Description of Windows Scan consequences of its residing on your PC
Windows Scan (WindowsScan) has been identified as a rogue program cloned from members of deceptive system optimizers. Its name is hard for blaming. The point is that users of victimized machines are, in their majority, not IT geeks, and don not visit websites providing relevant tips for malware extermination. They are likely to google the adware’s name, but, as you probably have predicted, the adware’s name is a combination of words that has thousands of previous occurrences. That is, it is hard to find the adware’s description googling its name.
Fortunately, if you are reading this malware description, your search has yielded desired result in case your PC needs to be delivered from the adware. In order to remove Windows Scan virus and exterminate other threats, start free virus detection using this link.
Windows Scan Technical Details:
- Full name: Windows Scan, Memory Scan, Memory-Scan
- Version: 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware, Fake defragmenter
- Origin:Russian federation
Signs of being infected with Windows Scan:
Optimization of computer system provided by the program is a constant flow of popups unrelated to any detection or improvement events, if not to take into account interference with useful programs of the rogue.
Alerts are shown at the desktop tray and at the middle of desktop. They refer to inexistent events and describe state of hard drive and RAM memory as critical without any examination. The alerts create a background for Windows Scan program windows or GUI.
The alerts are self-sufficient adware identification signs as they are linked with the adware website so that user can get the name of the program disclosed on redirection to its website.Get rid of Windows Scan adware applying the free scan link.
Windows Scan automatival removal:
In spite of the adware’s attempts to block security tools capable of deleting its entries there is an option of Windows Scan disposal using a security tool. The security tool suggested here is not susceptible to any virus and prevents any attacks on its entries and processes, so do not hesitate using Windows Scan remover below.
Manual Removal of Windows Scan:
If any difficulties to find files and registry values specified below, it might be a consequence of incomplete adware installation. Therefore, after proper collation, do not get confused and just skip missed entry.
Please restart Windows in Safe Mode before proceeding to Windows Scan deletion. This mode is a system configuration enabling quicker and safer adware removal.
Remove Windows Scan files and dll’s:
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Scan
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Scan\Uninstall Windows Scan.lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Scan\Windows Scan.lnk
Unregister Windows Scan registry values: