How to remove WinThruster (Win Thruster) fake system optimizer?

WinThruster is a fake system optimization tool. Its method of infiltration into computers are illegal. Users never take the direct part in installation of this hoax. Its entry into your PC is a result of the activity of some Trojan horse which injects itself on your vulnerable computer. You’re dealing with a serious potentially unwanted program which must be immediately deleted.

WinThruster potentially unwanted program

WinThruster takes control over your computer once it enters it. It hijacks your browser and doesn’t allow you to use it for visiting legitimate sites. Furthermore, it amends your system settings in order to be self-started on your computer together with Windows operating system.

Speaking about this very cleanup supposedly rendered by this program we can assure you that this is a fake promise on its part. This application has been simply designed by hackers in order to scare users and trick them into buying the registration key of this hoax, which is absolutely useless when it comes to rendering real security services for your computer.

WinThruster fake antivirus starts scanning your PC each time you turn it on. Again, this is a fake scan which is just the imitation of a real one. The same thing can be told about the report that follows after this bogus scan. The hoax claims to detect all kinds of infections on your PC, which in reality are just invented threats which don’t even dwell on your system.

This fake scan of WinThruster, as well as its fake security alerts, have the only thing in mind – to make users buy the so-called full version of this program, which is totally incapable of becoming the security guard for your PC. So, please ignore all fake information reported by this scam. It is what it claims of itself.

Removal of WinThruster scam isn’t an easy undertaking. It creates all kinds of barriers for you when you attempt to delete it from your PC. When you start any antivirus program you already have installed on your PC the hoax will report it as infected. The same problem occurs whenever you try to download other security programs online. For effective removal of WinThruster scam we recommend you to refer to the uninstall instructions provided by us below.

WinThruster virus automatic removal tool:

WinThruster removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your PC with it.
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  • Click on “Apply” to remove all threats found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft AntiMalware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft AntiMalware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft AntiMalware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:

How to prevent your PC from being contaminated with WinThruster virus again in the future.

GridinSoft AntiMalware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft AntiMalware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft AntiMalware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft AntiMalware

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