My computer is infected! Each time when I try to run any program on my computer, Windows Paramount Protection will pop up and stop me from doing that so. It keeps telling me that the program or process I want to run is infected by the Trojan horse, how can this happen? I can use those programs normally before. My friend says that it is a fake anti-virus program, but my question is how can I remove this rogue program from my PC? Because I can not run any program to remove it. What is the best way to get rid of this threat? Any help will be appreciated.
Windows Paramount Protection is a malicious fake anti-virus program which belongs to dangerous rogue program, this kind of the rogue program is created to attack PC users in the whole world. Usually the virus process will be attached to some free programs, executable processes or installation package, once the PC users open these infected files, their computers will be in attacked immediately by this fake anti-virus. Some cyber criminals even put the virus process on some unsafe websites and forums, the PC users may download and install if they know nothing about this fake anti-virus program. Once the rogue program has been installed to the infected computer successfully, it will cause chaos and problems on the computer, the infected PC will be in an extremely unsafe situation. Anyway, this rogue program can be a top virus which PC users must be careful while dealing with it.
Generally speaking, Windows Paramount Protection has the ability to mess up system files on infected PC once the virus process has started its working, the victims will keep getting a window about virus warning from this malicious rogue program which tells the PC users to scan the computer. It will pop up after a few seconds even the PC users close the warning from this rogue program. What is bad, PC users can’t open any program like Internet Explorer or Word normally after getting virus infection, the rogue program will pop up and stop them from doing that once PC users want to run it, and the fake anti-virus program will let the victims purchase its full version so that they can get a key to activate Windows Paramount Protection completely, and then they can use the infected PC normally again. This is the way which cyber criminals collect the money from the naive PC users, this fake anti-virus program is totally a big virus which can not help the PC user protect the computers at all, it is just a nasty virus infection. Thus, it is suggested that PC user should remove it as soon as possible to avoid further damage.
The rogue program is able to modify the system settings on the infected computer, it can stop the PC user from opening all the security programs, that means your anti-virus program, firewall and other protection can be closed completely. The virus also has the ability to create fake virus warning frequently which makes the PC users annoyed, when the time goes by, Windows Paramount Protection will stop all the .exe processes like Internet Explorer from running at all, each time when the PC users want to open .exe process or go online, the rogue program will pop up and prevent they from doing this. Cyber criminals will even have the chance to remote access the infected computer for their malicious purpose. Personal information, important data and files can be the target of the cyber criminals, the whole computer will be in a high-risk situation due to this rogue nasty program.
How did you get Windows Paramount Protection virus on your computer? 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 worse 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 to remove virus safely.
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 Windows Paramount Protection malicious files and entries of the 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:
Windows Paramount Protection is a malicious rogue program which will let the infected PC stay in an unsafe situation, the fake antivirus program will stop the PC users from opening any program including security tools and other programs, and that is the reason PC users can not remove this virus process by their real anti-virus. This malicious rogue program will keep telling PC users to purchase its full version so that they can use the infected PC normally again, cyber criminals have used this method to collect lots of money from the naive victims. If the rogue program can not be removed completely it may be able to create backdoor process on the infected computer, cyber criminals can get any information via this backdoor process easily, they can even do the remote control as well. Since the security tools will be disabled by this nasty fake anti-virus program, we suggest that PC users should remove this virus manually to protect the information and whole computer.
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Published by & last updated on February 11, 2014 5:38 am