The Win32/Ramnit.A worm goes by several other aliases such as TR/Crypt, Mal/Zbot-U, Packed.Win32 and Trojan Horse Sheur.Ankj. This infection adds harmful files to your system, modifies the registry settings, affects network communications and installs programs that give remote control to hackers. If you want to secure your personal data and prevent identity theft, get rid of Win32/Ramnit.A as soon as possible. With the right antivirus tool, you can restore your system to normal.
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Download and install Microsoft Security Essentials (See Resources).
Open the tool. Click the "Home" tab. Select "Full" under the Scan options. Allow the tool to detect and remove the Win32/Ramnit.A infections on your system.
Reboot your computer.
Run Microsoft Security Essentials
Download and install the free edition of McAfee (See Resources).
Select the "Scan" option under Home. Click "Start" next to the "Full Scan" option. Wait for the tool to detect the Win32/Ramnit.A infections and display the results page.
Place a check next to the Win32/Ramnit.A infections and click the deletion option. Reboot your computer.
Download and install the free edition of Emisoft Anti-Malware (See Resources).
Launch the program. Select the "Security Status" option.
Choose "Scan now" under Malware-Scanner, and select the "Deep Scan" option at the next prompt.
Select all of the Win32/Ramnit.A infections that the scan detects. Click "Delete select objects." Reboot your system.
Run Emisoft Anti-Malware
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