How to get rid of Windows Necessary Firewall malware. Removal guide
Windows Necessary Firewall is known as a very malicious and annoying virus which must be dealt with immediately. The developers of Windows Necessary Firewall surely know how to trick and to scare users. They do this by arranging all kinds of fake system scans and subsequent fake scan reports which would tell about plenty of infections, viruses and malwares available at your workstation. However, the truth of the matter is that this is not the true information. You are just being deceived by Windows Necessary Firewall and by its developers.
Don’t forget that the only aim of Windows Necessary Firewall is to make money by means of tricking and fooling users. The penetration of Windows Necessary Firewall takes place by means of Trojans or other malicious codes that might be downloaded by you. In addition, it may take place after you click certain malicious links or download some files from unsecure resources. Whatever the case might be, you’ve got to be very careful with what sites you decide to visit and what kinds of files you choose to download.
After successful penetration and further installation inside of your PC Windows Necessary Firewall would appear in front of y our desktop with every system startup. Immediately the above-mentioned fake system scan would be initiated by Windows Necessary Firewall, following by the same bogus report about the availability of thousands of malwares supposedly detected on your machine. Remember that you should not trust them, cause they are only used in order to push you into purchasing the full version of Windows Necessary Firewall malware which, according to its promises, can deal with all of the supposedly detected viruses. However, the truth is that Windows Necessary Firewall is not able to deal with real threats. By the way, it is quite possible that Windows Necessary Firewall is the only infection available on your machine. Hence, it is a must to remove it. It is up to you what option you choose for this purpose – automatic or manual one. Just make sure to entirely get rid of Windows Necessary Firewall. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time if you require our assistance.
Windows Necessary Firewall virus automatic uninstall guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Necessary Firewall virus several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is required because Windows Necessary Firewall 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.
Warning! Depending on the Operating System of your PC, %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 needs to 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 Necessary Firewall malware (possibly with the icon of *avi file), having some random name.
4. Rename the above-mentioned executable file into some other name of your preference and restart your PC. Upon the system restart Windows Necessary Firewall 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 Necessary Firewall scam is similar to the removal of Windows Firewall Unit virus as shown in the video below:
Windows Necessary Firewall virus manual uninstall guide:
Delete Windows Necessary Firewall virus files:
Delete Windows Necessary Firewall virus registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”