How to remove Total Protect?
What is Total Protect?
Total Protect is a rogue anti-spyware that soon will become unwanted if it manages to get on your machine. In order to launch once PC is rebooted, it is designed to make some secret modifications to computer’s registry. Avoid them with licensed anti-virus and anti-spyware programs installed because only these programs, such as Spyhunter or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs will provide real time protection and help to remove viruses. If your PC is unprotected, Total Protect Antivirus Solution will easily get inside the system with a help of various insecure downloads. This stealthily way of infiltration is additionally followed by unexpected scanners and alerts of Total Protect 2011. They are based on fake virus detection alerts that should be ignored without any doubt. We highly recommend you to remove TotalProtect and make your machine clean again.
Having got inside, Total Protect is usually launched as soon as PC is rebooted. So, every time the PC boots up, you will receive lots of false ads and fabricated scanners that all claim your computer is in danger and contains numerous spyware, viruses and other threats inside. It must be said that those alerts and scan results of Total Protect are totally faked so please do not react to them by removing ‘viruses’ reported. Keep in mind that these viruses are invented by the program, so they can be legitimate your system files but not the ones that must be removed. The only reason why this scam tries to scare you about your machine is money – Total Protect will claim that only its ‘registered’ software is capable to remove all detections. As it was said earlier, these messages must be ignored:
This file or webpage contains malicious software.
File or Webpage: C:\Windows\System32\notepad.exe
To stop Total Protect 2011 and its fabricated detection reports displayed every time you try to use your PC, you must remove Total Protect. For that, get a reputable anti-spyware, update it and launch. If you find difficulties when trying to remove this scam, reboot into safe mode with networking first and then launch Spyhunter to find infected files and get rid of Total Protect completely.
Total Protect is Extremely dangerous
Total Protect may spread via Trojans
Total Protect may display fake security messages
Total Protect may install additional spyware to your computer
Total Protect may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Total Protect violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Total Protect detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Total Protect and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Total Protect screenshots
Manual Total Protect removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Total Protect, 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 Total Protect processes:
Remove these Total Protect Registry Entries:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Total Protect infected files and get help in Total Protect removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Total Protect and similar threats.
Total Protect 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 Total Protect can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Total Protect trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Total Protect offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Total Protect 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 Total Protect, 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 Total Protect, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Total Protect, is nearly impossible to remove manually.