Yesterday morning my system got infected by Boot.Xpaj.B when I was downloading a free game from Internet. My anti-virus showed a virus alert on my computer screen. I have immediately deleted that game and Boot.Xpaj.B virus from my computer. When I restarted my PC, I got shocked because my anti-virus again detected Boot.Xpaj.B in my system. How this nasty threat get into my system after removal? How can I completely remove Boot.Xpaj.B virus from my computer? Please help…….

What is Boot.Xpaj.B?

Boot.Xpaj.B is classified as Trojan virus which inert in your computer without any concern of user. Usually it comes from various sources such as freeware program visiting malicious website, clicking on unknown links, junk email attachment, using outdated antivirus and so on. Generally it affect all version of Windows based computer and attack all web browser like Internet explorer, Google Chrome, Internet explorer and others . No doubt, deletes all files from disk and disable the work of security program. Such kind of threat highly destructive in nature and also it install other threat on to your computer which slow down over all computer performance. Usually it will not only take up your memory space but it has been capability to mess up your computer completely. Boot.Xpaj.B launch itself automatically when you login your computer as well as hamper your registry entries. Your computer respond very slowly because of its presence.

With, its auto executable property Boot.Xpaj.B can automatically install itself in your system program files without any manual help. This highly infectious malware infection is even capable to damage evey single file available on your hard drive and causes corruption in all executable files as well. Due to this very malware infection you are likely to experience several disastrous consequences on your Windows PC including hard drive crash, frequent system crash, data inaccessibility, file system corruption, improper functioning of your computer and many more. Boot.Xpaj.B will make your system slower than ever and interrupt all kind of operations abruptly.

Boot.Xpaj.B uses several deceptive methods to get inside targeted computer system such as software bundling, clicking unknown links, visiting pornographic sites, social engineering, opening spam attachments, using infected media drives, p2p network sharing, shareware and many more. It opens a backdoor for other malware infection and make your system vulnerable for severe damage. It can even spy on your online activities in order to pass crucial information from your system to the third party server such as IP address, financial secrets, browsing history, login details, and many more. Therefore, it is recommended to get rid of Boot.Xpaj.B virus earliest on your Windows PC, if detected.

Scenarios Leading To The Invasion of Boot.Xpaj.B Inside The PC:

Downloaing freeware and shareware applications
Opening junk email attachments
Paying visit to several pornographic websites
Transferring files from one computer system to another with the help of external storage media
Implementing outdated version of firewall and antivirus programs inside the PC.
Downloading pirated softwares and playing online games
Updating already existing applications
Unauthenticated file sharing

Harmful Impacts Of Boot.Xpaj.B:

It interferes the users a lot by constantly popping up endless pop-up advertisements onto their browser’s screen.
It compromises the PC via modifying the default system settings and adding numerous insecure files
It redirects the user’s searches to several malicious domain containing more malware infections.
It sniffs the user’s personal information and reveal it to the online hackers for marketing purpose.
It proliferates several other vicious threats inside the PC
It slows down the PC’s speed as well as the Internet speed badly
It prohibits the users from accessing several legitimate websites
It corrupts the Windows registry.

Method 1: Remove Boot.Xpaj.B by Using SpyHunter.

SpyHunter is a useful malware removal tool that detects and removes many malicious threats that several of the major brands can’t detect. This tool will be able to find out and delete Boot.Xpaj.B and other related threats from your PC without much trouble. Now follow the steps below to automatically remove the Trojan horse:

Step 1: Download and install SpyHunter on your PC.

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Step 2: Upon the installation, launch SpyHunter and perform a full system scan by clicking “Scan Computer Now”.

spyhunter-scan computer now

Step 3: Wait for the scan to complete. Then, you will be shown all detected threats on your PC.

spyhunter-fix threats

Step 4: To clean up all threats completely, click “Fix Threats” and restart your PC.

Method 2: How to manually get rid of Boot.Xpaj.B?

Restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking.

For Windows 8:

Reach the desktop on Windows 8 first.
Press Ctrl + Alt + Del keys together.
Open Switch User interface.
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And then hold down the “Shift” key and click on “Shut down” button.
Select Restart option from the pop-up page.
From the next page to choose “Troubleshoot”.
choose-an-option

Click on “Advanced Option” and choose “restart”.
Under Startup Settings, press F5/5 key to navigate to the Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 7, XP and Vista:
Shut down the affected computer first.
Press F8 key repeatedly until Windows Advanced Option Menu loads.
Select the Safe Mode with Networking option by using the up and down arrow keys.
Hit Enter key to reach the desktop.

Step 2: Open Task Manager by tapping Alt+Ctrl+Del keys together. Move the mouse pointer to “Processes” tab. Detect the fake process created by the Boot.Xpaj.B popup and click on “End processes” to terminate them.

You can skip this step if you do not find any file associated with Boot.Xpaj.B popup.

Step 3: Uninstall Boot.Xpaj.B popup programs from the Control Panel.

Remove Boot.Xpaj.B popup For Windows 7| Vista

  • Click on Start menu and tap Control Panel.

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  • Select “Programs” option and choose “Uninstall a Program”.

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  • Detect all the malicious programs associated with Boot.Xpaj.B popup and click on Uninstall button.

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Steps to Delete Boot.Xpaj.B popup From Windows 8

  • On the right edge of the screen, Click on Search button and type “Control Panel”. Click on search button.

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  • From the search results, select Control Panel. Its Window will appear on the screen, click on Programs and Features option.

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  • Identify the unknown programs and click on Uninstall button to get rid of Boot.Xpaj.B popup permanently.

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Steps to Delete Boot.Xpaj.B popup From Windows 10

  • Click on Start button.

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  • To show all the contents, you need to click on Settings option.

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  • Tap System.

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  • From the System menu, Choose Apps and Features option.

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  • Find Boot.Xpaj.B popup from the list.

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  • Finally, Click on Uninstall button to protect the system from Boot.Xpaj.B popup.

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Step 4.Uninstall Boot.Xpaj.B via System Restore.

System Restore is a utility which comes with Windows operating systems and helps computer users restore the system to a previous state and remove programs interfering with the operation of the computer. If you have created a system restore point prior to installing a program, then you can use System Restore to restore your system and completely eradicate the unwanted programs like Boot.Xpaj.B. You should backup your personal files and data before doing a System Restore.

Steps:

a. Close all files and programs that are open.

b. On the desktop, right click Computer and select Properties. The system window will display.

c. On the left side of the System window, click System protection. The System Properties window will display.

System protection

d. Click System Restore and the System Restore window will display.

system properties system restore

e. Select Choose a different restore point and click Next.

restore system files and settings

f. Select a date and time from the list and then click Next. You should know that all programs and drivers installed after the selected date and time may not work properly and may need to be re-installed.

choose a restore point

g. Click Finish when the “Confirm your restore point” window appears.

confirm your restore point

h. Click Yes to confirm again.

windows 7 restore finish confirm

Conclusion

Boot.Xpaj.B is a vicious Trojan infection which may display annoying ads on your system. As soon as it gets in, its backdoor Trojan can drop additional malware and allow remote users unrestricted access to the compromised system to execute its destructive actions. As a result, some risky ads-on and toolbar are capable to install in the contaminated computer without any permission. Thus, it is highly recommended to get rid of this vicious Trojan as soon as possible. As we all know that such stubborn Trojan infection can only be removed by manual. However, manual removal process is a complicated procedure. If you make any mistake during this process, you may lead to a mess up on your system.