Rookie. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - - | Type: Trojans
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Rookie is a relatively simple trojan written in Visual Basic Script. It disables the Task Manager and drops malicious files to the compromised system. It also renames the main system drive. Rookie secretly runs on every Windows startup.

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Rookie manual removal:

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunmsdir32

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunrundll32

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunvscan

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystemDisableTaskMgr=1

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogonSpecialAccountsUserListAdmin=0

Delete files:
joke.vbs,rookie.vbs,msdir32.bat

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