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Cannot Completely Uninstall Keep Center Keeper? (Rogue Manual Removal Instructions)

Have you ever installed Keep Center Keeper software on your computer? Does it promise you that it can provide an overall protection for your computer? How come only this one can detect all of the problems while others cannot? Have you already been annoyed by a lot of pop ups on your computer screen which makes it difficult to use the computer? This antivirus software is believed to be a rogue program.

Description:

Keep Center Keeper is defined as a rogue antivirus tool that has been reported recently to infect innocent users’ PCs worldwide. You may not notice it in the beginning as it pretends itself as a genius PC protector and has a trustworthy appearance. But don’t fall for it! Its goal is to boast to you that your computer has been severely infected and then require money from you for the further helps. This is known to be an online financial fraud that has been quite popular in modern society. Lots of computer users have been tricked and suffered from great losses.

Have you ever given permission for this Keep Center Keeper to install in your computer? If not, then where did you pick this virus up? It is believed that this rogue antivirus software can be installed without your permission under the help of Trojans. A Trojan virus can be hidden in hacked sites, spam emails or malicious programs. And generally, you cannot tell the differences between real websites or programs and fake ones. So you should pay enough attention when surf the Internet. As soon as the installation is done with the assists of Trojans, Keep Center Keeper will automatically pop up and run a scan through your computer after every reboot. That’s because it has already changed the default settings of your computer to make it appear again and again when you think you have taken it off. Once the scan is finished, you’ll notice that there are many viruses, system errors and critical problems within your computer. Furthermore, constant pop up security alerts will stress this situation to you visibly so that you may get distracted and exhausted by its annoying. Then it tells you that it can help you remove all the detected viruses, errors and malware but you need to sign up for its registered version first. You may think that a paid anti-spyware program should be legitimate, but this Keep Center Keeper is an exception. It will not help you remove the detected problems once you pay as the scanning results are pre-designed. So you shouldn’t believe there are many problems in your computer according to the fake results. However, if you cannot manage to delete this program as soon as possible, there will be lots of troubles as it has the ability to introduce more viruses and malware to your computer.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills like editing Windows Registry and other related operations. If you’re not computer literacy or need instant solutions to resolve Keep Center Keeper rogue, please live chat with YooCare experts now

A Screen Shot of Keep Center Keeper:

Some examples of fake security alerts that you may come across:
Warning
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
C:\programs files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
is suspected to have infected your computer. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
Error
Keylogger activity detected. System information security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.

How Bad is This Rogue Antivirus Software:

1. It can allow remote hosts to follow all your activities on the infected computer and bring your valuable information to them for making illegal profits;
2. It will create system flaws to bring more viruses, malware and ransomware to do further damages without your permission;
3. It may bring infected files and folders to your computer to pretend as system files so that antivirus software cannot detect them;
4. There will be constant pop up fake security alerts to interrupt you from using the computer;
5. The computer will act much slower than ever.

Manual Removal Guides:

Since legitimate antivirus programs cannot 100% remove this Keep Center Keeper virus, you will need to do the removal manually. It will require lots of knowledge of computer. And before you make any changes, please do a system backup beforehand in case any unpredictable results occur. Following are some steps for your consideration when you are doing this on your own:

Step 1. Reboot your infected computer and keep pressing F8 key on your keyboard and next use the arrow keys to select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press E/Enter;

Step 2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time or right click on the Task Bar to open the Windows Task Manager;
Step 3. End the process [Keep Center Keeper].exe;

Step 4. Open Control Panel from Start menu;

Step 5. Find File Options and under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended);

Step 6. Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys and typing regedit to search;

Step 7. Find out and delete all these associating files as below:
%AppData%\NPSWF32.dll
%AppData%\Protector-.exe
%AppData%\result.db
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Keep Center Keeper.lnk
%Desktop%\ KeepCenterKeeper.lnk

Step 8. Find out and remove all these associating registry entries:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{random}
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Inspector”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{Keep Center Keeper}.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0

Step 9. Reboot again and get into normal mode when the above steps are done.

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Tips: It is strongly recommended to remove this Keep Center Keeper fake program with expertise, because any mistake due to lacking of computer knowledge could lead to more damages till system goes crash down. So please contact YooCare Expert for a fast and professional help.

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Published by Vinson J.Porche, last updated on July 16, 2012 10:13 am | Fake Antivirus Removal Tips

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