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Aug 17, 2012

How to Uninstall/Remove Windows Profound Security Completely? (Step-By-Step Guide)

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.

What is Windows Profound Security?

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.

Please do not attempt to manually remove these items from your computer if you are not sure how to do that. Removing these items incorrectly or partially can cause your computer to experience critical errors. If you need any further help, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

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Once infected, you will get errors like this:

Error
Trojan activity detected. System data security is at risk.
It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan.

Warning
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.

Error
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.

Manual Removal Guides:

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:
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\[random]
%AppData%\Local\[random].exe
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
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM].exe”

Windows Profound Security Virus Removal is As Similar As Live Security Platinum

Special tips: Spending a lot of time removing this Windows Profound Security but still with no luck? Live chat with YooCare experts now to unlock your computer and remove the virus safely and completely.

Published by & last updated on August 17, 2012 5:06 pm

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