Virus description and consequences of its residing on your PC’s
Windows Virtual Protector tries to scare users into considering intentionally misleading detections that would refer to some locations on a computer system. The locations the fraudware would refer to either do not exists, or else contain no such threat as the trojan declares. In that connection, you do not have to delete anything that happen to store on the site reported by the rogue; in the worst case, this may delete a critical system or program file or a piece of important information.
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Technical Details and screenshots:
- Full name: Windows Virtual Protector, WindowsVirtual Protector, WindowsVirtualProtector
- Type: Rogue Security Software
- Origin: Russian Federation
Signs of Windows Virtual Protector Infection:
There are plenty of popups the adware would annoy you with. These include, but are not limited to, fake scan window, fake firewall, desktop tray alerts.
The rogue adjusts it so that its popups come up each time system would start. In case of incomplete extermination of the rogue, in particular, where startup registry entry is abandoned, your PC may still generate an obtrusive error alert each time system is loaded that would tell you of one some components missing.
Such error alert is a matter of minor inconvenience, but are you really going to put up with that for the rest of your operating system lifespan?
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Windows Virtual Protector automatical removal:
The choice of security tool is based on malware experts’ assessment, which, in its turn, considers the practical tests over the machines affected by the malware in question.
To get rid of Windows Virtual Protector, let it scan your operating system and clean any threats to be found.
Manual Removal of Windows Virtual Protector:
The program consist of files, some may be hidden and keep their processes always active to aggravate the extermination. Besides, a complete extermination of the rogue shall cover any registry entries associated with its entries.
In order to remove Windows Virtual Protector manually, please target both its components and System Registry keys.
Remove Windows Virtual Protector files and dll’s:
Unregister Windows Virtual Protector registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpCmdRun.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MpUXSrv.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\MSASCui.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes” = “.zip;.rar;.nfo;.txt;.exe;.bat;.com;.cmd;.reg;.msi;.htm;.html;.gif;.bmp;.jpg;.avi;.mpg;.mpeg;.mov;.mp3;.m3u;.wav;”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\guard-<random>.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableVirtualization” = 0