Description of Online Protection Tool consequences of its residing on your PC
There is no need to be anxious about viruses and threat reports displayed by Online Protection Tool, on the one hand. On the other hand, those reports should be considered as a call for malware removal, in particular, removal of Online Protection Tool. Remove Online Protection Tool so that you will no longer be annoyed with its misleading and somewhat dangerous threats and infection reports. The danger of them is that they may refer to the path to legit files, some of which may be of crucial importance. Cases have been reported of removal Online Protection Tool dummy infections by users and subsequent system collapse or disordering. That is a threat through persuading users to delete legit files posing them as though they are infections. Another danger attached to Online Protection Tool is that it by its own reconfigures host system exposing it to aggressive web environment. Click here to start free scan and perform Online Protection Tool removal.
Online Protection Tool Technical Details
- Full name: Online Protection Tool, Online ProtectionTool, OnlineProtection Tool, OnlineProtectionTool
- Version: 2010
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware, Trojan horse
- Origin: Russian Federation
Online Protection Tool screenshot (click to enlarge):
Signs of being infected with Online Protection Tool:
The way Online Protection Tool enters into your computer memory may be considered as a sign of infection in case it is dropped by trojan, for the trojan may show in advance Online Protection Tool alerts. Then the trojan tries to upload and install Online Protection Tool and usually succeeds in the mission. Click here to start free scan and remove Online Protection Tool trojan in the relevant case and/or to get rid of Online Protection Tool adware and other infections.
Online Protection Tool is a typical adware that promotes itself by showing fake scan reports and progress window, as well as other types of misleading notifications prompting users to activate it.
Automatic Removal of Online Protection Tool from your PC:
All the variety of Online Protection Tool related infections and extra viruses, worms, trojans etc. is included into daily updated infection descriptions database of Online Protection Tool remover. Follow the link below to start free scan and get rid of Online Protection Tool adware and any other infections detected by Online Protection Tool removal tool.
Manual Removal of Online Protection Tool:
Manual method is available to remove Online Protection Tool adware. Remove Online Protection Tool adware in Safe Mode, disconnect to the Internet and disable other software while Online Protection Tool removal is in progress. The advice is provided to your system safety purposes.
Remove Online Protection Tool files and dll’s:
Unregister Online Protection Tool registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “%1? %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “%1? %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “%1? %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “%1? %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “firefox.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “firefox.exe” -safe-mode
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)” = “av.exe” /START “iexplore.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center “AntiVirusOverride” = “1?
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center “FirewallOverride” = “1?