Windows Tweaking Utility scam. How to delete Windows Tweaking Utility malware
Has your PC got infected with Windows Tweaking Utility? Unfortunately, the virus of Windows Tweaking Utility is now quite severe, so you are not the only person whose system became vulnerable to Windows Tweaking Utility attack. But there is the answer for how to get rid of Windows Tweaking Utility. Please read the rest of the article explaining how to uninstall Windows Tweaking Utility from your computer.
We said “uninstall”, but this is probably not really correct word. “Uninstall” means to remove the program that was previously installed by the user. However, Windows Tweaking Utility is not the program that is installed with your authorization or knowledge. Since Windows Tweaking Utility is the virus it is brought inside of your machine without your consent or approval. The peculiarity of its infiltration is that fake Microsoft Security Essential Alerts are used to bring in its malicious files and registry entries. Keep in mind that the only aim of Windows Tweaking Utility is to get money from you.
When Windows Tweaking Utility is successfully installed it would first arrange its fake system scan of your machine. Following these fake system scans Windows Tweaking Utility would give plenty of fake report about lots of problems available with your computer. Don’t forget what we told you in the beginning – Windows Tweaking Utility is trying to fool and trick you. Hence, its reports about errors are also fake and should not be trusted. The only reason why Windows Tweaking Utility shows them is because it wants to persuade you to buy its so-called full version. Do not trust all such fake promised made by Windows Tweaking Utility. Its full version is not different from the trial one. Even if you get that secret code it will not help you fix real problems. As for the problems reported by Windows Tweaking Utility they are all fictitious and must not be trusted.
Right now you probably realize that you should not tolerate Windows Tweaking Utility malware inside of your computer. Get rid of Windows Tweaking Utility now as described in the guidelines below. Make sure to watch the video that will show you how to get rid of Windows Tweaking Utility virus and how to bypass the blockage of Windows Tweaking Utility to install GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Make sure to contact us at any time if you require our assistance.
Windows Tweaking Utility virus automatic uninstall guide:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Tweaking Utility virus several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is required because Windows Tweaking Utility 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 Tweaking Utility 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 Tweaking Utility 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 Tweaking Utility virus is similar to the removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Tweaking Utility virus manual uninstall guide:
Delete Windows Tweaking Utility virus files:
Delete Windows Tweaking Utility virus registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”