Windows Virtual Security malware uninstall guide

andy | August 9, 2012

Windows Virtual Security doesn’t know how to render real security for your computer. The application that bears such a good name is a product of cyber hackers and fraudsters who want to earn money by means of deceiving users, forcing them to pay money for the fake license of this scareware as a supposed remedy to fix all reported troubles, which are also fake, by the way. The program is rightfully classified as a rogue security application, because it reports those infections that aren’t real. The behavior of this utility is typical to all other similar malwares that belong to the FakeVimes group.

Immediately after successful infiltration of Windows Virtual Security into your machine the hoax tries to imitate the features of some reputable security software. However, it comes to your system without your approval or consent, and this is not a fair way of dealing with users, or course. Afterwards the hoax modifies your PC by adding certain registry entries that allow the startup of the hoax automatically together with Windows. You must be aware of this fact, so each time you turn your computer on you will see the GUI of this scam eventually. Be not scared with its numerous system scans and subsequent virus reports. They’re all but fake and unreal. The only purpose of them all is to make you really concerned about your PC. The malware makers want to scare you into buying the fake licensed version of this malware (so-called ultimate protection). At the same time, this is surely a deceit on their part. You are simply losing your money when you buy malwares like Windows Virtual Security.

In order to get rid of this hoax from your computer it is strongly recommended that you follow our malware removal guidelines stipulated below. Make sure to watch the similar video guide on FakeVimes rogue removal. If you have any difficulties doing so please don’t hesitate to contact us at any time.

Windows Virtual Security automatic remover:

Removal video guide:

Windows Virtual Security manual remover:

Delete Windows Virtual Security files:
Protector-[rnd].exe in %AppData% folder
Delete Windows Virtual Security registry entries:
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunInspector %AppData%Protector-[rnd].exe
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet SettingsWarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettingsID 4
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettingsUID [rnd]
HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettingsnet [date of installation]
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystemConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin 0
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystemConsentPromptBehaviorUser 0
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystemEnableLUA 0
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAAWTray.exe
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAAWTray.exeDebugger svchost.exe
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAVCare.exe
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAVCare.exeDebugger svchost.exe
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAVENGINE.EXE
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsAVENGINE.EXEDebugger svchost.exe

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