My Toshiba computer can not work normally as usual, a program named PC Registry Shield keep telling me that my computer is in a high-risk of being infected by viruses, if I want to run my Steam or other programs, this PC Registry Shield will stop me from doing that and warn me about the virus infection on the program I want to open. How can this happen? I don’t remember how and when do I install this anti-virus program, but I can use those program normally until PC Registry Shield is on my machine. Is it a rogue program or legit anti-virus? If it is a rogue program, is there any way that I can get rid of it since I am not able to open any programs. I have tried to uninstall it on control panel but it keeps staying on it. Do I suffer a terrible virus infection? Please help.
PC Registry Shield is a latest rogue program which attacks the careless PC users on the Internet, this fake anti-virus program has infected many computers on the Europe and even the whole world, many PC users report that they get this virus infection while opening some .exe process like installation package, spam E-mail attachment or some unsafe links, usually the cyber criminals will spread this virus by those ways so that this PC Registry Shield virus can be installed to the infected PC easily, once the PC users open these infected files, the fake anti-virus program can be activated at the same time and that is why it can attack the computer by passing through the security tools easily. The PC users may regard it as a legit anti-virus program if they have no idea about this rogue program infection, however, PC Registry Shield is a complete virus which can not be trusted at all, it can do malicious actions on the infected PC, PC users need to uninstall it to keep the infected PC safe.
In general, PC Registry Shield virus can attack any Windows OS, this rogue program has the ability to take over the infected PC completely even the PC users have installed security tools. Once the rogue program starts its working, the infected machine will suffer a terrible virus infection, all the system settings can be modified, each time when the PC users log in, PC Registry Shield will pop up and give the PC users a fake warning about the virus infection, it will claim that the computer is out of protection and easy to be attacked by Trojan horse, Worm and other malicious processes, PC users need to make a virus scan and clean all the threats to secure the computer. This fake warning is made to let the PC users believe what the rogue program says, if the PC users close the fake warning, it will still pop up after a few seconds which make you annoyed! What is worst, PC Registry Shield will stop the PC users from opening any program or .exe process and keep saying that the program/process is infected by Trojan horse. PC users are not able to use the infected computers normally including going online or playing a game due to this nasty rogue program. Moreover, this rogue program will show lots of nonexistent virus, system problems after doing a virus scan and claim that PC users have to purchase its full version to clean all the threats. This is the way which cyber criminals collect the money from the victims, this fake anti-virus program can not help the PC users protect the computer and remove the virus, it is just a tool that cheats the money from victims. The only problem is the PC Registry Shield on your computer, it is a extremely dangerous virus that PC users need to get rid of it completely to avoid further damage.
Most Characteristic of this infection:
It can bypass the legit security tools and destroy your computer secretly.
It prevents you from opening some application because the files are corrupted.
It can make your browser redirected to all kinds of malicious websites.
It is able to allow remote hacker access the compromised system for illicit purpose.
Usually these kinds of the viruses will be planted to some programs especially free programs, .exe, .bat or other executable processes and unsafe links. The computer will get the virus infection when the PC users install, open or click on these infected files. Sometimes the virus can even attack the computer by the files on the USB stick as well. Most of the unsafe website and forum will contain the virus infection, the computer can be infected while visiting these webpages.
We kindly remind you that system restore is not a wise choice to remove the virus infection. The situation may be even worst after doing a system restore, virus infection can still be in the infected computer as well and you will lose the program, data and even important the information on the computer. The infected PC is in a high-risk of being attacked by other viruses after the system restore. Therefore it is strongly suggested that PC users should get rid of this virus in a manual way.
1. Restart the infected computer and get into safe mode with networking.
Restart your computer and keep hitting F8 immediately and quickly, you will get Windows Advanced Options Menu as below. (This step is for Windows XP, Vista and 7. If you are using Windows 8, please start a live chat with Yoocare experts now )
2. Show hidden files and folders.
a. For XP: Press Win+E together, click on Tools, then choose Folder Options
For Vista, 7 and 8: Press Win+E together, click on Organize, then choose Folder and search options.
b. 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 of PC Registry Shield virus and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press Win+R to get the Run window. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
PC Registry Shield virus is totally a fake anti-virus program which can cause dangerous virus infection once it has been installed successfully. It takes over the computer and forges nonexistence virus to cheat and scare the PC users, this rogue program is able to forbid all the security tools on the infected PC, that means PC users have no way to remove this rogue program even they have installed the anti-virus program. Uninstalling it on control panel is useless for virus removal, so it is suggested that PC user should get rid of it in a manual way. Stop hesitating, if you just ignore the virus infection, your computer will still be attacked by the cyber criminals, the data on the infected PC will be viewed and even recorded, your personal details, important files and E-mail is in a high-risk of being stolen. Anyway, the PC Registry Shield program is just a fake anti-virus program which needs to be removed as soon as possible, or you will be the next victims by this nasty rogue program.
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Published by & last updated on December 17, 2013 3:04 pm