Total AntiMalware Protection
Remove Total AntiMalware Protection from the computer using the guide on this page. This fake anti-virus program may cause more harm when not deleted at once.
Total AntiMalware Protection is a rogue security software that works alongside with a Trojan to get a spot inside your computer. Similar to other fake anti-virus, this new variant also acts in the same manner. In fact, it adopts the graphical user interface (GUI) from previous versions of its clan. While Total AntiMalware Protection is inside the computer, it sends out tactics that will possibly persuade you to buy the registration key. It is expected that the malware will produce false alerts to flood your desktop. Moreover, you may see a virus scan carried out by Total AntiMalware Protection once you login to Windows. These are just some ways that malware may do to make you feel uncomfortable about the status of your PC.
Due to Total AntiMalware Protection presence, the computer will suffer from system slowdown. You may not be able to access some web sites when the fake software blocks your access into it. Apart from stopping your Internet access, the virus also deters you from running programs. Not only that the malware will not open the software, but also declare that it is infected with some form of Trojan. This dilemma on your computer will not last even if you have activated Total AntiMalware Protection. Thus, you should not consider buying this software.
As mentioned time and again, rogue programs are created to steal your money. It may not help secure your PC in any way. Much more, they are not capable of removing Trojans, viruses and other threats. So, if an instance of malware like Total AntiMalware Protection is visible on your computer, delete it right away using a good security tool.
Technical Details and Additional Information:
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7[cf]regis[/cf] [cf]files[/cf]
How to Remove Total AntiMalware Protection
Automatic Removal of Total AntiMalware Protection
You will find below a simple removal guide to delete Total AntiMalware Protection virus from an infected computer. Please follow the steps carefully.
1. Download Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware. Save the file on your Desktop or any desired location as long as it is accessible to you.
2. When download completes, double-click on the file to install the program.
3. Follow the prompts and install the program using the “default” settings.
4. Before the installation completes, you need to update the database.
5. Click on Finish. The program will run automatically. Once it prompts for update, please proceed before running a virus scan. This update is necessary in having the latest database to detect and remove Total AntiMalware Protection.
6. Scan your computer totally. Make sure that it inspects all files, folders and registry entries for possible infection.
7. When the scan is finished, click on Show Results.
8. Make sure that all detected threats are marked with check. Please click on Remove Selected.
9. After removing all items associated with Total AntiMalware Protection, it will prompt you to restart the computer. Click Yes. This will reboot the system in order to complete the cleaning process.
10. When computer starts, open MalwareBytes Anti-Malware once again. Go to the tab with label Quarantine. Click on Delete All to remove all malicious items in your PC.
Note: Total AntiMalware Protection may prevent you from downloading the recommended tool. If this happens, please download the program from a different computer. Rename it before running on infected system.
Alternative Removal Method for Total AntiMalware Protection
Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state
If Total AntiMalware Protection enters the computer, there is a big chance that Windows files, registry entries and other essential components are also infected. System Restore can reinstate clean system files by restoring the configuration to an earlier date. The method also replaces compromised files with a clean version. If you have a saved restore point before Total AntiMalware Protection infiltrates the PC, we highly encourage you to execute this procedure if none of the above works. You may proceed with Windows System Restore, click here to see the full procedure.
Option 2 : Total AntiMalware Protection manual uninstall guide
IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Total AntiMalware Protection requires technical skills. Deleting system files and registry entries by mistake may result to total disability of Windows system. We advise you to perform a backup of registry before proceeding with this guide.
1. Kill any running process that belongs to Total AntiMalware Protection.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Total AntiMalware Protection files (refer to Technical Reference) and click End Process.
2. Delete all registry entries that belong to this malware.
- Press [Windows Key]+R on your keyboard.
- In the 'Open' dialog box, type regedit and press Enter. This will open registry editor.
- Find and delete registry entries as mentioned in Technical Reference section below.
- Close registry editor. Changes made will be save automatically.
3. Scan the computer with antivirus program.
- Connect to Internet and open your antivirus software. Please update to obtain the latest database and necessary files.
- Restart the computer in Safe Mode.
- Just before Windows logo begins to load press F8 on your keyboard.
- On Windows Advanced Boot Options, select Safe Mode and press Enter.
4. Delete all files dropped by Total AntiMalware Protection.
- While still in Safe Mode, search and delete malicious files. Please refer to 'Technical Reference'. Make sure that you execute 'End Task' first before deleting the file. Otherwise, the system will not let you perform this action.