How to remove PC Protection Center?
What is PC Protection Center?
PC Protection Center is a fake anti-malware program released for the same malicious reason which is to make users concerned about their PCs. After making them worried about their security, additional tactics of this scam is offering so called “licensed” version which is guaranteed to fix everything reported. However, in reality PC Protection Center is useless just like its earlier variants Privacy Corrector, PrivacyGuard 2010 and PCOptimizer 2010. They all are capable to perform the one and only function which is to lie for computer users and swindle their money.
PC Protection Center infiltrates via security vulnerabilities and other exploits that mostly appear because of security software that is not updated. Once it finds itself inside, PC Protection Center launches each time the computer starts because of some useful modifications made. It will create and drop some harmless files that later will detect as malicious ones, posing a huge harm for your computer. Besides, PC Protection Center is also known to be blocking legitimate programs found on the PC and dislay such alerts:
Warning! Security Alert!
Potentially harmful software detected. To enable the security mode and remove harmful software it is recommended to perform a cleanup.
So, PC Protection Center’s activity on your machine will be accompanied by constant alerts, scanners and browser redirections that all will tell the same story about numerous viruses found on your machine. Trying to make you purchase the full version of this scam product, it will guarantee that after registration your computer will be completely clean. However, trojan-based infiltration method is a true example that PC Protection Center will make your PC infected and if you fall into purchasing it, your machine will be infected even more.
PC Protection Center is Extremely dangerous
PC Protection Center may spread via Trojans
PC Protection Center may display fake security messages
PC Protection Center may install additional spyware to your computer
PC Protection Center may repair its files, spread or update by itself
PC Protection Center violates your privacy and compromises your security
for PC Protection Center detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like PC Protection Center and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual PC Protection Center removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove PC Protection Center, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these PC Protection Center processes:
Remove these PC Protection Center Registry Entries:
Remove these PC Protection Center files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other PC Protection Center infected files and get help in PC Protection Center removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing PC Protection Center and similar threats.
PC Protection Center is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only PC Protection Center can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads PC Protection Center trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, PC Protection Center offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, PC Protection Center does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as PC Protection Center, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement. It then proceeds to download or even install PC Protection Center, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as PC Protection Center, is nearly impossible to remove manually.