The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "VX2.c" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

  • adware
  • spyware
  • bho

How friendly those people at Mindset are. They are collecting information about you and transmit it back to themselves, so you don't need to bother to do it yourself!
Privacy Statement:
The software collects and transmits to Mindset servers the URLs of the Web pages visited on your browser. URLs are the addresses of the web pages that your browser visits (, for example). The Mindset software collects and maintains information on both current and historical browsing. Mindset will use this information to build a summary of your interests so that Mindset can help its partners make relevant and personalized offers to you.
Mindset and its affiliates' software also collects some information from online forms that you fill out. This information is sent to us in order to save you the time and trouble of submitting such information to us yourself. We use this information to allow our partners to reach you with only those personalized and targeted offers and advertisements that may be relevant to your interests.
Removal Instructions:


Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these files.
  • The file at "<$SYSDIR>\vx2.dll".
  • The file at "<$WINDIR>\vx2.dll".
Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If VX2.c uses rootkit technologies, use our RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify files!


You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.
  • Delete the registry key "{00000000-5eb9-11d5-9d45-009027c14662}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\".
  • Delete the registry key "RespondMiter" at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\".
If VX2.c uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.