Windows Personal Doctor is a new security threat from a rogue software family. These programs have single aim of persuading victims to buy a fake software through a bunch of fake scans and warnings. Among other members from this group are Windows Trojans Inspector and Windows Attacks Preventor. Browsing our previous post, you will know that these programs are harmful when it gets inside the PC. Your antivirus program is insufficient to protect the system because this malware knows how to bypass it. Attackers behind this program learn so many techniques to break into the system without a notice. In fact, they will monitor your PC for possible security breach and uses that as an entry point. Another way is via misleading trick. Makers of Windows Personal Doctor happen to embed the virus code inside free programs hosted on various online servers.
Whichever way, once the malware is inside the computer, it alters the registry to win a spot on Windows startup. Them it will begin to storm you with false warnings and fabricated scan results. In the end, all it wants is to make you buy the paid version of Windows Personal Doctor. As you will notice, it always orders you to remove the virus in a way that it will forward your browser to a payment-processing web site. Ignore this step completely. We must remind you once more that rogue software like Windows Personal Doctor cannot remove viruses nor will protect your computer from threats. By creating this software, authors plans to defraud you and gain profit from this illegal activity. This is the main reason why you should remove it as soon as one is present on the computer. The only solution for this kind of problem is a genuine anti-malware program. Follow the removal procedure on this page and remove Windows Personal Doctor in simple steps.
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Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7