Windows Virus Hunter rogue removal tips

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Windows Virus Hunter is a hunter for your money, in fact. It does not hunt for viruses, it is simply not able to accomplish such tasks. The program was specifically developed by the pack of online crooks who want to make you one of their victims. So, when you suddenly see this application in front of your PC please be extremely careful with it. There’s a serious risk of your computer being contaminated with malwares that are even more severe if you fail to remove this particular hoax from your PC. So, hurry up to delete Windows Virus Hunter virus from your computer without hesitation.

Rogue detailed description

The funniest thing about Windows Virus Hunter malware is that it tries to create the impression in your mind as if it is some superb anti-virus solution itself. For this purpose it runs the fictitious scan of your computer and then reports various infections allegedly revealed on your computer. Well, all such infections are fake and must not be trusted by you as serious. The rogue wants to lead you to the next step. What exact step is it? Well, it wants you to make payment for its fake license as a supposed remedy to clean up all those fake threats it reports. The price offered by scammers who developed their junkware is quite a tremendous one. But the worst thing about all these facts is that there’s no such decent protection as promised by these fraudsters. So, removal of this pest is what should be implemented by you unambiguously.

Symptoms of PC infected with Windows Virus Hunter scam

You can expect the following negative consequences in the cases when Windows Virus Hunter is up and running on your PC:

  • Unauthorized startups of the rogue each time you switch the PC on
  • General system slowdown
  • Possible browser redirection issues
  • Permanent fake scans of you PC by Windows Virus Hunter malware
  • Probable inability to launch legitimate security software (blockage on the part of Windows Virus Hunter scam)
  • Probably inability to download legitimate security software (blockage on the part of Windows Virus Hunter fake AV)
  • Offers of the rogue for you to buy its fake license that can’t remove real threats.
  • Increase of potential risks for your PC to be even more infected (if you fail to remove the hoax on time)

We strongly recommend you to get rid of Windows Virus Hunter scam with the help of legitimate and proven security tool. For example, who don’t you try the assistance and powers of GridinSoft Trojan Killer? This is the application that is known all over the world for its ability to timely identify and eliminate all threats at the stage of their very birth. Below please find the guide that will teach you how to use Trojan Killer specifically for removal of Windows Virus Hunter malware.

Recommended solution for Windows Virus Hunter virus removal:

  • Open your browser or “My Computer” window
  • Ignore fake security notifications of Windows Virus Hunter rogue, its bogus warnings, popups and ads
  • In the address field insert the Web address of GridinSoft Trojan Killer –
  • Download, install, update and run Trojan Killer
  • Remove all threats Trojan Killer detected (quarantime them)
  • Reboot you PC to appy all changes made

What to do if you cannot run recommended software?

  1. Restart your computer into safe mode with networking OR
  2. Download Process Killer application to terminate the malicious process of Windows Virus Hunter rogue. The download link is
  3. Continue using GridinSoft Trojan Killer as described above
  4. Recommended video tutorial at our YouTube Channel on Windows Virus Hunter malware removal

    How to send the system image file to us for analysis.

    If you still think that you PC is seriously infected with the above-mentioned rogue please send us the system image file through GridinSoft Trojan Killer’s interface. Watch the video guide, please, to understand how to send the system image file to us.

    Windows Virus Hunter automatic remover:

    Windows Virus Hunter manual remover:

    Windows Virus Hunter files:
    Protector-[rnd].exe in %AppData% folder
    Delete Windows Virus Hunter registry entries:
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Inspector %AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\ID 4
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\UID [rnd]
    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\net [date of installation]
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin 0
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\ConsentPromptBehaviorUser 0
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\EnableLUA 0
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVCare.exe
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVCare.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVENGINE.EXE
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVENGINE.EXE\Debugger svchost.exe

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