Windows Custom Management
This page contains removal guide for Windows Custom Management. It is important that your get rid of this malware before it can fully harm the computer.
Windows Custom Management makes it to the long list of rogue security software. In fact, its originating clan alone tops this inventory for issuing malware daily. You may recognize from our previous post the many variants of this malware due to shared scanner console. Another indication that they came from the same clan is the habitual use of ‘Windows’ as the first word for its title.
Computer users who frequently clicks on strange links are the most prone to Windows Custom Management virus. It may come from spam email messages, social networking sites or instant messaging software. A simple click may cause huge trouble on your computer. Not only that, this malware may also put your private data in peril. Because Windows Custom Management does not work alone, it is bundled with a Trojan that is capable of stealing sensitive data inside a compromised PC.
Above all that mentioned, you must realize that rogue software are worthless type of program. So, why bother with it. Ignore Windows Custom Management even if it provides you with plausible scan results. It is falsified to scare and persuade you to obtain the full version of it. The best thing to counter this attack is to run a complete scan using legal anti-malware program. Below, we have outlined the exact step you should take to uninstall Windows Custom Management from an infected computer.
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 Custom Management
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 Custom Management 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 Custom Management 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 Custom Management.
10. Restart your computer.
Note: If Windows Custom Management 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 Custom Management
Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state
If Windows Custom Management 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 Custom Management 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 Custom Management manual uninstall guide
IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Windows Custom Management 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 Custom Management.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Windows Custom Management 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 Custom Management.
- 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.