Installed a fake anti-virus Protection System carelessly? It blocked most of your normal programs running on your computer including the previous installed anti-virus software? How to remove this fake thing from your computer if can’t do anything now? Is their a safe way to get rid of this hateful Protection System malware without restore operating system? Let’s read this post for solution.
Is Protection System A Real Anti-virus or Malware?
Protection System has been designed as the same looking as many famous anti-virus software. However, it’s a fake thing which doesn’t have any protection functions. It disguises as an anti-virus to cheat people to pay money. It widely spread all over the world in 2013. 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. Protection System is a virus indeed which hides on malicious websites or in bundled downloads, camouflaged as fake video codecs or spam email attachments. Protection System Malware 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 Protection System is installed in your computer it will be configured to start automatically when Windows starts. Every time you start your computer, it will run as computer internet security software by pretending 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 Protection System to remove these infections, though, it will state that you firstly 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 in 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 Protection System malware, and, most importantly, do not spend any money on its “licensed version”, because this antispyware application is completely fake.
Some alert information of Protection System Malware may be like this: “C:\Windows\system32\ is infected with “Win32/Alureon.FW Virus”. Do you want to register your copy and remove all threats now? If you click “Remove” button to remove this malware you will be redirect to payment site.” Protection System is unable to detect and remove any infections, so do not pay for the bogus software; simply ignore all what it will display to you. If you enter your banking information as requested by Security Shield, your money will be stolen from these cyber criminals who designed this program to record track of your credit card account. Anyway, you have to remove this Protection System malware as soon as possible.
Tips: A manual removal guide will be list below. However, the instructions are for those who are very familiar with the virus and good at computer. If you are not confident to get rid of Protection System, you can contact YooCare/YooSecurity for help:
A Screenshot of Protection-System Malware
Cardinal Symptoms of Protection System.
A. Your formal anti-virus programs will be replaced by Protection System.
B. It always pops up scanning reports telling you that your computer is in danger.
C. You are always persuaded to purchase this fake malware to protect your PC.
D. You almost can’t do anything freely with the virus in your computer. Protection System will block formal software running.
E. Your computer runs more and more slowly.
Manually Remove System Protection virus with Substeps
Step 1: Try to plug out the internet cable then restart your computer normally. When you can see the desktop, plug in the cable again. If Protection System virus doesn’t pop up, you can continue from step 3. (If it’s wireless connection, turn off/on instead of plugging in/out cable)
Step 2: Restart your computer in safe mode with networking. To do this, please keep pressing F8 key before windows launches until you get there shown as below:
Step 3: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of Protection System. Because the name will be changed fast, it will be displayed with different names with random letters.
Step 4: Delete all the files related to Protection System
Login to profile in which you are getting Protection System Fake…
Go to my computer
Then press ALT button once
Go to tools on menu bar
Goth select Folder options…
Click on view tab
Select Show hidden files, folders, and drives
Click OK button
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Random ( it will be named randomly)
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Random ( it will be named randomly)
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random ( it will be named randomly)
Video Guide to Remove Registry Entries That is Related to Protection-System
Kindly remind: Don’t think that this notorious Protection System will leave your computer as time goes by. And be aware that this fake malware cannot even provide your PC any protection. What it can give to you is only harm and damage. Don’t waste even a penny on it. When you realize what it is one day, you will be very remorseful. Never believe those so called free software! Don’t download to install those stuffs in your computer. They can not remove the Protection System for you, but bring you much more other virus such as ransomware, scam virus even fake things. You may not be aware that those so called free software can be another cheater, which will make you gain just more loss. Please don’t take a chance to have a try. It’s nonsense. There is no free lunch! If you really can’t remove it yourself, please find an expert for assistance. This is the best choice.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 8, 2013 5:55 am