Trojan:SymbOS/Bootton.I

Classification

Malware

Trojan

SymbOS

Trojan:SymbOS/Bootton.I, Trojan:SymbOS/Bootton.I

Summary

Bootton.I is a trojan for Symbian OS Series 60 2nd Edition phones. Bootton.I overwrites some system files on the phone causing some settings to be reset. In phones with Symbian OS Series 60 2nd Edition Feature Pack 3, overwriting these files causes the phone to not reboot properly.

Removal

Disinfection for the cases when phone cannot start up

CAUTION This method will remove all data on the device, including calendar and phone numbers

  • Power off the phone
  • Hold the following three buttons down - "answer call" + "*" + "3"
  • Keep holding down the buttons and power on the phone
  • Depending on the model, you will either get text that reads "formatting" or a start-up dialog that asks for the initial phone settings
  • Your phone is now formatted and can be used again
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