How to remove Privacy Commander?
What is Privacy Commander?
Privacy Commander is a new rogue registry cleaner – a fake privacy protector, which uses scare tactics to get the user to purchase it’s "licensed version". This parasite usually enters the system by using the infamous Zlob trojan, which exploits browser security holes, it can, however, be manually downloaded and installed just as well.
Once inside and active, Privacy Commander will flood the user with popups and fake system notifications, supposedly to "inform" him of files, that may be dangerous to his privacy, present on the system. It is most likely that these threats do not actually exist, and if they do, it’s by sheer coincidence. Privacy Commander has neither the ability to detect threats, nor remove them, but will nevertheless try to trick the user by providing falsified system scan reports, and claiming that the "risks" can be removed by the use of it’s "licensed version", which is no more functional than the trial.
Privacy-commander.com, the home of this parasite, features the all too familliar mix of exaggerated claims concerning the maliciousness of registry errors, cookies, temporary internet files, and undeserved self-praise. The amazing lack of content and contact details are enough to destroy credibillity, but there are also other things, which should be thought of as suspicious by most people. The abundance of grammar mistakes and the illegitimate payment system, for example. As if that’s not enough, the website is registered to a "Khris Kaspersky" (if that rings a bell), who lives in Cuba (on Cuba street, to be even more precise) and who can be reached by dialing the number "+000.000000".
Privacy Commander is a scam and should be treated as such: do NOT download or buy it and block it’s homepage using your HOSTS file.
Privacy Commander is Extremely dangerous
Privacy Commander may spread via Trojans
Privacy Commander may display fake security messages
Privacy Commander may install additional spyware to your computer
Privacy Commander may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Privacy Commander violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Privacy Commander detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Privacy Commander and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual Privacy Commander removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Privacy Commander, 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 Privacy Commander processes:
Remove these Privacy Commander Registry Entries:
Remove these Privacy Commander files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Privacy Commander infected files and get help in Privacy Commander removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Privacy Commander and similar threats.
Privacy Commander 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 Privacy Commander can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Privacy Commander trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Privacy Commander offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Privacy Commander 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 Privacy Commander, 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 Privacy Commander, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Privacy Commander, is nearly impossible to remove manually.