Windows Troublemakers Agent – scam. How to get rid of Windows Troublemakers Agent fake anti-spyware program
Windows Troublemakers Agent stands for the new rogue anti-spyware application developed for the only purpose – that is to steal money from users who are being scammed with its horrifying scan reports telling about lots of errors and problems with their PCs. However, all such reports generated by Windows Troublemakers Agent are fake and should not be trusted.
For successful and easy infiltration to the PC Windows Troublemakers Agent, similar to its predecessors, uses fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts. The user starts thinking that what they tell is truth, and this is how he/she takes direct part in installation of this malware, without even yet knowing its name. Then, upon forced system restart, the true face of Windows Troublemakers Agent is finally revealed. Its features include running fake system scans, displaying lots of annoying popups and many other irritating interferences into the normal PC functioning. For example, user would not be able to normally use Internet browser or launch the desired programs. By the way, at the end of such fake scan generated by Windows Troublemakers Agent the report would come up about availability of plenty of threats detected. This is when the main plot of this rogue is disclosed – that is the offer for the user to buy this junk called Windows Troublemakers Agent. Be not deceived with it! Do not tolerate Windows Troublemakers Agent and do not buy it, no matter how convincing it might sound or seem to be. What it tells you is all lie and must not be trusted.
Make sure to remove Windows Troublemakers Agent immediately from your computer, at the very first encounter. In order to get rid of Windows Troublemakers Agent several additional preparatory steps must be taken. They are described in the section given below. Please take time to read it carefully and follow what it says. By the way, the video attached below is very clear and understandable, describing all such preparatory steps in particular. Good luck to you and stay safe with us!
Windows Troublemakers Agent automatic remover:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Troublemakers Agent several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is necesary, because Windows Troublemakers Agent 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 Troublemakers Agent (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 Troublemakers Agent 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 Troublemakers Agent is very silimar to the procedure for removal of Windows Privacy Agent. See the video below:
Windows Troublemakers Agent manual removal guide:
Delete Windows Troublemakers Agent files:
Delete Windows Troublemakers Agent registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\[random].exe”