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* What is Netcat

* Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool

* Remove Netcat manually

* Uninstall Netcat from Windows 10

* Uninstall Netcat from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Netcat from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

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Netcat intrusion method

Netcat installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Netcat). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Netcat copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is netctl.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Netcat and value netctl.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name netctl.exe or Netcat. Also, it can create folder with name Netcat under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Netcat starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Netcat immediately.

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How to remove Netcat manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Netcat, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Netcat.

To get rid of Netcat, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • doexec.c
  • doexec.obj
  • generic.h
  • getopt.obj
  • gtvx.exe
  • hobbit.txt
  • makefile.dsp
  • makefile.ncb
  • makefile.opt
  • nc.dsp
  • nc.exe
  • nc.ilk
  • nc.ncb
  • nc.opt
  • nc23.exe
  • netcat.blu
  • netcat.c
  • netcat.dsp
  • netcat.exe
  • netcat.mak
  • netcat.mdp
  • netcat.ncb
  • netcat.obj
  • netcat.opt
  • netcat.txt
  • pskill.exe
  • vc50.idb
  • vc50.pch
  • tlist.exe
  • netctl.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Netcat related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Netcat entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Netcat won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Netcat under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Netcat or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Netcat

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Netcat related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Netcat are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Netcat.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Netcat and netctl.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: netcat never connects on my computer

hi prof.
I have watched so many videoes and explainations about netcat, put when I apply that, there were no connections!


Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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This threat often comes with: cydoor

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