How to uninstall Windows Monitoring Utility fake anti-spyware application
Windows Monitoring Utility – fake anti-malware program. You should never believe into any statements originated by it. This is what the developers of Windows Monitoring Utility want from you – to make you believe that Windows Monitoring Utility is your great helper when it comes to fixing your computer from bugs and errors and removing all potentially unwanted applications. However, Windows Monitoring Utility is the potentially unwanted application itself. Hence, there is no point to keep it. Please read the rest of the article to find out how to get rid of Windows Monitoring Utility scam easiliy.
Windows Monitoring Utility, in order to get inside of your computer, uses fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts (similar to its predecessors). Because of such fake alerts user sort of participates in the very installation process of Windows Monitoring Utility, being instructed by the Alert to click the recommended buttons of it. If the user decides not to click such buttons or to click “Cancel” buttons then this fake window of Microsoft Security Essential Alert would appear again with the next system startup.
The very fact of appearance of Windows Monitoring Utility means that you need to think and act more towards provision of security barriers for your machine. This implies using and running regular anti-virus program with pro-active protection and, additionally, what you need to do is to be more careful with what sites you visit, what links you click and what programs and application you download while surfing the World Wide Web.
When Windows Monitoring Utility is successfully installed in the manner described above it would immediately commence its malicious activities. It would first amend you system in such a manner that it will be started automatically and each time when you turn your PC on. Then, with every Windows startup, Windows Monitoring Utility virus would run its numerous fake system scans with further fake reports about plenty of errors and bugs detected at your computer. The truth is that all such reports are fake, and the errors and bugs detected do not exist in reality. The horrible fact is that in spite of all the aforesaid, Windows Monitoring Utility says it will fix all the errors (even though they don’t exist) on the condition that you first pay for its so-called full version. We hope that you will be smart enough and will make the decision to remove this scam immediately, without listening to its numerous fairy-tales. Below please find the information showing how to do it.
Windows Monitoring Utility virus automatic uninstall guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for elimination of Windows Monitoring Utility rogue several additional preparatory steps should be accomplished. This is necessary because Windows Monitoring Utility 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 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 Monitoring Utility 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 Monitoring 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 very process for deletion of Windows Monitoring Utility rogue is similar to the elimination of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Monitoring Utility rogue manual uninstall instructions:
Delete Windows Monitoring Utility scam files:
Delete Windows Monitoring Utility malware registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”