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Win32/Rovnix.gen!B Removal, Remove Rovnix Trojan Efficiently

Commonly Seen Dangers

Its name suggests its origin is Rovnix, a type of Trojan that is mainly responsible for opening backdoor and weakening target machine to drop down additional associated Trojan. Such TrojanDropper has random variants such as TrojanDropper:Win32/Rovnix.A, TrojanDropper:Win32/Rovnix.I, etc., while win32/Rovnix.gen!B is the most intrusive dropper so far. The following list is hereby to allow quick knowledge about its damages being learned:

  • Exploit: Java/CVE-2012-4681 and other Trojan infections are detected subsequently.
  • Run third-party program to help read logs to show nothing.
  • Weird performance happens on both machine and browsers (e.g. Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer) including freezes and pop-up issues.
  • Some hardware is disabled to work improperly, for example, mouse will not serve to help click on screen.

Generally speaking, the harms imposed by win32/Rovnix.gen!B are obvious and the notice of the Trojan can be easily found with the help of installed anti-virus programs. However, win32/Rovnix.gen!B manages to deny any deletion attempt made by those security utilities though some of detected items are certainly removed guaranteed by a reboot. To learn how win32/rovnix.gen!b gets into and compromises a target machine, it is recommended to follow the paragraphs hereinafter. Should there be any emergency that needs professional help at once, you are welcome to contact VilmaTech Online Support composed of computer experts with rich experience in removing virus and solving computer issues.

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Being as a Trojan roughly, win32/Rovnix.gen!B is equipped with sniffer that helps to detect vulnerability on web and installed programs. Should there be one unfortunately being located, the vulnerability is exploited without difficulty by its virulent codes. Of course, there are other possibilities that win32/Rovnix.gen!B invades a machine like piggybacking on third-party programs and being introduced in by other infections requiring Trojan technique to help cover up traces so bad.

Whatever the way win32/rovnix.gen!b utilizes to initiate invasion on a machine, destructive infiltration is implemented the moment it settles down successfully. Drivers are enumerated for analysis to be elected as carrier of its vicious codes. By doing so, most build-in hardware will follow its order due to the fact that driver is a piece of code containing hardware information designed to help with the communication between computer and devices.

Apart from dysfunctions on hardware, win32/rovnix.gen!b is capable of causing more hidden hazardous on a target machine. By cleansing its log, it is difficult to pinpoint the place where critical part stays. As a consequence, modifications in Database are never withheld by re-produced items that are found and deleted by anti-virus programs, leading to backdoor formation and a compromised machine.

Be noted that the ultimate purpose of win32/Rovnix.gen!B always goes to information theft rather than damages that are required to be imposed on a machine for a smooth theft. Collected information can be personal profile, log-in credentials and online whereabouts. All this is used in the future infiltration or generating money. With personal profile/log-in credentials, the writer behind win32/Rovnix.gen!B manages to hijack email to send vicious content to all detected contacts for its spread or empty your cards at a time. By reselling online whereabouts to spammers, especially behind adware, who want to locate and attack some mostly visited sites so as to attack more PC users without too much effort, writer behind win32/Rovnix.gen!B manages to make a large sum of money.

It is quite clear that win32/Rovnix.gen!B needs to be removed as soon as possible so as to protect computer as well as personal information. Considering the fact that anti-virus programs fail in removing the Trojan, to stop additional infections from coming into the computer, it is recommended to employ manual method. Below is the latest instruction made by VilmaTech Research Lab, Should there be any requirement of professional assistance or difficulty, it is advisable to inquire online computer experts for instant help.

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User Guide to Remove Win32/Rovnix.gen!B Virus Manually

Step ⅠRun full scan with reputable anti-virus program all over again, try to remove any possible items generated by Win32/Rovnix.gen!B.
Step ⅡShow hidden files and folders to remove Win32/Rovnix.gen!B and its related items.

Be noted that such build-in system functionality may be disabled by Win32/Rovnix.gen!B. Should it be the case, just proceed the instruction without this step.

