EBlaster Removal

Posted on 2009-03-29
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
I have a client whose divorced husband installed EBlaster (in stealth mode) on her PC before he moved out. She wants it removed. Seems hard to believe a decent Antivirus program, such as Avast or Malwarebytes, would not detect such snoopware.

What is the best way to remove EBlaster? Is there standard AV software that will detect and remove it?
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Expert Comment

ID: 24015688
Hi HammettG,

Here are some that you can try.

      1. AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition
      2. SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition
      3. PC Tools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus

Here's the links:

Here is instructions on how to remove it also:

Hope this helps.
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phototropic earned 500 total points
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Bleeping Computer has a downloadable reg. file to remove this app.:

Good luck!!!

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My first suggestion is to install a firewall first of all (my favorite is ZoneAlarm, although a bit heavy on resources but really effective!) and then add/remove the Eblaster program from the PC from Control Panel. Even if it comes back, you can still control its internet access via ZoneAlarm firewall. And then concentrate on its removal with the suggestions from other experts.

We can disable it and then remove it, that is another option I think.
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If YOU cant go here:
And run scans
you Got Worm:Win32/Conficker.B
Microsoft is offering $250,000 to a (Worm:Win32/Conficker.B) FIX
Hope its ME
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Sorry, i posted to wrong place.

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Thanks phototropic. This was the only solution that directly mentioned a working solution. The AV software I tried would not unvail EBlaster, because the husband had installed it on the PC - so the thought here is "since the PC user installed and configured the software it must be considered to be the users choice, and not malware". The software hides so well, that the only way to remove it is to use this reg file.
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Glad I was able to help...


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