Title: Nginx Virus
Also known as: Nginx

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Severity scale:Nginx Virus severity is 73  (73 / 100)

What is Nginx virus?

Nginx virus is a browser hijacker, which is made to block several popular websites like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Youtube. It opens a blank page which says “Welcome to Nginx”. This parasite works on all major web browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.

What does Nginx virus do?

Nginx will change your homepage and redirect you to other search engines. It modifies the DNS settings in Windows hosts file. Additionally, it might add its own bookmarks and favorites of pages that you haven’t even visited. Also it can show unwanted ads and toolbars. Moreover, this hijacker is able to use up computers CPU and they can open backdoors and gateways to download more malware or rogue programs to infected computer. It might even let cybercriminals have a remote connection to your computer, and allow various actions on it.

How to remove Nginx virus?

You might need to fix some things up manually to remove Nginx. Here’s a quick guide:

  1. Run your computer in safe mode with networking
  2. Reset Internet Explorer, then click Tools and find connections tab. Click on Lan Settings button.
  3. Uncheck “Use a proxy server” box.
  4. Click OK several times, to close everything up.
  5. Disable suspicious programs which start at startup

However, that will not be enough to fully remove Nginx virus from your computer, use reputable antispyware software to remove it completely. We recommend using SpyHunterSTOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware. Using two or more programs is a good idea, because sometimes malicious files can block programs from working.

Automatic Nginx Virus removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Nginx Virus. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

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Nginx Virus snapshot:
Nginx Virus snapshot

Nginx Virus manual removal:

Kill processes:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[random].exe”
Delete files:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]\

Geolocation of Nginx Virus:

This map reveals the prevalence of Nginx Virus. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

QR code for Nginx Virus removal instructions:

Nginx Virus qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Nginx Virus are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Nginx Virus right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

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Information added: 2013-09-25 02:43:47
Information updated: 2013-09-25 02:43:47

Ask us discussions:

Modern viruses are really hard to remove. They have random file names, random registry entries, they can immitale legal products and files. Removal instructions sometimes can't Help to remove infection manually. Please take a look at our discussion where users like you share they experience in fighting the parasite:

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Youve got to be kidding me on that screenshot - thats the nginx webserver, not the virus.
LOL! Thanks for the laugh
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