Have been infected with Windows Private Shield and asked for money to purchase the “licensed” version so as to remove all the threats? Even your purchased antivirus program has failed to deal with it? This badware should be removed manually and immediately out of your computer before more dangerous consequences happen.
Windows Private Shield is known as one of the fake antivirus programs from the Rogue.FakeVimes family like Windows Pro Safety. This scam has a trustworthy but deceitful look as usual and pretends to be legitimate PC system protection software. But the intention is always the same–to get your money out of your pockets. It is said to be an Internet crime that has been quite popular in these days.
Windows Private Shield virus will boast to you that it can help to remove malware and viruses found in your computer. People may wonder how they get infect when there’s antivirus program on their computers. The most popular way to be infected is under the help of Trojan horses during system backdoor activities. Once being infected, no antivirus applications can remove it as creators have designed it well and it will just appear each time after you reboot the computer. Lots of pop-ups will show on your desktop. It will run a fake checkup automatically through your computer as soon as the reboot is done. Then it states that your computer is full of critical errors, viruses and malware and other problems that will do harm to the system. But none of the above truly exists. By saying that, Windows Private Shield scam will strongly recommend itself to you as an authentic malware remover. After the installation, you will be asking money to pay for the full version of it so that it can completely help you remove all the detected errors and bugs etc. Even if you do make the payment, it is not only useless in removing those viruses, but may cause a lot more damages to your system. Therefore, it is the best option to not believe in it and to realize that it should be removed without any doubt.
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.
Attempt to modify Registry key entries detected.
Registry entry analysis recommended.
1. Other spywares and viruses will be installed without your permission;
2. Icons from both the desktop and the Start menu will be disappeared;
3. Personal privacy is in high risk of exposure to the open;
4. Significant files, folders, system data, pictures, music, etc. will be hidden from you to find.
Normally this kind of rogue needs to be removed manually as it cannot be 100% removed by antivirus programs. And you are suggested to do a backup at first in case that any mistake might happen. Following are some steps for your consideration:
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time or right click on the Taskbar to open the Windows Task Manager;
2. End the process random.exe;
3. Find out and delete all these associating files :
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Windows Private Shield .lnk
Published by Vinson J.Porche on May 21, 2012 | Fake Antivirus Removal Tips