Remove KIX.Ixlam.A Virus

Have you ever wondered why all of a sudden your personal computer has gone slow or laggy? Even if your PC has a core i7 processor and a gazillion Gigabytes of RAM installed if it has been infected by a virus then it will behave like a Pentium 2 PC running Windows 8. What a waste of expensive hardware. We don’t buy expensive computer parts that cost thousands of dollars just to let them run on a snail-like pace. That is why we need to install a good security software (antivirus, antimalware, firewall) on our computers to avoid infection. It will be hard to remove malware once they infect your computers.

Malware coders nowadays are finding ways to infiltrate and compromise our computer systems in more elaborate ways. First they let you visit seemingly interesting websites that downloads and installs malware whose primary purpose is to create a backdoor on our firewalls for other malware to get in and terrorize our computers. After other malware programs are inside of our computer, all hell breaks loose. They run processes that render our computer useless. They also corrupts system files and other important files like documents, pictures, videos, and others. What is most alarming is that they also steal important information like our logins, passwords, and credit card information and use them for their own malicious purposes.

One of these malware is the KIX.Ixlam.A virus. This virus infects computers using the Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. One this malware has taken root on your computer it is best that you disconnect the affected computer from your router so it can’t infect other systems on your Local Area Network. The safest way to remove KIX.Ixlam.A is to wipe your hard drive clean, delete all data and then reinstall your operating system. It is also possible to remove KIX.Ixlam.A without wiping your data but you must need experience and deep knowledge of the Windows registry as you will have to remove some registry entries. Just a bit of warning, removing the wrong registry entry will most likely do more damage to your operating system.

It is always best to invest in decent anti-malware and firewall software to avoid infection. Prevention is always better as you won’t be spending time and money to remove malware.