Description of Windows Performance Manager and consequences of its residing on your PC
Users which are used to web-trickeries easily indentify the program in question as a tricky software product. Then they either try to ignore it or try to remove Windows Performance Manager. Sometimes, if they try, they succeed to uninstall Windows Performance Manager via relevant menu (Add/Remove Programs in most of MS Windows versions). However, uninstalling the adware does not actually removes Windows Performance Manager as its core components are not related to its relevant entry in the list of programs. That is, unrelated files and a dummy executable are installed instead of the badware.
Credulous users or users short of IT fraud experience are, unfortunately, quite likely to consider the adware as a real PC ward and may be lured to waste money into the counterfeit. Still, even after the adware is activated, it keeps annoying and asks for other paid upgrades etc. The only way to quit this is to eventually get rid of Windows Performance Manager scamware.
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Windows Performance Manager Technical Details:
- Full name: Windows Performance Manager, WindowsPerformanceManager, Windows PerformanceManager
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian federation
Signs of being infected with Windows Performance Manager:
Remove Windows Performance Manager at the earliest opportunity, which is immediately once you know it as infection. If you are a downloader and installer of the program, i.e. you have installed it following relevant procedure, you perhaps have only lately discovered or suspected the program to be badware. Furthermore, the installation agreement may have been required to justify the adware introduction. That is, there is a trojan that serves the adware introduction on a backdoor basis, meaning that system backdoor is used to bypass user’s agreement routines. If user declines installation request, the adware anyway completes its installation. Where the agreement is provided, the adware is considered as a legitimate installation.
It is possible to delete the adware on early stage by its installation request. The installation requests may be shown without infecting PC at a number of websites.
Once the adware installation is competed, users do not experience any luck of signs to detect and identify the software. It is just that some users believe it. Click here to remove Windows Performance Manager and avoid trusting suspicious software.
Windows Performance Manager automatical removal:
The adware faking antivirus tools makes users feel disgust towards PC scan. However, this procedure is necessary to properly locate, contain, and dispose of, Windows Performance Manager threat – follow the link below to run free scan and delete detected parasites.
Manual Removal of Windows Performance Manager:
The adware applies a simple blocking trickery to prevent access to its components. You may need to unblock the adware components applying Task Manager, namely killing the adware processes in the Process tab, or merely restart in Safe Mode to prevent the adware from self-launching any process. The latter way is preferable.
Remove Windows Performance Manager files and dll’s:
Unregister Windows Performance Manager 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’