What is 24/7 PC Guard? Is it a reliable program that can protect my computer? I can not go online because it says that explorer.exe is infected by the Trojan. I never met this situation before. Now this program is asking me to activate it by paying a fine, is there a way that I can remove it from my computer?
24/7 PC Guard Malware is a fake anti-virus program that can do damage to your system, the virus makers plant this fake anti-virus to some free programs, when the victims download these infected programs accidentally, 24/7 PC Guard Malware can get into the victims’ computers as well. Once it is installed to your system, this program will start to attack your PC even you have security programs on it. Your PC may face a terrible situation such as the low performance, this virus cheats victims by acting the real anti-virus, actually it is just a big virus, which can cause further damage to your system.
Generally speaking, 24/7 PC Guard Malware infects victims’ PCs by passing through your ant-virus program, and it has the ability to stop all the .exe process from running. When you try to go online or run a program, it will give you a message that explorer.exe or XXX.exe is infected, the 24/7 PC Guard has stop it from running. What is more, it will claim that your PC is in a high-risk of being attacked, you should make a scan by this program. That is the way this rough program cheats the victims, many victims will follow its instruction to make a scan by it, then this fake anti-virus will display a lot of viruses, Trojans and system bugs on it. Meanwhile, this program claims that you need to pay a fine to activate 24/7 PC Guard so that all the problems can be removed. Some of the victims decide to pay the money because they are afraid of being infected by the virus. However, paying a fine to this fake anti-virus program will not help you protect your PC, because it is totally a fake program that wants to scare and cheat you, all the problems shown on the program are fake warnings that can not be trusted. Do not hesitate, all you need to do is to remove this fake anti-virus program completely, never believe what this program says, your PC is normal except you got this fake anti-virus program.
The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this nasty virus, please start a live chat with YooCare experts now.
1. Reboot your infected computer and keep pressing F8 key on your keyboard and next use the arrow keys to select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press E/Enter;
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time or right click on the Task Bar to open the Windows Task Manager; then scroll down to End processes related to [24/7 PC Guard].exe;
3. Open Control Panel from Start menu; then find Folder Options and under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK;
4. Press Windows+R keys to open the Run window and then type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
5: Find out and delete all these associating files and registry entries as below:
Go to %userprofile%\appdata\local\temp
The virus can have names other than “random.exe” but it should look like it doesn’t belong and should have a create date/time the same as a .class file if you sort by file mod/create time you’ll find it.
In a word, 24/7 PC Guard Malware is a fake anti-virus program that you can not trust it at all. It looks like the real anti-virus program, if your computer is infected by this virus, and you choose to make a scan by this fake program. You will find a lot of system errors and bugs shown on this fake program. Please do not believe what it says, you should know that these messages are created by this fake program to cheat you so that you will believe it is a real anti-virus program, which can protect your computer from the virus and system vulnerability. In fact these kinds of viruses or Trojans do not exist in your computer at all. If you choose to believe this fake program and activate it, you will become one of the victims like many people believe this fake program. It will start to download viruses and Trojans from the infected website when you activate this program, it even can bring malware to your infected computer as well. And this virus will track your actions online and steal your personal information such as account’s number and password then send it to the virus maker. This is a big virus that you can not trust it at all. When your computer is infected by this virus, please do not be fooled by this fake program. Never activate it, or your computer will face a further situation. Next time when you see it on your computer, do not just let it be, you should remove it completely from your infected computer as fast as you can.
Note: This is a tricky virus that you need to remove it completely from your computer. If you’re not sure how to delete this nasty virus, please start a live chat with YooCare experts now.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last updated on May 14, 2013 8:24 am