Windows Advanced User Patch
You should not trust a program called Windows Advanced User Patch. This fake security software will attempt to mislead you with fake alerts and virus scan results.
Windows Advanced User Patch is a revived version of an old malware. This is another very serious threat that not every computer user must take for granted. It represents great security risks when it gets inside one’s computer. So far, only a few of anti-virus and anti-malware program were able to detect Windows Advanced User Patch as well as Internet places that are linked to it. With that being said, do not be confident with the computer protection currently in place. The malware may break into your system at the most unexpected time.
Authors who have an evil intention of stealing money from their victims created this fake program. When Windows Advanced User Patch gets inside the computer, it will identify a number of security risks. Then, it takes this chance to promote the fake remover. It wants you to purchase the Windows Advanced User Patch registration key so that it can take out whatever was detected earlier. Without a doubt, it projects that you PC is in danger so it can easily persuade you follow its advice.
Once you see the existence of Windows Advanced User Patch, do not hesitate to remove it from the computer. This malware may insert more risk that may lead to instability of Windows operating system. Windows Advanced User Patch can perform these actions:
- Disable your anti-virus programs to avoid detection.
- Block your Internet access.
- It will prevent you from running registry editor, task manager, and other tools.
To remove Windows Advanced User Patch, please use the guide below. After getting rid of the threat, we highly recommend to protect your computer with a trusted anti-malware program. It can detect and block malicious Internet traffic, which is the main source of Windows Advanced User Patch infection.
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 Windows Advanced User Patch
Boot Windows in Safe Mode With Networking
1. First thing to do is to reboot the computer in Safe Mode with Networking to avoid Windows Advanced User Patch from loading at start-up. You may want to print this procedure as we have to restart the computer to complete the removal process.
- Restart the computer.
- Before Windows begins to load, press F8 on your keyboard.
- It will display an Advanced Boot Options menu. Select Safe Mode with Networking.
- Windows will now start in Safe Mode.
Windows Advanced User Patch Removal Tool
2. Download anti-malware program here and save it on your Desktop or any location on your PC.
3. When finish downloading, double-click on the file to install the application.
4. Follow the prompts and install with default configuration.
5. Before the installation completes, check prompts that software will run and update on itself.
6. Click Finish. Program will run automatically and you will be prompt to update the program before doing a scan. Please update.
7. When finished updating, the tool will run. Select Perform full scan on main screen to check your computer thoroughly.
8. When scanning is finished click on Show Results.
9. Make sure that all detected threats are checked, click on Remove Selected. This will delete all files and registry entries that belongs to Windows Advanced User Patch.
10. Restart your computer.
Note: If Windows Advanced User Patch prevents mbam-setup.exe from downloading. Download the software from another computer. Renaming it to something like 'anything.exe' can help elude the malware.
Alternative Removal Method for Windows Advanced User Patch
Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state
If Windows Advanced User Patch 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 Windows Advanced User Patch 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 : Windows Advanced User Patch manual uninstall guide
IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Windows Advanced User Patch 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 Windows Advanced User Patch.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Windows Advanced User Patch 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 Windows Advanced User Patch.
- 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.