An Overview of Bad Image VirusBad Image message is a carrier for fake antivirus software which is created to convince users of a severely corrupted computer and persuade them over to purchase the worthless security tool. Such rogue pretends to provide free solution to numerous existing errors which shows up on system restart, running certain program or opening certain files. When going further, users will be prompted to pay for the settlement. On startup, the message claims that one .dll file is not a valid Windows image and you should check you Windows installation disk. When trying to run some application, there may be a .exe - Bad Image-titled message and the text stating that the application or dll is not a valid Windows image and you should check installation diskette in the wake of the headline.
There are also reports that non-stop Bad Image messages are indicating a multi-component Rootkit Trojan infection which can be stealthy since it may gather valuable credentials and send to remove hackers. In both occasions, the sneaky virus penetrates the system when users unwittingly download insalubrious freeware or visit compromised websites and causes severe damage to the system integrity by installing other malware. Therefore our researchers highly suggest users remove Bad Image virus once you detect it for the first time.
Possible Side Effects of Bad Image Infection
- Considerably lagged response whatever the task is.
- Annoying popups linked with suspicious pages.
- Fake error or infection popups and blockage of multiple program.
- Deleted shortcuts on desktop and start menu.
- Random failure to get access to Email or other programs.
- Windows update failure, blue screen of death and many others.