The bootkit malware Trojan:Win32/Popureb.E is a hidden Trojan at your computer’s root.

To Prevent from getting infected with the malware, install the latest definitions for Microsoft Forefront, Microsoft Security Essentials, and Microsoft Defender.

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To get rid of the malware and restore your computer to normal state, follow the instructions in the except below from a Microsoft blog post.

 

If your system does get infected with Trojan:Win32/Popureb.E, we advise you to:

  • Fix the MBR
  • Use a recovery CD to restore your system to a pre-infected state (as sometimes restoring a system may not restore the MBR).

To fix the MBR, we advise that you use the System Recovery Console, which supports a command called "fixmbr".

Picture of the System Recovery Options menu

 

To find out how to use your system's recovery options, refer to the following articles:

Note: If you're prompted to insert a Windows installation disc, it means that the files needed to create the system repair disc can't be found on your computer. Insert a Windows 7 installation disc.