Description of Windows Optimal Settings and consequences of its residing on your PC
A pretended outfit to fix system vulnerabilities and delete malicious program codes is itself downloaded via such vulnerabilities. After further consideration the program proves its deceptive and destructive habits and thus is classified as a malicious program code.
Remove Windows Optimal Settings as a security threat that wants to find users credulous enough to treat it as a genuine system utility. In the course of such search, both users inclined to allow any software running on their computer systems and more suspicious users experience inconvenience with their computers of advertising and performance kind. In the other words, the adware forces users to watch its ads, namely security activities imitation, and worsens overall system performance. Click here and start removing Windows Optimal Settings fake antivirus as a part of overall system healing.
Windows Optimal Settings Technical Details:
- Full name: Windows Optimal Settings, WindowsOptimalSettings, Windows OptimalSettings
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian federation
Signs of being infected with Windows Optimal Settings:
Among viruses reported by the adware names of true threats occur. The adware sometimes states that the detected threat is a common virus and it actually indicates a name of real infection in its alert. Windows Optimal Settings is detectable by threat specific alerts that refer to common virus names. Eventually, they lead to the website of adware so that its names are disclosed.
Besides such alerts, there is a set of popups known as Windows Optimal Settings nag screens or GUI. They contain plenty of the adware name occurrences and serve as a main detection sign for the majority of users. Click here and launch free scan to detect and delete Windows Optimal Settings malware.
Windows Optimal Settings automatical removal:
Many threats are more dangerous in any aspect that the adware in question. But the point is that the adware faking security activities actually has been exposing your computer system to external threats. Follow the link below to remove Windows Optimal Settings and get rid of other infections which have most likely made their intervention because of weak security of computer system protected in a tricky way by the adware in question.
Manual Removal of Windows Optimal Settings:
No special tricks have been detected, such as a rootkit, to protect the adware from removal. However, it is highly recommended to restart in Safe Mode for the duration of Windows Optimal Settings deletion in manual mode.
Remove Windows Optimal Settings files and dll’s:
Unregister Windows Optimal Settings registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = ‘%UserProfile%\Application Data\<random>.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\egui.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\ekrn.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’