How to remove Software Protector?
What is Software Protector?
Software Protector (also called as SW Protector) is a rogue anti-spyware utility which is promoted to have various abilities, such as protect computer from malware, save important data or prevent attacks through the Internet. However, the only reason Software Protector is designed for is looking the sponsors for its creators. Just like any other rogueware, Software Protector announces some invented cyber threats and then asks paying the money for their removal.
SW Protector gets into the potential host system via Trojan virus. Having overcome security barriers, the trial version of Software Protector keeps displaying its fake system scanners, pop-up ads, alerts and notifications. After imitating to check the system for viruses, numerous of them are announced for the user. Software Protector also claims that the trialware is not capable to delete anything reported. Malware also applies browser hijacking methods for distributing its commercial version and redirects its victims into its malicious domain swprotector.com where they can buy it for 49.95$.
In fact, Software Protector has no spyware detection or removal engine, so it reports only fake viruses detected. The one and only security issue is the same Software Protector, so don’t become the sponsor for its creators. No matter how it is called, Software Protector or SW Protector, remove this badware immediately. Before that, update your legitimate security software and run a full system scan.
Software Protector is Extremely dangerous
Software Protector may spread via Trojans
Software Protector may display fake security messages
Software Protector may install additional spyware to your computer
Software Protector may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Software Protector violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Software Protector detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Software Protector and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Software Protector screenshots
Manual Software Protector removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Software Protector, 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.
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Software Protector infected files and get help in Software Protector removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Software Protector and similar threats.
Software Protector 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 Software Protector can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Software Protector trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Software Protector offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Software Protector 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 Software Protector, 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 Software Protector, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Software Protector, is nearly impossible to remove manually.