How do we actually kill the malicious process of System Progressive Protection? Well, this isn’t an easy undertaking. The point is that the virus blocks launching of all legitimate security applications you have in your anti-malware arsenal, including such necessary programs as Task Manager, Registry Editor, and even simple programs like WordPad and Notepad. You see, this fake anti-spyware is really scared with the fact that you’re trying to remove it completely from your system, so it blocks almost all your attempts to remove it. Furthermore, when you decide to download some security application through your browser, you will experience the same difficulty – the hoax will block your download attempts by saying that the file you’re going to download is allegedly infected. Of course, this is not so. The virus simply wants you to become completely scared with a lot of faulty information it also reports to you. Thus, you’re permanently being bombarded by the bunch of fake security alerts, warnings, notifications and reports of System Progressive Protection virus. The threats it identifies are all invented. They surely don’t dwell on your PC. The saddest part is that when real infections do attack your system, System Progressive Protection will never protect you from them. Hence, as we see, this is a totally helpless security software when it comes to removal of real cyber pests and Trojans.
Understanding the need to assist our users in terminating the negative process of System Progressive Protection fake anti-spyware, we’ve prepared a special removal guide and placed it at YouTube. It explains with simple words how exactly to stop the process of this scam effectively using a couple of manual steps. Then, once the virus is successfully stopped, you may download the security software of your preference to remove it. The guide below shows how this can be done with the help of GridinSoft Trojan Killer, the powerful security tool that we recommend.
System Progressive Protection video removal guide:
System Progressive Protection virus removal guide:
- Enable the display of extensions.
- Run Explorer by clicking Win+E.
- Go to the folder –> C:\Windows\system32
- Copy two files –> cmd.exe and taskkill.exe and transfer them to your desktop.
- Rename those files on the desktop –> cmd.exe into explorer.exe and taskkill.exe into iexplore.exe.
- Run from the desktop renamed file cmd.exe (now explorer.exe).
- In the opened window type iexplore /FI “WINDOWTITLE eq System Progressive Protection” /IM * /F
Important!!! After these procedures implemented the virus hasn’t yet been removed! Now you need to scan your system with our recommended security software – GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
System Progressive Protection virus manual removal:
System Progressive Protection files to be removed:
%Desktopdir%\System Progressive Protection.lnk
%Programs%\System Progressive Protection\System Progressive Protection.lnk
System Progressive Protection virus registry entries to be removed:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[random]\[random].exe,0
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection\DisplayName System Progressive Protection
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” -u
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\System Progressive Protection\UninstallString “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” -u