How to remove PrivacyProtector?
What is PrivacyProtector?
PrivacyProtector is a rogue anti-spyware parasite presented as a useful hard drive cleaning tool. After getting into your computer by the means of Trojan infection or web browser security flows, PrivacyProtector starts showing false security warnings. These messages state that your computer is infected by spyware and you need to buy PrivacyProtector to cure your system off parasites. It might also hijack desktop and show message "Your privacy is in danger. download privacy protection software now!" instead of a wallpaper. Do not believe these warnings, as PrivacyProtector is a parasite by itself.
PrivacyProtector is Extremely dangerous
PrivacyProtector may spread via Trojans
PrivacyProtector may display fake security messages
PrivacyProtector may install additional spyware to your computer
PrivacyProtector may repair its files, spread or update by itself
PrivacyProtector violates your privacy and compromises your security
for PrivacyProtector detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like PrivacyProtector and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual PrivacyProtector removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove PrivacyProtector, 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 PrivacyProtector processes:
Disable these PrivacyProtector DLL files::
Remove these PrivacyProtector Registry Entries:
Remove these PrivacyProtector files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other PrivacyProtector infected files and get help in PrivacyProtector removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing PrivacyProtector and similar threats.
PrivacyProtector 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 PrivacyProtector can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads PrivacyProtector trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, PrivacyProtector offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, PrivacyProtector 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 PrivacyProtector, 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 PrivacyProtector, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as PrivacyProtector, is nearly impossible to remove manually.