Windows Secure Web Patch
Removal guide and free tool to delete Windows Secure Web Patch can be found on this page. It is critical that you remove this malware immediately.
Windows Secure Web Patch will arrive on the computer without user’s consent. Although, sometimes, it will require user to manually execute a file in order to install the malware. To complete this task, author of this threat embeds a code into software installer and made it available through public servers. Once user downloads and executes the downloaded file, an instance of Windows Secure Web Patch is also run.
Most victims will complains of excessive warning alert that the rogue program will exhibit right after it is loaded. Windows Secure Web Patch will run a virus scan when Windows starts and provide dozens of identified threats. There is nothing to worry about these findings, what should fret victim is the presence of the fake antivirus software that created this scene.
Some may think of Windows Secure Web Patch as an annoying type of risks. You should learn that aside from producing false information, this malware could cause other harmful tasks. It can kill your antivirus program and make it useless. The same threat may trigger other attacks when it starts to establish a connection to a remote server. More than that, Windows Secure Web Patch is believed to be linked to a dreadful rootkit Trojan, which can pollute the PC with infected driver files and malicious Windows processes.
Don not wastes much time in guessing what to do with the infected computer. We have outlined special guide on this page to help your remove Windows Secure Web Patch at once.
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 Secure Web Patch
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 Secure Web Patch 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 Secure Web Patch 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 Secure Web Patch.
10. Restart your computer.
Note: If Windows Secure Web Patch 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 Secure Web Patch
Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state
If Windows Secure Web 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 Secure Web 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 Secure Web Patch manual uninstall guide
IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Windows Secure Web 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 Secure Web Patch.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Windows Secure Web Patch 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 Secure Web 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.