Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery
Windows Vista Recovery is a rogue program created to install itself when Vista environment is detected. Similar thing will execute by Windows 7 Recovery malware. In short, this is an OS-based malware that has the ability to detect Windows version of the target computer.
Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery are bogus system utility software that will be drop on computers by a Trojan. Windows Vista Recovery may come into the computer uninvited when user visits harmed web site that runs a malicious script to infect visitor’s PC. At first stage, this unwanted program will launched a remote scan that will detect a number of troubles on the computer. An advice to fix these errors followed while recommending to download trial version of Windows Vista Recovery or Windows 7 Recovery, defending on victim’s operating system. These trial versions will act as real hard drive utility program so that users may be convince to buy the registration key. Until it is paid in full, Windows 7 Recovery will never stop showing fake alert messages. From time to time, it will remind that a licensed version is required in order to fix hard drive problems.
Simply ignore Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery. Both are rogue programs so never expect that it will bring positive results when run on the computer. Rogue software is developed to deceive users and is sold by employing dishonest tactics. In that case, there is no need to waste your money for buying this crap product.
If any of the fake software appears on the system, it does not mean that buying the full version will bring back computer to its normal state. There is no way that you can heal an ailing PC with fake phony products. The real solution to these dilemmas is to download real anti-malware program and do a thorough scan on the computer. This is the only way you can remove Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery completely.
Technical Details and Additional Information:
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows Vista, Windows 7[cf]regis[/cf] [cf]files[/cf]
How to Remove Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery
1. Stop Windows 7 Recovery process by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard. It will open Windows Task Manager. Look for the following and click on End Process.
2. You need to update your installed antivirus software. Please connect to the Internet and download the most recent database. This is a one-click process from your AV program’s console.
3. Run a full system scan. You must clean all detected files. If cleaning is not possible, you may delete or quarantine the item.
4. Edit your Windows registry. Find and delete Windows 7 Recovery entries as shown in the registry section. [how to edit registry]
5. Exit registry editor when you are done.
6. Remove Windows 7 Recovery start-up entry by going to Start > Run. Type msconfig on the "Open" dialog box. System Configuration Utility will open. Go to Startup tab and remove the check mark on the following items.
7. Click Apply and restart Windows.
Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery Removal ToolRemoving Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery manually requires some knowledge in computer troubleshooting. System files may be wrongfully deleted and if it happens, computer will be unstable. For non-technical users, we recommend to download and run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Sometimes, Trojans will block the downloading and installation of MBAM. If this happens, download it from a clean computer and rename the executable file before executing on the infected machine.
Alternative Removal Method for Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery
Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state
If Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery 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 Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery 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 Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery manual uninstall guide
IMPORTANT! Manual removal of Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery 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 Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for Windows Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery 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 Vista Recovery and Windows 7 Recovery.
- 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 ReferenceAssociated Files and Folders:
File Location for Windows Versions:Added Registry Entries:
- %AllUserProfile% for Vista/7 user is C:\ProgramData while for Windows XP/2000 this is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\
- %UserProfile% for Vista/7 user is C:\Users\<Current User> for Windows Vista/7, for Windows XP/2000 this is C:\Documents and Settings\<Current User>.
- %Temp% refers to C:\Windows\Temp\.