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    How to Remove Newfolder.exe and regsvr.exe virus using simple steps

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    Now a days many Computers are getting infected by Newfolder.exe virus or regsvr.exe virus. This virus is mainly spreads through USB pen drives and Internet. Many AntiVirus softwares are unable to remove this virus. Here, We have come with very simple steps to Remove Newfolder.exe virus or regsvr.exe virus without using any tools or antivirus software.
    How to Remove Newfolder.exe and regsvr.exe virus using simple steps

    Main Damages of Newfolder.exe Virus

    1. It keeps creating NewFolder.exe in each directory
    2. Creating NewFolder for every Folder
    3. Blocks Tools – > Folder options Menu option in Windows Explorer
    4. Doesn’t allow you to open Regedit (Windows Registry)
    5. Doesn’t allow you to open open task manager

    Steps to Remove Newfolder.exe Virus

    Step1 : Correct Autorun.inf files in each Drive

    1. Right Click on the file Autorun.inf. Then Select Properties.
    2. Now Deselect the option Read only.
    3. Now Open the file Autorun.inf and Delete all the contents of the file and save it.
    4. Once again Right Click on the file and select Properties and Select as Read Only.

    Step1  How to Remove Newfolder.exe virus

    Repeat the same steps for all Drives where ever Autorun.inf is appearing.

    Step2 : Remove regsvr from Startup

    1. Go to Run (Win+R).
    2. Type Msconfig and press Enter.
    3. Goto ‘Startup’ Tab and Deselect ‘Regsvr’
    4. Step2 How to Remove Newfolder.exe virus

    5. Select the Option Without Restart.
    6. Step2 How to Remove Newfolder.exe virus1

    Step3 : Delete all Scheduled Tasks

    1. Go to Control Panel
    2. Open Scheduled Tasks.
    3. Delete all the Scheduled Tasks.

    Step4 : Activate the Registry editor

    Step4  How to Remove Newfolder.exe virus

    1. Go to Run (Win+R).
    2. Type gpedit.msc and press Enter.
    3. A Window with Title ‘Local Group Policy Editor’ will appear.
    4. Double Click on User Configuration and Then Double Click on Administrative Templates and then Again Double Click on System.
    5. At last Double Click on ‘Prevent access to registry editing tools’.
    6. Select the radio button Disabled.
    7. Step4  How to Remove Newfolder.exe  virus

    Now your Registry editor is Enabled!

    Step5 : Delete entry ‘regsvr.exe’ in Registry wherever appeared

    Step5  How to Remove Newfolder.exe virus

    1. Go to Run (Win+R).
    2. Type ‘regedit’ and press Enter.
    3. Find (Ctrl + F) regsvr.exe in all Registry Entries. Delete wherever you find it.
    4. But Don’t delete the entry with ‘regedit32.exe’.
      If anything like Shell = “Explorer.exe regsvr.exe” has appeared, delete only regsvr.exe text from it

    If you have Followed the above Steps correctly, Then you have Removed Newfolder.exe and Regsvr.exe virus Successfully
    Related Tip: Removing Kido / winew Virus from your Computer.
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    One Comment

    1. ennio says:

      Hi there,

      I can’t find regsvr.exe in the startup tab, what can I do?

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