Nowadays, a variety of computer viruses make netizens fearful. At the same time, all sorts of antivirus software arise at the right moment. This also leads to many hackers making fake antiviruses for illegal excessive profit. Windows Efficiency Accelerator is such one fake antivirus.

Introduction of Windows Efficiency Accelerator Virus

Windows Efficiency Accelerator, sounds like an antivirus software. In fact, it’s one of the FakeVimes family rogue programs the same as Windows Antivirus Care. This program is classified as a rogue as it displays false information in order to trick you into purchasing the program. The interface of it looks like legit, friendly and helpful. In fact, it absolutely plays a role of villain. It’s a virus indeed which hides on nasty malicious websites or in bundled downloads, camouflaged as fake video codecs or spam email attachments. Windows Efficiency Accelerator prepares to attack PCs anytime once it gets an opportunity. The chance can be one of your careless operation such as a visit to some malicious sites, click a cataleptic video or advertisement link, etc. No matter in which way, it will automatically install in your computer without your notice and permission. Once the rogue is installed on your computer it will be configured to start automatically when Windows starts. Every time you start your computer, Windows Efficiency Accelerator will run as computer internet security software by pretend to scan and kill virus for you. After not a long time, it will pop up a fake scan alert notification claiming that your computer has been infected much virus and your computer is in extremely dangerous condition. If you attempt to use the program to remove these infections, though, it will state that you first need to purchase it before it can do so. This is a scam as the scan results are all fake, and in many cases, the infected files do not even exist on your computer. What is worse, it blocks legitimate Windows applications. It will also block many of the infected computer’s normal functions, for example, Windows Task Manager and Registry editor. Therefore, please ignore the scan results. Do not waste any of your time with Windows Efficiency Accelerator, and, most importantly, do not spend any money on its licensed version, because this antispyware application is completely fake.

Special tips: If your computer has been infected such virus and you want to remove it yourself. You can refer to detailed guide of how to remove Windows Efficiency Accelerator manually as follows. But please be careful of your operation. If you’re not an expert with abundant computer skills, your any activity may cause information loss even System crash. You can choose online computer professional service here, YooCare for assistance.

Similar Video Guide of How to Remove WindowsEfficiencyAccelerator Virus

Manually remove WindowsEfficiencyAccelerator Malware

?  Delete Windows Efficiency Accelerator files:

%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll

%AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe

%AppData%\result.db

?  Delete Windows Efficiency Accelerator registry entries:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Inspector %AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\ID 4

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\UID [rnd]

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\net [date instalation]

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe

NOTE: If you are still confused for all of this, welcome to contact PC experts for further help.

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on November 9, 2012 11:54 am

Leave a Reply