Windows Antivirus Patch

Once again, another rogue program is on the rise. It is called Windows Antivirus Patch. To remove this harmful software, carefully follow the procedure on this page.

Windows Antivirus Patch is another fake software that will invade your computer in risky manner. It will make you believe that the system is under attack. The rogue program will produce different kinds of misleading alerts and warnings trying to support its claim. Moreover, this virus will display a huge amount of identified threats in your computer. After that, Windows Antivirus Patch tries to convince you that it is the rightful tool to solve the issue. It advises to purchase the registration key in order to carry out virus removal at once.

You should not believe on what Windows Antivirus Patch is trying to impel. It just drives you to a fraud online transaction. Because if you do what it suggest, it redirects the Internet browser to a payment web site where they can extract your credit card details. Be wary, upon executing the deal, attackers may record your account details and use it without consent.

So, to give you some pointers on the proper way to deal with Windows Antivirus Patch, we are providing an easy to follow guide below this page. Your first move is to remove Removing Windows Antivirus Patch without spending a dime. Just ignore the rogue program and focus on getting rid of it from the computer. A tool is also included on this guide to make sure that you can eliminate any remnants of the malware.

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Fake Windows Antivirus Patch

Technical Details and Additional Information:

Damage Level: Medium

Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7

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How to Remove Windows Antivirus Patch

Activating Windows Antivirus Patch

Windows Antivirus Patch will block running of any programs. It also prevents access to Internet particularly anti-virus web sites. Execution of Windows tools like Task Manager, Registry Editor and Control Panel is similarly block by the rogue program. Activating the program using the registration key below will regain access to the mentioned services.

Activation Code: 0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020

Once activated, downloading of necessary program to scan and remove Windows Antivirus Patch is now possible.

Manual Removal Procedure

1. Kill any running process that belongs to Windows Antivirus Patch.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for the following files and click End Task.
Protector-(random 3 characters).exe

2. Delete all registry entries that belong to this malware.
- Press [Windows Key]+R on your keyboard.
- In the 'Open' dialog box, type regedit. This will open registry editor.
- Find and delete the following:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Inspector"
- 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 Antivirus Patch.
- While still in Safe Mode, search and delete malicious files. Please refer to 'Associated Files and Folders.'

Windows Antivirus Patch Removal Tool

For automatic removal of this malware, please click here to download anti-malware tool. There are instances that Trojan will block the downloading of our recommended tool. On this situation, please download the file from a clean computer. Rename the file before installing it on the infected system.

Alternative Removal Method for Windows Antivirus Patch

Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state

If Windows Antivirus 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 Antivirus 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 Antivirus Patch manual uninstall guide

IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Windows Antivirus 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 Antivirus Patch.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Windows Antivirus Patch files (refer to Technical Reference) and click End Process.

End Task

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.

Run Regedit

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 Antivirus 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.

Technical Reference

Associated Files and Folders:Added Registry Entries: