Windows Support System – scam. How to get rid of Windows Support System fake system optimizer
Please be urgently advised of the next malware bearing the name of Windows Support System. This is simply the bogus anti-malware tool which is targeting and infecting so many PCs in the world at this very moment. Windows Support System states of itself that it is certain magnificent anti-virus and system optimizing solution, still, the truth of the matter is that this claim is far away from the reality. This is just the next shameless concoction made by unfair and stealthy programmists from Russia. This junkware program works using the next approach: its initiates fictitious system scanning and then shows lots of errors. This is why you should totally disregard its statements and reports and purge away this badware as soon as you can. We hope that the recommendations given below will be beneficial to you.
Moreover, apart from such fictitious scans Windows Support System tends to show system tray notices resulting in annoying popups. They all claim that your system is seriously affected with threatening viruses and that it has plenty of imperfections needing improvement. At the same time, all this data is a total concoction of ideas. Windows Support System junkware blocks your Internet browser and brings you it to its same malicioius websites meant for distribution of this scareware.
It is easy for anyone to get to the conclusion that Windows Support System is the tool that is totally malicious and deceitful and thus shows only non-serious alerts. In such a way its developers aim to misguide you, and make you buy its full version which is not able at all of rendering real PC defence. It is clear enought that Windows Support System must be uninstalled before it initiates its evil activity in your system. Bear in mind that this scareware product might prevent your decent antivirus program from proper running and even loading. Please find the step-by-step removal instructions on how to uninstall Windows Support System virus below. These advises include both automatic and manual removal recommendations telling how this junkware called Windows Support System can be successfully removed from your system.
Windows Support System automatic remover:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Support System several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is necesary, because Windows Support System 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 Support System virus (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 Support System 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 Support System is similar to removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Support System manual removal guide:
Delete Windows Support System files:
Delete Windows Support System registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”