Windows 8

  • Open Windows Explorer from Start Screen.                                                           windows explorer
  • Hit View tab when “Windows Explorer” window shows up.
  • Tick ‘File name extensions’ and ‘Hidden items’ options. win8 hidden file
  • Press “OK” button to confirm the change and navigate to C:\windows\winstart.bat, C:\windows\wininit.ini and C:\windows\Autoexec.bat to find and delete every files and folders named after Win32/Rovnix.gen!B and the ones with a string of numbers and letters.

Windows 7/XP/Vista

  • Access ‘Control Panel’ to click open ‘Folder Options’.folder options1
  • Tap View tab to tick ‘Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)’.
  • Press “OK” button to confirm the change and navigate to C:\windows\winstart.bat, C:\windows\wininit.ini and C:\windows\Autoexec.bat to find and delete every files and folders named after Win32/Rovnix.gen!B and the ones with a string of numbers and letters.

Step Ⅲ Remove suspicious files and folders to further remove Win32/Rovnix.gen!B.

1. Remove items under Root directory.

Navigate to Root directory under C Disk, remove any item that is not familiar to you and is created on the day Win32/Rovnix.gen!B was detected.

2. Remove files in c:\windows.

  • Navigate to c:\windows and right click on the space to select ‘arrange icons by’/ ‘sort by.’
  • Select ‘Day’/‘Date’/‘Modified’.                                                                                                                                                                                                        Arrangebyday
  • Scroll to the bottom of c:\windows window.
  • Remove files created on the day Win32/Rovnix.gen!B was detected and are not seen before.

3. Remove files in system32 folder to step forward to remove Win32/Rovnix.gen!B successfully.

  • Navigate to c:\windows and right click on the space to select ‘arrange icons by’/ ‘sort by.’
  • Choose ‘Day’/‘Date’/‘Modified’ before scrolling to the bottom of system32 window.
  • Remove files created on the day was detected and are ended with weird extension, for example, ‘’

4. Remove all temp folders under System32.

5. Remove the following listed files in folders on Local Disk.

  • %Windows%\system32\consrv.dll
  • Counter-Strike Source.exe
  • 9719831.exe
  • verupd.exe
  • wb.exe
  • system.exe

StepⅣ Go to Registry Editor and make rectifications to remove other rubbish generated there by Win32/Rovnix.gen!B in a bid to avoid dysfunctions.

Windows 8

  • Move mouse over borders to any directions so as to enable Charms bar.                                                          regedit
  • Type ‘regedit’/‘regedit.exe’ and hit Enter key to access Registry Editor.
  • Press Ctrl and F key together to type ‘regedit’ and press Enter key.
  • Scroll files on the right pane and find the key regedit.exe under Windows.                                                                                                           modify regedit under windows
  • Right click on it to click on ‘Modify’ to substitute ‘regedit.exe’ with ‘’.
  • Press Enter key to confirm the change and proceed.
  • Delete ‘ToP’ under


  • Find “HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID{numbers} shellOpenHomePageCommand” to right click on its key ‘’ and substitute  it with ‘C:Program FilesInternet ExplorerIEXPLORE.EXE’, press Enter key to confirm.
  • Find “HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT ftpshellopencommand” to right click on its key ‘’ and substitute  it with ‘C:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore.exe” %1″’, press Enter key.
  • Back to C:\WINDOWS\ that we just changed.
  • Change the extension back to .exe.

Windows 7/XP/Vista

  • Hold and press Win key and R key together to bring up Run/ Search box.
  • Type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter key to access Registry Editor.
  • Follow the same process as given in the above Windows8 section.



Win32/Rovnix.gen!B is a TrojanDropper that is made to compromise a machine so as to help introduce in additional infections. Such Trojan manages to affect devices and modify Database to result in tangled dysfunctions contributing in difficulties in its removal. Beyond your element with how to proceed and remove win32/Rovnix.gen!B as well as incidental issues completely from your precious computer? Don’t know how to go through the above given instruction due to the shortage of required professional computer knowledge and skill? On-demand help is always within reach if you click on the button below to live chat with standby online computer experts.

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