Windows Efficiency Manager virus. How to get rid of Windows Efficiency Manager rogue
We would like to draw your utmost attention to the fact of appearance of another junk program in the web – this time it bears the name of Windows Efficiency Manager. Bear in mind that this scam was elaborated by cyber frauds who just try to fool you. We have prepared the recommendations contained herein describing how to uninstall Windows Efficiency Manager virus. Please read them with caution and follow our step-by-step advises with paying due attention towards them. You should understand that Windows Efficiency Manager is not the program that you would find in the list of programs in your Windows menu. Neither can it be uninstalled from Add/Remove Programs menu. Cause Windows Efficiency Manager is a malware that interferes into PCs by tricky ways.
Windows Efficiency Manager, just like its forerunners, applies bogus Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts in order to hide its actual plot. Thus, the user encounters out of the blue this fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert in front of the desktop, believing that what it says is truth. And this alert states that the computer is infected with some threatening malware. So this is just exactly how he/she is being fooled, cause the fact is that all such fairytales contained in this alert are fabricated and are far away from the truth. Still, the user is pushed to keep up with the installation process of some supposed solution that can delete this virus. The user does not know that in fact he/she is installing the malware tool. Then, upon forced system reboot, the user can see the main program window of Windows Efficiency Manager virus instead of the desktop theme of his/her selection. Windows Efficiency Manager scam, after such successful penetration, launches fake system scans telling about tons of viruses at the end. This scareware then suggests itself as a remedy for removal of all identified errors and problems for a certain amount of money which it offers user to pay. Still, we seriously warn you – do not give money for Windows Efficiency Manager tool. This is a scareware that must not be trusted but rather deleted at once from your workstation. That’s why you must not give money for it.
Below please find the step-by-step guidelines for deletion of Windows Efficiency Manager scam from your machine. These instructions include the advises for both automatic and manual deletion of this scareware.
Windows Efficiency Manager automatic remover:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Efficiency Manager several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is necesary, because Windows Efficiency Manager blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to run 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.
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 for Windows XP
%SysDrive%Users[Current User]Application Data for Windows Vista/7.
In this folder there will be the main executable file of Windows Efficiency Manager, 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 Efficiency Manager 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 Efficiency Manager is silimar to the procedure for removal of Windows Privacy Agent.See the video below:
Windows Efficiency Manager manual removal guide:
Delete Windows Efficiency Manager files:
Delete Windows Efficiency Manager registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\[random].exe”