How did you get Windows Maintenance Guard rogue software?
Windows Maintenance Guard is a fake system firewall alert and always pretends to be a legit security tool but it is 200% rogue program updated from Windows Secure Web Patch, designed by cyber criminals. Windows Maintenance Guard takes place over the Internet, with the operation executed by a remote computer or a master computer controlling a network of hijacked zombie computers. In most instances, computer attacks are directed at large computer networks or websites, typically by an individual with a grudge against the organization attacked. It is a tricky fake anti-spyware that triggers annoying fake security alerts and error messages on your screen in order to fool you into purchasing its full version. Don’t trust what it tells. Absolutely all scan results are just false information to cheat your money. Many people got it from Youtube, Facebook or porn sites. Even if you think it’s a legitimate communication, manually enter the company’s official URL into your web browser; you can then check your account for any action that might be necessary. Once installed, it destroys your system and messes up your files seriously. Besides, the fake virus disables your Windows Task Manager and other normal programs so that you are not able to use any of them smoothly. Windows Maintenance Guard keeps closing internet. Stubborn as the rogue program is, it should be eliminated from your computer completely immediately.
To save your computer, Live Chat with YooSecurity Expert Now, or you can follow the manual removal guide below to get your problem fixed. (For advanced computer users)
Windows Maintenance Guard rogue antispyware Screen Shot
Files scanning fake firewall alert
Here is some threat fake alerts of Windows Instant Scanner:
Software without a digital signature detected.
Your system files are at risk. We strongly advise you to activate your protection.
Keylogger activity detected. System information security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.
Windows Maintenance guard keeps shutting down my internet! How do I get rid of it?
Windows Maintenance Guard is “devil” enough to destroy your computer, it claims it can fully diagnostic then clean out all threats, but it will do nothing but disabled your task manager and registry editor. Your system’s safety and security comes when malicious individuals stage an attack on your computer or network. Attackers access your system via some sort of backdoor and then steal important data, delete files and folders, or use your computer to initiate additional attacks on other computers, networks, or websites. Once your computer has been attacked by the horrible virus, you couldn’t run anything, and your computer will be crashed down and damaged by it. Technically, you have to take an effective way. Please do a backup beforehand and then follow the helpful instructions below:
Guide to get in safe mode with networking to eliminate the malware:
Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press ENTER.
Virus Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop all processes in the Windows Task Manager.
Open the Registry Editor, search and remove registry entries related to the Malware
All associated files of Windows Maintenance Guard virus should be deleted absolutely.
Video Guide on How to Remove Microsoft Maintenance Guard Virus
Manually get rid of registry entries created by Maintenance Guard Virus
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\XXX.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\XXX.exe
Tips: If you could not get rid of Windows Maintenance Guard scam by yourself and don’t want to make things worse, contact PC experts for help.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on November 14, 2012 1:16 pm