The task of elimination of Windows Cleaning Tool malware is not so hard at all. What you should do is to carefully read the removal instruction elaborated herein. It will tell you how to uninstall Windows Cleaning Tool hoax automatically by means of GridinSoft Trojan Killer or manually, by removing the files and registry entries of Windows Cleaning Tool scam. Whatever option you choose keep in mind this – the tool which names itself Windows Cleaning Tool is the creator of troubles for your computer. It is a virus which can considerably damage your system. Do you still want to keep it? We hope not.
Windows Cleaning Tool does not even take into account whether you want to encounter it inside of your workstation. It comes to you like the enemy, like the wolf in the clothes of a sheep. Windows Cleaning Tool would break the “windows” and the “doors” of your PC to interfere by all means. The penetration of Windows Cleaning Tool would occur by means of fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts. When the installation is successfully done you would see the bogus system scan of Windows Cleaning Tool virus. By the way, it would tune up your PC in such a form that it would be launched with every Windows launching. After the bogus system scans are completed you would face the bogus report of Windows Cleaning Tool about all kinds of viruses and errors supposedly detected on your computer. You should realize that they have nothing to do with the real status of your system and that such errors do not even exist in reality. They are only being used in order to scare you into purchasing Windows Cleaning Tool’s full version which, according to its own claims, would aid your PC recover from all those unreal threats and errors. Do not therefore ever buy Windows Cleaning Tool device, no matter how much it tries to persuade you to do so. The job is to get rid of Windows Cleaning Tool scam. You may do it either manually or automatically as it was already mentioned above. The choice is all yours. We are sure that GridinSoft Trojan Killer is a powerful anti-virus tool which would be able to overcome Windows Cleaning Tool scam.
Windows Cleaning Tool virus automatic uninstall guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for elimination of Windows Cleaning Tool rogue several additional preparatory steps should be accomplished. This is a must-do thing because Windows Cleaning Tool blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. In order to bypass this blockage please take the following sequence of steps:
1. Make sure that your Operating System is tuned up in such a mode that hidden files and folders of your PC are viewable. The instruction on how to do it can be found here for Windows XP and here for Windows Vista/7.
2. Choose “View” tab in the window that appeared, and in the advanced settings choose the option “Show hidden files and folders”. Press OK.
3. Go to the folder %User Profile%\Application Data\Microsoft.
Important! Depending on the Operating System of your workstation, %UserProfile% stands for C:\Documents and Settings\[Current User] for Windows XP and C:\Users\[Current User] for Windows Vista/7.
In other words, the folder that must be opened is as follows, depending on the OS of your computer:
%SysDrive%Documents and Settings[Current User]Application Data\Microsoft for Windows XP
%SysDrive%Users[Current User]Application Data\Microsoft for Windows Vista/7.
In this folder there will be the main executable file of Windows Cleaning Tool rogue (possibly with the icon of *avi file), having some random name.
4. Rename the above-mentioned executable file into some other name of your choice and restart your computer. Upon the system restart Windows Cleaning Tool will no longer block your Internet browser.
5. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to your infected computer, install it and run it.
The very process for deletion of Windows Cleaning Tool rogue is similar to the elimination of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Cleaning Tool rogue manual uninstall instructions:
Delete Windows Cleaning Tool scam files:
Delete Windows Cleaning Tool malware registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”