Description of Protector.exe and consequences of its residing on your PC’s

Protector.exe features a range of phony utilities allegedly aimed at protecting PCs and enhancing their performance. The file has been observed in at least hundred of programs cloned from a single template.
Click here to get rid of Protector.exe and other malicious components of the program it belongs to, as well as other entries as detected by free scanner.

Technical Details and screenshots:

  • Full name: Protector.exe
  • Type: Trojan horse, Virus, Rogue anti-spyware
  • Risk: EXTREME
  • Protector.exe manual removal: Possible
  • Protector.exe automated removal: Recommended

Signs of being infected with Protector.exe

The malicious executable is associated with a number of counterfeits. Furthermore, it does not seem to be at the point of maximum replications in terms of its inclusion into counterfeits to come.
If you have got on your computer system a program installed that claims to be a security solution or another utility for the improvement of computer performance and it runs the above process, 99 chances of 100 are that it is a counterfeit due to extermination.
Here you can download and install a free scanner to ensure the supposed utility is a counterfeit and remove Protector.exe in the course of its extermination.

Protector.exe automatical removal:

The malicious file constitutes a part of a number of rogues. The diversity constitutes a problem to provide extermination method as a sequence of cleaning actions that do not vary from case to case. That complicates manual extermination so that it is strongly recommended that you remove Protector.exe automatically to embrace all the deviations from standard cleanup algorithm.

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Manual Removal of Protector.exe:

To get rid of Protector.exe manually as such does not complete extermination of the malware it makes a part of. The instruction below outlines the entries to be deleted together with the item in question. It is better to search removal-tool.com for specific counterfeit in order to acquire more precise manual extermination guide.

Remove Protector.exe files and dll’s:

%AllUsersProfile%\protector.exe

Unregister Protector.exe registry values:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0′

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0′

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1′

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes” = ‘/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:’

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1′

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “Hidden” = ’0′

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0′

Protector.exe removal