Windows Profound Security is a rogue program that prevents the users from connecting to the infected computer once downloaded. It is a scam that always tries its best to extort money from unwary users. Victims must remove this rogue program at once to avoid further damages.
Windows Profound Security is a fake security program which is cleverly disguised to behave like legitimate Anti-Spyware software. It runs in the background by seeking discovered vulnerability and starts automatically when system is started because it has dropped startup item in the compromised computer.
Generally, once you get this malicious virus in your computer, it will perform a scan automatically showing you fake warnings. It claims there are numerous infections on your computer which can’t be removed until you register the full version. Although this software may look sophisticated and authentic, it is just another clone rogue application that pretends to be antivirus software. You should but trust it. Once you have this rogue installed, your PC will experience malfunctioning programs and applications, web browser hijacks and pop-up alerts. This virus harms your PC deeply. It protects itself from deletion by blocking all important security related programs. Hence, it is suggested users to remove the virus manually to make sure all the malicious items related to the malware can be gone for good.
Trojan activity detected. System data security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet
C:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
Attempt to modify registry key entries detected. Registry entry analysis is recommended.
It should be noted that you must never believe warnings displayed by Windows Profound Security and fall into purchasing the ‘license’ which is more than worthless. Remove it as quickly as you can.
1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly.
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
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Published by & last updated on August 17, 2012 5:06 pm