How to uninstall Windows Oversight Center fake system optimizer

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Windows Oversight Center is a new malware that has just been developed and launched to attack so many PCs all over the world wide web. This is all the job of some cyber crooks and criminals from the Russian Federation. Regretfully, some PCs have already been infected with Windows Oversight Center virus. At the same time, it is not really difficult to remove Windows Oversight Center malware if you make certain researches or if you entrust this issue into the hands of GridinSoft LLC threat analysts. We have elaborated automatic and manual removal guidelines explaining clearly and simply how to remove Windows Oversight Center malware from the infected workstation. If your or your friend’s or relative’s computer has been infected with Windows Oversight Center do not panic and take time to read our removal instructions which are understandable and easy to grasp.


Windows Oversight Center
Windows Oversight Center

Windows Oversight Center is installed onto PCs in the form of fake Microsoft Security Essential Alerts. Below please find a couple of screenshots showing how they look like:

Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Threat Prevention Solution Found message
Threat Prevention Solution Found message

Windows Oversight Center has so far the only aim – to make you pay for its full version, just like most of the malwares nowadays. For this purpose Windows Oversight Center after successful installation inside of the attacked machine arranges bogus system scans of your machine, finally reporting plenty of fake PC problems, errors and issues. Windows Oversight Center says that they must be eliminated and fixed as soon as possible. This is when Windows Oversight Center offers itself as a solution to accomplish this task, on the condition that you first pay for it. However, the fact is that Windows Oversight Center is not able to fix all such problems, cause they do not really exist. The only real problem with your PC is Windows Oversight Center itself, cause this is the virus and nothing else.

By now you probably understand that the best solution for you would be to remove Windows Oversight Center malware. We recommend you to take the benefit of using GridinSoft Trojan Killer for this purpose. It should be mentioned that Windows Oversight Center would block GridinSoft Trojan Killer and other decent anti-virus programs from running. This is when you need to watch our similar video guide which will explain to you how to bypass this blockage of Windows Oversight Center in order to install GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Make sure to watch the guide carefully and follow our recommendations. They are effective and simple to grasp and use. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time if you need aid help on our part.

Windows Oversight Center automatic remover:

Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Oversight Center several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is necesary, because Windows Oversight Center blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to run 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 Oversight Center (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 Oversight Center 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 Oversight Center is similar to the removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:

Windows Oversight Center manual removal guide:

Delete Windows Oversight Center files:
%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe

Delete Windows Oversight Center registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”

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6 thoughts on “How to uninstall Windows Oversight Center fake system optimizer

  1. J’ai le virus windows oversight center mais sur windows seven, du coup je n’arrive pas à localiser le virus dans mon disque local pour le désactiver avec manips indiquées ci-dessus.
    Si quelqu’un a la solution, merci par avance !

  2. La ruta exacta en Windows XP:
    C:\Documents and Settings\Usuario\Datos de programa\Microsoft

    Me salieron dos programas:
    boxyas.exe
    rgraki.exe

    Con iconos de video, supuestamente

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