What is Windows Virus Hunter? How to remove?
Windows Virus Hunter 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. Windows Virus Hunter is another rogue antivirus program generated from the fake group. It can spread via Trojans that pretend to be legit program required to view online videos. It also can spread by hacking web sites that contains scripts which attempt to compromise your computer without your permission. Once it is installed, it can be started automatically when you just turn on your computer. Then Windows Virus Hunter virus will make changes to compromised computer’s Windows Registry so that the rogue program can be launched when user want to run normal program. Just like many other rogue program, it will start an auto scan immediately, then a dozen of infections will be come up to convince you to believe that your computer is at risk. And it states that the only way to remove all of infections is to purchase the software which it offered. Don’t be taken in this trap. It is a way for Cyber criminals to earn money from victims. So please do not waste your hard-earned money on it because what they so-called infections are non-existent. Please ignore these kinds of warnings and instead get rid of Windows Virus Hunter nasty virus with removal guide on as follows.
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Windows Virus Hunter Malware Screen Shot
Fake Warning Firewall Alert created by Windows Virus Hunter Scam
After your computer infected by this virus, a lot of warnings like below will be received constantly. It is really annoying so remove it soon is very urgent!
Attempt to modify registry key entries detected. Registry entry analysis is recommended.
Attempt to run a potentially dangerous script detected.
Full system scan is highly recommended.
Keylogger activity detected. System information security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.
How Do I Get Windows Virus Hunter Off My PC to Stop Blocking Me From The Internet?
I’m trying to figure out how to get rid of “Windows Virus Hunter”,I’m not having any luck opening any .exe file, despite renaming and running as admin. I can’t DL any automatic malware removal because all .exe gets shut down. Although you have anti-virus installed, but your system still be attacked by such kind of malware. Some one said:”i have a windows virus on my PC, have tried starting in command prompt but don’t know password? its a network PC at work, not administrator, only know password to log on network, cant get into Setup either as don’t know password? neither does our boss?”. 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 Virus Hunter virus should be deleted absolutely.
Similar Video Guide on How to Remove Microsoft Virus Hunter
Manually get rid of registry entries created by WindowsVirusHunter
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 Virus Hunter 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 19, 2012 5:10 am