Windows Personal Doctor

You do not need a registration key of Windows Personal Doctor in order to remove it from an infected PC. Scanning the computer with real security software can get rid of this malware and other related threats.

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.

Screen Shot Image:

Image of Windows Personal Doctor

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 Personal Doctor

Activating Windows Personal Doctor

Windows Personal Doctor 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 Personal Doctor is now possible.

Windows Personal Doctor Manual Removal Procedure

1. Kill any running process that belongs to Windows Personal Doctor.
- 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 Personal Doctor.
- While still in Safe Mode, search and delete malicious files. Please refer to 'Associated Files and Folders.'

Windows Personal Doctor 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 Personal Doctor

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

If Windows Personal Doctor 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 Personal Doctor 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 Personal Doctor manual uninstall guide

IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Windows Personal Doctor 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 Personal Doctor.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Windows Personal Doctor 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 Personal Doctor.
- 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: