Remove Virus.BAT.Gray.705

Virus.BAT.Gray.705 is part of Windows Security Suite pop-up alert message that will be displayed on infected computer. You can view separate write-up for this rogue program to have more knowledge. Virus.BAT.Gray.705 does not really exists and was falsely detected to alarm computer owners and impose that they need to buy the said program. Since the virus is not present on the system there is no need for its removal. Instead, focus youself in removing the rogue application that issued this fake alert.

If Virus.BAT.Gray.705 is identified by legitimate anti-virus program:

When legitimate anti-virus program like Symantec, Kaspersky, McAfee, and others detects this threat on the PC, then it’s for real. In that case, you have to remove the virus by scanning the computer thoroughly. It is vital to update the security software and obtain most recent database before running the scan. Additionally, running the scan while Windows is running in Safe Mode may help find and detect Virus.BAT.Gray.705 effectively.

What Virus.BAT.Gray.705 Does?

In reality, Virus.BAT.Gray.705 is a real threat. But if it comes as part of an alert from fake antivirus program, chances are, it is false alert. A threat is displayed in the following format:

Warning! Your computer is infected
Warning! Spyware found!
Detected: Spyware
File Name: exec.sys
Name: Virus.BAT.Gray.705
This is a dangerous nonmemory resident BAT infector. It writes itself to the end of C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT file


It will modify Windows Registry and add the following entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run “Windows Security Suite”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform “698909210803?
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\WI345d.DocHostUIHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3F2BBC05-40DF-11D2-9455-00104BC936FF}

The threat will drop the following malicious files:

  • %UserProfile%\Recent\kernel32.dll
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\runddl.dll
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\SM.dll
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.dll
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\grid.dll
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\tempdoc.dll
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\energy.dll
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\CLSV.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\std.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\snl2w.exe
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\dudl.sys
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\grid.sys
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\ANTIGEN.drv
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\DBOLE.drv
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Windows Security Suite\cookies.sqlite
  • %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.tmp
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Security Suite.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Security Suite.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Windows Security Suite.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Windows Security Suite.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Windows Security Suite
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\WI345d.exe
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\WINSSSys
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\WINSSSys
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\mozcrt19.dll
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\sqlite3.dll
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Windows Security Suite\Instructions.ini
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\WINSSSys\
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\WINSSSys\winss.cfg
  • c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins\search.xml
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\26.mof
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\WINSS.ico
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\345d567\working.log

How to Remove Virus.BAT.Gray.705 Manually

1. Restart your computer in SafeMode
– After Power-On the computer, just before Windows start, press F8
– From the selections, Select SafeMode

2. Remove Registry entries that the threat added. You MUST BACKUP YOUR REGISTRY FIRST.
– Click Start > Run
– Type in the field, regedit
– Navigate and look for the registry entries mentioned above and delete if necessary

3. Delete malicious files that the threat added:
– Base on the given location above, browse and delete the file
– If no location is given, click Start>Search> and search for the file.
– If cannot be deleted, press Ctrl+Alt+Del to access Task Manager, see if the file is running in the process. If it is, select the file and click End Process. Perform file delete again.

How to Remove the Fake Antivirus that causes Virus.BAT.Gray.705 Alert.

1. See Windows Security Suite removal guide on this link. After removing the rogue program, alert stating infection of the Virus.BAT.Gray.705 will stop.

2 thoughts on “Remove Virus.BAT.Gray.705”

  1. This one is getting me crazy, thought I was really infected. We’ll try the removal procedure and let you know, thanks.

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