ProtectPcs removal guide

ProtectPcs (a.k.a. “ProtectPcs.exe“), is a clone of GuardPcs. ProtectPcs infect your computer as you visit some site promoting the software or click on an online scanner.


ProtectPcs will show fake alerts that your computer is infected. This is a tactics to make users believe that their computers are in danger. In fact, the scans are simulated in advance, and are nothing more than the scareware for you.

ProtectPcs - rogue antispyware
ProtectPcs - rogue antispyware

We advise you to be careful with this ProtectPcs software. Do not install it yourselves. It is extremely important to remove all the components of the ProtectPcs and all the malware and trojans that it might have come bundled with.

GridinSoft LLC and Trojan-Killer.com IS NOT associated, affiliated, consorted, or connected with the publishers or creators of ProtectPcs.


ProtectPcs automatical remover:

As you might have foreseen, ProtectPcs is not a lonely walker in the empty space. In contrary, it has multiple ties with other rogues so that complex malware removal is the best way to get rid of ProtectPcs. In addition, if you remove ProtectPcs automatically, you get life-time protection from malware aggression.

The screenshot above displaying all the threats that Trojan Killer found. Please note that the infections found on your computer may be different than what is shown here
The screenshot above displaying all the threats that Trojan Killer found. Please note that the infections found on your computer may be different than what is shown here


ProtectPcs manual removal guide:

Delete ProtectPcs files:

%CommonDesktopDir%\ProtectPcs.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\ProtectPcs\1 ProtectPcs.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\ProtectPcs\2 Homepage.lnk
%CommonPrograms%\ProtectPcs\3 Uninstall.lnk
%Temp%\kdf1.tmp\nsProcess.dll
%Temp%\kdf1.tmp\time.dll
%ProgramFiles%\ProtectPcs Software\ProtectPcs\ProtectPcs.exe
%ProgramFiles%\ProtectPcs Software\ProtectPcs\uninstall.exe

Delete ProtectPcs registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ProtectPcs
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ProtectPcs
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “ProtectPcs.exe”

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