Do you need help to get rid of this stuff – Windows Ultimate Booster which keeps popping up in the computer. Many computer users accidentally download it because they think it is legitimate. But you will encounter a lot of troubles with your computer constantly when it is in the computer. It won’t allow you to uninstall it. It shows up every time you try to do something and tells you your computer is attacked by dangerous viruses, which you cannot ignore or close. If you activate its full version, you will not only be unable to use the computer normally but also lose your money. How to take it out from your computer?
Similar to Windows Efficiency Kit and Windows Prime Accelerator, Windows Ultimate Booster is a fake antivirus program belonging to the rogue software family. Its main purpose is to deceive or mislead computer users to pay for its full version to get the so-called full protection. Once it gets inside your computer, it is able to take over your computer completely without allowing you to perform any task. Every time you start the computer, it automatically scans the system and scares your by showing a false scan report, from which you can see your computer is seriously infected. It also claims that you need to buy its full version to remove these threats. For self-defense, the rogue blocks many lawful programs and disable system tools such as Task Manager and Registry Editor. When you try to run any program or start Windows system utilities, it will pop up a warning or error message saying it is dangerous to use the computer unless you purchase its license key to activate its full version. It is a very persistent rogue antivirus program since it has the ability to start together with the operating system. That is to say you even have no time for gasping.
Windows Ultimate Booster is created by the cyber criminals. Computer users should be aware that what this program do is to cheat you via displaying non-existent infections. The main purpose of this scam is to induce computer users to pay for it. You should know that paying for its full version equals sending money to cyber criminals. You will lose your money and the computer is still infected with this rogue antivirus program. Computer users usually suffer from this malware after they visit some malicious webpages, navigate unknown attachments and links embedded in a spam email or download suspicious free programs. Thus, we should not use any Internet resources that cannot be trusted so as to avoid unnecessary infections. This rogue program is able to limit legitimate antivirus programs or even prevent you from running any automatic removal tools. As a result, many computer users are still in the throes of looking for an effective removal methods. Manual removal can be the best choice.
When Windows Ultimate Booster gets on your computer, it will display all kinds of troubles to cause you a hard time to run on the computer. Not only certain programs on the computer (especially legit antivirus security tools) are disabled by this rogue, but some operations will be stopped like Windows Task Manager and Safe Mode. Basically, victims of this computer rogue scam virus will see and experience: 1) constant popups of the fake AV screen; 2) lots of security alerts reporting viruses in almost all files and programs; 3) constant blocks by the pop-up virus screen; 4) a rather slow computer ect. To fix these problems and save computer from being ruined by the rogue, uninstall Windows Ultimate Booster ASAP.
1. Restart the infected computer into safe mode with networking (* Usually the Windows Ultimate Booster malware will be temporarily disabled in Safe Mode which will provide users a chance to get this problem fixed. If you are still getting the virus popup in safe mode with networking, please try safe mode with command prompt next.)
Guides in Windows 8
(1). Sign out to get log-in screen
(2). Keep holding down Shift key then click on the Shut Down icon to select Restart.
(3). If successfully, it will bring you to ‘Choose An Option’ screen. Choose ‘troubleshoot’.
(4). Click on ‘Advance Options’
(5). Click on ‘Startup Settings’
(6). Click on ‘Restart’
(7). If system goes through a reboot, please wait till you get the following screen. Choose ‘Enable safe mode with networking’ (or any other option you want to start up the system with)
Then you can get into safe mode with networking in Windows 8 and see a desktop like this
2. Stop virus processes in Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
(3). Then scroll down to end processes of Windows Ultimate Booster virus
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get Run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to take effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
4. Delete Virus Files
(1). Using Registry Editor to delete or adjust all the related registry entries of Windows Ultimate Booster scam virus.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together to get the Run box, type in ‘regedit’ then click OK, Registry Editor window will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this fake AV.
In conclusion: Windows Ultimate Booster is a rogue antivirus program that can cheat computer users and help Trojan viruses install into the computer. As long as the computer is captured by it, it changes the startup configuration in order to start automatically each time you start your system. It also runs a fake scan which looks like the scan of Windows Defender. However, the scan of the the rogue program is unable to detect anything for it does not have a real virus database. It just imitates a useful scan and ultimately displays fake scan results to scare you. It claims that you have to buy its full version if you want to eliminate all infections. However, this is just a way to steal computer users’ money. With it in your computer, you will find it difficult to run your legitimate programs.You should realize that everything about this fake is not reliable. You are recommended to remove Windows Ultimate Booster from computer timely.
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Published by & last updated on January 28, 2014 5:29 am