What tool can get rid of System Progressive Protection malware effectively? There are many programs in the Internet that can be easily downloaded and used for scanning the infected computer. At the same time, you must be selective as for the security software that will be indeed powerful to help you remove the infection from your system. In this article we will tell you about several ways this hoax can be dealt with. In the majority of the cases automatic removal of System Progressive Protection scam is the best solution so far. Also, you might choose to get rid of System Progressive Protection malware manually, but this sure will require of you to have certain additional computer skills. In addition, you will need to know more detailed information about this virus, its location, files and registry entries that are directly associated with this fake anti-spyware utility.
The virus that names itself as System Progressive Protection first appeared in September of 2012. Since that time it has been actively attacking thousands if not millions of computers around the globe. Its removal is surely the challenge for many security blogs, applications and simple users who have suffered a lot from this malware’s aggression. No doubt, the very presence of this scam on your system isn’t a pleasant experience. You would have to face the bunch of annoying popups, alerts, warnings and notices of System Progressive Protection rogue that intends to scare you tremendously with its numerous virus reports. The truth of the matter, of course, is that all such alerts of this nasty pest are fictitious. There are no such problems, viruses and infections as reported by it. The only purpose of them all is to scare you to death, so that the next step for the hoax would be to convince you to buy its licensed version. Still, this so-called licensed or registered version doesn’t differ too much from the trial one. Both of them are equally useless when it comes to removal of real malwares and cyber infections.
The fake scans and bogus reports of System Progressive Protection malware are observed by the users of infected machine on a regular basis. In fact, this happens each time they switch the machine on, since this is the unauthorized interference of this rogue into system settings. In addition to this, the hoax also doesn’t allow you to run or download legitimate security applications that can get rid of it. Likewise, running Task Manager might also be blocked by this scam that says that the file you are going to exe ute or download is infected. As you see, removal of System Progressive Protection isn’t an easy undertaking. At least it can’t be removed using the general software removal or uninstall principles. You cannot find this program in the list of Add/Remove programs, thus you can’t deracinate it as easily as you wish.
In order to get rid of all the components, files, registry entries, processes and all other remnants of System Progressive Protection scam we recommend you to follow the removal guide you see below. This removal is available with the help of GridinSoft Trojan Killer – the powerful security software that has been successfully on many machines that were contaminated with System Progressive Protection infection, which was removed successfully and completely after running the scan with it. Hopefully, this guide will also be beneficial to you. This is how System Progressive Protection virus can be removed.
System Progressive Protection virus removal guide:
Enable the display of extensions:
- 1. Run Explorer by clicking Win+E.
- 2. Go to the folder –> C:\Windows\system32
- 3. Copy these two files –> cmd.exe and taskkill.exe and transfer them to your desktop.
- 4. Rename those files on the desktop –> cmd.exe into explorer.exe and taskkill.exe into iexplore.exe.
- 5. Run from the desktop renamed file cmd.exe (now explorer.exe).
- 6. In the opened window type iexplore /FI “WINDOWTITLE eq System Progressive Protection” /IM * /F
- 7. After this the virus should be deleted. If it is still in the system do the 6th paragrahp again.
Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer from time to time in future just to be sure it is safe and clean of threats.
System Progressive Protection video removal guide:
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