Windows Process Regulator is the pest that must not be tolerated once detected inside of the PC. If you have become its victim do not panic, cause this is exactly what the developers of Windows Process Regulator want from you – to panic and to get scared with its fake but scary messages. Do not be deceived by them and entirely disregard all the facts stated by Windows Process Regulator virus. This post is aimed to describe to you how to get rid of Windows Process Regulator using GridinSoft Trojan Killer.
First of all, it should be mentioned that Windows Process Regulator is being initially spread and installed in the form of Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts. You probably know what this implies. Suddenly, almost out of the blue the user is in front of this Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert at his/her desktop telling about some unknown “virus” that is threatening your system. So the user is prompted to find some remedy to get rid of this supposedly detected virus. After fake online checkup Fake Microsoft Security Essential Alert states that it has found the solution in order to remove this supposedly identified virus – and this is when the name of Windows Process Regulator program is first mentioned. Then the user is forced to install this program without even knowing that he/she is in fact downloading and installing the virus. After the forced system reboot Windows Process Regulator is in front of the user desktop instead of the common desktop theme of user’s preference. So, this is exactly how fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts work. Windows Process Regulator upon successful installation inside of the attacked PC commences its malicious activity – by first arranging fake scan of your system reporting thousands of infections and security problems at the end and stating that Windows Process Regulator itself is the excellent remedy for removal of all such allegedly identified infections and elimination of security problems. However, you would not be able to do such fake elimination of fake problems without first paying for the rogue program – that is Windows Process Regulator. Do not be tricked in such a manner. Either you have full or trial version of Windows Process Regulator does not make any difference – both of them are entirely useless and do not render the required help in fixing your PC from security problems and removing real infections. Thus, do not trust Windows Process Regulator and do not disclose any personal information to it.
We have prepared step-by-step removal instructions for you to use in order to get rid of Windows Process Regulator scam application. Make sure to read them carefully and follow our guidelines. They are effective and simple. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time should you require any assistance on our part. Good luck!
Windows Process Regulator automatic remover:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Process Regulator several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is necesary, because Windows Process Regulator 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\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 Process Regulator (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 Process Regulator 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 Process Regulator is similar to the removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Process Regulator manual removal guide:
Delete Windows Process Regulator files:
Delete Windows Process Regulator registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”