What is Windows Proprietary Advisor?
Windows Proprietary Advisor is known as one of the fake anti-virus programs from the Rogue.FakeVimes family. It has just been reported to attack many innocent computer users worldwide likes Windows Custom Management. You may think of it as an updated version of Windows Custom Management. This rogue as usual has a deceitful appearance in order to dress itself up like a legitimate PC system protection software. But it is definitely not friendly according to many of its victims. Its final goal is to collect as much money as possible from vulnerable computer users by boasting. It is said to be an Internet crime that has been quite popular in these days.
The most popular way to be infected with Windows Proprietary Advisor is via the help of Trojans in system backdoor activities. Once being infected, this rogue will boast to you that there are many problems in your computer and it can help to remove the viruses, bugs and malware found in your computer, optimize and speed up your computer system and provide an overall protection from then on. It is said that no anti-virus applications can remove it and it will just appear each time after you reboot the computer. As soon as the reboot is done, it will run a fake checkup through your computer without your permission. Then it states your computer is full of critical errors, viruses, malware and other problems that will do harm to the system. But none of the above truly exists. By saying that, this badware is trying to grab your nerves and then strongly recommend itself to you as an authentic malware remover. But you will be asking money to pay for the full version of Windows Proprietary Advisor so that it can completely help you remove all the detected errors and bugs etc. Even if you do make the payment, it is not only useless in removing those viruses, but may also cause a lot more damages to your system. Therefore, it is without any doubt that this virus should be removed as soon as possible.
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Windows Proprietary Advisor Malware Screen Shot
Fake Warning Firewall Alert Microsoft Proprietary Advisor Scam
How Do I Get Windows Proprietary Advisor Off My PC to Stop Blocking Me From The Internet?
Your laptop has the Microsoft Proprietary Advisor virus and its been completely locked. Windows Proprietary Advisor is stubborn and it disabled your task manager and registry editor. You didn’t realize it is easily to fall into its trap. Although you have anti-virus installed, but your system still be attacked by such kind of malware. It keeps popping up some alerts, which make you become nervous. If you are not good at dealing with computer problems, you’d better work with professionals who can help you completely fix a horrible situation. So generally speaking, you have to take an effective way to deal with this issue. Please do a backup beforehand and then follow the helpful instructions below:
Guide to get in safe mode with networking to eliminate the fake anti-virus software:
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 Proprietary Advisor virus should be deleted absolutely.
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Manually get rid of registry entries created by WindowsProprietaryAdvisor
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Random.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Random.exe
Tips: If you are not good enough at computing and could not get rid of Windows Proprietary Advisor scam by yourself, and you don’t want to make things worse, please contact PC experts for help immediately.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on November 14, 2012 2:42 pm