What is Blackster.scr?
Blackster.scr may appear to be an interesting screen saver for windows computers. Blackster.scr was found to be part of a malicious spyware infection known to come from different rogue anti-spyware programs such as Malware Protector 2008.
Do you have black bugs eating away at your desktop image or images?
Blackster.scr the screen saver program creates images of black bugs eating at your desktop leaving a blue trail for every area that they supposedly ate. Blackster.scr the malicious file or Trojan infection from fake anti-spyware programs does the same thing only it is not controllable like the legitimate screensaver is. How would you like for bugs to crawl all over your screen when your logging into your bank account. That may leave you with an uneasy feeling.
Hackers have cleverly used Blackster.scr as a scare tactic to force you into purchase rogue anti-spyware programs to remove your "crawling bug infection". In the past hackers used popups or alert messages to get your attention. What better way to get your attention than to have a bunch of black bugs crawling around on your desktop? Don't fall for this trick. Do not download or purchase any suggested programs if you are infected with a rogue such as Malware Protector 2008 which displays the black bugs on your screen.
How do I get rid of these annoying black bugs crawling on my screen?
To remove Blackster.scr we recommend that look in the path - C:\Windows\system32 folder. This is the directory that Blackster.scr is normally found in. After deleting the Blackster.scr file you must reassure that you have removed all other infections such as the Trojan that installs Malware Protector 2008. Do perform the removal follow our automatic or manual removal instructions below.
Blackster.scr Automatic Removal Instructions
Blackster.scr Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Blackster.scr manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Blackster.scr will be removed completely. So read the Blackster.scr removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall Blackster.scr Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Blackster.scr if found.
- To stop Blackster.scr processes (view process removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
Search and stop these Blackster.scr processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- To Unregister Blackster.scr DLLs (view DLL removal steps)
Search and unregister these Blackster.scr DLLs:
To locate the Blackster.scr DLL path, go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. Type Blackster.scr and in the Look in: select either My Computer or Local Hard Drives. Click the Search button.
Once you have the Blackster.scr DLL path, go to Start and then click on Run. In the Run command box, type cmd, and then click on OK.
To locate the exact DLL path, type cd in order to change the current directory. To display the contents of the directory, use the dir command. To remove the DLL file type regsvr32 /u FILENAME.dll (FILENAME is the name of the file that you want to unregister).
- To unregister Blackster.scr registry keys (view registry keys removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type regedit > press OK.
Edit the value (on the right pane) by right-clicking on it and selecting the Modify option. Select the Delete option.
Search and delete these Blackster.scr registry keys:
- To remove Blackster.scr icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Blackster.scr manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your Blackster.scr problems. If you want to contribute to this article, post your comment below.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Blackster.scr will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.