Windows Attention Utility virus. How to get rid of Windows Attention Utility scam application
Windows Attention Utility comes like the unwanted guest to your PC. It is far away from some kind of reliable PC application that would render any aid to you. It cannot help your machine function better. Neither can it represent the defence for your system against any malware penetration. The truth of the matter is that Windows Attention Utility was specifically elaborated to fool and to scare users, and, on this ground, to steal funds from them. Windows Attention Utility malware uses the well-known methods of scaring PC users with its phony reports about the presence of lots of errors, problems and disorders with your system. Moreover, Windows Attention Utility penetrates inside of your system without your realization or knowledge about such penetration. This is all realized by means of fake Microsoft Security Essential Alerts.
Do you realize that Windows Attention Utility scam looks outwardly just as Windows Oversight Center? Indeed, their general outlook is very similar. It’s only their names which differ. When the virus files of Windows Attention Utility virus get inside of your computer the user would encounter some kind of Microsoft Security Essential Alert. Bear in mind that it is untrue and has nothing to do with Microsoft company. At the same time, it would force the user to click on the buttons it instructs to. If the user refrains from clicking these buttons then this bogus alert would appear anyway with the next system startup, and user would not be able to work with the desktop of his/her computer, being blocked by this fake alert. When the user decides to keep up with the instructions of Windows Attention Utility virus, then its subsequent intsallation files will be uploaded and the user would be then offered to reload the computer. After system reboot the following message comes up:
Then user is facing the main window of Windows Attention Utility virus, which would arrange fake system scan with scary reports of plenty of system bugs and problems that need to be cured. All such errors and problems are fictitious, and the reason why Windows Attention Utility virus gives them is to scare you into purchasing its so-called full version, which supposedly can delete all of them. This is nothing but the next shameless forgery and nothing serious.
By this very moment you probably understand that the best idea for you would be to get rid of Windows Attention Utility virus scam. We recommend you to take the benefit of using GridinSoft Trojan Killer for this goal. It should be mentioned that Windows Attention Utility virus would block GridinSoft Trojan Killer and other decent anti-virus programs from being launched. This is when you need to watch our similar video guide which will tell you how to bypass this blockage of Windows Attention Utility virus in order to install and run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Make sure to watch the guide with caution and follow our instructions. They are effective and simple to grasp and use. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time if you need aid on our part.
Windows Attention Utility virus automatic uninstall guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Attention Utility virus several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is required because Windows Attention Utility virus 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 computer, %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 should be opened is as follows, depending on the operating system:
%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 Attention Utility virus (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 Inspection Utility will no longer block your Internet browser.
5. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to your infected computer, install it and run it.
The procedure for removal of Windows Attention Utility virus is similar to the removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Attention Utility virus manual uninstall guide:
Delete Windows Attention Utility virus files:
Delete Windows Attention Utility virus registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”