack is through bundling, social engineering and spam email attachments.  The bundlers or installers never reveal that it is downloading something suspicious as Win32 Nimda-O. It can only be seen if you choose advance/custom installation steps. The social engineering includes tricks such as peer-to-peer file sharing networks spams, nasty hyperlinks etc. On the other hand, spam emails are those suspicious emails that are sent by third-party usually unknown senders containing harmful attachment with the email that they send. Such emails usually contain a lot of spelling mistakes and grammatical errors.

Remove Win32 Nimda-O using powerful Windows Scanner
Download Automatic Removal Tool to eliminate infectious threat

Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with Win32 Nimda-O then you were highly suggested to delete Win32 Nimda-O by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like Win32 Nimda-O. However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove Win32 Nimda-O. As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall Win32 Nimda-O from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete Win32 Nimda-O using automatic removal method


  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of Win32 Nimda-O manually?

Eliminate Win32 Nimda-O by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out Win32 Nimda-O as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove Win32 Nimda-O entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete Win32 Nimda-O.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\Win32 Nimda-O.exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent Win32 Nimda-O and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like Win32 Nimda-O infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by Win32 Nimda-O again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

Click here to Download Automatic Removal Tool to Uninstall Win32 Nimda-O

Leave a Reply