How to delete Windows Work Catalyst malware. Step-by-step uninstall instructions
If you are reading this post about Windows Work Catalyst malware this probably means that some way or another you are interested to know the answer to the question – how to remove Windows Work Catalyst scam from your system. We really regret that your PC has been contaminated with Windows Work Catalyst scam. We are sorry that you have become one of the victims of cyber criminals and crooks with the worst of intentions. Windows Work Catalyst is elaborated specifically to get funds from unwary users, causing them to get tempted to buy Windows Work Catalyst due to the fact that Windows Work Catalyst represents lots of frightening data about the state of their systems and indicates that its full version will be able to fix them. At the same time, all such data given by Windows Work Catalyst is fake and must be totally ignored.
Windows Work Catalyst, just as its parents Windows Attention Utility and Windows Inspection Utility, penetrates inside of the PCs via bogus Microsoft Security Essential Alerts. Remember that they are not originated by the well-known Microsoft Corporation located in the US. It would appear that some day the user after possibly surfing certain dangerous pages, clicking malicious links or downloading virus applications (without knowing about this fact) encounters the above-mentioned fake Microsoft Security Essential Alert in front of his/her computer screen. This alert would indicate that the PC is contaminated with some kind of malware and that it has already detected the remedy for removal of this supposedly detected virus. You should know that the virus infection of Windows Work Catalyst has made things in such a manner that user is pushed to click the buttons as recommended by Windows Work Catalyst scareware. After clicking these buttons this bogus Microsoft Security Essential Alert would state that it is mandatory of you to restart your computer to run the supposedly found anti-virus tool, and then, after the system reboot, the user is finally facing the main program window of Windows Work Catalyst virus.
This is when its true plot is fully disclosed, cause Windows Work Catalyst would initiate fake system scan with same bogus subsequent horrifying reports about lots of issues and errors with your system. Windows Work Catalyst would tell that it is the ideal answer to have all these problems and errors dealt with, however, you would be first instructed to purchase its registered version. What a fraud technique! Windows Work Catalyst is entirely idle and senseless tool which cannot repair real problems or remove actual viruses and threats from your system. It will not aid you even if you obtain its so-called registered version. Hence, do not purchase Windows Work Catalyst, no matter how convincing it is in its numerous attempts to persuade you to do so.
It is obvious that Windows Work Catalyst is a malware that should not be respected by you. Get rid of Windows Work Catalyst as soon as you can using the reliable and proven anti-virus tool. We are confident that GridinSoft Trojan Killer is able to do the removal task and will aid you in deleting the malicious files and registry entries Windows Work Catalyst virus quickly and without any complications.
Windows Work Catalyst virus automatic uninstall guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Work Catalyst virus several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is required because Windows Work Catalyst blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to launch GridinSoft Trojan Killer. In order to prevent 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 computer, %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 should be opened is as follows, depending on the operating system:
%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 Work Catalyst virus (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 Inspection Utility 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 procedure for removal of Windows Work Catalyst virus is similar to the removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Work Catalyst virus manual uninstall guide:
Delete Windows Work Catalyst virus files:
Delete Windows Work Catalyst virus registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”