Some computer users can mistakenly accept Windows Custom Safety as good software. But wait until it reveals it true identity. It will be too late for a user who turned victim to this malware. Once it is installed, there is no turning back. You cannot uninstall it the way you remove ordinary software from Windows. Add/Remove entry for Windows Custom Safety does not exist. Attacker behind this program intentionally excludes this feature to retain the malware inside victim’s PC. Its motive is simple – let the affected computer be a hostage of this malignant software. For normal computer user, it is hard to find a way to uninstall Windows Custom Safety without buying its registered version. Most of them end up on payment processing page, acquiring what we recognized as fake antivirus program.
We call it fake because if it enters the computer, you will see a virus scan initiated by this software. Then, it will produce a number of artificial results. Here is the screenshot image of Windows Custom Safety malware.
If you fall as victim to this malware, we highly advised you to follow the removal procedure on this page. Ignore all alerts, endorsements, and advises by Windows Custom Safety. It is fictitious. Believe us; no other threat is present on your computer other than this rogue security program. Remove it, and you will see that what we predict about this product is accurate.
Technical Details and Additional Information:
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7
How to Remove Windows Custom Safety
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 Safety 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 Safety 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 Safety.
10. Restart your computer.
Note: If Windows Custom Safety 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 Safety
Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state
If Windows Custom Safety 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 Safety 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 Safety manual uninstall guide
IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Windows Custom Safety 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 Safety.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Windows Custom Safety 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 Safety.
- 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.