# Windows Accelerating Utility – scam. How to delete Windows Accelerating Utility virus

Windows Accelerating Utility is a horrible program to have or to keep inside of your computer. If you think that it will help your system function much better then you are being seriously mistaken. Do you know that Windows Accelerating Utility was developed by the team of cyber crooks, criminals and frauds from Russia? Well, if you think that Windows Accelerating Utility is a decent tool then read the rest of this post, it will tell you the entire truth about Windows Accelerating Utility program.

Look into the Control Panel of your computer. Do you see Windows Accelerating Utility program there? Is there any option to remove it? Not at all. Well, this very fact, as well as other circumstances, prove that Windows Accelerating Utility is not what it claims of itself. Normal, decent and reputable anti-virus programs never behave like Windows Accelerating Utility. Windows Accelerating Utility penetrates to your machine without taking your opinion into consideration. In other words, it does not care at all whether you want to see it or not. Moreover, Windows Accelerating Utility would tune up your system in such a manner that it will be launched automatically with every Windows Startup.

Pretending to be some superb anti-malware and anti-spyware solution for your PC, Windows Accelerating Utility would immediately upon installation arrange the fake system scan. Then it would report that your computer requires immediately to be fixed. Windows Accelerating Utility would offer itself to you as a supposed good program which can cope with all the problems reported, however, on the condition that you first purchase it. Do not ever trust Windows Accelerating Utility. All the facts stated by Windows Accelerating Utility are fake and should be entirely ignored. Moreover, Windows Accelerating Utility is not able to deal with real threats or viruses when they indeed penetrate inside of your computer. So, by paying for Windows Accelerating Utility you are simply losing your money. We hope that you will be wise enough and spend your money for someting else. One thing we know for sure – you should not keep Windows Accelerating Utility program inside of your machine. Remove it using some decent anti-virus application.

Windows Accelerating Utility virus automatic uninstall guide:

Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for elimination of Windows Accelerating Utility rogue several additional preparatory steps should be accomplished. This is necessary because Windows Accelerating Utility blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to launch 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 workstation, %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 must be opened is as follows, depending on the OS of your computer:
%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 Accelerating Utility rogue (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 Accelerating Utility will no longer block your Internet browser.