What is Windows Safety Wizard Virus? How big is the threat?
Windows Safety Wizard is a newest fake antivirus software designed by the cyber criminals in order to scare unwary users into purchasing a useless software. It is almost the same as Windows Turnkey Console but with a different name. Windows Safety Wizard has currently appeared on lots of users computers and behaved badly. It is known as a latest version of the Windows fake programs coming from the notorious Rogue.FakeVimes family. Many computer users may be familiar with this new scam as it is in fact Windows Safety Wizard only with some upgraded factors, a new name and a different appearance. But the final intention is always to steal as much money as possible from vulnerable victims. This is an Internet financial fraud that should be blamed and terminated. Microsoft Safety Wizard virus can get into your computer without your notice at first. It is not a wise choice to refer to antivirus software for protection when you are surfing the Internet incautiously. One click on an unknown link could lead you into constant troubles. But when the infected is done, this fake software will change your computer settings so that it can automatically start a scan every time you reboot the infected computer. You will see lots of highlight viruses or system errors annoying you continuously. By showing these messages, it tries to convince you that your computer is severely infected and it can help you with the protection and optimization. Most people may be tricked by its trustworthy appearance. But some will soon realize it’s indeed a scam as the next step this virus does is to request money from victims to buy the full version so as to “Activate the ultimate protection.” It is without any question that your computer won’t become better even if you do make the purchase. Money is the only and final goal, so when this has been achieved, it will not perform its responsibility as it guaranteed you before. Therefore, you must delete this nasty fake Windows Safety Wizard program out from your computer immediately.
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This Is The Rogue Windows Safety Wizard Virus Screen Shot
Files Scanning Fake Alert Designed by Hackers
Fake report of Windows Safety Wizard may like this:
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
C:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
Attempt to modify Registry key entries detected.
Registry entry analysis recommended.
Trojan activity detected. System data security is at risk. It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.
There is a yellow box: recommended: Please click “prevent attack” button to prevent all attacks and protect your PC.
To register this rogue application you can try the following serial number:
What should we do if we have been infected by the fake Microsoft Safety Wizard Virus?
Windows Safety Wizard is bigger than you could image, it stopped your internet access and all programs. In many instances, spyware is actually attached to the file-trading software you have to download to use the network; when you install the software, the spyware is also installed. So please do not believe it instead of getting rid of Windows Safety Wizard Virus immediately from your computer. Normally this kind of rogue needs to be removed manually as it cannot be 100% removed by antivirus programs. Technically, you have to take an effective way. Please do a backup beforehand and then follow the instructions given below:
Guide to get in safe mode with networking to get rid of the annoying Virus:
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 Safety Wizard virus should be deleted absolutely.
Similar Video Guide on How to Remove Safety Wizard Virus
Manually get rid of registry entries created by Microsoft Safety Wizard virus
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Random.exe
Tips: If you are still confused for all processes of Windows Safety Wizard malware and don’t want to make things worse, welcome to contact PC experts for further help.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on November 14, 2012 11:55 am