Windows Precautions Center – fake system optimizer. How to get rid of Windows Precautions Center rogue
Keep in mind that Windows Precautions Center is a new representative of the large malicious family that masks to be developed for cleaning PCs from Trojans, rogues, viruses and other types of infections. Windows Precautions Center does its best in order to create the impression of being authentic and reliable tool. However, it is not what it claims of itself.
The infiltration of Windows Precautions Center into a private territory is being accomplished by means of backdoor activity of Trojans. They use PC vulnerabilities and upload all important executables of Windows Precautions Center onto the attacked system. After that, the Windows registry folder is going to be contaminated with virus. Exactly this step makes it possible for such malware to get launched with every Windows boot. Once you reload your computer Windows Precautions Center is going to intercept your PC’s activity showing various scan reports with horrifying contents, that your PC needs immediate aid in order to prevent the PC crash. If you decide to click on this “powerful utility” you will be redirected at parasite’s official web page and will be offered to pay for the entire (registered) version of Windows Precautions Center. However, you should never agree with making a purchase of Windows Precautions Center.
As you have already seen from the above-mentioned information, it will rob your funds and open back door of your PC for other enemy cyber pests. The only solution to stop Windows Precautions Center is to run a reputable anti-virus tool, so GridinSoft Trojan Killer is always ready to render aid everybody who needs its help. If your system has already been infected with this malware make sure to contact your credit card company / bank to dispute the charges. One thing we know for sure – you should not tolerate Windows Precautions Center malware on your workstation.
Windows Precautions Center virus automatic uninstall guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Precautions Center virus several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is required because Windows Precautions Center 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 Precautions Center 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 Precautions Center 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 Precautions Center virus is similar to the removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Precautions Center virus manual uninstall guide:
Delete Windows Precautions Center virus files:
Delete Windows Precautions Center virus registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”