How to uninstall Windows Firewall Unit rogue. Windows Firewall Unit virus removal guide
Under no circumstances should you ever buy Windows Firewall Unit. This is unambiguously the application that you should not keep or tolerate inside of your PC. Are you wondering whether to buy it or not? Well, if you read this post it will become clear to you that you should not even consider purchasing Windows Firewall Unit virus. If you really care for the defense of your machine, if you are not the guy who wastes funds for totally pointless tools then you should not ever purchase Windows Firewall Unit, since this is the malware concoction developed in order to ruin your system.
In addition to the above-mentioned information, Windows Firewall Unit has the purpose to snatch as much money from users as it can. This goal is reached sometimes by means of tricking, fooling and deceiving PC users. Don’t ignore the fact that Windows Firewall Unit is spread and brought inside of your machine via phony Microsoft Security Essential Alerts. As soon as their goal is achieved users would encounter the main program window of Windows Firewall Unit in front of their desktop. The very fact that Windows Firewall Unit somehow infiltrated inside of your machine means that the security defense system of your PC requires considerable enhancement. Moreover, you should be on the alert with what web pages you visit, what links over the Internet you prefer to click and what stuff you want to download. We applied the word “stuff” cause there is indeed a lot of trash in the Internet which is “whitened” to have the similarity of some superb device. At the same time, many of such programs (by the way, Windows Firewall Unit is one of them) are simply like a chameleon. When they try to impress you they dress themselves into nice-looking interface. When they want to trick you they do so many stinky and unpleasant things on your machine that you can’t even imagine.
Windows Firewall Unit arranges fake scan of your workstation after it is successfully brought and after your system is rebooted (according to its commands). After these fake scans Windows Firewall Unit initiates fake report of all types of problems, errors and bugs with your system. Remember that all of them are fake. Be not ever frightened with these fake reports of Windows Firewall Unit and be not fooled with Windows Firewall Unit’s promises to fix them if you obtain its full version. The only aim of Windows Firewall Unit is to convince you to give money for it. Windows Firewall Unit cannot fix real problems when they indeed take place. Windows Firewall Unit will not make your PC function better.
The final verdict for this post is as follows: do not ever purchase Windows Firewall Unit scam. Uninstall it if you do not want to have further errors and difficulties with your workstation. We recommend automatic removal using some decent anti-malware device. Alternatively, you may refer to manual removal of this pest as described herein.
Windows Firewall Unit malware automatic removal guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Firewall Unit malware several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is required because Windows Firewall Unit 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 Firewall Unit 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 Tweaking Utility will no longer block your Internet browser.
5. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to your infected system, install it and run it.
The procedure for removal of Windows Firewall Unit scam is similar to the removal of Windows Remedy malware as shown on the video below:
Windows Firewall Unit malware manual uninstall guide:
Delete Windows Firewall Unit malware files:
Delete Windows Firewall Unit malware registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”