This article has been created to explain what is the app_loader.exe file and what is the RevServicesX BitCoin miner Trojan plus show you how you can remove this threat from your computer completely.
A new BitCoin miner malware, going by the name RunServicesX runs a file, called app_loader.exe. the file’s main purpose is to use your computer’s CPU (Central Processor) and GPU (Video Card) in order to mine for the cryptocurrency BitCoin in the background. Having this miner on your computer may result in Windows slowing down and even freezing at times and if you have the SystemUpdate64x.exe and app_loader.exe processes running actively In Windows Task Manager, be advised that you should read this article to learn how to remove this miner Trojan from your computer effectively.
|Name||RevServicesX Miner Trojan|
|Type||Trojan Horse/BitCoin Miner|
|Short Description||Runs .exe processes silently in the background. They aim to steal information from your computer and use it’s resources to mine for the cryptocurrency BitCoin.|
|Symptoms||Runs the processes app_loader.exe and SystemUpdate64x.exe in the background of your computer.|
|Distribution Method||Bundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.|
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Remove RevServicesX from Your Computer
Removing this malicious software may be more complicated than it actually seems, partly because the malware may create different types of files that may be triggered to damage your PC after removing It – something which we are starting to see more and more often. This is why, we advise you to follow the manual or the automatic removal instructions underneath. For maximum effectiveness, security experts strongly recommend that you automatically remove the RevServicesX virus from your PC, preferably by using an advanced anti-malware software. It will make sure to help you remove all of the malicious files in a safe manner and ensure that your computer remains protected against such threats and unwanted software in the future as well.
- Guide 1: How to Remove RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove RevServicesX Miner Trojan
Step 2: Uninstall RevServicesX Miner Trojan and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by RevServicesX Miner Trojan on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by RevServicesX Miner Trojan there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall RevServicesX Miner Trojan and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove RevServicesX Miner Trojan via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the RevServicesX Miner Trojan will be removed.
Eliminate RevServicesX Miner Trojan from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.